Mike Recine at Comedy Corner (10/17 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Mike Recine!

Mike Recine is either the smartest dumb guy or the dumbest smart guy in the room. He’s performed stand-up on Conan, written for the MTV Video Music Awards, performed as a New Face in the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, and been nominated for Time Out New York’s Joke of the Year. Since his first open mic as a teenager in Jersey, he’s performed at nearly every comedy venue in NYC, blending observation and personal storytelling with a pitch-perfect dark wit. Catch him live across NYC to see one of the only guys Brooklyn hipsters and Jersey slobs can agree on.

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Mike Recine

Mike Recine

Samantha Ruddy At Sisyphus Brewing
(10/17 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is
Samantha Ruddy!

Samantha Ruddy tells jokes, writes funny stuff, and weasels her way into your heart with her girl-next-door charm. Samantha has performed standup on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, headlined Carolines on Broadway, and appeared in videos for Comedy Central--all before her 27th birthday! Brooklyn Magazine called her one of Brooklyn's 50 Funniest People, BUST says she's a comic "you should be obsessed with," and Vulture recently featured her for "Follow Friday." Samantha is a skilled joke writer and her comedy is clever, disarming, and sly.

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Samantha Ruddy

Samantha Ruddy

Carmen Lagala At The Plus (10/17 • 8:30pm)

THIS IS A SATELLITE SHOW TAKING PLACE IN EAU CLAIRE, WI.

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Carmen Lagal!

Carmen Lagala has been featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central's digital platform, headlining festivals, and touring the country opening for Hari Kondabolu.

Carmen's versatility of style is matched by her content, as she shifts easily between one-liners and stories about everything from serial killers to mittens made out of her dead dog.

For this show at The Plus, if you order your ticket in advance you get a free drink at the show!

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Carmen Lagala

Carmen Lagala

Hotdish (10/17 • 10:15pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is A SURPRISE

This ain't no casserole. HOT DISH is a stand-up showcase that will fill you up before the long winter – save room for hearty portions from comedians from all over the country. The show is the perfectly melted, slightly crunchy cheese that ties the dish together…this twice-baked comedy extravaganza will have you coming back for seconds, and just maybe; thirds.

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Surprise Headliner

Surprise Headliner

Aparna and Friends (10/18 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Aparna Nancherla!

Aparna Nancherla is a comedian and general silly billy. Her sense of humor is dry, existential, and absurd, with notes of uncalled-for whimsy. Think a wine you didn’t order.

You can watch Aparna as Grace the belabored HR rep on the Comedy Central show, Corporate (Wednesday nights, 10/9c), or as the voice of Hollyhock on Bojack Horseman.

She also has a half-hour special on the second season of The Standups on Netflix, as well as appearances on Late Night with Stephen Colbert on CBS and Two Dope Queens on HBO. Other acting credits include A Simple Favor, CrashingMaster of None, and Inside Amy Schumer. Aparna was also named one of “The 50 Funniest People Right Now” by Rolling Stone.

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Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla

Zimmermania (10/18 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Joe Zimmerman!

Are you ready for some pure adrenaline-fueled comedy? Get ready to enter the comedy ring for an NYC-powered throwdown the likes of which Minneapolis has never seen. THE MAN. THE LEGEND. JOE ZIMMERMAN!!!!!!! 10,000 Laughs is proud to ask you to step into the Zimmerdome for: "ZIMMERMANIA." The comedian you've seen on Conan, The Tonight Show and in his own Comedy Central Half Hour is coming to lay the comedy smack down on you brother. Get ready for to do a no-holds-barred comedy royal rumble with some of the best comedians from across the country!

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Joe Zimmerman

Joe Zimmerman

Yamaneika Saunders at Sisyphus Brewing (10/18 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Yamaneika Saunders!

Yamaneika Saunders is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress known for her work as a panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show and lead roles on Oxygen’s Funny Girls and Comedy Central’s In Security. Yam has appeared on HBO’s Crashing, truTV’s Comedy Knockout and Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks, TV Land’s The Jim Gaffigan Show, A&E’s Black and White, Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, and This Is Not Happening, Seeso’s What's Your F@#Cking Deal?!?!, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and as a recurring correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Yamaneika has performed at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, The Half Hour on Comedy Central, and recently filmed a half-hour stand-up special for Netflix. Yam currently stars on VH1’s Talk 30 To Me and Bravo’s Kandi Koated Nights. You can listen to her weekly on her hit podcast Rantin' and Ravin

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Yamaneika Saunders

Yamaneika Saunders

Mike Recine at Acme (10/18 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is: Mike Recine!

Mike Recine is either the smartest dumb guy or the dumbest smart guy in the room. He’s performed stand-up on Conan, written for the MTV Video Music Awards, performed as a New Face in the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, and been nominated for Time Out New York’s Joke of the Year. Since his first open mic as a teenager in Jersey, he’s performed at nearly every comedy venue in NYC, blending observation and personal storytelling with a pitch-perfect dark wit. Catch him live across NYC to see one of the only guys Brooklyn hipsters and Jersey slobs can agree on.

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Mike Recine

Mike Recine

Brian Posehn and Friends (10/18 • 10:30pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Brian Posehn!

Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn always has a full plate in front of him. He is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. 2013 marked the release of his first hour long special, The Fartist, through Netflix. Brian is currently writing a book to be released in 2017. His latest specials "25x2" and "Criminally Posehn" can be seen on SeeSo. He has a popular podcast, Nerd Poker, on the Earwolf Network

Brian co-starred in Universal's feature, The Five-Year Engagement, directed by Nick Stoller and produced by Judd Apatow and in the popular Canadian indie comedy, Lloyd the Conqueror. In the last year he has done guest spots on the sitcomsThe Big Bang TheoryYou're the Worst, Guys With Kids and Anger Management. He also starred for three seasons in Comedy Central's popular show, The Sarah Silverman Program, and toured as one of the original members of the Comedians of Comedy

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Brian Posehn

Brian Posehn

The Dirty Show At CCU (10/18 • 10:30pm)

George Carlin once said there are no bad words, only bad thoughts and intentions.

Fuck that. 

We know a lot of bad words, and we're not afraid to use them under certain, controlled conditions.

The 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival proudly presents – well, presents, anyway – THE DIRTY SHOW, 90 minutes of bad words and dirty thoughts. If you're the type of person who's offended by so-called dirty words, you quit reading this two fucks ago. If you're still with us, then this show is for you. And by all means; bring your grandma, too! Old ladies love this shit!

Emma Willmann At Sisyphus Brewing
(10/18 • 10:30pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is
Emma Willmann!

Emma Willmann is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She made her televised stand up debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Emma Willmann was born in Blue Hill, Maine. She is a graduate of Georges Stevens Academy and currently resides in New York City. Willmann also graduated from Simmons College Boston and received a masters from the New School in New York City. She was featured as a new face at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2016. Time Out New York has recognized her as one of the 10 funniest women in NYC. Emma performed stand up on the Seeso series, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac. Emma is a series regular on the show Crazy Ex Girlfriend and most recently appeared on "The Comedy Lineup" special on Netflix.

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Emma Willmann

Emma Willmann

Solomon Georgio at Acme (10/18 • 10:30pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is: Solomon Georgio!

Solomon Georgio began as a stand up on the Seattle comedy scene and quickly developed his own brand of irreverence. He flawlessly intertwines biting social commentary with stories of his life as an openly gay African immigrant. Solomon was a finalist on NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity showcase and has been a regular performer at several festivals, including Seattle’s Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, and Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Solomon made his television debut as a featured comedian on CONAN and has since returned to perform on the show again in 2017. He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s THIS IS NOT HAPPENING, Viceland’s FLOPHOUSE, and Comedy Central’s THE MELTDOWN. In 2017, Comedy Central released Solomon’s first televised special for COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP PRESENTS…, and Solomon also recorded his first album with Comedy Central at Mississippi Studios in Portland.

As a writer, Solomon has contributed to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and just wrapped up his first season as a staff writer on TruTv’s ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING. As an actor, he will soon be appearing in the upcoming IFC series BALL OR NOTHING, the Comedy Central web series WHITE FLIGHT, and TruTV’s ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING.

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Solomon Georgio

Solomon Georgio

Don’t tell (10/18 • 11:59Pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is: Well, we can’t tell you…

Don't Tell Comedy
For people who love laughing and despise overpriced drinks!

Secret Comedians
Secret Location

How does it work?
Purchase a ticket and the exact location of the show will be emailed to you at noon on the day of the event.

What to expect:
Join us at a secret location to experience a diverse lineup of hilarious (secret) comedians! Our secret locations have included storefronts, residences, rooftops, and the occasional steam ship! Come to Don't Tell Comedy have a few drinks, laugh, and meet new people!

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Secret Headliner

Secret Headliner

The FUnny 20 (10/19 • 4:30pm)

It’s not a comedy festival without some contrived nonsense, and THE FUNNY 20 is here to satisfy. Twenty comics face off with minute-long jokes to be crowned “The All Time and Forever Ruling Champion of Comedy”.

In this single-loss joke slinging tournament, our judge, who is also the referee will decide the winner of each round. All performers get their chance for a shot at the Z$2,500,000,000,000,000 in prize money. Think March Madness but with a lot less coordination.

Dan Cummins and Friends (10/19 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Dan Cummins!

Dan Cummins’ unusual observations and unique autobiographical stand-up have earned him spots on The Tonight Show (both Conan and Leno have invited him over to the couch!), a Comedy Central half-hour and one-hour special, stand up appearances on The Late, Late Show, Conan, Comedy Central’s This is Not Happening, and on many other late night and cable programs. He was a cast member for the the last three seasons of the continually re-airing World’s Dumbest on TruTv, and has appeared on several other pop up commentary series, including VH1’s I Love the 2000’s.

Dan is constantly on tour, and hosts the increasingly popular Timesuck podcast, a regular appearance maker on the iTunes top 100 chart for the most heavily downloaded comedy podcasts in the U.S. You can also listen to Timesuck on Spotify and on the Timesuck app in both the Apple and Google Play app stores.

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Dan Cummins

Dan Cummins

Emma Willmann at Comedy Corner (10/18 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Emma Willmann!

Emma Willmann is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She made her televised stand up debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Emma Willmann was born in Blue Hill, Maine. She is a graduate of Georges Stevens Academy and currently resides in New York City. Willmann also graduated from Simmons College Boston and received a masters from the New School in New York City. She was featured as a new face at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2016. Time Out New York has recognized her as one of the 10 funniest women in NYC. Emma performed stand up on the Seeso series, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac. Emma is a series regular on the show Crazy Ex Girlfriend and most recently appeared on "The Comedy Lineup" special on Netflix.

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Emma Willmann

Emma Willmann

Joe Zimmerman At Sisyphus Brewing
(10/19 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is: Joe Zimmerman!

Joe Zimmerman grew up in Morgantown, West Virginia, and started his comedy career in North Carolina. While living in the South, his stand-up group the Beards of Comedy landed a record deal with Comedy Central Records. He moved to New York City in 2012, quickly appearing on The Late Late Show and John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, as well as performing at Montreal’s prestigious Just for Laughs festival. His resume has since grown to include The Tonight Show, Conan, Nickelodeon, Last Comic Standing, and his own Comedy Central Half Hour. Joe’s solo album Smiling at Wolves reached number two on the iTunes comedy charts and is played regularly on SiriusXM. (His second, Innocence, is due this summer on Comedy Central Records.) He has also contributed humor pieces to The New York Times.

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Joe Zimmerman

Joe Zimmerman

Baron Vaughn at Acme (10/19 • 8pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is: Baron Vaughn!

Baron Vaughn is a series regular on Netflix’s Grace & Frankie in the role of “Bud” with 5 seasons currently streaming. He is the voice of "Tom Servo" in the newMystery Science Theater 3000 (The Return and The Gauntlet) also streaming on Netflix. He has made a documentary about a very personal subject called Fatherlessfor the Fusion Network which can be found on Amazon Prime. He's the co-creator and co-host of the Comedy Central showcase series The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle with Season 1 available for download.

 

Baron has performed on Comedy Central in his own Half Hour, as well as appearances on HBO's 2 Dope Queens, Comedy Central's The Meltdown, Showtime's SXSW Comedy, Conan (twice), and the now defunct Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He's the self-proclaimed "Master of Festivals," having performed in the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival (Aspen), Just for Laughs Comedy Festival (Montreal), South Beach Comedy Festival (Miami), Moontower Comedy Festival (Austin), SXSW Festival (Austin), San Francisco Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Portland), Vancouver Comedy Festival, Accidental Comedy Festival (Cleveland), Chicago Comedy Exposition, JashFesht (Palm Springs), Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (TN), High Plains Comedy Festival (Denver), Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival (Seattle), Life Is Beautiful Music and Art Festival (Las Vegas), Colossal ClusterFest (SF), and, well, The 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival.

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Baron Vaughn

Baron Vaughn

Ron funches and Friends (10/19 • 10:30pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Ron Funches!

Ron Funches is a triple threat. He is an excellent stand up comedian, actor and writer.

Ron has built an impressive acting resume. Whether it's lending his voice to projects like Trolls, Bob's Burgers, and Adventure Time. Or his memorable acting roles on The Goldbergs, Black•ish, New Girl, Transparent, Powerless, and Undateable. He even made being a gang member likable in the film Get Hard.

His personal appearances include Conan, The Tonight Show, @midnight, Chopped, Cupcake Wars and many more.

Ron is a great writer too. His writing credits include The Eric Andre Show, Kroll Show and several television pilots.

He currently has a one hour comedy special on Comedy Central.

Ron is also a pretty solid dad and friend. He lives in Southern California with his son.

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Ron Funches

Ron Funches

Yamaneika Saunders at Comedy Corner
(10/19 • 10:30pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is Yamaneika Saunders!

Yamaneika Saunders is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress known for her work as a panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show and lead roles on Oxygen’s Funny Girls and Comedy Central’s In Security. Yam has appeared on HBO’s Crashing, truTV’s Comedy Knockout and Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks, TV Land’s The Jim Gaffigan Show, A&E’s Black and White, Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, and This Is Not Happening, Seeso’s What's Your F@#Cking Deal?!?!, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and as a recurring correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Yamaneika has performed at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, The Half Hour on Comedy Central, and recently filmed a half-hour stand-up special for Netflix. Yam currently stars on VH1’s Talk 30 To Me and Bravo’s Kandi Koated Nights. You can listen to her weekly on her hit podcast Rantin' and Ravin

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Yamaneika Saunders

Yamaneika Saunders

Solomon Georgio At Sisyphus Brewing
(10/19 • 10:30pm)

Every show at 10,000 Laughs features a curated lineup of our favorite up-and-coming comedians along with a killer headliner. Closing this show is: Solomon Georgio!

Solomon Georgio began as a stand up on the Seattle comedy scene and quickly developed his own brand of irreverence. He flawlessly intertwines biting social commentary with stories of his life as an openly gay African immigrant. Solomon was a finalist on NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity showcase and has been a regular performer at several festivals, including Seattle’s Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, and Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Solomon made his television debut as a featured comedian on CONAN and has since returned to perform on the show again in 2017. He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s THIS IS NOT HAPPENING, Viceland’s FLOPHOUSE, and Comedy Central’s THE MELTDOWN. In 2017, Comedy Central released Solomon’s first televised special for COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP PRESENTS…, and Solomon also recorded his first album with Comedy Central at Mississippi Studios in Portland.

As a writer, Solomon has contributed to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and just wrapped up his first season as a staff writer on TruTv’s ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING. As an actor, he will soon be appearing in the upcoming IFC series BALL OR NOTHING, the Comedy Central web series WHITE FLIGHT, and TruTV’s ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING.

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Solomon Georgio

Solomon Georgio

Best of the Fest at Acme (10/19 • 10:30pm)

Grandma always said to save the best for last, and damnit Grandma, that’s exactly what we’ve done! BEST OF THE FEST features, you guessed it, the most beloved performers from 10,000 Laughs, as determined throughout the festival.

This show will knock your socks right off with an as-yet-undetermined lineup of incredible comics from around the country. We’re in as much suspense as you are...so get your tickets now, because this show has sold out for SIX years running!

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A yet to be determined lineup of great and amazing comedians from all across the planet.

A yet to be determined lineup of great and amazing comedians from all across the planet.