Universal Preservation Hall announces three new shows added to the fall 2022 lineup.
7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 8 at the Grand Hall of the UPH
Ryan recently released his first stand-up special. The hour-long Netflix Original Happy Face follows a slew of television appearances and an uninterrupted headlining tour. Armed with the unique prospect of growing up in rural Idaho to become a favorite of the New York stand-up comedy scene, he is one of a kind. It’s been named one of Rolling Stone’s five comics to watch, and recent appearances include The Tonight Show with jimmy fallonLate show with Stephane ColbertConan and the first places for jerry seinfeld as well as Gad Elmaleh at Carnegie Hall. Ryan is an endearing stand-up lover and his future is bright.
7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 at the Grand Hall of the UPH
Maria Bamford is revered for her deeply personal and experimental comedy about mental illness. She starred in Netflix’s surreal, semi-autobiographical comedy series Lady Dynamite, about a comedian who suffers from a nervous breakdown, and is the star of three unconventional hour-long specials: Weakness is the Brand , Old Baby and Maria Bamford, the special, special, special! Maria was the first female comedian to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and performed alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central The Comedians of Comedy series and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She is often recognized for her prolific voice-over work, including characters from Big Mouth, BoJack Horseman, HouseBroken, Teenage Euthanasia and Adventure Time.
7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 at the Grand Hall of the UPH
Grammy-nominated, Tennessee-born, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Valerie June has been recording and performing since she was 19, climbing from Memphis cafes to nationally televised performances and getting name-checked . Bob Dylan. His latest album The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers weaves a tapestry of folk, soul, gospel, country, blues, psychedelia and symphonic pop, performed by an accomplished line-up of musicians with a dizzying array of instruments (flute and banjo, mbira and Mellotron, saxophone and synth) absorbed in fluid experimentation. The album (co-produced with Jack Splash) is acclaimed by fans and critics alike and received a 2022 Grammy Award nomination for Best American Roots Song and 2021 Americana Honors and Awards nominations for Album and Song by ‘year. June’s first book, Maps for the Modern World, is a collection of poems and original illustrations, available now through Andrews McMeel Universal Publishing.
Tickets are available at the Proctors box office, in person or by phone at 518-346-6204 Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or online at universalpreservationhall.org. Groups of 10 or more can purchase their tickets by calling 518-382-3884, ext. 139. Tickets go on sale Thursday, July 21.