Comedian Henry Cho is an avid golfer but he also loves comedy.
Nashville native will leave the clubs behind and bring his
“Funny But Clean Comedy Tour” to Fox River Christian
Church for a 7 p.m. show Friday.
usually book myself around golf,” said Cho, who describes
himself as an Asian guy married to a girl from Arab
(pronounced A Rab, Ala.)
performed at several comedy clubs and frequently in Las Vegas
for more than 27 years. His TV credits include appearances on
NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” CBS’s “The Late, Late,
Show” and NBC’s “Young Comedians Special.” He served
two years as host of NBC’s “Friday Night Videos” and had
many guest roles on various network sitcoms.
one-hour Comedy Central Special, “What’s That Clickin
Noise?” is currently running, and he can also be heard on
Sirrus, XM and Blue Collar Radio. His DVD “What’s that
Clickin Noise,” distributed by Warner Brothers was released
in 2010. He is
working on another DVD to be released later in 2013.
Cho has appeared in films and worked extensively with
recording artists Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Willie Nelson and
Carrie Underwood. His comedy is so versatile that he can
headline Vegas and then tour with Christian megastar Michael
W. Smith in the same month.
Vegas needs comedy,” he said.
location of where I am is not going to change who I am,”
said Cho, who describes himself as a Christian.
Cho’s stage content revolves around family. And speaking of
family, he coaches his son’s fourth-grade basketball team
while performing around the country six to eight nights a
month. His family travels together during the spring and fall
breaks. He books his own shows and hand-picks his own openers.
he’s not on stage or spending time with his family, he
serves as a deacon at his church.
be joined at Fox River by fellow Tennessean Brian Bates who,
in addition to performing on the comedy club circuit, does
several corporate events, as well.
and worship leader Jake Gulledge from Atlanta, Ga. will also
be performing on Friday evening.
that each of the comedians performing with him are good enough
to have their own shows. Since his show is clean, it is deemed
safe for young children.
I am more cerebral than an 8-year-old,” Cho said.