Mike Bonner's Birthday Extravaganza features three nights of spine-numbing comedy and entertainment. On Friday DJ Steady Rock keeps the crowd grooving with Detroit's Queen of comedy CoCo along with Roman Murray and your headliner from "Players Club," "The Jamie Foxx Show," "Don't be a Menace," "Motown Magic" & more, ALEX THOMAS!
Day Two features a DJ Beater with Roman, Alex and a special guest comedian.
Day Three features DJ FreakShow with a LIVE BAND! This weekend will be INCREDIBLE!
Alex Thomas Jr. is an American Actor and stand-up comedian who broke into the entertainment business as a teenage dancer on the hit long running TV show Soul Train. While on Soul Train he became great friends with one of the stars of the show, Rosie Perez and became her assistant choreographer for the hit show "In Living Color."
While working on the show Alex met Keenan and Damon Wayans who talked Thomas into doing stand-up comedy, the rest was history.
After being influenced by the Wayans Thomas made appearances on every major comedy show on Television. These shows included: BET's Comic View, Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, An evening at the Improv, The Arsenio Hall Show, The Jay Leno Show and eventually the star of his own one hour comedy special on Showtime entitled "Straight Clownin".
In 1994 Will Smith, star of the hit TV show: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air found Thomas as an amateur comedian at the world famous Laugh Factory in Hollywood, California and added him to the hit sitcoms writing staff. As a member of the staff, Alex wrote on the sitcom for its final three seasons.
While touring the country as a successful stand-up comedian opening up for stars like Daman Wayans, Mark Curry and Bill Cosby, Thomas also starred in several motion pictures such as: Don't be a menace to South Central While drinking your juice in the Hood, BAPS, The Players Club, Two can Play that Game and many more. Alex Thomas is a living legend in comedy, RUN to his show! It's high-energy funny that will brighten your day and bring laughs to your face!
A 14-year veteran of the Stand-Up Comedy Scene, Bonner was one of 10 comedians selected in 1999 to appear at the prestigious, HBO sponsored US "Comedy Arts Festival- in Aspen, CO. After a near-fatal car accident in early 2001 almost his life, five months later he went on to win 0k By Area Black Comedy Competition.
He has appeared on Jamie Foxy Presents "Laffapalooza" on Showtime, Russell Simmons HBO's Def Comedy Jam All-Stars", and seven seasons of BET's "Comicview" where he won his own Grandstand Comedy Special.
As a native Detroiter, Bonner's act focuses on family life about his wife and three kids. Mike Bonner is just plain crazy on stage. Mike stood out on his first season of "Bad Boys of Comedy" with his authentic routine.