Comedian Nema Williams performs March 29

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Article Published: Mar. 8, 2012 | Modified: Mar. 30, 2012
Comedian Nema Williams performs March 29

Nema Williams, a comedian featured in HBO and Comedy Central specials, will perform March 29 at Legends on the Appalachian State University campus.

Noted as a comedian and performer, Williams has performed for U.S. troops in Europe and Asia, and performed with Cedric the Entertainer, Martin Lawrence and Sean “Puffy” Combs. He has also appeared on BET’s “Comic View” seven times, Comedy Central specials twice, and in comedy specials on HBO, Showtime, Starz and Lifetime.

Antoine Scott and B-Daht will open for Williams.

Scott has shared the stage with performers, such as Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan and Patti Labelle. He has been on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “Who Got Jokes” on TV One and in the movie, “Evan Almighty.”

Brian McLaughlin, aka B-Daht, is a radio personality for 102 JAMZ in Greensboro and also hosted Appalachian’s 2011 homecoming step show.

Hip-hop artist Chuck Da Arsonist will perform immediately following the show. He is Sony Entertainments’ newest artist and has won various hip-hop freestyle contests on radio stations, such as 93.9 WKYS and 1580 AM. He has performed at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C., and the Apollo Theatre in New York.

This event is sponsored by Appalachian Popular Programming Society (APPS).

The show starts at 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at Legends, located on Hardin Street in Boone.
Tickets are $12 for students in advance and $15 for the public and at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Plemmons Student Union or online at

Guests are permitted to bring either a six-pack of beer or wine coolers, no more than 72 ounces, or a 750 ml bottle of wine per person. The event is for ages 18 and older. Attendees must have a valid photo ID for entry.

For more information, call (828) 262-2855.

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