Jerry Carroll

Jerry Carroll found comedy growing up on his family's farm in Willow Spring, NC. From the time he could walk, he joined his father and uncle to farm tobacco, corn, small grain, soybeans, cattle, and hogs. Spending 14 hours a day in a tractor cab gave Jerry plenty of time to think about his life's dream of making people laugh.

Jerry's hilarious story about a farm safety mishap was a hit at the local seed store and he finally decided to pursue his life's dream at the local comedy club. His seemingly effortless ability to spin out punch line after punch line, story after story, took him from emcee to headliner in just eight short months. Since beginning in 1993, Jerry has performed for crowds from 20 to 20,000 in venues ranging from the local volunteer fire department's banquet, to the Minister's of Provincial Parliament at the Royal York in Toronto, Canada. Everywhere he goes, he leaves audiences roaring with laughter.

Besides corporate meeting and events, conventions, countless associations, comedy clubs, and country clubs, Jerry has opened concerts for music artists such as Michael Bolton, Patty Loveless, Lyle Lovett, and Larry Gatlin. Jerry has performed from coast to coast in the U.S. and throughout Canada. He's even hosted two TV shows on the Sportsman Channel: Fishing for Laughs and Amazing America with Sarah Palin.

When he's not on the road making people laugh, Jerry still works the fields of his family's farm. This experience makes him one of the nation's most sought-after speakers for farmers and agribusiness events.

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Dirt in Our DNA

Stories of farming and farm life tailored for agricultural events. You'll enjoy tales of feeding hogs, raising crops, and keeping the farm equipment together with duct tape, bailing wire, and WD-40.

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Life Down a Dirt Road

Down-home comedy delivered in a fast-paced, high-energy style. From stories about his grandma to his grandkids, Jerry's relatable topics crack up the most hard-to-please crowds.

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Performance Schedule

2/23/2019Wilmington, NCAnnual Meeting
2/9/2019Osage Beach, MOYoung Farmer & Rancher Conference
1/28/2019Minot, NDAnnual Convention
12/9/2018Temple, TXCustomer Appreciation Dinner
12/7/2018Harrington, DECentennial Celebration
12/1/2018Lake Ozark, MOChristmas Party
10/20/2018Wilson, NCFundraiser
9/21/2018Starkville, MSLoggers Awards Banquet
9/14/2018Bismarck, NDAnnual Convention
9/12/2018Deadwood, SDCompany Team Meeting
9/11/2018Mineola, TXMineola Hay Show
8/25/2018Millersburg, OHVIP Retreat Weekend
8/22/2018Keenes, ILCustomer Appreciation Dinner
7/25/2018McBain, MI100 Year Anniversary
6/21/2018Hay Springs, NEAnnual Meeting
4/21/2018Hanover, ONAg Celebration and Awards
3/19/2018Kearney, NEAnnual Meeting
3/17/2018Macon, GAAnnual Gala
3/1/2018Sidney, MTMonDak Ag Days
2/6/2018Spokane, WAGrower Appreciation Meeting

Agriculture Reviews

152 Reviews: Association, Chamber, Corporate, Non-Profit, Other, Social, Theater, Agriculture, Christmas Party, Construction, Finance, Fundraiser, Healthcare, Safety, Seniors, Transportation, Utilities, Most Recent

Mississippi Loggers Association

"Jerry Carroll provided a very enthusiastic performance. Great content for any crowd."

Executive Director, Loggers Awards Banquet (Starkville, MS) 9/21/2018

North Dakota Stockmen's Association

"5 stars - Extremely Satisfied"

Executive Vice President, Annual Convention (Bismarck, ND) 9/14/2018

Farm Credit Services of America

"Jerry Carroll appealed to everyone in the audience, both young and old. He was humorous and his act was in good taste. I wouldn’t hesitate hiring him again for another engagement in the future."

Vice President Appraisal, Company Team Meeting (Deadwood, SD) 9/12/2018

Nutrien Ag Solutions

"Jerry Carroll did a great job both relating to, and capturing our audience. People were hooked on his humor and the laughs lasted through his entire performance. He arrived early and engaged in one on one conversations with some of our guests, prior to the event starting. We would book him again in a heartbeat!"

Branch Manager, Customer Appreciation Dinner (Keenes, IL) 8/22/2018

Farmers Cooperatuve Elevator Co.

"Jerry Carroll was great! Very personable, friendly, and funny!!! The crowd thoroughly enjoyed him!"

Controller, Annual Meeting (Hay Springs, NE) 6/21/2018

Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

"This is the fourth year we have held our event and Jerry Carroll was by far the best entertainment to date! He kept our crowd of farmers and friends of agriculture rolling in laughter from start to finish. The President of our company told me I had hit a home run after he finished. We'd have him back every year if we could! Thank you, Jerry!"

Executive Director, Annual Gala (Macon, GA) 3/17/2018

Montana State University Extension

"As our event is not a huge event and does not draw thousands of people, it is hard to find good acts that will perform at our banquet. Jerry Carroll not only agreed to perform at our show, he came early, took much of the event in, and stayed late. Anything that was asked of him he did with enthusiasm. The crowd loved his act and the organizers loved his professionalism! We will definitely ask him to come back again."

Richland County Agent, MonDak Ag Days (Sidney, MT) 3/1/2018

Crop Production Services

"Everyone loved Jerry Carroll, He was very personable and his show was hilarious. I am getting calls from our guest letting me know they really enjoyed his show."

Administrative Coordinator, Grower Appreciation Meeting (Spokane, WA) 2/6/2018

Great Falls Area Chamber

"Jerry Carroll was outstanding! His humor was good clean fun, and the crowd was engaged and laughing the entire time! We loved having Jerry and will definitely invite him back for another round!"

Agriculture Committee Chair, Agriculture Appreciation Banquet (Great Falls, MT) 1/19/2018

Washington State Hay Growers Association

Agriculture Speakers and Entertainers in Kennewick, WA

"This is the second time I have booked Jerry Carroll for one of the Organizations we represent and he was phenomenal once again. I would recommend having Jerry at any meeting/event."

Executive Secretary, Northwest Hay Expo (Kennewick, WA) 1/17/2018

Mid Columbia Producers, Inc.

"4 stars - Very Satisfied"

Controller, Annual Meeting (Moro, OR) 10/18/2017

Scott County Farm Bureau

"Jerry Carroll had the entire audience in tears with his funny stories!!"

Office Administrator, Annual Meeting (Davenport, IA) 9/11/2017

Where does Jerry Carroll perform?

Jerry Carroll has recently performed in: Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, just to name a few.

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