Laughfest announces headliners for March 2018 celebration
Gilda’s Laughfest has announced some major headliners for its eighth annual celebration of comedy in Grand Rapids, Mich. Among them: Trevor Noah, Tiffany Haddish, returning LaughFesters Maria Bamford and Cameron Esposito, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Bert Kreischer, Anjelah Johnson an... [Read More]
SF Sketchfest announces lineup for 17th annual celebration in January 2018
The biggest, longest comedy festival in the United States is coming back in 2018, and SF Sketchfest boasts an equally impressive lineup, to be presented by Audible at 16 venues across San Francisco for 18 nights in January (Jan. 11-28, 2018). Tickets go on sale this Friday for most events. Which eve... [Read More]
Just For Laughs Founder Gilbert Rozon Steps Down After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Thanks to the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the women who decided to go public with sexual harassment, assault, and rape allegations against him, there’s been a snowball effect, thanks in part to the #MeToo hashtag, of more and more women – both famous and non-famous – coming forwar... [Read More]
A day and night in the life of KAABOO Del Mar
The sun falls into the Pacific as a small commuter train whisks by, momentarily interrupting the rocking sounds of Garbage. And that was just the second stage at KAABOO Del Mar. At this third annual music and comedy festival held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, just off the northern outskirts of San Die... [Read More]
All Things Comedy mounting first festival in Phoenix for October 2017
The folks at All Things Comedy are putting on their first-ever ATC festival this October in Phoenix. The podcast network founded by Al Madrigal and Bill Burr will celebrate their wide-ranging community of funny folks from Oct. 26-29, 2017, at Stand Up Live in Phoenix. Lineup so far includes many of ... [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival announces its initial schedule
New York Comedy Festival is going under a bit of a change for the 2017 year. Particularly their longterm relationship… MORE New York Comedy Festival announces its initial schedule appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Samantha Bee, Nick Offerman, Conan O’Brien, and More Are Headed to the 2017 New York Comedy Festival
TBS has partnered up with this year’s New York Comedy Festival, and in addition to Conan O’Brien’s previously announced week of shows at the Apollo, the network just released a video where O’Brien reveals some of the many comedians slated to perform throughout the festival. T... [Read More]