Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event + mobile app → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic
comedy [clear filter]
Saturday, August 31
 

11:00am

Punch Pod

Punch Pod, Seattle's only weekly stand up comedy clip show podcast, brings something special to Bumbershoot this year. It's the Punch Pod Live Listening App and it's chock full of the greatest Punch Pod hits to keep you laughing while you make your way through the festival.  Punchpod features the best moments from the weekly Punchline Comedy Shows at the bar at Jai Thai on Broadway on Seattle's iconic Capitol Hill, including comedians performing at Bumbershoot this year plus a selection of the best local comedians that we couldn't fit into our packed schedule, but wanted to share with you!

Available FREE for iPhone or Android by searching "Punch Pod" in your App Store or available for any HTML5 enabled browser at http://bumbershoot.punchpod.com

Saturday August 31, 2013 11:00am - 8:00pm
Comedy at Vera

1:00pm

Mike Vecchione, Marc Maron
Comedian Mike Vecchione has appeared
 on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, Comedy Central’s Fresh Face Debates, and 
Russell Simmons Presents: Stand Up at the El Rey Theatre. In 2010, Vecchione won the People’s Choice Award for the New York Comedy 
Festival, was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and was selected to perform
 at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival (New Faces). Later that year, Mike went on
to perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and shot his own half hour special
 for Comedy Central.

For over fifteen years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest, and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio and television. A legend in the stand-up community, he has appeared on HBO, in two Comedy Central Presents specials, and on almost every show that allows comics to perform. He has appeared on Conan O’Brien more than any other comedian (a record 47 times and counting). His podcast WTF with Marc Maron regularly hits #1 on the iTunes chart, and his comedy series Maron debuted this year on IFC.

Saturday August 31, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

1:15pm

NorthWest Comedy Fest's Canadians of Comedy

Attention, America! Canada is proud to bring you Vancouver’s favourite comedians. Listen America, Canada is just like you, but slightly different in super subtle ways that’ll make you feel all weird — like how they spelled “favorite” in the first sentence. Brought to you by NorthWest Comedy Fest: Vancouver’s brand new Comedy Festival launching February 2014.

Featuring:  Dan Quinn, Kyle Bottom and Katie-Ellen Humphries


Saturday August 31, 2013 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Comedy at Vera

2:45pm

Kyle Dunnigan, Doug Benson
As a stand-up comic, Kyle Dunnigan has had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central and made appearances on Late Night with Conan O’BrienJimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. His weekly podcast, Professor Blastoff (co-hosted with friend and fellow comedian friend Tig Notaro) made Entertainment Weekly’s “Must List” and receives 40,000 downloads per episode. Dunnigan also appeared in the pilot Garfunkel and Oates for HBO GO and had a recurring role on Reno! 911.

Doug Benson is a veteran comedian as well as the creator and host of the Doug Loves Movies and Benson Interruption podcasts. He starred in the film Super High Me and has appeared on Comedy Central PresentsBest Week Ever, and the fifth season of Last Comic Standing. His latest album, Gateway Doug, was recorded on stoner holiday April 20 earlier this year.
Saturday August 31, 2013 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

3:00pm

Best of Tacoma Comedy Club
Based in The City of Destiny, the Tacoma Comedy Club regularly presents some of the best stand-up comedians from all over the country. Appearing at Bumbershoot are local favorites Aaron Kirby and Jonas Barnes, plus national touring headliner Brad Upton, a veteran of Comedy Central and Almost Live!
Saturday August 31, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Comedy at Vera

3:00pm

Improv4Humans
Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. A founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Besser has brought his talents to podcasting with this fully improvised show that features the best talent in the universe. Bumbershoot’s live performance will feature Besser, UCB veteran and actor Brian Huskey, and Saturday Night Live’s Tim Meadows and Horatio Sanz.
Saturday August 31, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Comedy at the Bagley

4:30pm

Matt Besser, Natasha Leggero
Comedian and actor Matt Besser is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade. A veteran of such TV shows as MTV’s Stung and Comedy Central’s Crossballs, he’s also appeared in films like Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox StoryYear OneDrillbit Taylor, and Junebug. He can currently be found at the long-running weekly UCB improv show Asssscat.

Natasha Leggero is an actress, writer and accomplished standup who can be seen regularly on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and as part of the Chelsea Lately round table. In 2011, she did her first Comedy Central special and her album, Coke Money, was released that same year. She’s appeared on TV (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,CommunityReno! 911The Sarah Silverman Program), on the web (Arrested DevelopmentBurning Love), and in movies (He’s Just Not That Into YouThe Believer). Her voice can be heard in Ugly AmericansThe Life and Times of Tim, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
Saturday August 31, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

4:45pm

How Was Your Week? with Julie Klausner & special guest Ted Leo
Julie Klausner is a comedy writer/performer and author. Her pop-culture- and celebrity-guest-fueled podcast How Was Your Week? was recently called “one of the few essential podcasts” by the New York Times and named one of the best 10 comedy podcasts of the moment by Rolling Stone. Her special guest at Bumbershoot is musician Ted Leo.
Saturday August 31, 2013 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Comedy at the Bagley

4:45pm

SketchFest
SketchFest Seattle is the world’s original sketch comedy festival, with a reputation for presenting the best and most original comedy from around the globe. This year’s Bumbershoot performers include Jen Seaman, a judge favorite on Season 6 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent; Charles (Seattle sketch comedy duo Charlie Stockman and Chuck Armstrong), known for cerebral humor bordering on comedic arrogance; Drop the Root Beer and Run, a sketch comedy troupe formed by alumni from the Evergreen State College’s comedy collective known as “Generation Friends”; and Princess.

Saturday August 31, 2013 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Comedy at Vera

6:15pm

Mike Drucker, Morgan Murphy, Joe Mande
Mike Drucker is an award-winning stand-up comedian and current staff writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. A veteran of the comedy festival circuit, he’s also contributed his writing skills to Saturday Night LiveThe OnionThe Onion News Network on Comedy Central, McSweeney’s, Nintendo, College Humor, the Mark Twain Awards, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the ESPY Awards. In 2011, he won the Joke of the Year award from Time Out New York. On Twitter, Mike’s incredibly sad jokes have amassed him a fan base of over 49,000 followers.

Northwest native Morgan Murphy is a comedian, actress, and writer. She has performed in the Comedians of Comedy tour and appeared in the Comedians of Comedy: Live at the Troubadour DVD. Bobcat Goldthwaite cast her in the films Sleeping Dogs Lie and World’s Greatest Dad, and Aimee Mann has included her in all three years of her “Christmas Spectacular” tours as well as the video for her song “31 Today”. Murphy was a writer and performer on both Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and is currently a writer on the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls.

Joe Mande is a comedian and writer. He’s currently a staff writer for Parks and Recreation and has also written for Kroll Show on Comedy Central and Delocated on Adult Swim. He has performed stand-up twice on Conan and his half-hour special premiered on Comedy Central last year.

Saturday August 31, 2013 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

6:30pm

Laff Hole Presents: Fresh Faces
Laff Hole is the People’s Republic of Komedy’s flagship show, presenting
 local comedians alongside national headliners each month at Chop Suey. Their Bumbershoot performance presents some of Seattle’s most promising talent performing stand-up,
 sketch comedy, characters, and more.

For the last seven years, People’s Republic of Komedy has been fostering new comedic talent by providing up and comers with great performance opportunities. Come see the new crop of hilarious Seattle comics before they graduate to the big time. You’re welcome, Hollywood!

Saturday August 31, 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Comedy at Vera

6:30pm

Patton Oswalt & Friends
Patton Oswalt is an internationally renowned comedian, writer, and actor. In addition to starring in the films Big Fan and Young Adult Oswalt was the voice of Remy the rat in Ratatouille. Oswalt also appeared as the character Spencer Olchin in the sitcom King of Queens, has shot three TV specials and released several critically acclaimed albums. For this—his sixth year at Bumbershoot—Oswalt brings surprise special guests and a helping of sidesplitting laughter.

Saturday August 31, 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Comedy at the Bagley

8:00pm

Jerrod Carmichael, Todd Barry
Jerrod Carmichael is an LA-based stand-up performer originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was featured last year in Variety as one of their top ten “Comics to Watch” and was one of the New Faces at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. He was previously a recurring character on Fox’s The Goodwin Games and can be seen in the upcoming feature Townies. He’s a regular around some of LA’s favorite comedy clubs, including Meltdown, The Improv and Laugh Factory.

New York City-based comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner The Wrestler. Boasting multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David LettermanLate Night with Conan O’Brien,Jimmy Kimmel Live!, two Comedy Central Presentsspecials, and a one hour Comedy Central special Super Crazy, Todd’s resume also includes such hit TV shows asLouieDelocatedBored to DeathTim and Eric,Chappelle’s ShowSex and the City, and even Sesame Street. Among his additional feature film highlights are Todd Phillips’s Road Trip, Louis CK’s Pootie Tang, and Mitch Hedberg’s Los Enchiladas.
Saturday August 31, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Comedy at the Playhouse
 
Sunday, September 1
 

11:00am

Punch Pod

Punch Pod, Seattle's only weekly stand up comedy clip show podcast, brings something special to Bumbershoot this year. It's the Punch Pod Live Listening App and it's chock full of the greatest Punch Pod hits to keep you laughing while you make your way through the festival.  Punchpod features the best moments from the weekly Punchline Comedy Shows at the bar at Jai Thai on Broadway on Seattle's iconic Capitol Hill, including comedians performing at Bumbershoot this year plus a selection of the best local comedians that we couldn't fit into our packed schedule, but wanted to share with you!

Available FREE for iPhone or Android by searching "Punch Pod" in your App Store or available for any HTML5 enabled browser at http://bumbershoot.punchpod.com

Sunday September 1, 2013 11:00am - 8:00pm
Comedy at Vera

1:00pm

Kyle Dunnigan, Doug Benson
As a stand-up comic, Kyle Dunnigan has had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central and made appearances on Late Night with Conan O’BrienJimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. His weekly podcast, Professor Blastoff (co-hosted with friend and fellow comedian friend Tig Notaro) made Entertainment Weekly’s “Must List” and receives 40,000 downloads per episode. Dunnigan also appeared in the pilot Garfunkel and Oates for HBO GO and had a recurring role on Reno! 911.

Doug Benson is a veteran comedian as well as the creator and host of the Doug Loves Movies and Benson Interruption podcasts. He starred in the film Super High Me and has appeared on Comedy Central PresentsBest Week Ever, and the fifth season of Last Comic Standing. His latest album, Gateway Doug, was recorded on stoner holiday April 20 earlier this year.

Sunday September 1, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

1:15pm

NorthWest Comedy Fest's Canadians of Comedy

Attention, America! Canada is proud to bring you Vancouver’s favourite comedians. Listen America, Canada is just like you, but slightly different in super subtle ways that’ll make you feel all weird — like how they spelled “favorite” in the first sentence. Brought to you by NorthWest Comedy Fest: Vancouver’s brand new Comedy Festival launching February 2014.

Featuring:  Dan Quinn, Kyle Bottom and Katie-Ellen Humphries


Sunday September 1, 2013 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Comedy at Vera

2:45pm

Emily Heller, Jerrod Carmichael, Todd Barry
Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. You may have seen her on Conan, on the third season of John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, or as one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. She is the creator and star of the Above Average series The Future. In 2011, She was included in Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch, won Rooftop Comedy’s Silver Nail Award, and was named one of the “Funniest People in Town” by 7×7 Magazine in San Francisco. Emily now lives in New York City and performs stand-up all over the country.

Jerrod Carmichael is an LA-based stand-up performer originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was featured last year in Variety as one of their top ten “Comics to Watch” and was one of the New Faces at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. He was previously a recurring character on Fox’s The Goodwin Games and can be seen in the upcoming feature Townies. He’s a regular around some of LA’s favorite comedy clubs, including Meltdown, The Improv and Laugh Factory.

New York City-based comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner The Wrestler. Boasting multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David LettermanLate Night with Conan O’Brien,Jimmy Kimmel Live!, two Comedy Central Presents specials, and a one hour Comedy Central special Super Crazy, Todd’s resume also includes such hit TV shows as LouieDelocatedBored to DeathTim and EricChappelle’s ShowSex and the City, and even Sesame Street. Among his additional feature film highlights are Todd Phillips’s Road Trip, Louis CK’s Pootie Tang, and Mitch Hedberg’s Los Enchiladas.
Sunday September 1, 2013 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

3:00pm

Improv4Humans
Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. A founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Besser has brought his talents to podcasting with this fully improvised show that features the best talent in the universe. Bumbershoot’s live performance will feature Besser, UCB veteran and actor Brian Huskey, and Saturday Night Live’s Tim Meadows and Horatio Sanz.

Sunday September 1, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Comedy at the Bagley

3:00pm

Podaholics Comedy Stand
Created by Seattle comedy producer Sean McCann, The Podaholics Comedy Stand is an hour-long stand-up comedy show showcasing Northwest talent. Bumbershoot performers include Duane Goad, Jay Hollingsworth, Kane Holloway, Kelsey Cook, Mike Coletta, Tyler Smith, and Phil Fox.
Sunday September 1, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Comedy at Vera

4:30pm

Mike Drucker, Morgan Murphy, Joe Mande
Mike Drucker is an award-winning stand-up comedian and current staff writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. A veteran of the comedy festival circuit, he’s also contributed his writing skills to Saturday Night LiveThe OnionThe Onion News Network on Comedy Central, McSweeney’s, Nintendo, College Humor, the Mark Twain Awards, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the ESPY Awards. In 2011, he won the Joke of the Year award from Time Out New York. On Twitter, Mike’s incredibly sad jokes have amassed him a fan base of over 49,000 followers.

Northwest native Morgan Murphy is a comedian, actress, and writer. She has performed in the Comedians of Comedy tour and appeared in the Comedians of Comedy: Live at the Troubadour DVD. Bobcat Goldthwaite cast her in the films Sleeping Dogs Lie and World’s Greatest Dad, and Aimee Mann has included her in all three years of her “Christmas Spectacular” tours as well as the video for her song “31 Today”. Murphy was a writer and performer on both Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and is currently a writer on the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls.

Joe Mande is a comedian and writer. He’s currently a staff writer for Parks and Recreation and has also written for Kroll Show on Comedy Central and Delocated on Adult Swim. He has performed stand-up twice on Conan and his half-hour special premiered on Comedy Central last year.

Sunday September 1, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

4:45pm

Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction with Bryan Cook
Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction is a comedy show and podcast founded in Seattle, created, and hosted by Bryan Cook. Each event features 10 comics, writing and performing pieces based on their whims or audience suggestions. Featuring: Emily Heller, Ian Karmel, Derek Sheen, Travis Vogt, Douglas Gale, Shane Torres, Emmet Montgomery

Sunday September 1, 2013 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Comedy at Vera

4:45pm

WTF? Live with Marc Maron
Comedian Marc Maron is tackling the most complex philosophical question of our day—WTF? He’ll get to the bottom of it in this live version of his WTF podcast with help from comedian friends, celebrity guests, and the voices in his own head.

Sunday September 1, 2013 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Comedy at the Bagley

6:15pm

Matt Besser, Natasha Leggero, The World Champion Judah Friedlander
Comedian and actor Matt Besser is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade. A veteran of such TV shows as MTV’s Stung and Comedy Central’s Crossballs, he’s also appeared in films like Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox StoryYear OneDrillbit Taylor, and Junebug. He can currently be found at the long-running weekly UCB improv show Asssscat.

Natasha Leggero is an actress, writer and accomplished standup who can be seen regularly on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and as part of the Chelsea Lately round table. In 2011, she did her first Comedy Central special and her album, Coke Money, was released that same year. She’s appeared on TV (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,CommunityReno! 911The Sarah Silverman Program), on the web (Arrested DevelopmentBurning Love), and in movies (He’s Just Not That Into YouThe Believer). Her voice can be heard in Ugly AmericansThe Life and Times of Tim, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

On the comedy stage, Judah Friedlander is The World Champion. He is the best athlete in the world, greatest martial artist, the sexual desire of every woman, and a role model to children. Let’s face it, Judah is the greatest comedian in the world… and the most humble. Judah is an extra-dark blackbelt in karate. 
Sunday September 1, 2013 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

6:30pm

Laff Hole Presents: The Idiot Brotherz
Laff Hole is the People’s Republic of Komedy’s flagship show, presenting
 local comedians alongside national headliners each month at Chop Suey. Their Bumbershoot performance presents some of Seattle’s most promising talent performing stand-up,
 sketch comedy, characters, and more.

Two of Seattle’s most adorable comedians, Devin Badoo and Adam Firestone play two adorable idiots who are trying to make it in showbiz. Their fast paced comedy show incorporates live Sketch Comedy, fake celebrities, Puppets and 100% cuteness. Whether you’re looking for something that’s cute and entertaining or you’re just trying to learn how to make it in showbiz, The Idiot Brotherz will be there for you!


Sunday September 1, 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Comedy at Vera

6:30pm

Patton Oswalt & Friends
Patton Oswalt is an internationally renowned comedian, writer, and actor. In addition to starring in the films Big Fanand Young Adult Oswalt was the voice of Remy the rat inRatatouille. Oswalt also appeared as the character Spencer Olchin in the sitcom King of Queens, has shot three TV specials and released several critically acclaimed albums. For this—his sixth year at Bumbershoot—Oswalt brings surprise special guests and a helping of sidesplitting laughter.

Sunday September 1, 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Comedy at the Bagley

8:00pm

Mike Vecchione, Marc Maron
Comedian Mike Vecchione has appeared
 on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, Comedy Central’s Fresh Face Debates, and 
Russell Simmons Presents: Stand Up at the El Rey Theatre. In 2010, Vecchione won the People’s Choice Award for the New York Comedy 
Festival, was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and was selected to perform
 at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival (New Faces). Later that year, Mike went on
to perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and shot his own half hour special
 for Comedy Central.

For over fifteen years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest, and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio and television. A legend in the stand-up community, he has appeared on HBO, in two Comedy Central Presents specials, and on almost every show that allows comics to perform. He has appeared on Conan O’Brien more than any other comedian (a record 47 times and counting). His podcast WTF with Marc Maron regularly hits #1 on the iTunes chart, and his comedy series Maron debuted this year on IFC.

Sunday September 1, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Comedy at the Playhouse
 
Monday, September 2
 

11:00am

Punch Pod

Punch Pod, Seattle's only weekly stand up comedy clip show podcast, brings something special to Bumbershoot this year. It's the Punch Pod Live Listening App and it's chock full of the greatest Punch Pod hits to keep you laughing while you make your way through the festival.  Punchpod features the best moments from the weekly Punchline Comedy Shows at the bar at Jai Thai on Broadway on Seattle's iconic Capitol Hill, including comedians performing at Bumbershoot this year plus a selection of the best local comedians that we couldn't fit into our packed schedule, but wanted to share with you!

Available FREE for iPhone or Android by searching "Punch Pod" in your App Store or available for any HTML5 enabled browser at http://bumbershoot.punchpod.com


Monday September 2, 2013 11:00am - 8:00pm
Comedy at Vera

1:00pm

Matt Besser, The World Champion Judah Friedlander
Comedian and actor Matt Besser is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade. A veteran of such TV shows as MTV’s Stung and Comedy Central’s Crossballs, he’s also appeared in films like Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox StoryYear OneDrillbit Taylor, and Junebug. He can currently be found at the long-running weekly UCB improv show Asssscat.

On the comedy stage, Judah Friedlander is The World Champion. He is the best athlete in the world, greatest martial artist, the sexual desire of every woman, and a role model to children. Let’s face it, Judah is the greatest comedian in the world… and the most humble. Judah is an extra-dark blackbelt in karate.  

Monday September 2, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

1:15pm

NorthWest Comedy Fest's Canadians of Comedy

Attention, America! Canada is proud to bring you Vancouver’s favourite comedians. Listen America, Canada is just like you, but slightly different in super subtle ways that’ll make you feel all weird — like how they spelled “favorite” in the first sentence. Brought to you by NorthWest Comedy Fest: Vancouver’s brand new Comedy Festival launching February 2014.

Featuring:  Dan Quinn, Kyle Bottom and Katie-Ellen Humphries


Monday September 2, 2013 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Comedy at Vera

1:30pm

The Comedy Bang! Bang! Experience
Join IFC’s Scott Aukerman (co-creator of Between Two Ferns) and his musical cohort Reggie Watts for a screening of a brand new episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! This original series is a hilarious variety show that riffs on the late night talk show format, infusing celebrity appearances and comedy sketches with a tinge of the surreal. New episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang! Fridays at 10/9C on IFC.

Monday September 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Comedy at the Bagley

2:45pm

Mike Drucker, Joe Mande, Reggie Watts
Mike Drucker is an award-winning stand-up comedian and current staff writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. A veteran of the comedy festival circuit, he’s also contributed his writing skills to Saturday Night LiveThe OnionThe Onion News Network on Comedy Central, McSweeney’s, Nintendo, College Humor, the Mark Twain Awards, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the ESPY Awards. In 2011, he won the Joke of the Year award from Time Out New York. On Twitter, Mike’s incredibly sad jokes have amassed him a fan base of over 49,000 followers.

Joe Mande is a comedian and writer. He’s currently a staff writer for Parks and Recreation and has also written for Kroll Show on Comedy Central and Delocated on Adult Swim. He has performed stand-up twice on Conan and his half-hour special premiered on Comedy Central last year.

Former Seattleite Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocalist/beatboxer/musician/comedian/improviser who currently stars in IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!. He was handpicked by Conan O’Brien to open his sold-out North American “Prohibited From Being Funny on Television” tour, crowned “Hot Comedian” by Rolling Stone, and named SPIN’s “Best New Comedian” in 2010. He’s appeared multiple times on ConanLate Night with Jimmy FallonThe Yes Men Save the World, IFC, Michael and Michael Have Issues, Iceland TV, UK’s “Funny Or Die,” and PBS’s Electric Company
Monday September 2, 2013 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

3:00pm

Comedy Jam (Preserves)
The comedians on this show (Ron Reid, 64, Geoff Young, 57, Peggy Platt, 55, and Jay Wendell Walker, 70) have an aggregate total of 149 years of stand-up comedy experience. At an age when most people think about retirement, they’re just getting warmed up.

Featuring musical interludes by Michelle Beaudry

Monday September 2, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Comedy at Vera

3:15pm

Improv4Humans
Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. A founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Besser has brought his talents to podcasting with this fully improvised show that features the best talent in the universe. Bumbershoot’s live performance will feature Besser, UCB veteran and actor Brian Huskey, and Saturday Night Live’s Tim Meadows and Horatio Sanz.

Monday September 2, 2013 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Comedy at the Bagley

4:30pm

Mike Vecchione, Kyle Dunnigan
Comedian Mike Vecchione has appeared
 on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, Comedy Central’s Fresh Face Debates, and 
Russell Simmons Presents: Stand Up at the El Rey Theatre. In 2010, Vecchione won the People’s Choice Award for the New York Comedy 
Festival, was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and was selected to perform
 at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival (New Faces). Later that year, Mike went on
to perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and shot his own half hour special
for Comedy Central.

As a stand-up comic, Kyle Dunnigan has had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central and made appearances on Late Night with Conan O’BrienJimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. His weekly podcast, Professor Blastoff (co-hosted with friend and fellow comedian friend Tig Notaro) made Entertainment Weekly’s “Must List” and receives 40,000 downloads per episode. Dunnigan also appeared in the pilot Garfunkel and Oates for HBO GO and had a recurring role on Reno! 911.
Monday September 2, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

4:45pm

Hot Comedy with The Spicy News
Conceived by Portland comedian and Oregon native Craig May, The Spicy News was born when a group of friends believed that it would be funny to watch comedians read celebrity gossip, but only after eating one of the hottest naturally occurring chillies on the planet. After soliciting the help of local hero and champion of industry, Ian Karmel, The Spicy News quickly began to carve out a following of comedy enthusiasts, and masochists alike. For Bumbershoot, The Spicy Crew has a ton planned already including a live Spicy News/Spicy Interview as well as “Hot Comedy” in which comics attempt to do their act under the influence of a habanero.

Monday September 2, 2013 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Comedy at Vera

5:00pm

Doug Loves Movies with Doug Benson
Doug Benson, of Best Week Ever and Last Comic Standing fame, is back at Bumbershoot with another edition of his popular podcast “Doug Loves Movies.” Come for the laughs as Doug and his friends have a freewheeling conversation about movies, but stay for the trivia games. Make a movie-related nametag with your moniker for a chance to win!

Monday September 2, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Comedy at the Bagley

6:15pm

Jerrod Carmichael, Todd Barry
Jerrod Carmichael is an LA-based stand-up performer originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was featured last year in Variety as one of their top ten “Comics to Watch” and was one of the New Faces at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. He was previously a recurring character on Fox’s The Goodwin Games and can be seen in the upcoming feature Townies. He’s a regular around some of LA’s favorite comedy clubs, including Meltdown, The Improv and Laugh Factory.

New York City-based comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner The Wrestler. Boasting multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David LettermanLate Night with Conan O’BrienJimmy Kimmel Live!, two Comedy Central Presents specials, and a one hour Comedy Central special Super Crazy, Todd’s resume also includes such hit TV shows as LouieDelocatedBored to DeathTim and EricChappelle’s ShowSex and the City, and even Sesame Street. Among his additional feature film highlights are Todd Phillips’s Road Trip, Louis CK’s Pootie Tang, and Mitch Hedberg’s Los Enchiladas.

Monday September 2, 2013 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Comedy at the Playhouse

6:30pm

Laff Hole Presents: Funny Over Everything
Laff Hole is the People’s Republic of Komedy’s flagship show, presenting
 local comedians alongside national headliners each month at Chop Suey. Their Bumbershoot performance presents some of Seattle’s most promising talent performing stand-up,
 sketch comedy, characters, and more.

Laff Hole presents Funny Over Everything is a show started by Ian Karmel, Sean Jordan, and Shane Torres. Funny Over Everything prides itself on running the gamut from national acts seen on Conan and former SNL writers to local comedians making there way up. Funny Over Everything is one of the premier independent comedy shows in the country. 

Monday September 2, 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Comedy at Vera

6:45pm

Patton Oswalt & Friends
Patton Oswalt is an internationally renowned comedian, writer, and actor. In addition to starring in the films Big Fan and Young Adult Oswalt was the voice of Remy the rat in Ratatouille. Oswalt also appeared as the character Spencer Olchin in the sitcom King of Queens, has shot three TV specials and released several critically acclaimed albums. For this—his sixth year at Bumbershoot—Oswalt brings surprise special guests and a helping of sidesplitting laughter.
Monday September 2, 2013 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Comedy at the Bagley

8:00pm

Emily Heller, Doug Benson
Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. You may have seen her on Conan, on the third season of John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, or as one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. She is the creator and star of the Above Average series The Future. In 2011, She was included in Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch, won Rooftop Comedy’s Silver Nail Award, and was named one of the “Funniest People in Town” by 7×7 Magazine in San Francisco. Emily now lives in New York City and performs stand-up all over the country.

Doug Benson is a veteran comedian as well as the creator and host of the Doug Loves Movies and Benson Interruption podcasts. He starred in the film Super High Meand has appeared on Comedy Central PresentsBest Week Ever, and the fifth season of Last Comic Standing. His latest album, Gateway Doug, was recorded on stoner holiday April 20 earlier this year.
Monday September 2, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Comedy at the Playhouse
 
Get Adobe Flash player
Remove this from your schedule?
This session is full and you may not be able to get back in.
Remove
Cancel