The full article and review of many more festivals coming in The Comic Bible Magazine
May and June are busy months in the Comedy Festival Scene
NY: May 14 – The Long Island Comedy Fest takes over Westbury Music Hall stages with Bobby Slayton, Richie Minervini and more.
May 21- NY Underground Comedy Festival begins its annual events on May 21 at Borough of Manhattan Community College in NY with Leighann Lord, Jim Mendrinos and more fun!!
May 31- June 4 Stand UP 360 Comedy Festival in New York at Broadway Comedy Club is gearing to kick off its week long events with Judah Friedlander and a large gala opening show on May 31. The week includes top talent, emerging stars, seminars, and the grand opening of Broadway Comedy Clubs Stand Up Comedy Museum. On June 2 the finalists of the New Guns contest take the stage on June 3, before the closing ceremonies, the winner will be chosen and announced.
NJ: The first ever New Jersey Shore Comedy Festival hosted by Mike Marino at Uncle Vinnies Comedy was a hit ending May 1.
NC: May 18-22 - The Cape Fear comedy festival in North Carolina is a packed event in the city, with the top comics and new talent and more shows and fun than we have space to mention!!
OH: The Cincinnati Laugh Off made ‘em laugh in April and continues throughout May.
PA: Duo Fest improv and comedy in Philly goes from June 2-5!
LA: The Big Easy Comedy Festival in New Orleans is a hot event in a hot spot!
CA: May 12-The Los Angeles Comedy Festival is happening now! AT the Acme Theatre in LA you’ll find the funniest films and best comedy from US and Canada!! All week!!
May 17 – the LA Comedy Awards are coming up. This round promises to be great with red carpet festivities and the best comedy awarded!
Just for Laughs is coming too…June in Chicago and July in Montreal!!
NZ: The New Zealand Comedy festival happens throughout May attracting hundreds of thousands to NZ for great comedy!
UK: The Funniest Females were awarded on May 8 after year long heats.
Channel 4 Comedy Gala is the hottest comedy party of the year on May 24.
Norway: Stand Up Norway fest has an English Night May 28-30 Stand UP Norway Ltd also run their own venue in Oslo; Latter Theatre.
Comedians don’t forget to submit to the Hong Kong Festival and short films to Hollywood Film Festival.
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TV: Watch Mancations, Travel Channel's new unscripted comedy TV series, with Evan Mann and Gareth Reynolds starting Sunday, June 5, at 10 E/P. http://www.travelchannel.com/TV_Shows/Mancations/Photos/mancations-sneak-peek-slideshow