Dave Williamson was born into a long line of automobile dealers in Miami, FL.   After years of working his way through the family business, he decided he enjoyed making his customers laugh even more than he enjoyed making them deals.  Dave is a story-teller who often calls on his colorful college career and his continuing voyage into being a young father and husband for material. 



Over the past several years Dave has performed and excelled in many prestigious Comedy Festivals throughout the U.S.  Most notably, he won entry into the 2011 Boston Comedy Festival by placing 3rd in their NY competition, beating out 80 other comics.  He followed that up with another 3rd place finish in Vegas at the World Series of Comedy competing against 100 other comics.  He has finished Top 4 in that competition 2 other times since and also had a Top 5 finish in the prestigious 2012 San Francisco Comedy Competition.  Also in 2012, Dave was deemed by the Miami New Times “Miami’s Best Comedian”, released his highly rated debut CD ‘Thicker than Water' through Stand Up Records, and made his National TV Stand Up debut on NickMom’s “NickMom Night Out”.  Most of 2013 was spent touring North America with his family in a 25 Foot Travel Trailer, which was documented in his own Web Series on NickMom.com and during commercial breaks on their channel.   



Dave has opened for such well-known comics as Jim Gaffigan, Lewis Black, and Jimmy Fallon and now lives in Los Angeles, CA.



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ABOUT DAVE

FESTIVALS/COMPETITIONS

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 World Series of Comedy, Las Vegas, NV

-  2014 - 4th Place out of 101 Comics

-  2013 - 2nd Place Los Angeles Satellite ​

-  2011 - 3rd Place out of 101 Comics​

 

2014, ​2013, 2011, 2010, 2008 South Beach Comedy Festival

 

​2016, 2013 Big Sky International Comedy Festival, Billings, MN

 

2013 Limestone Comedy Festival, Bloomington, IN



2013 Comedy 10K Competition, Dubuque, Iowa

2013 SLO Comedy Festival, San Luis Obispo, CA

– Best of Fest (Top 6 out of 40)
 

2012 37th Annual San Francisco Comedy Cometition

Top 5 Finalist

 

2015, 2012,  2011 Laughing Skull Festival, Atlanta, GA
 

2011 Boston Comedy Festival

– Semi-finalist
 

2011 Boston Comedy Festival NY Competition

– 3rd Place out of 80 Comics
 

2011 The Great American Comedy Festival, Nebraska
 

2010 Trial By Laughter Competition, Indianapolis, IN

– Semi-finalist
 

2010 Laugh Your Asheville Off! Comedy Festival
 

2010 Laugh Detroit Comedy Festival
 

2007 Carnival Cruise Line Challenge

– 2nd Place

TV & RADIO APPEARANCES

NickMom - "NickMom Night Out"

FOX - "America's Most Wanted"

A&E - "The Glades"

FOX - LAUGHS TV​

The Bob & Tom  Show

Sirius XM Radio - Raw Dog Channel 99

790 The Ticket Sports Talk, Miami

© 2017  DAVE WILLIAMSON

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