Recovery Comedy is proud to present Jay Armstrong

Hailing from beautiful Covington, KY Jay Armstrong is one of America's funniest scumbags. His style of comedy delights degenerates and high society alike. From observations of the world he has a general distaste for to accounts from his personal experiences there is a little something for everyone.

Jay was a child who was always told he had a lot of "potential" and spent most of his early years in school in gifted programs for genius kids. At 16 he discovered heroin and spent the next 9 years struggling with addiction, homelessness, and even served a little time in prison on drug charges. In 2005 he went to rehab and since has been the quintessential story of redemption and recovery.

Once Jay worked up the courage to follow his dreams of comedy he was hooked and comedy quickly became his new addiction. Jay travels the country performing at comedy clubs, recovery events and even a prison here and there. In 2014 he recorded his first comedy album which can be heard on Pandora Internet Radio. Jay is now a father in addition to being a comedian.

"Jay was outstanding very professional thank you again looking forward to working with Recovery Comedy in the future and thank you for your time with this event"

-Brian C. Entertainment Chair, WNIRCNA XXX

Longview, WA

"Jay did a great job!!!! We enjoyed spending time with him prior to the show and he got a good response from the crowd there... Thank you again, we look forward to working with Recovery Comedy again next year around this same time."

-Laurie Fallaw, Executive Director, Cornerstone (Greenwood, Edgefield, McCormick, Abbeville Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse)

Greenwood, SC

"The convention was a success, Jay played an integral role in that. He was loved by all. We will definitely look to Recovery Comedy for filling the Comedy portion of our event next time."

-Gary H., Entertainment Chair, NA Area Convention

Seaside, OR

"We loved Jay and it was fun getting to know him and share some laughs “outside” of his performance. He did a fabulous job and I would recommend him to anyone for any show!!"

-Linda D., Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Rehoboth Beach, DE

"Jay was great, we had a wonderful time!"

-Brittney W., The RASE Project

Harrisburg, PA

"Jay was amazing. We had a fantastic time! I laughed till it hurt. Jay packed the house. Not one empty seat. Had to add seats and still had people standing. Thank you and Jay for everything! Cant wait to work with you all again."

-Jeremiah L., AA Roundup

Kingsport, TN

"Jay was great, having him enriched our convention for sure! Everyone went on and on about how refreshing it was to have entertainment this year."

-Hank S., Central Arkansas Area NA Convention

Little Rock, AR

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