Newton, NC – The Corner Table of Newton announces it’s yearly fund-raiser Standup To Hunger event scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 7:30pm at the Novel Taproom in Newton.Standup To Hunger Comedy

Standup to Hunger is a comedy show fundraiser to benefit the Backpack Program, a program of The Corner Table. Standup to Hunger promises you a night of fun, and the chance to laugh your “backpack” off all while raising vital funding for local children in our community! All attendees will have the opportunity to meet-and-greet with the comedians and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres prior to the show!

Limited tickets available. The show is for ages 21+!

Disclaimer: Please note the content shared by each comedian is at their own discretion. We have provided suggestions to tailor their act.

Proceeds from this event will directly benefit the mission of the Backpack Program. All funds received will be used to continue eliminating hunger as a barrier to a good education for local school children by providing bags full of food each and every weekend of the school year.

Doors open at 6pm. Novel Taproom is located 12 N Ashe Ave, Newton, NC 28658.

Standup To Hunger ComedyShaun Jones is a true comedian! One of the hottest comics on the comedy scene right now. Traveling worldwide making people laugh, he shows that funny is funny. Whether you are a Company CEO or the guy on fries at your local fast food restaurant, you will see that everyone will be well entertained.

Shaun has been seen on B.E.T’S Comic View, Starz “1st Amendment Standup” and Robert Townsend’s “Partners In Crime-The Next Generation”. He also was in the 2003 motion picture called “Shade” as the crooked poker player, Mr.Ose, Starring Jamie Foxx and Sylvester Stallone.

To learn more about Shaun, please visit

General Admission is $50.General Admission ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and an opportunity to meet-and-greet with the comedians prior to the show. General admission ticket includes a seat for the show. Alcoholic drinks sold separately.

Sponsorships are also available. Please visit to purchase tickets online.

Shaun Jones