The second iteration is slated for Monday, April 22, at The Mothlight with Chris Rodrigues and Abby the Spoon Lady, Laura Blackley and Tina & Her Pony; Forty Fingers & a Missing Tooth; Hilliary Begley; Tom Peters; Josh McClure of Jus Twerk; Kathleen Hahn of Danceclub Asheville; Kevin Evans and Lauren Napoli of Aerial Space.
This year’s Asheville Comedy Festival features four separate comedy showcases with 44 comedians from across the United States and Canada. It kicks off Thursday, Aug. 9, at Highland Brewing Co., before moving to The Diana Wortham Theatre for three more showcases on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 and 11.
The New York City standup comedian plays The Southern on Jan. 20.
This year’s showcase takes place at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, March 25, at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Ten local comedians take the stage at the Millroom Saturday, Jan. 9, at 8 p.m.
From stand-up open mics featuring local talent to national acts, Asheville delivered some big laughs.