Louisville Laughs holds Funniest Person In Louisville Contest


Louisville Laughs is putting on the first Funniest Person In Louisville Contest starting in August at the Aloft Louisville Downtown and The Bard’s Town.

Comics do their best five-minute sets, and the audience and judges will determine who goes on to the final round.

Entries are filled for the opening-round contests on Aug. 4 and Aug. 25 at Aloft Louisville Downtown and Aug. 28 at The Bard’s Town.

The finals will be Sept. 17 at the Falls City Brewing Taproom featuring the 12 contestants who advanced.

All entry fees will be paid out in prize money to the top three overall finishers.

Tickets are $10 for audience members for the opening round and $15 for the finals.

NOTE: If comics who did not sign up still want to participate, email LousivilleLaughs2@gmail.com. We may add a fourth opening-round session.


Thursday, Aug. 4 at Aloft Louisville Downtown, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 4 tickets

Comics competing

Brandon Austin

Cory Miller

Samuel Lee

Alex Hernandez

Jane Van Meter

Ben Flug

Jenny Dryden

Jon Bass

Trina Bean

Vidalia Unwin

Alex Grove

Jesse Johnson

Andrew Riggs

Thursday, Aug. 25 at Aloft Louisville Downtown, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 25 tickets

Comics competing

Violet Olds

Zach Brumback

Andy Imlay

Kris Izzi

David Williams

Nathan Alexander

Zach Bryant

Danielle Schwolow

Dusty Carter

David Santos

Luke Willoughby

June Dempsey

Sunday, Aug. 28 at The Bard’s Town, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 28 tickets

Comics competing

Devin Glass

Kyle McGlothlin

Eric Groovely

Lena Beamish

Jake Hovis

Eric Hook

Brandon Wilson

JoJo Casillas

Justin Purvis

Phyllis Keene




Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Falls City Beer Taproom, 8 p.m.

Finals tickets

Questions? Email LouisvilleLaughs2@gmail.com

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5 thoughts on “Louisville Laughs holds Funniest Person In Louisville Contest”

  1. I’m a comic looking to start. I’ve never performed for a audience just got free time to do what I love…Make people laugh.


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