Sure Thing Records Album Recording: Duncan Carson

Photo by AN INDOOR LADY

Photo by AN INDOOR LADY

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS JON MENDOZA AND AMBER BIXBY

LIKEABLE, SELF-DEPRECATING, AND PHILOSOPHICAL, DUNCAN CARSON USES COMEDY TO NEGOTIATE HIS WEEKLY EXISTENTIAL CRISES. AFTER GETTING HIS START IN HIS NATIVE MILWAUKEE, DUNCAN CARSON ARRIVED IN TEXAS IN 2011, AND QUICKLY ESTABLISHED HIMSELF AS A STANDOUT IN AUSTIN'S BOOMING STAND-UP SCENE. SINCE THEN, HE’S PERFORMED AT PRESTIGIOUS FESTIVALS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY, BEEN A MULTI-TIME FINALIST IN THE ANNUAL FUNNIEST PERSON IN AUSTIN CONTEST, AND SERVED AS HOUSE ANNOUNCER FOR THE HIT COMEDY GAME SHOW LAUGH, DAMMIT! HE’S PERHAPS BEST KNOWN IN AUSTIN FOR HIS ROLE AS CO-FOUNDER OF SURE THING, THE WEEKLY STAND-UP SHOWCASE AND RECORD LABEL, FOR WHICH HE WILL BE RECORDING HIS DEBUT ALBUM LIVE AT AUSTINSKETCH FEST.

JON MENDOZA IS AN AUSTIN-BASED COMEDIAN AND WASHED UP PLAYWRIGHT. HIS WELL-CRAFTED ONE LINERS AND SLOW DELIVERY HAVE EARNED HIM THREE TRIPS TO THE FINALS OF THE FUNNIEST PERSON IN AUSTIN CONTEST. HE’S ALSO PERFORMED AT THE MOONTOWER COMEDY FESTIVAL AND FUN FUN FUN FEST.


AMBER BIXBY IS AN AUSTIN-BASED COMEDIAN. HER OPTIMISTIC VIEW OF PESSIMISM AND SARDONIC CHARM HAVE WON OVER COUNTLESS AUDIENCES. BIXBY HAS PERFORMED AT JONAH & KUMAIL'S THE MELTDOWN AT FANTASTIC FEST, BOSTON'S WOMEN IN COMEDY FEST, THE MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITY FEST AND FUN FUN FUN FEST. SHE HAS WORKED WITH SOME GREAT INCLUDING MICHAEL CHE AND KYLE KINANE. BIXBY CAN ALSO BEEN SEEN FEATURED IN A WEBSERIES SHE CO-CREATED CALLED PRETTY AWFUL.