Matt Ward is a stand-up comedian and comedy show promoter living in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is known among comics as the producer of the Cape Fear Comedy Festival in Wilmington, North Carolina and the Scruffy City Comedy Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee. Ward began stand-up in 2007 in Wilmington, North Carolina and has been steadily performing all throughout the Eastern United States since then.
Matt Ward appeared on Doug Stanhope’s CD “From Across the Street”. By appeared we mean he introduced Doug on the CD and then walked to the back and sat down. He also has shared the stage with comedians Shane Mauss, Nikki Glaser, Myq Kaplan, Jake Johansen and Kyle Kinane. He has performed at Zanies in Nashville and the Improv in Atlanta. He has headlined the Norfolk Comedy Festival and also appeared at the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, Laugh Your Asheville Off and the Memphis Comedy Festival. Matt was also once retweeted by Jose Canseco. Ward has a CD under his belt releasing his debut ‘Glamorous‘ independently in the Fall of 2011.
The Daily Times– Maryville, Tennessee
News Sentinel– Knoxville, Tennessee
Citizen Times– Asheville, North Carolina
Red and Black (University of Georgia Student Newspaper)- Athens, Georgia
Star News– Wilmington, North Carolina
Encore– Wilmington, North Carolina
Folio Weekly– Jacksonville, North Carolina
Charleston City Paper– Charleston, South Carolina