Drawing from his humble beginnings with a Mohawk Indian father, and British mother, numerous job experiences, and failed personal relationships, his comedy comes from the heart.
With a constant mix of material, there is something for everyone at his shows (Sometimes even a song or two) .
In 2016, Pat released her critically acclaimed album THE PAT BROWN SEX-TAPE on i Tunes and all streaming platforms.
The salaciously titled album is not about sex at all but a promotion of the unconventional and a spotlighting on the vulnerability of being different in a smart funny way.
The National Hispanic Media Coalition invited Erik to be their special guest performer at their annual Impact Awards Gala, which honors Latinos in Entertainment.
He has also appeared at The Hollywood Latino Laugh Festival alongside Carlos Mencia, Gabriel Iglesias and Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza to a packed house at The Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, winning the Diamonds in the Rough Award.
In 2010, he had the privilege of being chosen by NBC to represent their network’s Stand-Up for Diversity College Tour.
This year he was chosen as one of the Top 100 comedians to be invited to perform in the re-launch of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.
Jay La Farr began his stand-up comedy in San Antonio Texas in 2003.
In the 12 years since he has performed in 43 states, 5 countries, and speaking on topics as diverse as the tens of thousands of people he has entertained.
In 2008, 2009, 2012 & this year Erik was honored to be the only comedian to perform for The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC – the only comedian to date to have been brought back a record number 4 times!
In high demand, Rivera continues to tour comedy clubs and colleges nationwide.