Comedic history will be made at the Burbank Comedy Festival, the first live comedy festival in Los Angeles, August 17 through 23.
The weeklong event will feature 200 amazing shows by up-and-coming comedians and national headliners Adam Carolla, Jeff Garlin, Joey Medina, Carlos Alazraqui, Brad Williams, Darren Carter, Jimmy Dore, Jimmy Shubert, Brian Dunkleman, and more to be announced. The Burbank Comedy Festival will be held in the Main Room, Yoo Hoo Room and Bar at Flappers Comedy Club, 102 E Magnolia Boulevard in Downtown Burbank.
The festival is dedicated to discovering America’s next comedy superstar. By pairing emerging comedians with established headliners, the Burbank Comedy Festival will give the next generation of talent the opportunity to perform and connect with top entertainment professionals, to encourage live comedy, and do some funny business.
As Los Angeles’ first and only weeklong live comedy celebration showcasing stand-up, improv, sketch, music, magic and variety, the Burbank Comedy Festival will be a gathering of the biggest players in the industry, with top celebrity talent, red carpet events, industry showcases, comedy classes, networking opportunities, and after-parties.
"Burbank is the media capital of the world, so it's natural for us to host a comedy festival of epic proportions," states Barbara Holliday, co-owner and founder of Flappers Comedy Club and the Burbank Comedy Festival. “With the world’s greatest comedians living or working in Burbank, the Burbank Comedy Festival will deliver the perfect platform to showcase their talent.”
For tickets, master schedule, submission criteria, sponsors, podcasts and more, please visit http://burbankcomedyfestival.com.