Smart Southern comedy
Using his Southern good ol' boy persona to first charm his audience, Vic Henley wins them over entirely with his well-crafted humor. As seen on The Tonight Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Comedy Central!
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Using his Southern "good ol' boy" persona to first charm his audience, Vic wins them over entirely with his well-crafted humor, improvisational ability, quick wit, and high energy performance.
A native of Oxford, Alabama, Vic graduated from Auburn University and headed to Phoenix for a career as a stockbroker. His attention turned from finance to funnies when he entered and won a comedy contest at a local nightclub.
He began working the comedy club circuit and eventually moved to New York, which led to his first television appearance on the CBS Morning Program. From there, Vic had numerous appearances on Star Search, Fox's Comic Strip Live, A&E'S Evening at the Improv, Caroline's Comedy Hour, and Stand-up Spotlight.
Vic headlines the nation's most prominent and popular comedy clubs. He also works extensively in the corporate market, where he recently co-hosted an event with former president George Bush. In addition, he has been the opening act for Ray Charles, David Sanborn, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Warren Zevon, Dennis Miller, Dana Carvey, Michael McDonald, Curtis Mayfield, Frankie Valli, Ben E. King, Alabama, and Brooks and Dunn, just to name a few.
Vic is able to entertain diverse audiences all over the world as evidenced by his appearances at Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and Edinburgh, Scotland's Fringe Festival.
Besides performing, Vic has co-authored the national bestseller "Games Rednecks Play" with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy and has authored his own book "Things You Don't Expect Southerners to Say."
Vic has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other stand up comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Testimonials and Reviews
"Vic Henley performed during an executive level dinner at our association's membership meeting. In my 20 years of planning for this group, I have never seen all 200 people laughing as hard as they did during Vic's performance. He was a total homerun and I look forward to booking him again "
– Tina Hamlin, Vice President of Meetings, Independent Petroleum Association of America
"Simply put, it was a great performance. Great fun."
– Michael Lalor, Project Manager, Rowan Companies Inc.
"Thank you so much for helping to make our event such a fun and successful night for our guests! We received several compliments about the evening, and specifically about Vic's performance and it adding to the excitement! We hope to work with you on events in the future and will definitely be recommending you to others who are looking to add a little more fun to their events!"
– Valerie Kotys, Executive Director, Knights of the Cauliflower Ear
"Vic Henley performed for our annual "Laughter is the Best Medicine" comedy night. His comedy was appropriate, smart and hilarious! He totally understood the constraints of a fundraiser and tailored his routine to the environment. The audience thoroughly enjoyed his performance."
– Michele Johns, Executive Director, Cancer Community Center
"Vic did a very good job and was well received."
– Mark Barry, Senior VP Sales, Rawlings
"Vic was great, and many attendees said it was the best banquets ever and Vic was a big part of that. He handled the variety of the crowd quite well and I know we chose well after the crowd's response after Vic's performance."
– Tyler Weborg, President, Cuming County Feeders Association
"Great show. Outstanding job."
– Jonathon Ford, Transportation Manager, McLane Dothan
Available for: Corporate Event, Trade Show, Convention, Conference, Awards Banquet, Staff Appreciation Dinner, Special Event, Festival, Fair, School, College, Country Club, Chamber of Commerce Meeting, Christmas Party, Benefit, Fundraiser, Concert, Private Party, Keynote, Association