Moontower favorite and hometown hero Chris Cubas just advanced in Comedy Central’s Up Next contest. As a result, Cubas is one of eight finalists who will perform at the “Comics to Watch” show at the 2013 New York Comedy Festival. Cubas posted that he and fellow Texan Tone Bell advanced at the regional semifinals in Ft. Lauderdale.
The contest began with preliminary rounds at 26 participating clubs around the country with over 200 stand up-comedians vying for the title. According to Comedy Central, “highlights from the finals will be posted on cc.com, and based on online voting a ‘Comics to Watch: Fan’s Pick’ will be awarded $2500, a Comedy Central Records digital release, an appearance on a future Comedy Central series, and more.” Go Cubas!