The Los Angeles Podcast Festival announced it will take place September 18 – 20. Additionally, it’s also bringing in a big podcast sponsor, and that is Amazon’s Audible. The first major sponsor the festival has had since launching in 2012. Audible Presents The 2015 Los Angeles Podcast Festival is happening at the Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills and featured more than 35 live podcast recordings, panels, and nightly parties. On Saturday night there will be a stand-up show featuring the comedians appearing at the fest.
The podcasts appearing at this year’s festival will feature live tapings of some of the biggest comedy podcasts in the land including ones from Marc Maron, Aisha Tyler, Doug Benson, Kumail Nanjiani, Jen Kirkman, Todd Glass, Greg Proops, Jimmy Pardo, Janet Varney, and Jackie Kashian. You can check the full schedule here for taping times from podcasts like WTF? with Marc Maron, Girl on Guy, Doug Loves Movies, Never Not Funny, The Smartest Man in the World, The Dork Forest, The JV Club, Stuff You Should Know, Thrilling Adventure Hour, The Todd Glass Show, Dinner Party Download, The Indoor Kids, Fitzdog Radio, I Seem Fun, and two podcasts hosted by the brothers McElroy – My Brother, My Brother and Me and The Adventure Zone.
The podcast festival was founded in 2012 by Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini of the podcast Comedy Film Nerds, Dave Anthony of The Dollop, and Andy Wood of Probably Science. Additions to the lineup will be announced throughout the summer. Visit the Los Angeles Podcast Festival’s website for program updates and tickets. Access to live video streams of all podcast tapings and panels will also be available for purchase.