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More Than Jokes Presents: Comedy Roast Battle! Albany vs. Hudson Valley

Founded by stand-up comedian and show producer Andy McDermott, More Than Jokes is a Production Company that holds benefit, and fundraising shows. Whether it be for a charity, organization, or just someone in need. Shows are produced throughout the Hudson Valley and Capital Region.

10 of the Hudson Valley's best comedians have challenged 10 of the Capital Regions best to a Roast Battle on their home turf!

5 Jokes each, 1 Rebuttal. 
Audience Vote.

The matches are as follows:

Nell Shanahan vs. Dan DiMarino
Jarrett Mayo vs. John Goldpaugh
Ryan Shanahan vs. Andy McDermott
Mke Cahill vs. Ryan DeNisco
Makenzi Berg vs. David Britton
Travis Stealey vs. Frances Gunn
William Hughes vs. Jimmy McDonald
Jon Tenace vs. Rosario Scanio
Terence Dalton vs. Jody Lee
Korey David vs. Peter Vinogradov

Hosted By Dre Cerbin (who recently opened for Amy Schumer on the Mopco stage)!


Andy McDermott is a stand up comedian and show producer in the Hudson Valley of New York. His compelling and well-crafted stories and jokes are the reason crowds hang on his every word. Runner-up in WPDH's Funniest Person in the Hudson Valley contest, He’s appeared at The Woodstock Comedy Festival, O+ Festival and The Boris and Robyn Show. His popular comedy series entitled The Comics, Comedy Without a Net, and Roast Madness originated in a small town, Saugerties NY at the SebSi Studio. After the studio's untimely close, the shows have been featured in venues all over the State of New York.