Anthony Oakes

COMEDIAN*ACTOR*WRITER*PRODUCER

Making everyone laugh their faces off so we can't tell who's pretty or ugly...

 

Who is Anthony Oakes?

Hailing from North Carolina, Anthony D. Oakes is a District of Columbia resident who is taking comedy on the east coast by storm.  A natural comedian, Anthony has hit the ground running.  His clean, yet edgy, southern, intellectual, witty humor will have you reeling with laughter. 


Anthony was a participant in the 2019 DC Comedy Festival.


He has graced the stages of: The Broadway,  The Westside, and  The Greenwich Village Comedy Clubs in New York City, and The Ice House Comedy Club in LA.


You can catch him locally at: The DC Improv, DC Drafthouse, The Bier Baron Comedy Loft, and, The Wonderland Ballroom. 


Anthony is currently a show host every first Wednesday of the month for Busboys and Poets 450 K Street NE.  He also produces several comedy shows in the DMV area.  Anthony can be found on all social media outlets.

 
Holding a Microphone

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

Maya Angelou

 
Upcoming Events
Busboys & Poets 1st Wednesday Open Mic Night
Wed, Apr 01
Busboys and Poets LIVE Open Mic
Apr 01, 8:00 PM – 10:45 PM
Busboys and Poets LIVE Open Mic
Every first Wednesday, your host, Anthony Oakes, brings you the best LIVE entertainment the DMV has to offer. Great for artist and audience. April 1st will be LIVE on IG on @busboysandpoets page. It starts at 8pm. Drop a mic in the comment section if you want to be placed on the open mic list.
Busboys and Poets 1st Wednesday's Open Mic Series
Wed, Mar 04
Busboys and Poets
Mar 04, 9:00 PM
Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
The best performing artists that the DMV has to offer comes to grace this stage. Please go check out the Facebook page for info on tickets and performers.
Pop Up Comedy Show
Sun, Feb 23
Lost & Found DC
Feb 23, 7:00 PM
Lost & Found DC, 1240 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Come check out some of DC's funniest comedians. Featuring Anthony Oakes.
Improbable Comedy: Sweet & Sour Valentine's Day Comedy Show
Sat, Feb 15
Joe's Movement Emporium
Feb 15, 7:20 PM
Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD 20712, USA
Do you LOVE Valentine’s Day? Sticky sweet, lovestruck, SO cute and all googly-eyed mushiness? Or do you HATE Valentine’s Day? Sourpuss, eye-rolling, don’t-get-me-started-on-couples, can’t stand this capitalist holiday? Whatever camp you belong to, THIS is the show for you.
My Honest Ignorance
Fri, Feb 14
DC Improv Comedy Club
Feb 14, 7:00 PM
DC Improv Comedy Club, 1140 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 I am beyond humbled and excited. Two shows Friday. Two shows Saturday. 7:30 & 9:45. We are going to set the stage ablaze! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Get your tickets here: https://www.dcimprov.com/home/paris-sashay.html
Sweet & Sour Valentine's Comedy Show
Thu, Feb 13
Busboys and Poets
Feb 13, 8:00 PM
Busboys and Poets, 235 Carroll St NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA
Do you LOVE Valentine’s Day? Sticky sweet, lovestruck, SO cute and all googly-eyed mushiness? Or do you HATE Valentine’s Day? Sourpuss, eye-rolling, don’t-get-me-started-on-couples, can’t stand this capitalist holiday? Whatever camp you belong to, THIS is the show for you.
Busboys & Poets 1st Wednesday's Open Mic Series
Wed, Feb 05
Busboys and Poets
Feb 05, 9:00 PM
Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
A wide array of the DMV's top performers. Featuring poet and spoken word artist: MsNightLyfe. Spotlight Artist is super funny comedienne, Charity Sade. Drinks, food, super fun show. Get your tickets here: https://www.busboysandpoets.com/events/th-evt-11167681/
THE MIC IS YOURS
Sat, Jan 25
The Broadway Comedy Club
Jan 25, 5:30 PM
The Broadway Comedy Club, 318 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Starr Struck Comedy presents some of best New York and Washington DC comedians for an amazing show full of hilarium...
Attack of the Comics
Fri, Jan 17
Drafthouse Comedy Theater
Jan 17, 10:45 PM
Drafthouse Comedy Theater, 1100 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Come check me out this Friday at Drafthouse Comedy in DC at 10:45pm. Hosted by Haywood Jr Turnipseed with President of the Light Skinned People Leon Scott.
 

Who's Funny in the DMV

 

Rules of Engagement

Watch seven of the DMV's funniest new comedians go head to head in a stand-up comedy competition for a cash prize. Food/Drink/Music on Sunday April 26th at 7pm at Busboys and Poets 14th & V.

 

Comedian Anthony Oakes presents: @Who's Funny in the DMV . Seven new local DMV comedians will go head to head in a stand-up comedy competition and battle for the title of, Who's Funny! 


Hosted by DC's own Haywood Jr Turnipseed (The Kennedy Center, DC Improv) with special guest, Alexx Starr (Carolines, Dangerfields). Featuring Paris Sashay from Epix, BET, Carolines, and Comedy Central.


There will be food, drinks...you know how Busboys and Poets do, and a LIVE DJ to make sure the party is LIT! You don't want to miss this amazing event. Check out the video and go and like the Facebook page! My events are always fire! Govern Yourselves Accordingly!


Sponsors:


Loc Lov La

Loc Lov Styles

Attack of the Comics

BROKEN DIAMOND COMEDY

Dccomedy Fest

Listen Vision Recording Studios

RGFentertainment RaShawn Goss-White


Here are the prizes:

Cash prize of $200

Feature Booking at Busboys $100

Guest spot during DC Comedy Fest

Guest spot at Attack of the Comics Drafthouse Show

Mentorship from DC Comedy Vets

 
 
 

Contact

Washington, DC

3365758608

 

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