Just For Laughs announces their homegrown lineup for the 2015 fest in Montreal
The lineup for The Homegrown Comic Competition, which is the annual showcase of next gen Canadian comedy stars, has been announced for the 2015 edition of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. The competition will be hosted by Canadian comedian and actor Shaun Majumder and will include Aisha Alf... [Read More]
The Laugh Button joins the Vans Warped Tour as the official sponsor of the inaugural comedy tent
2015 marks the start of a new tradition on the Vans Warped Tour which recently celebrated it’s 20th anniversary. The Laugh Button is psyched to announce that we are the official sponsor of the inaugural Warped Comedy Tent and will be bringing comedy to the Warped Tour all summer long. Com... [Read More]
Del Close documentary to screen at the 2015 Del Close Marathon in New York City
Del Close was never a household name, but any comedy enthusiast is aware of his impact. From Bill Murray to Chris Farley to Amy Poehler, many of the most famous comedians consider him their mentor. On June 28 there is a special audience feedback screening of the unreleased documentary about this imp... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Alex Edelman
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]
Anthony Jeselnik to headline the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival
The first wave of comics that will be performing at the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, now in it’s third year, have been announced including Anthony Jeselnik. He’ll be headlining the historic Paramount Theater. Back in March it was announced that Jeselnik will be h... [Read More]
Wanda Sykes and Alan Cumming to host Just For Laughs Festival Galas
The good news just keeps coming from the Just For Laughs Festival camp with the announcement of two more Gala hosts and the extension of the Ethnic Show. The Emmy Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes and Broadway darling Alan Cumming have joined this year’s line-up of Gala hosts. Sykes to host J... [Read More]
Denver's High Plains Comedy Festival Unveils Headliner Anthony Jeselnik and Its Initial Lineup
by Adam Frucci ""Denver's High Plains Comedy Festival, the event put on by outgoing heads of the Denver comedy scene class Grawlix, has announced its initial lineup for this summer's festivities. The festival, taking place from August 20-22, will be headlined by Anthony Jeselnik, with a slew of grea... [Read More]
Limestone Comedy Festival: The Laugh Button Interview with festival creator Mat Alano-Martin
June 4-6 some of the biggest names in comedy will be heading up to Bloomington, IN for the 3rd edition of the Limestone Comedy Festival. Headliners Janeane Garofalo, Kyle Kinane, Michael Che and Doug Benson lead the way alongside Tom Brady, Chad Daniels, Dana Gould, Aparna Nancherla, Esther Povitsky... [Read More]
33rd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival includes Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Mike Myers, Neil Patrick Harris and Trevor Noah
There are line-ups and then there are line-ups. The Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal has been the home to some of the greatest comedy this world has ever seen and that tradition carries on with the 33rd year of the fest. If you’ve never been this would be a great year to head up […]... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle, Patton Oswalt, Bill Burr, and More Join the 2015 Just For Laughs Lineup
by Megh Wright The Just For Laughs Festival returns to Quebec this summer, and the full lineup has been revealed. In addition to headliners Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Mike Myers, Neil Patrick Harris, Trevor Noah, Jane Lynch, Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt, Weird Al, Chris Hardwick, Jason Reitman, and Ell... [Read More]