The Just for Laughs Comedy Festival- the Godfather of the Comedy Festival Scene- released this year’s line up and it’s looking like another mandatory pilgrimage for comedy fans of all kinds. The 32nd annual festival runs July 12-31st so start planning your trip now.
First off, we have to wish a well-deserved congratulations to Bill Burr who is the recipient of this years Stand-Up Performer of the Year Award.
Jim Norton will give this year’s keynote address on July 24th. Pete Holmes will be hosting the Awards Ceremony and the beloved annual State of the Industry Address will once again be delivered by Andy Kindler (who has already let us know that comedy is doing great!)
Don Rickles, Seth Rogen, Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari, Russell Peters, the cast and creators of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Bill Burr, Lewis Black, Nick Offerman, Kate McKinnon, Broad City, Ron White, Jim Jefferies, Marc Maron, Mike Birbiglia, Tommy Tiernan, Doug Benson, Jim Norton, Chelsea Peretti, Noel Fielding, TJ Miller, Chris D’Elia, Jimmy Carr, Kathleen Madigan, Kumail Nanjiani, Paul F. Tompkins, Miranda Sings, Pete Holmes, Nick Thune, Thomas Middleditch, Jerrod Carmichael, Brody Stevens, Colin Jost, Ari Shaffir, Kurt Metzger, Al Madrigal, Ron Funches, James Adomian, Greg Proops, Ben Roy and Michael Che are on the line-up already, with many more names to be announced in the weeks leading up to the festival.
We will be doing a lot of coverage of Just for Laughs both before and leading up to the festival so stay tuned!
Our guide keeps you up to date on who, what where and when for the 2014 Comedy Festival Season.