Pioneer Underground veterans Sean Peabody, Dan Edwards return July 23 for comedy show to benefit Volunteers of America/ReStart emergency shelters

(Reno, Nevada) – Comedians Sean Peabody and Dan Edwards are bringing their unique brand of stand-up humor to the Pioneer Center (100 S. Virginia St., Reno) July 23 for a 16-and-older Pioneer Underground show to benefit Volunteers of America/ReStart three emergency shelters at Reno’s Community Assistance Center.

Peabody headlines the 5 p.m. fundraiser, with Edwards acting as host in addition to filling the second half of the bill, which is being presented by Reno-Tahoe Comedy.

Tickets, priced at $20 (advance) and $25 (day of show), are available by going online at, or

A California boy born in San Diego and raised in the Bay Area, Sean Peabody currently lives in Dixon. A favorite opening act for such notable comedy stars as Robin Williams, Eddie Griffin and John Witherspoon, Peabody’s style of comedy is described as “high energy,” and suitable for all ages from all walks of life.

A 35-year veteran of corporate America, Dan Edwards has taken his unique perspectives into the world of entertainment. His analytical observations provide both a humorous and insightful look at life’s everyday trials and tribulations.

For more information, please call 775.322.7143.

Established in 1911, the Greater Sacramento & Northern Nevada office of Volunteers of America is one of the largest providers of social services in the region, operating more than 40 programs dedicated to ending homelessness, supporting the most vulnerable populations and transforming communities for the better.

Its ministry of service supports and empowers America’s most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, seniors, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions.


Media contact:

Sandy Isham, Volunteers of America Community Relations Officer

775.322.7143 (office); 775.560.7888 (cell);