Comedy Central and Live Nation announced another amazing comedy showcase as the South Beach Comedy Festival returns to Miami Beach Wednesday, April 17th – Sunday, April 21st. The festival matures into its eighth year as the lineup and shows continue to highlight top of the line comedians. This year features Bill Burr, Jamel Debouzze, Pete Holmes, Jim Jefferies, Seth Meyers, Tracy Morgan, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman and much, much more.
Comedy Central and Live Nation are also welcoming back Taco Bell as sponsor as the festival will highlight a variety of acts across multiple locations including the Festival’s outdoor, free, nightly comedy venue at The Lincoln Road Stage. In previous years, the festival was held in January yet things were moved to April this year. I’m sure it’s much more comfortable during the Spring time yet is it ever cold in South Beach? I think not. Tickets are on sale as of today through the festival’s website here are some details about the larger showcases and special performances.
Wednesday, April 17th
Bill Burr, 8PM at the Filmore Miami Beach.
A regular on Letterman, Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon, his Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes
Mad Cat Theatre Company, 7PM and 9:30PM at
AA new play called “Charming Acts of Misery” will be presented twice as this is a fundraiser for the popular theatre company
Thursday, April 18th
Seth Meyers, 8PM at the Filmore Miami Beach
Head writer and sole “Weekend Update” anchor on Saturday Night Live.
Anjelah Johnson, 8PM at the Colony Theatre
MADtv cast member with on-hour special for Comedy Central and Warner Brothers Records
Friday, April 19th
Tracy Morgan, 8PM at the Filmore Miami Beach
Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, and The Tracy Morgan Show
Amy Schumer, 8PM at the Colony Theatre
Variety’s “Top Ten Comics to Watch,” plus one-hour special for Comedy Central, Mostly Sex Stuff
Joey “Coco” Diaz
Held the #1 comedy album on iTunes and Billboard as his R-rated outlook on life continues to get audiences howling.
Saturday April 20th
Sarah Silverman, 8PM at the Filmore Miami Beach
Emmy winner and dubbed by Rolling Stone “the most outrageously funny woman alive.”
Pete Holmes, 8PM
Recently announced that Holmes will have his own late night show following Conan, he is a pro with an extensive resume and history
Jim Jefferies, 10:30PM at the Filmore Miami Beach
One of the most sought after comedians, sold-out performances at Montreal’s Just For Laughs and Edinburgh’s Fringe Comedy Festival and star of FX’s Legit.
Sunday, April 21st
Jamel Debouzze, 7PM at the Filmore Miami Beach
First live show in the United States and made his mark in many movies such as Amelie, Asterix & Obelix Meet Cleopatra (French films)
* Every night (Thursday-Sunday) at 9PM the free Outdoor Comedy Stage on Lincoln Road at Euclid Avenue will highlight rising comedians such as Michael Che, Chris Distefano, Sean Donnelly, Sarah Tiana and Brooks Wheelan.