Desi Comedy Fest - Santa Cruz


Thursday 17th August 2017


Desi Comedy Fest is the largest annual South Asian comedy festival in America. Our vision is to showcase the funniest South Asian comedians and create a unique live comedy experience for the South ...

Venue: Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, 95060, United States


Tickets: General Admission: USD 20.00

Time: 8pm - 10pm

Desi Comedy Fest is the largest annual South Asian comedy festival in America featuring the funniest South Asian comedians from around the globe.

Now in its 4th year, the 2017 edition presents 40 comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan descent. We also have comedians from various minority groups and the LGBTQ community. The comedians are raw, hilarious and some of the best in the business. The comedians this year come from all over USA, Canada, South Africa and India, and have been on Comedy Central, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan and The Late show on Letterman.

Day 11 of 11 will be the Grand Finale of the Festival at the historic Marine's Memorial Theater in Downtown San Francisco. The Marines' Memorial Theatre is an intimate 564-seat jewel box theatre located in the heart of San Francisco's theatre district between Union Square and Nob Hill. This historic San Francisco venue was built in 1926 to bring the best national, international and local Music, Dance, Author Talks and Lectures and theatrical/film presentations to Bay Area audiences.

Check out our trailer here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJkR1_i1tdI

Lineup for Thursday, August 17th
Abhay Nadkarni (Desi Comedy Fest)
David Naimyar (Comedy Oakland)
Kabir Singh (Family Guy)
Mona Shaikh (HuffPo)
Neel Nanda (MTV)
Priyanka Wali (Women's Health Magazine)
Reyhaneh Rajabzadeh (China International Comedy Festival)
Richard Sarvate (Punchline SF)
Samson Koletkar (NPR)
Vik Pandya (Out of Bounds Comedy Festival)

Showtime at 8pm

*Lineups are subject to change
Please be at the venue early.
Tickets are USD 20 online / USD 30 at the door.












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Last Update: 2017-07-14




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