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August 7th, 2012

The New York Times today spotlighted the announcement of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival lineup. Great talents like Kevin Hart, Bill Maher, Aziz Ansari, Robin Williams, and more will perform from November 7 – 11. Tickets will be available starting Monday August 13th, with a limited number of pre-sale tickets available beforehand.

May 23rd, 2012

The dates for the 2012 New York Comedy Festival have been announced! The festival will take place from November 7 – 11 at venues like the Beacon Theater, Carnegie Hall and Town Hall. Tickets and a full schedule will be available in August. For more info, check out this write up in Variety:

December 14th, 2011

LOUIS CK recorded his latest stand-up special back during his sold out run of performances at the New York Comedy Festival in November. If you didn’t have the chance to catch his NYCF shows, now you can download the special for a cool $5 at his official website,

It would seem that a lot of you have done that as well! According to a recent Reddit conversation with Louis CK, the special has already been purchased by more than 110,000 fans! Check out this story over at Rolling Stone to see how DIY can be a good decision – especially when you’re the hottest comedian on the planet!

The New York Daily News covers NYCF

By admin on November 16th, 2011
November 16th, 2011

The New York Daily News covered New York Comedy Festival this week, giving a mention to Seth Myers and Brian Williams’ appearances at the Stand Up For Heroes benefit as well as props to Norm Macdonald on his hilarious performance at Town Hall!

November 16th, 2011

Check out this all important question with Jim Gaffigan: “What would you be like in the military?”


November 14th, 2011

Amongst the backstage chaos and the arrivals of celebrities and world leaders ranging from Bill Clinton to Bruce Springsteen, Jim Gaffigan to Diane Sawyer — Cindy Adams of Page Six was covering the “Stand Up For Heroes” benefit show which kicked off the New York Comedy Festival.

Check out her report here!

November 11th, 2011

The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen, gave an amazing performance at Stand Up For Heroes – as did Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais and President Bill Clinton! To read more about the benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, click here!

November 10th, 2011

The annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit show kicked off the New York Comedy Festival last night and Rolling Stone was on hand to cover the festivities. Check out their article praising the event, which included appearances by Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Jon Stewart, Bruce Springsteen and President Bill Clinton (amongst others).