Brian T Shirley Actor/Comedian/Writer

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  Brian T Shirley appeared in the independent movie " After Hours" (which he also received writing credits for ). His T.V.credits include sveral appearences on "Low Country Live", an appearence on Comedy Central's Cheap Labor Day weekend, a commercial for Lens Crafters, Carolina Camera, and a couple of appearences on the local TV show Shop Talk.Brian also shot a scene for a promotional  sereies called " Be your own fan" for The Charleston Riverdogs single A baseball team in 2012. He has done many radio interviews and is a regular guest on The Radio Free Rocky "D" talk show. He has worked with such acts as Jimmie " JJ " Walker, Tommy Chong, John Reep, Micheal Winslow ( of  the " Police Academy" Movies), Darryl Rhoades, Tim Wilson, Jerry Faber, Manny Olivera, The Rev. Bob Levy, Grandma Lee, Billy Gardell, Aisha Tyler, James Gregory, Happy Cole, Walt Willy, Tim Statum and many others. 




  Tamara McClure, Editor In Chief of No Strings Attached-E News Magazine did a fantastic article on "The Shirley & Sheridan Show" for NSAEN, along with pics and the video of the show itself!! Just came out, FEB 2016!! Check this out!!
The short documentary "Veterans in Blue" I was honored to be a part of was accepted to the Roselle Park Loves Shorts Film Festival, this event takes place Sept. 24th in New Jersey. This project was directed and filmed by Chas. USAF member Andy Fox! Congrats to Andy for a great job, here's the film!!                                          
   Also, Brian has several projects accepted to the 'Indie Wise online film festival!! 

 Brian also has a short story of science fiction published in the enzine SCHLOCK!


 Brian's article on his trip to Japan in the "West Of" newspaper where he made the front page!! 

 Brian had his own internet radio program  called "The BTS Radio Show" for over two years. This show  originated on   from 4-6 PM EST every Wednesday. Brian interviewed entertainment professionals from all across the board, played Independent music, Comedy Clips from today's best road comics , "What's The Story" segment with Janice Hermsen, "The Nascar Minute" with Comedian Eddie Clark & The Hollywood Rockin Wrap-Up. This show gained a lot of popularity and was also heard on American Hearts Radio every Sunday 4-5 PM EST.  (2013-2015)


Brian cut  Radio commercials, voice overs and appeared as a regular guest on "My Positive Perspective" & "Right Wing Dixie Chicks", "CitySpeak Of Charleston", "The Radio Free Rocky D" program on


 Brian also did voiceover work for the award winning WEB Series "U.S.E.".


For all the animal lovers out there, which is most of us, here's "Read For Animals 2". It is on Amazon for Kindle & Barnes & Noble for Nook. I'm honored to be a part of this project, I donated the short story " Dog Gone" which Brian wrote for the book. All the money goes to animal shelters, just $2.99 to download. Enjoy!!




Brian did an interview recently (March 2014) for Will Roberts Radio Show "Acting Up". Here's the link 


Brian recently had an artcle wrote about him on the inspirational website Brian has done several comedian/author interviews for these and other sites: Sophly Laughing blogspot, The Pen and Muse, The Third Coast Writer, and Jeanz read and review. He has done a podcast and live interviews for News Clip TV,  Insane Government, out of New Jersey, Lerue Press,Fox 99.1fm Northern Nevada and many others.Check out the "Promo Media for books" tab for all the interviews.

 He has also written for the online humor site AMOCK, which is based in the UK.

One of Brian's interviews appears in the book "Author Interviews with author Ethen Carrell"

Brian has some of his Short stories in a book entitled "Intertwine" by Angie Merriam 

Brian has an article about himself, comedy in general and booking comedians on the GigMama website. Here's the link

Brian wrote a comedy/political/current events post once a week called "Truth Be Told" for Will Robert's 'American Telegram" and was a guest on Will Roberts syndicated podcast show for a segment called "Pros & Cons". This radio program is heard on over 36 radio stations across the country.

Here's another article Brian wrote for the "No Strings Attached E-News" Magazine about the entertainment world that caused quite a stir entitled " Is Live Entertainment Dying?" !!  He also has an article in the magazine about his web series "BTS On The Road".

Here's the link to the article

Here's one of his interview (he's done 6) on the Web TV series "My Positive Perspective" hosted by Jason Dierlein, here's the link: 



   Headling appearences include:

  Bonkerzs Comedy Clubs- Altimonte Springs Fla., Universal Studios- Orlando Fla., Patawatomi Casino- Milwaukee,Wisconsin, Balleys Casino- Tunica, Ms., Imperial Palace-Biloxi, Ms., Argosy Casino- Sioux City,IO., Tallahassee,Fla , Augusta,Ga., Mystique Casino,Dubuque, IO., Kewadin Casino,St. Ignace, Mi., Kewadin Casino, Sault Ste. Marie, Mi, Island Casino and Resort, Harris,Mi., Daytona Beach, Fla., Pittsburgh, PA., Indianapolis, IN., Bossier City, LA (Magaritaville Resort Casino)

  Summit Entertainment Inc.- Dothan, Al., Winter Haven, Fla,   Sebring,Fla,., Bluefield,W.VA,Blacksburg,Va,Glufport,Ms.,Topeka,Ks,Seneca, S.C.

  BSR Ent.- Jacksonville, N.C., Havelock,N.C., Nagshead,N.C.

 Cozzy's Comedy Club- Newport News,Va.

 ThoroughGoods- Va. Beach,Va.

 Comedy Cabana-Mrytle Beach, S.C.

 South Street Comedy Club- Jackson, Tn.

 Comedy House Theatre- Columbia, S.C., Sumter, S.C.

 Firewater Grill, Summerville, S.C. (Tony Kemp)

 Halligan's, Chas.,S.C. ( Tony Kemp)

 The 7th annual "Comedy on The Creek" @ Red's Icehouse in Mt. Pleasant,S.C.

 King Street Bar and Grille, James Island,SC.

 Sandy Bottoms, Fernandina Beach, Fla.

 Market Street Saloon,North Chas.,SC

 The Comedy Cellar, Snow Shoe  Resort, West VA.

 The Comedy/Magic Club, Hilton Head, SC

 Cashmere Club, Lake Oconee, GA

 Savannah Comedy Revue, Savannah, GA

 Jerry Farber's Side Door, Atlanta, GA

 Old Naples Comedy Club, Naples Fla.

 Snee Farm Country Club, Mt. Pleasant, SC

 Riverfront Country Club, Mt. Pleasant, SC




  Other appearences include:

 House of Laughs, Fuji & Okinawa, Japan

 The Jokers Wild in the Atlantis Resort and Casino on Paradise Island, The Bahamas.

 The Jukebox- Peoria, Illinois

 The Stardome- Birmingham, Al

 Goodnights- Raleigh,N.C.

 Funny Bone- Hunnington,W.Va.

 House of Blues- Myrtle Beach, S.C.

 The Loony Bin Comedy Clubs- Little Rock, Ark., Wichita, Ks., Oklahoma City, Ok.

 The Comedy Zone Clubs- Charleston, S.C & W.Va, Jacksonville,Fla, Charlotte,N.C, Columbus, Ga., Cordele, Ga., Valdosta, Ga., Murfreesboro, Tn., Panama City, Fla., Port Charlotte, Fla., Tallahassee, Fla. Lake Norman, N.C.,Greensboro,N.C., Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Prattville, AL.

 One-Liners Comedy Club- Greenwood, Indiana

 The Buford Variety Theater, Buford,Ga.

 DD Peckers, West Ashley, SC


Special Events:

Special private One-Man show 4th of July, 2014 St. Helena, SC.

Benefit for The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, The Comedy Cabana,Myrtle beach,SC.

Opened for Huey Lewis & The News at The House of Blues in Myrtle Bch.

Second annual Charleston Comedy Fesrtival

Finished in the top ten at The Carnival Cruise Challenge in Atlamta,Ga at The Punchline.

Christmas Show For The SAS corporation

Christmas show for Walmart

Benefit for The Hookie fund in Blacksburg,VA. 

Benefit for Toys for Tots

 The 30th year reunion for Nash Middle School in Smyrna, Ga.

 Has performed 3 out of 4 annual F&B ( Food and Beverage) Comedy Jams at The Windjammer, Isle of Palms,S.C.

 Brian was a celebrity judge at The Comedy Cabana for thier 3rd annual open mic contest with Manny Olivera and other people form the industry.

 Brian was a celebrity judge in 2011 at the "Put your money where your mouth is"  comedy competition, along with Tony Kemp ( promoter and booker for over 25 years with The Comedy Cafe, The Comedy Zone and Ark entertainment) and John Davis from " Flip This House".

 Brian was a celebrity judge for Thaetre 99's ( Chas.,SC) final rounds at the Comedy competition for The Have Nots improv troupe.

 Brian was a celebrity judge, performed & is in the commercial reel for The Savannah Comedy Revue's 4th annual comedy competition. 


Corporate Shows:

VFW Sponsored Show North Chas., SC (One-Man Show)

Benevolent Patriotic Order of the Does

VFW, Beaufort, S.C.

S.C. Insurance & Financial Advisors Lunhcheon

Dodge Trucks & Country Festival  Eua Claire,Wi.

North American Die Casting Association

Country Club Comedians,Inc. Speacializing in corporate clean comedy-N.C.,Va.,Ga,S.C.

X-Mas Party for Walmart

Christmas party for a Pinch-a-Penny chain store in Jacksonville,Fla.

Speaqking engagemant for retirement home, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Speaking engagement for S.C. Associationa of Insurance and Financial advisors, North Charleston, S.C.

Speaking engagements for Rotary Cubs: Summerville,S.C. Evening Rotary Club, Summerville Rotary Club

Speaking engagement for Jacksonville,Fla. Comedy Zone stand-up workshop.

 Special event for The Charleston Rifle Club


 Media and Interviews:


Interview for K94.5 FM for Brian's Headlining Show @ Margaritaville Resort Casino Bonkerz Comedy Club in Bossier City, LA. 






 You can also reach Brian by E-mail at 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Mar 25 at 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, Mar 29 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Mar 31 at 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, Apr 20 at 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM