Comedian Evan Wecksell Announces Helping Hand
Comedy Tour 2007
Musical Comedian Evan Wecksell announces September comedy tour through
the Midwest and California.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA (OPENPRESS)
September 4, 2007 - He may no longer be in college, but Musical
Comedian Evan Wecksell is returning to his fraternity roots in a big
September 6 to Friday, September 21, Wecksell has announced his
"Helping Hand Tour 2007," a thirteen-show stint across the Midwest and
California where most of the shows will be recruitment events for
Theta Chi, an international fraternity he joined while attending Tufts
University in Medford, Massachusetts.
Wecksell will also
perform for Chi Phi Fraternity at Indiana University on Friday,
September 7 and Delta Chi Fraternity at Depauw University on Monday,
While many fraternity
recruitment events are meet and greets, the comedy show will provide
the fraternities an attractive difference in their schedule by
appealing to students who may not initially want to rush the Greek
At 28, Wecksell is
young, but his experience is beyond his years. He performs over 100
shows every year and has appeared on such pop culture television shows
as VH1's "I Love the 80s 3D" and E!'s "30 Most Outrageous Celebrity
"Those clip shows were
great exposure," says Wecksell. "After one aired, my mom's coworker
came in the next day and asked, 'Do you know a comedian on TV named
Evan Wecksell?' That keeps my mom in the loop."
Since moving to Los
Angeles in 2005, Wecksell also built an acting career that now
includes several film, commercial and industrial projects.
Wecksell's tour kicks
off September 6 at the University of Kansas. This show will take place
in the Student Union.
"Personally, I am
ecstatic," says Mitch Creed, Recruitment Chair of Theta Chi at
University of Kansas.
Other shows will take
place in the fraternity house itself such as the long awaited
appearance at Ball State University on Tuesday, September 11.
Ryan Stemen of Theta
Chi Fraternity at Ball State is as excited for the show as anyone. "He
needs to come to Ball State! That is all i am going to say," exclaims
Stemen. "Come. Play. Meet some really great folks. Laugh. Dance. Sing.
Make fun of Posh Spice."
The Midwest leg of the
tour ends Monday, September 17 at Purdue University.
Wecksell will then tour
Southern and Northern California where the last scheduled tour date is
September 21 at University of the Pacific in Stockton. It will be
Wecksell's second appearance at Pacific, however this time around it
will be a schoolwide show.
"I did a rush event for
Theta Chi in Spring 2006," recalls Wecksell. "I've been wanting to
return ever since."
schedule seems at capacity, he does not plan to end things in
"Every day a different
gig pops up," notes Wecksell. "Any day I can end up in any state.
Welcome to the entertainment industry."
Evan Wecksell - Helping
Hand Tour 2007 Tour Dates
Thursday, September 6 -
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Friday, September 7 -
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Saturday, September 8 -
Marian College, Indianapolis, IN
Monday, September 10 –
Depauw University, Greencastle, IN
Tuesday, September 11 -
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Wednesday, September 12
- University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI
Thursday, September 13
- St Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN
Friday, September 14 -
Hamline University, St Paul, MN
Saturday, September 15
- Adrian University, Adrian, MI
Monday, September 17 -
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Wednesday, September 19
- San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Thursday, September 20
- CSU-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Friday, September 21 -
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
About Evan Wecksell:
Comedian and Singer-Songwriter Evan Wecksell is one of the funniest
and most energetic performers to emerge from New York’s comedy clubs
and musical venues. Often compared to comedic superstars Adam Sandler
and Stephen Lynch, Evan’s act is a blend of comedy and music that
celebrates the college experience, endorses unorthodox relationships,
and makes fun of bad music. His comedy has been played on radio
stations all over the world including Sirius Satellite Radio and the
nationally syndicated Dr. Demento Radio Show. Evan has also appeared
on such pop-culture shows as VH1's "I Love the 80s" and E!
Television’s "30 Most Outrageous Celebrity Feuds." For more
information and to purchase his CDs, visit
About Theta Chi
Theta Chi is an international fraternity made up of more than 160
chapters and colonies. Although hindered by a serious depression and
two world wars, Theta Chi has grown, and prospered beyond the dreams
of the Founders and holds a prominent position among the national
fraternity scene. For more information on Theta Chi Fraternity visit