|Whaz up my friends. I took some time out to
visit Largo for the high-larious comedy experience that is "The Naked Trucker
I had no idea that I was about to see some of the funniest and most kick-ass sh*t. I had no clue. As soon as the Naked Trucker walked out on stage I knew I was in for one helluva psychobilly freakout. This is one show that will blow your mind.
Trucker is a hidden gem in the hills of Hollywood... a slightly cultish crowd
gathers pretty much every month at Largo to catch the Naked Trucker in action... It's a
crowd full of Mr. Show geekz and Tenacious D-eviants... D-isciples.. whatever... that hump
the bar waiting to hear the first note plucked from the Naked Trucker's guitar...
My crowd was pretty much that... tons of geeks... side by side with the LA hipsters... other comedians looking for a laugh... a few of the go-to peeps... and a few of the vampires you call celebrities.... oh yeah plus me and B. Alan... wherever we fit in.
But just what is "The Naked Trucker" experience?
Naked Trucker Show" is a finely tuned/timed musical comedy act, along the lines of
Tenacious D... but with much better interaction between the participants. Sorry JB
and KG... but these guys got it down...
"The Naked Trucker Show" is a cabaret show about buddies... two buddies that met on the open highway... when T-bone hopped up in the cab of a trucker who likes to drive around naked... and now they sing... naked... well the trucker is...
"Naked Trucker" character is played by Dave "Gruber" Allen. The
Trucker struts onto stage with only a guitar to cover up his "Big 10-4"... and
then he rocks.
Seeing his naked ass up on stage you really feel like he could be pulling his rig into Fresno for a quick bite... a quick tale of the road... a quick drink... then back out into the caffeine-overloaded night...
|Dave Koechner is the Trucker's lil' buddy T-bone...
basically the same character as in New Line Cinema's secret bastard son of a Mr. Show
movie called "Run Ronnie Run"... (never released... yet somehow available on
Dave is a Saturday Night Live survivor... a really awesome and friendly guy... and a kick-ass improv'r... catch him at Improv Olympics West for "Beer Shark Mice" every week.
we saw the Trucker last... T-bone was slugging down a bottle of whiskey... yelling out
"Can I kick it?"... with the Trucker responding "Yes you can!"... then
rocking the miz'ic... anyway.. we thought it was just a prop till we saw T-bone returning
the bottle at the end of the gig *3/4 gone! Rock on T-bone!
Check out B. Alan's full chat with comedian Dave Koechner over at Movieweb.com Just click on the picture of T-bone and B. Alan outside Conoco Truck Stop.
out cuz "The Naked Trucker Show" is on its way to rock your ass... Saturday,
June 7th at Largo here in LA or at the Troubador, Sunday June 15th.
Buy your tickets early... Largo is a dinner theatre with reserved seats... but you can always show up and wait in line to hump the bar with everybody else...
Click on more stuff to watch for other shows as the Naked Trucker love spreads.