Netflix is a Joke Fest Presents: Mike Young Live at The Kookaburra Lounge

Sat May 11 2024 at 08:30 pm to 11:45 pm

The Kookaburra Lounge | Los Angeles

Paige Whisenant
Publisher/HostPaige Whisenant

Detroit native Mike Young is a writer/director with four feature films under his belt and multiple TV projects both sold and in development. His streetwise sensibilities and observations make Young an original voice in both the comedy and drama space. Young got his start in stand up comedy. Appearing on Netflix Showtime Late Night with Craig Ferguson AXTV’s Live At Gotham and The Carson Daly Show Mike opened for Joe Rogan Bob Saget and currently for Sebastian Maniscalco on his arena tour. 

Interested in a night of uproarious laughter and lively entertainment? The Netflix is a Joke Festival proudly presents comedian Mike Young at the largest comedy event in history taking over LA! Get ready for a side-splitting evening of comedy featuring some of the brightest stars in the comedy scene. 

Date & Time:

  • Date: May 11 2024
  • Time: 9:30 PM
  • Doors Open at 8:30 PM


The Kookaburra Lounge

6801 Hollywood Blvd #407 Hollywood CA 90028 USA

About Mike Young:

Young’s feature debut My Man Is A Loser starring Michael Rapaport John Stamos and Tika Sumpter was picked up by Lionsgate and crossed over a million streaming downloads. His sophomore effort the gangster comedy A Stand Up Guy starring Danny A Abeckaser Bob Saget Michael Rapaport Ethan Suplee and Jay Ferguson was bought by Netflix. Young also wrote and Executive Produced Grounded starring Aaron Paul and Jeff Daniels released in 2021 and the film Adam which  was produced by Gary Gilbert (La La Land/Garden State.) Mike is currently in post production on his latest feature Stealing Jokes an action comedy starring Michael Rapaport Jeff Dye and Carlos (HaHa) Davis among many other talented comics. 

After the release of “Work In Progress” his first comedy album Mike teamed up with actor/producer Tobey Maguire to develop a sitcom based on Mike’s upbringing in Detroit. They sold the show to ABC where Mike wrote with Chris Kelly. Maguire and Young would team up once more for a half hour scripted comedy entitled The Light for HBO with producer writer Chris Di’arenzo. HBO would prove to be a fan of Mike’s writing and stand up and bought a half hour comedy from Young and producer Scott Stuber entitled Single Mike. Recently Young penned Third City a one-hour drama set in the Detroit underworld with Eminem as Executive Producer that’s in development. On the table is also The Jam Master Jay Story the life and times of Jam Master Jay DJ for the supergroup RUN DMC.

Ticket Information:

  • Tickets are available now: 

Important Information:

  • This event is 21+ only.

  • Please arrive early to secure your seats.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Kookaburra Lounge, 6801 Hollywood Blvd #407, Los Angeles, United States

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