10 year Comedy Celebration Comes to the Historic Howard Theatre

Capital Comedy Classic presented by Bamma Phi Bamma


Chandra Gore Consulting

Bamma a phrase most used in the DC Metro area term used to describe a person who has no style, taste, or class. Usually this person has no idea that he/she is classified as a Bamma - rather they go about their daily lives thinking what they do, say, or wear is acceptable. Made famous by Huggy Lowdown as well with his famous line "Bamma of the Week" from the Donnie Simpson Show.

The Bamma Phi Bamma phase was coined after a friend of the comedy show founder made the remark about one of his colleagues wearing a black suits with white socks, and said he looked like he pledged “Bamma Phi Bamma”.

A simple humor website was created back in 2006, and comedy shows started in December 29th 2009 at Twins Jazz in DC. Founder Brandon started doing comedy shows because laughter was critical to getting them through a bout of homelessness in 2001 (Washington Post Article).

Coming to the stage on October 19, 2019 - TuRae Gordon as seen in Kevin Hart’s 2011 Laugh at my Pain, Leon Rogers from Chicago, Cohost of Chicago’s morning show on WGCI 107.5, Comedian Stiletto from Baltimore and Howard University Alum, Rallo Boykins.

October 9, 2019 10:12am ET by Chandra Gore Consulting  

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