Originally from Tacoma Washington, Ken is a Chicago based Comedian/ published writer. Much like the Tacoma Aroma, Ken's Stage presence makes people immediately notice him when he's around. Combining wry wit with a powerful stage presence, Ken Hamlett has used his unique perspective to make him a mainstay in the Northwest and Midwest comedy scenes.
You can catch him performing at some of the most notable clubs in the country like The Laugh Factory Chicago, Zanies Chicago, and Spokane/Tacoma Comedy Clubs, just to name a few. Ken Hamlett is the two-time winner of Western Oregon University’s Last comic standing and the winner of the 2018 Western Oregon Comedy Competition. He’s also been featured at comedy Festivals such as Just For Laughs Vancouver, Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, Gilda's Laugh Fest, Burbank Comedy Festival, and more. Ken Hamlett is the producer/ host of the award winning Podcast and nationally traveling show: A Drunken Night Out.