Voting for the spring 2013 SOLO concert opens today, with students choosing from five comedians.
The selection of comedians are Aziz Ansari, Gabriel Iglesias, Ralphie May, Joel McHale and Bill Engvall.
Students are excited about the genre and have varying opinions on who they want to come perform.
“We’ve got great choices this time,” Kimberly Manning, Tech student, said.
Aziz Ansari is best known for his work on the television show “Parks and Recreation,” where his character Tom Haverford is one of the main characters. He also recently hosted the 2012 MTV Movie Awards and has appeared in movies such as “Get Him to the Greek,” “I love You, Man” and “What’s Your Number?”
Gabriel Iglesias is best known for appearing on season four of “Last Comic Standing” as “the fluffy guy.” He has done numerous comedic specials such as “Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy” and “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution.” Iglesias also appeared in the film “Magic Mike.”
Ralphie May is best known for appearing on season one of “Last Comic Standing,” with appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “The Wayne Brady Show.” He has also had comedy specials such as “Austin-Tatious” and “Too Big to Ignore.”
“I am probably going to vote for Ralphie May,” Scotty Litton, Tech student, said.
Joel McHale is best known for being the host of “The Soup,” a show that pokes fun of current issues and celebrities. McHale is also known for making appearances on “Sons of Anarchy” and playing the main character Jeff Winger on “Community.” He has also starred in such films as “Ted,” “What’s Your Number?” and “Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.”
Bill Engvall is best known for his work on the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour.” He has also starred in “The Bill Engvall Show,” “Blue Collar TV,” “The Jeff Foxworthy Show” and is the current host of “Lingo.” Engvall has also had numerous solo comedy specials, such “Here’s Your Sign” and “Aged and Confused.”
“I’m voting for Bill Engvall,” Nick Cantrell, Tech student, said.
No matter the choice, a night full of laughs is expected during spring’s SOLO concert.