Hunger Isn't Funny, But We Are benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank

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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Join Miller Lite and Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee for Hunger Isn’t Funny, But We Are on Thursday, October 5 at the Mill & Mine in Knoxville starting at 6 p.m.

A family-friendly night filled with tasty dinner by Sweet P’s Barbeque and many laughs, the event features comedians Larry Weaver and Nate Bargatze.

Headliner and Tennessee’s own, Nate Bargatze, has his own special on Comedy Central and on Netflix, has been seen on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Tickets are on sale now at There are two ticket prices depending on where you are seated.

Gold section seating (within the first three rows) will be at round tables of 10 seats. Gold section tables can be purchased for $750. Individual seats within the gold section can be purchased for $75.

Silver section seating (fourth row back) will be at rectangular tables of eight seats. Silver section tables can be purchased for $400. Individual seats within the silver section can be purchased for $50.

Each ticket will include: dinner from Sweet P’s Barbeque and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as a seat at an assigned table for the comedy shows by both Larry Weaver and Nate Bargatze. Alcoholic beverages will be available for an additional cost.

Second Harvest is fortunate to have Miller Lite, the Original Light Beer, as the Hunger Isn’t Funny, But We Are title sponsor. Second Harvest is also grateful to Classic Rock 103.5 WIMZ, Sweet P’s Barbeque and WVLT Local 8 for their support of this event.

About Nate Bargatze
A Vanderbilt Commodores fan, and the son of a former clown turned world-class magician, and Nate Bargatze has followed his father’s footsteps into the entertainment business. He has a one hour special, Full Time Magic, on Comedy Central, has appeared multiple times on Conan and Fallon and was one of the first comedians to perform on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. He also went on Jimmy Fallon’s Clean Cut Comedy Tour. He has performed at many festivals, including Bonnaroo, SXSW and Moontower, and has performed for troops in Iraq and Kuwait over five times. Bargatze was mentioned in Rolling Stone Magazine by Marc Maron as a “comic who should be big” and in Esquire by Jim Gaffigan as “one of the top up and coming comics.”