Asheville Comedy Festival

Asheville Comedy Festival

The Asheville Comedy Festival will take place Aug. 10-13 at Highland Brewing Company and Diana Wortham Theater.

All showcases are 18+, with the exception of Highland Brewing Company which is 21+. 

• The first showcase will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Highland Brewing Company, featuring Carl Sonnefeld, Drew Harmon, Liv Carter, Marlene Thompson, Matt Taylor, Nik Cartwright, Sasha von Didkovsky, Tiffany Anderson and Tyler Wood.

• The second showcase will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Diana Wortham Theater, featuring Atif Myers, Fiona Cauley, Freddy G, Gabe Davis, Ian Aber, JJ Curry, Joey Avery, John Lockwood, Kayla Evans, Kyle Mara, Matt Pavich, Natasha Ferrier and Sami Sutker.

• The third showcase will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at Diana Wortham Theater, featuring Absar Siddiqui, Caitlin Reese, Chris Flanagan, Eitan Levine, Janet McNamara, Jay Badlani, Jen Kuhle, Jeremy Alder, Katie Kusiciel, Kojo Prince, Piers Moreton, Rachel Fogletto, Richard Douglas Jones, Syd King and Winslow Dumaine. 

• The last showcase will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Diana Wortham Theater, featuring Alex Babbitt, Brett Hiker, Christina Galston, Diya Basrai, Dauood Naimyar, Franqi French, Jen O’Neill, JJ Barrows, Liam Nelson, Liz Glazer, Olivia Joy Steele, Ryan Thomas, Scott Eason, Shang Forbes and Shelly Colman. 

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