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The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival Announces Headliners Selected to Film One-Hour Stand-Up Comedy Specials September 5th Including Jay Mohr, Brad Williams & Kirk Fox


August 07, 2014 --
The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival Announces Headliners Selected to Film One-Hour Stand-Up Comedy Specials September 5th Including Jay Mohr, Brad Williams & Kirk Fox

Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014

Presented by, the Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival announces the addition of three new headline comedians; actor, comedian and radio host Jay Mohr (8pm on 9/5), actor and comedian Brad Williams (10pm on 9/5) and television host and comedian Kirk Fox (6pm on 9/5). These performances will be filmed each individually Friday, September 5th at the Lobero Theatre as 1-hour stand-up comedy specials for future broadcast. These will be the first 1-hour specials for both Brad Willams and Kirk Fox.

Previously announced specials being filmed for broadcast on Saturday, September 6th include Andrew Dice Clay Presents the Blue Show. In addition, morning after content will be featured on Hulu including clips from the Next Up Stand-Up Comedy series, Hot, Funny Femmes! Funniest Women In Comedy hosted by Latin Diva of Comedy Monique Marvez and Blogger for and Host of RHOC Fresh Squeezed Recaps Nadine Rajabi. Nadine will also play host to continuous red carpet and back stage coverage during the 6 days of comedy alongside host and fellow comedian Eric Schwartz aka Smooth-E. In addition, LOL Comedy Inc. will be filming in and around Santa Barbara during the festival and is scheduled to premiere on a major Network in the summer of 2015. LOL Comedy Inc. will give viewers the coveted insiders access to what goes on behind the scenes with some of todays hottest comics, with the LOL Comedy Festival as its backdrop.

Live performances not being filmed throughout the week include a special premiere screening of Rip Taylors documentary Rip Rip Hooray to open the festival on Tuesday, September 2nd with Rip Taylor being present for a Q&A after the screening; headline performances by internationally-renowned comedian Russell Peters and his Almost Famous World Tour at the Granada Theatre Thursday, September 4th 8PM; and closing out the first Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival will be Jim Jefferies Live at the Arlington Theatre on Sunday, September 7th at 7:00 PM.

SBLOLFEST Six Days Of Stand-Up Comedy Schedule:
Tuesday, September 2nd - 8PM Rip Rip Hooray Arlington Theatre
The premiere of the Rip Taylor Documentary. Rip Taylor will be in attendance for the premiere and will be conducting a Q&A at the conclusion of the premiere. - Tickets: $18 & $25.

Wednesday, September 3rd - 8PM Next-Up Stand-Up Lobero Theatre
Featuring the hottest up and coming comedic and musical performances (see website for details), Next Up Stand Up kicks off at the Lobero Theatre and will take place at different, locations downtown. Next Up Stand Up will be filmed as part of a series to be aired on Hulu and Tickets: $18 & $25

Wednesday, September 3rd - 10PM SuperNaked Lobero Theatre
Be prepared for the musically unexpected. SuperNaked lives somewhere between the lines of Tenacious D and Flight of the Conchords with a raw intelligent and masterful comedic flare. With their hit show entitled, Get SuperNaked! This will be star-studded with guest comedians & musicians. Tickets: $18 & $25

Thursday, September 4th - 8PM - Russell Peters: Almost Famous World Tour Granada Theatre
Canadas number one stand-up export, Russell Peters will launch his world tour from Santa Barbara and the SB LOL Comedy Festival. Tickets $45, 65$, and limited Box Seats $72

Thursday, September 4th - 7:30PM Hot, Funny Femmes 1 Bring A Date New Vic Theatre
Hosted by Latin Diva of Comedy Monique Marvez and BravoTV.coms Nadine Rajabi, featuring some of the funniest woman in comedy today. Tickets $12, $18

Thursday, September 4th - 9:30PM Hot, Funny Femmes 2 Find A Date New Vic Theatre
Hosted by Latin Diva of Comedy Monique Marvez and BravoTV.coms Nadine Rajabi, featuring some of the funniest woman in comedy today. Tickets $12, $18

Friday, September 5th - 6:00PM Kirk Fox Lobero Theatre
Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Tennis Anyone? and The Tests own Kirk Fox will be filming his first one hour comedy special from the Lobero Theatre. Tickets for each show. $18, $25

Friday, September 5th - 8:00PM Jay Mohr Lobero Theatre
Comedian, actor, radio host and best selling author, Jay Mohr has been performing stand-up comedy since he was sixteen years old. Anyone that has ever seen one of his concerts will be quick to tell you that there is no one better. Comedy Central agrees, having named Mohr one of the 100 greatest stand-up comics of all time. Tickets for each show. $18, $25 and $40 for Gold Circle ticktes that include best seats, meet and greet and signed festival poster from Jay.

Friday, September 5th - 10:00PM Brad Williams Lobero Theatre
Brad is filming his first one hour comedy special in Santa Barbara and has appeared on numerous TV shows including Legit, Live at Gotham, the Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mind Of Mencia, and Pitboss. Brads show is high energy and Robin Williams calls him Prozac with a head. Tickets for each show. $18, $25

Saturday, September 6th - Lobero Theatre 2 Broadcast Specials TBA stay tuned!
(2) One-hour comedy specials will be filmed for broadcast at the historic Lobero Theater.
Show One @ 6:00 PM, Show Two @ 8:00 PM. Tickets for each show. $18, $25

Saturday, September 6th - Lobero Theatre - Andrew Dice Clay Presents: The Blue Show
Coming on the heels of his role in the critically acclaimed, Blue Jasmine, and his hit Showtime special, Andrew Dice Clay: Indestructible, Dice will present his favorite blue comedians on the Lobero stage with Eleanor Kerrigan, Jason Rouse and more. This show is being filmed for Broadcast. Tickets $18, $25, $35

Sunday, September 7th - Arlington Theatre - Jim Jefferies Live
The star of the hit show, Legit, and international comedy fan favorite, Jim Jefferies will round out the Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival. Show @ 7:00 PM. Tickets $32, $42

VIP FESTIVAL PASS: One VIP Pass gets you into every show during the festival. The VIP Festival Pass gives patrons access to be the first to be seated at all shows and the best available seating possible. Also get the VIP Festival treatment at all receptions and festival parties. Once purchased on-line through patrons will receive an email confirmation with QR code and passes will be available upon check-in with their confirmation at the Festival VIP check in.

Since 2009, under the leadership of acclaimed comedy director/producer Scott Montoya, LOL Comedy, Inc. has filmed and produced over 60 original stand-up comedy specials, and become the foremost supplier of stand-up comedy to the Showtime Networks. LOL Comedy titles premiering on the Showtime Networks have included Russell Peters, Bill Bellamy, Joan Rivers, Andrew Dice Clay, Tommy Chong, Jay Mohr, Jon Lovitz, Louie Anderson and over 200 other headline comedians.

In its 6-years the LOL Comedy Festival has grown into a multi-stage, nationally recognized festival, featuring dozens of live acts filmed and produced for Broadcast. Now in its sixth year, presented by, the LOL Comedy Festival is now The Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival.

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