During the preliminary round of the Blue Ridge Comedy Festival 12 comedians will take the stage to perform their best 5 minutes of material.
The top 3 comedians as decided by a panel of judges (and audience write-in votes) will move one step closer to the $1,000 top prize as they are invited to perform 10 minutes in the Semi-Finals Friday, December 15.
So come laugh it up and root on your new favorite comedian.
Lineup in alphabetical order:
Ajit Krishnamoorthy (Austin, TX)
Christian Escoto (Washington, DC)
Gail Grantham (Knoxville, TN)
Jason Hedden (Panama City, FL)
Lanny Farmer (Athens, GA)
Lauren Frost (Chicago, IL)
Matt Bedell (Boston, MA)
Nathaniel Booher (Bristol, TN)
Rayna Cahill (Huntsville, AL)
Seth Kays (Nashville, TN)
Shaun Connolly (Worcester, MA)
Tyler Ward (Chicago, IL)
- Shows are 18+ and include adult language and themes. (13 - 17 y/o may attend only if accompanied by a parent/guardian)
- Drinks are available including beer, wine, cider, seltzer, limited mixed drinks and non-alcoholic options. Please have your ID ready.
- Hot Dogs are available at the show and cooked as they are ordered.
- Tickets are also available at the door.
- Seats are first come first serve.
- Doors will open 30 minutes before show time
- The use of video equipment or flash photography is strictly prohibited
- Parking can be found on State Street or the Shelby Street parking lot.