What do you do when you have racked up TV credits, performed at the prestigious comedy festivals and contests around North America, and still haven't broken through to the next level of your career as a stand-up comedian?
If you're Nate Bargatze, Jarrod Harris, Sean Patton and Rory Scovel, you rent a van, get a filmmaker, book a tour and make a documentary about their run through the South and up the East Coast. They're calling it "3 Weeks in September," and themselves The Southern Comedy Quartet.
Here's a video promo Scovel shot with Bargatze in the latter's hometown of Nashville, Tenn., where they met up over Labor Day weekend to kick off the tour. Roll the clip!
Atypical Southern Comedy Quartet Tour, September 2010
7 Carrollton ‚Äì New Orleans, LA
9 Aiken Brewing Company – Aiken, SC
10-11 Theatre 99 – Charleston, SC
13 Buffington's – Milledgeville, GA
15 Warren City Club – Atlanta, GA
16 40 Watt – Athens, GA
17-18 Nutt Street Comedy – Wilmington, NC
21 Tremont Music Hall ‚Äì Charlotte, NC
22-25 Stand-Up Carolina – Myrtle Beach, SC
26 (TBA) Washington, DC
27 UCB Theatre ‚Äì NYC
Additional dates may be scheduled.