Fri, May 31, 2024
Sat, Jun 1, 2024


with Tom Cullison

Born in a doublewide trailer in Kilgore, Texas; son of a used-car salesman and a beautiful and wild hippy child; grandson of Choctaw Native Americans: Dustin Chafin is both Cowboy and Indian. Dustin set foot in the boxing ring at the young age of five. Full of fight and fury, he quickly won golden gloves. As a young man, Dustin's path took a turn towards the spiritual, and led him to the mountains of Chile where he worked as a missionary for many years. After developing a love and deep appreciation for people and their experiences, Dustin followed his calling from the Chilean forests to the tall buildings and crazy streets of New York City. There he found his true passion, culminating his experience of peoples and their voices and the fight of the ring: stand-up.

Since Chafin first grasped the microphone, he has been very busy. He has been featured in the New York Underground Comedy Festival Hosted The Bill Hicks Tribute show at the Laugh Factory. Dustin has also been featured in the Chicago and Las Vegas comedy festivals where he won "Best of Fest". He headlines regularly at premiere New York City venues such as Caroline's on Broadway, Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club , Dangerfields and Standup NY. He is the creator of "Uncensored Comedy," a critically acclaimed show that runs weekends in New York City and a nationwide tour and is now the staple of the award wining Greenwich Village Comedy Club. Chafin has toured with the USO to perform in Korea, Japan, Africa and Iraq. He has been a staff writer for the Sci-Fi Channel, and contributing writer for many television shows. Dustin is a regular on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio - he has been featured on Jim Breuer Unleashed, Court TV Radio, Blue Collar Radio, Howard Stern radio, Howard Demand, Insight Channel and Raw Dog . He was also featured on ABC's special coverage of the New York Comedy Festival. Dustin brought down the house on Showtime's White Boyz in the Hood. Dustin has also been a writer, producer for United Stations Radio and Iheart radio. He was featured in an episode of Crashing an HBO new series created by Judd Apatow.

He's released a new album on Comedy Records "Stop Telling People That" that's now available everywhere. His new podcast is called "I'll Leave You With This with Dustin Chafin" Look for it on Podbean and iTunes.

Tom Cullison

And your Emcee for the evening...

Tom Cullison, The Voice of Akron is renown for his years at WNIR Radio in Kent, Ohio with his golden hair and a voice to match. For decades he has delivered his funny antidotes, easily kicking off what is to be a fun filled evening.