Asheville takes the stage again this summer in the seventh annual nationally renowned comedy festival: Laugh Your Asheville Off. The five-day multi-venue festival spotlights over 40 of the nation’s funniest up-and-coming and established comics. Major TV network casting agents, talent bookers, and comedy club owners come to discover stand-up comedy’s next crop of rising talent. “Our goal is to showcase world class comedians to Asheville in a non-competitive format,” said Charlie Gerencer, festival producer and production company executive. …
Ticket specials and announcement will be made on the festival website here.
About Laugh Your Asheville Off:
The largest non-competitive comedy festival in the southeast, LYAO was founded by stand-up comedian Greg Brown and executive producer Charlie Gerencer. The festival hosts comics, industry professionals, and talent producers during a multi-day, multi-venue event in Asheville, North Carolina. Previous talent have gone on to appear on network sitcoms, half-hour Comedy Central specials, and late night flagship shows like The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
2013 Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival Schedule:
Tuesday 8/13 BWAR benefit at The Altamont Theatre 8pm-$10
Wednesday 8/14 Kick off show w/ Landry at 8pm-$12
Thursday 8/15 Super VIP Lazoom Comedy Bus (includes: entertainment, transportation, a beer and admission to The Highland Brewery show)- 7 pm $20
Thursday 8/15 Highland Brewing Company show w/Jen Kober – 8 pm $10
Friday 8/16 LYAO Famous Showcase at DW theatre w/ Hampton Yount 8pm-$18
Friday 8/16 LYAO Live at the Altamont theater 10:30pm w/ Mick Thomas showcase-$10
Saturday 8/17 Ryan Singer’s “Flick My Clip” comedic shorts at the The Altamont Theatre 5 pm, $5
Saturday 8/17 LYAO Famous Showcases at DW theatre w/ Erin Jackson 8pm $18 each