September 3rd-12th Greensboro, NC

2021 NC COMEDY FESITVAL

VENUES

We've got events all over the city!

The Idiot Box Comedy Club

The home base of the festival. Located at 503 N. Green Street,.The Idiot Box is a great place to take an improv or standup class as well as an excellent venue to see hilarious comedy performances.

Next Door Beer Bar & Bottle Shop

Located right next door to the Idiot Box at 505 N. Green Street. Next Door is a great place to grab a craft beer and hang out on the patio. During the festival it's also the perfect venue to catch an intimate stand-up show.

CTG STARR THEATER

Located at 520 S. Elm Street The Starr Theater will host our headliner Laura Kightlinger!

 

 

Additional Venues

In addition to our main venues, we've got special shows at breweries (Four Saints, Little Brother), Bottle Shops (Brewer's Kettle-High point, Next Door), Movie Theaters (Marketplace Cinemas), Comic Book Shops (The Comic Dimension), and Vintage Botiques(Vintage to Vogue)

 

 

Sponsors

Help support the people who help support the funny!

The Idiot Box

Lead Sponsor

Next Door Beer Bar

Free Show Weds 9/8 8pm

Schraeder Productions

Video Sponsor

Comic Dimension

Venue Sponsor

Marketplace Cinemas

Show Saturday 9/11 7:30 Tickets available through their website

Brewer’s Kettle High Point

Free Show Sat 9/11 8pm

Tammie Grisso D’Allura

Real Estate Sponsor

Little Brother

Free show Show on 9/9 Thursday 7pm

Four Saints

Show at the brewery on mon 9/6 in Asheboro. Tickets for sale through Four Saints. Friday night shows at the Idiot Box are sponsored by Four Saints and we will have their beer on tap and on special!!!

Vintage to Vogue

Show 9/10 8:30 Tickets for sale through vintage to Vogue

Blue Denim

Hip, intimate restaurant offering Cajun & Creole dishes along with weekly specials & local craft beers located on Elm Street in downtown Greensboro

Green Bean on Elm

Free Show Saturday the 11th. More info coming soon!

TICKETS

Headliner

Brian Kiley

Sept 11th 8:30pm at The Idiot Box

Brian Kiley is the head monologue writer for Conan O’Brien. He has been nominated for 16 Emmy Awards (winning one in 2007). He has appeared 7 times on the Late Show with David Letterman, 4 times on the Tonight Show and 12 times on Conan.

Sept 10th

 

Sept 10th 7pm at The Idiot Box

Bonus fun!!! Tonight is being sponsored by Four Saints Brewing out of Asheboro! Kegs of their yum beer will be flowing all night and woohoo it’s on special!

 

Sept 10th 8:30pm at The Idiot Box

Bonus fun!!! Tonight is being sponsored by Four Saints Brewing out of Asheboro! Kegs of their yum beer will be flowing all night and woohoo it’s on special!

Night of Laughter at Vintage to Vogue Boutique

Sept 10th 8:30pm at Vintage to Vogue

Enjoy over 1/2 dozen comedians from all over North America coming to one of the coolest spots in Greensboro to make you laugh and have a great evening!

 

Sept 10th 10pm at The Idiot Box

Bonus fun!!! Tonight is being sponsored by Four Saints Brewing out of Asheboro! Kegs of their yum beer will be flowing all night and woohoo it’s on special!

Sept 11th

 

Sept 11th 7pm at The Idiot Box

Stand-Up at Marketplace Cinemas in Winston Salem

Sept 11th 7:30pm at Marketplace Cinemas

The North Carolina Comedy Festival is proud to partner with The Marketplace Cinemas to bring comedians from all over the country to Winston-Salem! Come laugh with us Winston! Saturday, September 11th at 7:30pm inside Marketplace Cinemas!

Brian Kiley

Sept 11th 8:30pm at The Idiot Box

Brian Kiley is the head monologue writer for Conan O’Brien. He has been nominated for 16 Emmy Awards (winning one in 2007). He has appeared 7 times on the Late Show with David Letterman, 4 times on the Tonight Show and 12 times on Conan.

Comics at Comic Dimension

Sept 11th 8:30pm at Comic Dimension

Great Comics surrounded by great comics

NC Comedy fest at Green Bean

Sept 11th 8:30pm at Green Bean on Elm

Free Show at the Green Bean Coffee House on Elm.

 

Sept 11th 10pm at The Idiot Box

Sept 12th

COMEDY AND BISCUITS:

Sept 12th 11:30am at The Idiot Box

Biscuits, Mimosas & Comedy

Afternoon laughs:

Sept 12th 4pm at The Idiot Box

 

Sept 12th 7pm at The Idiot Box

 

Sept 12th 8:30pm at The Idiot Box

NC COMEDY FESTIVAL team

Below are just a few of the key team members who bring the festival together, but there's also dozens of volunteers who help make this event a giant success each year.

Jennie Stencel

Executive Producer

Steve Lesser

Producer

A.J. Schraeder

Videographer/Technical Liason

CONTACT US

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