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Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Brings Hilarity to Laughlin Laugh Festival This Weekend

Just back from entertaining the troops in the Middle East, comedy hypnotist Don Barnhart will turn the audience into the stars of the show this weekend, Oct 4th-5th at The Laughlin Laugh Festival.

Beginning Oct 3-5th, comedy hypnotist Don Barnhart will perform with some of the biggest names in comedy and the Laughlin Comedy Festival in Laughlin, NV.

THEY DON'T CALL IT LAUGHLIN FOR NOTHIN'! Barnhart, along with Larry The Cable Guy, Dana Carvey, Chris Kattan,Tim Meadows, MaryEllen Hooper, Felipe Esparza and Debbie Praver are just some of the big name acts appearing in the three day long festival. The festival will also offer a comedy contest with a $10,000 cash prize for the best new comedian.


Barnhart was recently named "Best Bet" by the Las Vegas Review/Journal and his company, Don Barnhart Entertainment is independently producing shows for the military as well as working with Armed Forces Entertainment to bring as much comedy to the troops as possible. Following his shows in Laughlin, Barnhart will take out comedy legend George Wallace to visit the troops serving in Asia.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNWNEE3r2fk

The multi-talented comedian, actor and hypnotist just wrapped up production on the new film, Tribute To Fluffy where he plays a sarcastic, bitter and road weary comedian, which is nowhere near his true persona. Barnhart, not being one to stay idle was headlining Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at The MGM Grand Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV in between scenes in the movie.

Don is the author of the upcoming book, Comedy 101 and stars in the documentary, Finding The Funny with Brad Garrett, Louie Anderson and Wendy Liebman from America's Got Talent. He is also in preproduction on the film, Freeloader that he wrote and will star in.

Freeloader is the story of a returning Vet that ends up homeless on the streets of Vegas and becomes the Robin Hood of the disenfranchised. "I have to get in shape for the film", said Barnhart in a recent interview. He continued, "And I mean military shape. My wife is thrilled that I may actually have a six pac on my belly and not in the fridge."

The complete schedule is as follows.

Friday Oct. 3rd

3:00 pm - New Faces Comedy Show - Gold Diggers - Golden Nugget Laughlin

5:00 pm - Comedy Contest -10 performers - Tropicana Laughlin

8:00-10:00 pm- Dana Carvey and SNL Alums (Chris Kattan and Tim Meadows) - Laughlin Event Center

11:00 pm- Second Show of Comedy Contest - Caboose Lounge at Tropicana Laughlin


Saturday Oct. 4th

12:00 pm - Business Seminar - Harrah's Casino

3:00 pm - Female Comedy Show - Caboose Lounge Tropicana Laughlin

5:00 pm - Lightening Round Open Mic - Gold Diggers - Golden Nugget Laughlin

7:00-10:00 pm - Larry The Cable Guy with Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart and Reno Collier - Laughlin Event Center

11:00 pm - After Hours M/A Rated - Harrah's Fiesta Showroom

12:00 am - Wine and Cheese Meet and Greet - Pioneer Gambling Hall

Sunday Oct. 5th

12:00 pm - Panel Q&A with Bookers & Agents - Harrah's Casino

3:00 pm - Don Barnhart - Hypnotist - Caboose Lounge Tropicana Laughlin

5:00 pm - New Faces - Gold Diggers - Golden Nugget Laughlin

7:00 pm - Comedy Contest - Comedy on the Edge - Edgewaer

9:30 pm Finals (20 min) - Comedy on the Edge - Edgewater


For more information or to set up interviews, please check out Don Barnhart's website at: http://www.DonBarnhart.com



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