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Comedian Juston McKinney

March 19, 2016, 8:00 PM


Former Maine sheriff’s deputy Juston McKinney, who has multiple Tonight Show appearances and two Comedy Central Specials, takes the stage to share jokes and stories about living and patrolling the woods of Maine.

Juston grew up on the border of Maine and New Hampshire. After earning an associates degree from the very prestigious Southern Maine Community College, he was hired as a York County sheriff’s deputy patrolling that same border, but in 1997 Juston turned in his gun and badge and left the dangerous streets of rural Maine and moved to New York.

While living in NYC he worked his way into the weekend line-up at Comic Strip Live, Stand-up New York, Dangerfield’s, Gotham, and Caroline’s on Broadway. He has had sitcom development deals with Warner Brothers, CBS Productions and Comedy Central. And in 2000 the New York Times called him “destined for stardom”.

Juston has TV appearances include his half hour Comedy Central Presents and most recently his 1-hour special Juston McKinney-A Middle-Class Hole, which was released by Warner Bros. on DVD/CD. With numerous times on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and then Conan O’Brien and the Blue Collar Comedy Next Generation Tour with Bill Engval. He has is own weekly show on Sirius/XM radio, Live From the Woods with Juston McKinney.  His YouTube channel has over a million views, which includes NH favorites such as “How to Shoot A Deer”, “Live Free or Die” and “Live Freeze then Die!”.

Juston has also been seen on The King of Queens, the Sidney Lumet drama 100 Centre Street. His movie credits include The Zoo Keeper and Here Comes the Boom.  He currently lives in New Hampshire with his wife, kids and dogs.




March 19, 2016
8:00 PM


Waterville Opera House
1 Common Street
Waterville, ME United States
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