Daniel Taylor

Daniel Taylor has been doing stand up comedy since he was twelve years old. He has performed in Dallas along with Brandon T Jackson, Billy Sirrells, Charleston White, among others.

“Comedy means everything to me; I want to help create positive change so that other young people can reach great heights. I love stand up, it’s a natural part of who I am as a person. I’m honored to have the privilege to share the Kessler stage with gifted comic performers like Linda Stogner, Sheridi Lester, Miles Francis, and my boy Corey Cherry, Jr. It’s the greatest gift that God has given me.”
Miles Francis
Miles Francis is a comedy fan favorite on the Dallas and Ft. Worth stand-up scene. He combines his improv and podcasting background to create high energy and thought provoking comedy. Miles also produces and hosts the Best Darn Diddly Podcast, a Simpson’s review show. Miles embiggens laughter with his irreverent perspective and his cromulent spirit
Sheredi Lester
Sheridi Lester is a stand-up comedian based out of Dallas, TX. With a unique voice and sarcastic wit, Sheridi is always a crowd favorite. She has performed in numerous comedy festivals around the country including the “Laughing Skull Comedy Festival”, “Boston Comedy Festival”, and “Dallas Comedy Festival”. Headliners Sheridi has opened for include Paul Reiser, Nikki Glaser, and Jeff Ross. She is the 2023 winner of “Funniest Comic in Dallas”. You can see her regularly in clubs throughout the DFW area.
Linda Stogner
“Her mind is cracked – very funny!” – Joan Rivers

Emmy-award winner, Linda Stogner, is a true original with a unique comedy style. Her zany imagination, storytelling skills and unusual point of view have earned her many comedy honors including her own Dry Bar Comedy Special, “Linda Stogner; Welcome to My Planet,” Funniest Comic in Texas, Funniest Female Comedian in the Heartland and Finalist in the The Funniest Woman in America Contest. The comedian/filmmaker has appeared in the Emmy Award winning PBS/ABC television series, “Life 360.” She has also appeared in American Network’s LOL Comedy Special and The Joan Rivers Comedy Special.

She has performed at comedy festivals and competitions around the country including the prestigious HBO’s Women in Comedy Festival and Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. She was a semi-finalist in both the Seattle International Comedy Competition and the Boston Comedy Festival and a finalist in the Las Vegas Comedy Festival.   Linda has worked with Dave Chappelle, Arsenio Hall, Kathleen Madigan, Brian Regan, Ryan Hamilton, Elayne Boosler, Bruce Bruce, Bill Maher, Janeane Garofalo, Jon Reep and Joan Rivers.

Corey Cherry Jr. 

Corey Cherry is a fast rising comedian in the DFW area. With his quick witted observations and inviting delivery, he has a way of captivating any audience he encounters. He has opened for comedians such as Lil JJ, Lav Luv, and Blaq Ron, and has his own mini special on youtube entitled “The Coach Box”. Corey is deemed one of the best off the cuff comics in the area and he is just getting started!