The Bow Wow Comedy Series is an on-going series of stand-up comedy shows to benefit animal shelters and rescue organizations throughout upstate New York. Comedy shows are hosted by The Comedy Works in Albany, NY and organized by Camp Bow Wow® staff along with an all-volunteer event steering committee.  


DATE: Sunday, January 26, 2014 
VENUE: The Comedy Works, 500 Northern Blvd., Albany, NY 12204


  • $30/each ($20 from each ticket is designated to the animal shelter/rescue of your choice.)
  • Tickets should be purchased in advanced on the Upstate Comedy website.   

The following animal welfare organizations are participating in the upcoming event:

  • HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary
  • Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of NY
  • Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
  • Out of the Pits Rescue
  • Peppertree Rescue
  • Regional Animal Shelter
  • Steve Caporizzo's Pet Connection
  • Whiskers Animal Benevolent League

For a list of current event sponsors, please visit our Sponsors Page.

A Bow Wow Comedy Series sponsorship is a terrific way to positively impact your community, increase brand awareness, reward employees or entertain clients, and heighten your corporate image.  Sponsorships are available at the $125, $250, $500, and $1000 level.  Locate the 2014 Sponsorship Opportunities document located to the right for a printable PDF version of the sponsorship document.  

If you have any questions regarding our sponsorships or would like to discuss creative options, please contact Samuel Dearth at

The Bow Wow Comedy Series online auction will include a collection of terrific items available for bidding whether you go to the live event or not.  Our last auction included Disney Park Hopper passes, tickets to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Major League Baseball items, and more!

The auction will be marketed to more than 54,000+ pet lovers throughout the Capital Region and beyond. Items will be available for bidding a week prior to the event on our customized Bow Wow branded BiddingForGood auction platform. Final bids will be accepted on event night.

View June 2013 Auction Website:


Rodney has completed pilots for Comedy Central, MTV, and A&E. He has also been featured on Fox News Channel’s "Red Eye,” "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” CBS, Comedy Central’s "Premium Blend” and in London on the BBC’s "The World Stand’s Up.” Rodney can be seen on "” on the HD channel and will soon be seen on "LOL Lounge” when TBS Presents A Very Funny Festival: Just for Laughs Chicago. He has also appeared at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.

Jessica Kirson's unique style and captivating stage presence captures the attention of audiences and club bookers everywhere she performs. Her wide variety of characters brings a diverse energy to her routine. She has been featured on various television shows, including, Comedy Central's "Premium Blend”, Nickelodeon's "Sixth in the Suburbs”, Showtime's, "White Boyz in the Hood”, NBC's "Last Comic Standing", NBC's "Last Call With Carson Daly", and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno".



Click image to purchase tickets to the Bow Wow Comedy Series.  You will be redirected to the Upstate Comedy website.


Click image for a printable PDF event flyer to share with friends, family, volunteers, and co-workers:


Click image for a printable PDF sponsorship document.  A Bow Wow Comedy Series sponsorship is a terrific way wo positely impact your community, increase brand awareness, reward employees, and heighten corporate image.