Comedian/Philosopher Brian T Shirley has been in the Business for nearly 20 years. His act is derived from growing up poor, coming from a broken home, his military experience, partying, women, pets, infomercial's, sports, and much,much,more. He started doing stand-up at The Comedy Zone in Charleston,S.C. at a comedy workshop where he learned the art of performing and writing comedy. He has performed all over the U.S., Canada, Japan and The Bahamas. Brian can format his show to be G,PG or R rated depending on the audience and the needs of the club owner/booker. He also works Country Clubs all over the U.S. with a select group of Comedians who specialize in corporate shows. He has done special events such as opening for Huey Lewis and The News, the Laughter for Love benefit for Va. Tech, The Second Annual Charleston Comedy festival and a Country music festival for Dodge trucks just to name a few. Brian has performed at The Jokers Wild Comedy Club located inside the Atlantis Resort and Casino on Paradise Island in The Bahamas. He has spread his comedy across the ocean performing for Carnival Cruise Lines.
Brian is also a philosopher. No, he doesn't have a degree, but he has written two books of wisdom and wise sayings called "Make Love Not Warts", and " Four Score and Seven Beers Ago..." which are available now on Amazon.com,barnesandnoble.com, booksamillion.com, Trafford.comThe publisher's website or for a signed copy and a free personalized 8x10 headshot you can order from this website . These books are also available for ebook downloads. Brian is one of the featured interviews in the new book "Author Interviews with Author Ethen Carrell". Brian is also one of over 60 authors featured in the book "The Write Balance" by D.Jean Quarles. Check out Brian's calendar for a show near you!
BRIAN"S THIRD BOOK IS NOW FINISHED! As of Aug 10, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Club" is now available @ http://www.libboo.com/ and soon to be added on Amazon!
Brian has also Co-Hosted,written, and booked guest for the internet radio program "The Triangle Variety Comedy Show" with veteran radio personality Patrick Walters.
Brian has also hosted his own show "The BTS Radio Show" on kinetichifi.com, which aired every Wednesday 4-6 PM EST.
Brian now has a radio segment called "BTS Entertainment Corner" on the "What's The Story?" radio show which airs LIVE out of Reno, NV every Friday 2-3 PM EST. He also has a monthly show he co-hosts with Lina Jones on her "Diamond Network" called the "Lina and Brian Hour".
Brian gas created and hosts a WEB Series called "BTS On The Road" which shows the life of a touring comedian.
Brian has done Voice Over work for the Award winning WEB series "U.S.E." (2014), the upcoming movie "Inside Ben" (2016) and is one of the main characters in the animated film "Professor Gravitron Saves The Universe" (2016)
Toured Marine Bases on Fuji and Okinawa, Japan
VO work for 2016 animated feature and a feature film
Brian plays a Military Official who must assemble a team to defeat Alien invaders. https://youtu.be/7yrPpOv7IHg