🔥🔥 HEADLINER ANNOUNCEMENT!🔥🔥
Mia Jackson is a New York based comedian originally from Georgia. In 2017, Jackson was selected as a New Face by the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Atlanta’s Creative Loafing named her the city’s Best Stand-Up. She has toured nationally with Amy Schumer and is a featured comic at festivals and clubs across the country. Her first stand up special aired in October 2018 as part of Unprotected Sets on EPIX. Jackson has appeared on NickMom’s Night Out, Viceland, Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar and was a semi-finalist on Season 9 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer and the movie Mother’s Day. Mia joins Sean Patton and Todd Barry as Festival headliners in April! Tickets on sale soon! TICKETS!
Todd Barry is coming to Greensboro to headline the festival!
Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner, The Wrestler, and renowned throughout the entertainment industry for his nuanced,
measured, and thoroughly original approach to stand-up. Drawing audience members in with his deadpan self-deprecation and ability to pile punchline upon punchline.
Boasting multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan
O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and two Comedy Central Presents specials, and his latest one hour
Comedy Central special Super Crazy. Todd’s resume also includes such hit TV shows as Louie,
Delocated, Bored to Death, Tim and Eric, Chappelle’s Show, Sex and the City, and even Sesame Street.
Todd Barry has a Netflix special premiering on December 26th!
Sean Patton is a comedian based in Los Angeles and New York, by way of New Orleans. He began doing stand-up in the Crescent City and have since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada, as well as The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011), Just for Laughs Chicago (2013), Just for Laughs Toronto (2013), and Just for Laughs Montreal (2008, 2010, 2012). He’s performed on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham (2009), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2010), and Conan (2011, 2013). 2013 also marked the release of his Comedy Central Half Hour. More recently, He’s been on @midnight (2014, 2015) and will be on the second seasons of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (2015) and This Is Not Happening (2015, 2017), Showtime’s Live from SXSW (2017) and TruTv’s Comedy Knockout (2016, 2017) As for acting, He’s appeared on IFC’S Maron, Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer and TruTV’s Those who can’t. .
Submissions have closed. We are in the process of reviewing tapes and will update performers as soon as possible. Taking place April 17th-27th http://nccomedyfestival.com/?page_id=16 Headliners are still TBA last year’s headliners included Sasheer Zamata, Todd Glass, and Eddie Peppitone.
The North Carolina Comedy festival is moving to April this year to ensure good weather and good times!
Info on submissions coming soon!
Thank you to all the audience members, volunteers, performers, and sponsors for an amazing inaugural festival. You helped make something special and we’ll see you in 2019!