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2018 Schedule

SEPTEMBER 19th   //   SEPTEMBER 20th   //   SEPTEMBER 21st   //   SEPTEMBER 22nd

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST LIVE! – BIG PINE KICKOFF

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson.
Guests: Buck Newman, Brian Kearley, and Hillary Hutson.

Rick Bronson's House of Comedy's CrackHouse Podcast joins Big Pine Comedy Festival LIVE! Join Rick, Jack, & Matt for the Big Pine kick off episode featuring fest producers Hillary Hutson, Brian Kearley, & Buck Newman to get behind the scenes info on all things Big Pine!

3:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

THE MILE HIGH SHOW PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Santos

The Mile High Show is an arts & entertainment podcast based in Prescott, AZ featuring interviews with musicians, artists, comedians, & just about anyone else our host wants to sit down and talk with. The shows are often recorded on location in bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and venues where are guests perform in.

Host and producer Matt Santos is a photojournalist who has spent more than 35 years covering everything from major news events and professional sports, to local small town politics and open mics in bars and clubs across the southwest.

5:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

LUMBERJACK LAUGHS

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Jay Whitaker, Brian Kearley, Trenton Davis, Jaye McBride, and Rick Izquieta

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium

WINGS WITH FRIENDS PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Mary Upchurch

Wings with Friends is a podcast about food, fun and friends! In each episode we explore the guest’s favorite wing flavor and their greatest moments. Then, we further dive into the personal, the funny, and the ridiculous. Hosted by comedian, Mary Upchurch.

7:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

KISS MY AXE COMEDY

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Alex Giampapa, Adrian Washington, Jen Kober, Jack Jr., and Dwayne Perkins

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson
Guests: Trenton Davis, Dwayne Perkins, and Jaye McBride

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy’s CrackHouse Podcast Live is back at Big Pine! To kick off Thursday events, The CrackHouse podcast features three Big Pine headliners: Trenton Davis (Standup For Diversity, San Francisco International Comedy Competition), Dwayne Perkins (Comedy Central Presents, Dwayne Perkins: Take Note), and Jaye McBride (The Boston Comedy Festival, She Devil Comedy Festival).

10:00am
SouthSide Tavern

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson
Guests: Jen Kober, Rick Izquieta, and Tony Tripoli

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy’s CrackHouse Podcast Live is back at Big Pine! Join Rick, Jack, and Matt as The CrackHouse podcast features three Big Pine headliners: Jen Kober (The Mindy Project, Curb Your Enthusiasm), Rick Izquieta (Funny or Die, Sirius Radio), and Tony Tripoli (Fashion Police, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List).

12:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

FATHER'S DAY PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Trenton Davis

The Father’s Day Podcast is a conversation hosted by comedian, actor, writer Trenton Davis with guest that include fathers, mothers, comedians, actors, musicians, authors, artist – pretty much people who have something positive to share with the world. Conversations center around a variety of different themes using fatherhood as the through line.

1:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company

THE MAD TITAN PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Jay Washington

A hip hop based review with comedian Jay Washington of the Marvel and DC live action universes.

2:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

BIRDS OF A FEATHER PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Katie Kusiciel and Kara Connolly

Friendship, the daily struggle bus of life, and surviving as a creative in LA through the eyes of two quirky 20-somethings. Kara & Katie, aka "Special K," take you along for the ride and find kindred spirits in special guests!

3:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company

THE INCREDIBLY VOCAL MINORITY REPORT LIVE!

Hosted by: Jay Whitaker

Jay Whitaker is the Incredibly Vocal Minority and here is his dumb podcast, LIVE!

4:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

LITTLE PINE

The Little Pine Showcase has become and annual Big Pine tradition. Part open mic, part contest, one lucky performer will win a space on a fest show later that same evening. Please arrive early. Space is limited. Signups available now.

5:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

MEAT SWEATS PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Walker and Bill Laskowski

Weekly, comedians Matt Walker and Bill Laskowski break down the uncomfortable side of life, faith, and family. Join them and the occasional guest as they get sweaty while being meaty.

5:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company

JACK JR. PRESENTS: WORKOUT WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAY EDITION

As seen at HaHa Comedy Club!

Former Big Pine headliner, Jack Assadourian Jr. (2017), returns to Big Pine and brings his hilarious weekly show from HaHa Comedy Club in North Hollywood! Join Jack Jr. and festival favorites at this hilarious Thursday Night Edition of Workout Wednesdays with Jack Jr.

6:00pm
The Green Room

SPOTLESS RECORD: CLEAN COMEDY SHOW

Clean Comedy kicks off at SouthSide Tavern at 7:00pm. Stop by SouthSide for squeaky clean laughs on Thursday, and be sure to check out one of their amazing drink specials.

7:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

RIFFS & GIGGLES: MUSICAL COMEDY

Join Big Pine comedians as we sing and laugh the night aways for this hilarious musical comedy event. Toot toot! Don’t forget to order your train shots!

7:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

BIG PRIDE COMEDY

Big Pine comedians come together for a one of a kind Big Pride Comedy experience. Starring a hilarious cast of Big Pine performers, including headliner Jaye McBride. Come and get your PRIDE on at Green Room, a portion of all Big Pride Comedy ticket sales will be donated directly to the Northern Arizona Pride Association.

8:00pm
The Green Room

FREQUENT DELINQUENTS SHOWCASE

Big Pine’s Frequent Delinquents bring their toughest material to the stage to keep you laughing the night away. The Frequent Delinquents showcase features some of Big Pine’s funniest fest favorites!

9:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

IT'S PINE TIME!

It’s Pine Time at Altitudes Bar & Grill! Grab your buddies and join us for a hilarious stand up showcase of some of our Big Pine favorites.

9:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

LUMBERJILLS

Big Pine Comedy Festival and Flagstaff Green Room present LumberJills. LumberJills features some of Big Pine’s top female comedians, as well as headliner Jen Kober (The Mindy Project, Curb Your Enthusiasm). Join us for 90 minutes filled with laughter and some of the funniest ladies comedy has to offer!

10:00pm
The Green Room

TRAIN TRACKS: A LATE NIGHT OPEN MIC

Signups at 10:30 pm. Lottery style drawing. Train Shots available – $1 when there is 1 Train, $2 for 2 trains.

11:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

FROM SCRATCH: NEW MATERIAL SHOW & OPEN MIC

Big Pine performers come together for a late night event filled with ALL NEW MATERIAL! Join us for never heard before giggles and side-splitters. The funny keeps rolling after the show with a late night ppen mic. Sign ups go out at 11:30pm. Lottery style drawing.

11:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

HAIRY CHEST CONTEST

Join Big Pine Entertainment Director, Matt Broome, on his quest to crown the Hairiest Chest in all of Flagstaff! During this Big Pine After Party, contestants will compete in 3 rounds before we crown the HAIRIEST one of them all! Will you be our winner? Sign up now for a chance to win one of our many prizes or cash giveaways! Don’t miss out on our hilarious panel of guest judges and hosts!

11:59pm
The Green Room

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

PRODUCING COMEDY FOR TV WORKSHOP

Join Big Pine for a crash course with your favorite comedians and writers. Live Q&A opportunities at the end. Panel Guests: "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth (Comedy Central & MTV), Tony Tripoli (E!, Fashion Police with Joan Rivers), Jen Kober (USA, HBO, BET) and special guests.

10:00am
SouthSide Tavern

SUBMITTING & STRATEGIZING FOR COMEDY FESTIVALS & COMPETITIONS

Hosted by: Thai Rivera

Having won World Series of Comedy and a few other competitions, Thai Rivera will give you an idea of some of what you can expect from the process, what he feels the most effective strategies are for winning/doing well, as well how to submit. Thai has also done not-so-great in a competition or two and can give some tips on what NOT to do and leaving a good impression. During the workshop, Thai will be taking AS MANY QUESTIONS as possible with the attitude that there are NO dumb questions.

10:00am
Altitudes Bar & Grill

LICKETY SPLITS OPEN MIC

Come cool down with Big Pine for an afternoon Open Mic at Altitudes Bar & Grill. Test out your funny or sit back and laugh the afternoon away. Either way you’ll be in for a Treat. Signups go out at 11:30am. Lottery style.

12:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

WOMEN IN COMEDY PANEL

Find out what it’s really like to be a woman in comedy today! Join Big Pine and fest headliners Cathy Lewis, Jaye McBride, and Jen Kober as we discuss helpful hints and behind the scenes info for women building their comedy career in 2018. Live Q&A following panel.

12:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

HOW TO GET BOOKED

Join Big Pine for a crash course with our favorite bookers. Live Q&A opportunities at the end. Panel Guests: Casey Currier (Stand Up Live, Phoenix & Tempe Improv), Jack Assadourian Jr. (HaHa Comedy Club), JC Anderson (Orpheum Flagstaff), Hillary Hutson (House of Comedy AZ) and special guests!

12:00pm
The Green Room

ONE TWO THREE JOKES PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Ricardo Leon, Bob Timmons, Jeremiah Martinez, Carly Kastner, and Uncle Brad

A competitive comedy podcast where we read 3 stories from the news, tell 3 jokes about each story, and decide who has written the funniest joke.

1:00pm
The Green Room, small stage

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson
Guests: Cathy Lewis, "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth, and Tony Tripoli

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy’s CrackHouse Podcast joins Big Pine Comedy Festival LIVE! Join Rick, Jack, & Matt as they Sit down with fest headliners Cathy Lewis, Tony Tripoli and "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth. Don’t miss this event!

2:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

AIN'T EASY BEING GREEN: OPEN MIC

Signups go out at 1:30 pm. Lottery style drawing.

2:00pm
The Green Room

ROAD COMEDY WORKSHOP

Join Big Pine for the best Tips & Tricks to apply when heading out on the road as a touring comedian. Special Guests: Carlos Rodrigues, Tim Bateman & Spencer James for tips and tricks.

3:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

WEDNESDAY MORNING SURF REPORT PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Rick Larsen and Jeff Cardello

Answers to tomorrow's questions answered today.

3:00pm
The Green Room

INDUSTRY MEET & GREET

More info coming soon!

3:00pm
Mother Road Brewing Company

HEADSHOTS/BIO & EPK HELP

Join Big Pine photographer, Matt Santos, for a FREE headshot session for all Big Pine performers. Looking for a little help with your Bio and EPK? Hang out with part of our Big Pine team for Bio & EPK help while you wait. Our team will help you trim the fat and put together an EPK that will make a difference.

4:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

PINE PREMIERE: SKETCH VIDEO SHOW

Big Pine performers are funny on and off the stage! Don’t believe us?! Join the Big Pine team at The Green Room for an afternoon of funny at the Pine Premiere. Pine Premiere features sketch videos and shorts from a hilarious lineup of performers. This 90 minute sketch video show is a can’t miss on the fest lineup. Be sure to check out The Green Room’s awesome drink specials while you’re in the building!

4:00pm
The Green Room

LADY & THE DRUNK PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Leigh Houck and Danny Garcia

Weekly podcast where the hosts try and validate why they don't have any other friends! Hosted by two standup comics Leigh Houck and Danny Garcia, who cover an array of topics from "why do people try and talk to me with headphones" to "How to get my hot black neighbor to fall in love with me?"

5:00pm
The Green Room, small stage

INTRO TO IMPROV WORKSHOP

Hosted by: NCT Phoenix

Would you like to think quickly on your feet, with confidence and composure? Would you like to improve your listening, teamwork and communication skills? Would you like to develop your sense of humor and comic timing? Improv Comedy is the perfect solution to all of these wants and MORE! Intro to Improv with NCT is the perfect way to get started. This class is low stress and high fun. NCT’s professional improv instructors have more than 20 years of performance experience all around the world!

Ages 15+

5:00pm
Firecreek Coffee

THE SUMMIT: CRACKHOUSE PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson
Guests: John Tobin, Criss Italia, Paolo Italia, and Jeff Singer

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy’s CrackHouse Podcast joins Big Pine Comedy Festival LIVE! Join Rick, Jack & Matt as they take place in the House of Comedy Summit! During the summit, Rick Bronson and his entertainment industry friends sit down and discuss the current comedy culture and the ways the game is changing. Don’t miss this event!

5:00pm
Orpheum Theatre

CLEAN AIR COMEDY SHOW: CLEAN COMEDY

Join Big Pine on the beautiful Blendz patio for 90 minutes of clean comedy. Featuring some of Big Pine’s Cleanest Comedians, this show has comedy for all walks of life. Want to support Big Pine? Don’t forget to grab a glass (or bottle) of our Big Pine wine ($5 of each bottle is donated directly to Big Pine Comedy Festival, Inc.)!

5:00pm
Blendz

LITTLE PINE

Hosted by: Aricka Haller

The Little Pine Showcase has become and annual Big Pine tradition. Part open mic, part contest, one lucky performer will win a space on a fest show later that same evening. Please arrive early. Space is limited. Signups available now.

5:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

PEACE, LOVE, & COMEDY SHOWCASE

All you need is a little Peace, Love & Comedy in your life... and the Big Pine team has you covered. Grab your best pals and head to SouthSide Tavern as our hilarious lineup puts a smile on your face and a laugh in your heart.

6:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

COMEDY CHOPS!

Hosted by: Amy Blackwell
Judges: Tony Tripoli, Dwayne Perkins, Cathy Lewis, and Casey Currier 

Big Pine Comedy Festival and The Green Room present Comedy Chops! Comedy Chops is an elimination style, improvised comedy competition show. Four comics will compete by performing three rounds of three minute sets using mystery topics during each round. Comics have 5 minutes to write jokes based on the mystery topics, then perform the set for the audience and celebrity judges. Comics will be judged on originality, stage presence, and overall use of the topics. Well established comedians and festival headliners Cathy Lewis (Nickelodeon, Last Comic Standing), Tony Tripoli (Fashion Police, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List), Casey Currier (Standy Up Live & Tempe Improv) & Dwayne Perkins (Comedy Central Presents, Dwayne Perkins: Take Note) join the Comedy Chops judges panel and add a unique spin to this entertaining game.  The judges also perform wonderfully hilarious sets in between competitor rounds. After each round one comic will be chopped! Find out who has the best Comedy Chops! Join us for this exciting show created and hosted by Arizona favorite, Amy Blackwell, to find out!

6:00pm
The Green Room

THIS WEEK SUCKS TONIGHT

Hosted by: Anwar Newton and Michael Turner

This Week Sucks Tonight is a weekly late night fake news show hosted by Anwar Newton and Michael Turner. Comedians who have made the mistake of joining them get roasted if they don't have structured jokes at the ready.

7:00pm
Firecreek Coffee

JOKE TASTING

Big Pine presents a BLEND of perfect of our 2018 performers. Join us on Blendz beautiful back patio and be sure to grab your Big Pine wine from the bartender – $5 of each bottle is donated directly to Big Pine Comedy Festival, Inc.!

7:00pm
Blendz

NICK DiPAOLO

Hosted by: JC Anderson
SEPARATE TICKET REQUIRED

In this day of watered down comedy Nick Di Paolo's brutally honest performances remind us of what great stand up should be - funny, socially relevant and a little bit reckless.

His strong political opinions and razor wit make him a perfect fit for talk radio. He hosted his own shows on New York’s 92.3 Free FM,The Nick Di Paolo Show” on SiriusXM, co-hosted “The Nick & Artie Show” and currently hosts “The Nick Di Paolo Podcast”.

He has performed on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Conan O’ Brien. He was twice nominated for an Emmy for his writing on HBO’s The Chris Rock Show. He has also had three half hour standup specials on Comedy Central, a Showtime Special “Raw Nerve”, a self released special “Another Senseless Killing” and most recently “Inflammatory”. He was one of the stars on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and a stand out on many Comedy Central Roasts.

Not limited to stand-up, radio and writing, he has had acting roles on FX’s Louie, Inside Amy Schumer, The Sopranos, Cop Show and CK’s critically acclaimed Horace and Pete as well as many other sitcoms.

BUY TICKETS ($25 + taxes & fees)

7:30pm
Orpheum Theatre

PINE PICKS SHOWCASE

More info coming soon!

8:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

PLEASE SEND NUDES PODCAST

PSN is an absolute gas! Run by Phoenix comedians Mike Enders and Charles Engle, Please Send Nudes is the mastermind behind the unfortunate "Send Nudes" video outbreak. Topics include dating advice, new stories, and the very popular Area Code Game.

8:00pm
The Green Room

LAFFS & LATTES

Featuring: National Comedy Theater (NCT), Apollo 12, and Two Broken Girls

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
Firecreek Coffee

HILARIOUS HIGH NOTES

MUSICAL COMEDY!

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
Blendz

ROAST BATTLE

As seen on Comedy Central!

Comedians compete in a no-holds-barred match of wit and insults. Must have thick skin to attend – this show is not for the easily offended or faint of heart. Recorded live for the official Roast Battle podcast presented by Comedy Central and Starburns Audio.

iTunes

10:00pm
The Green Room

THE BRO SHOW

The first thing we said when we started comedy was... where’s all the dudes? 

The Bro Show is a stand up/sketch comedy show produced in Phoenix, Arizona by Courtney Wahlstrom, Dana Whissen, Kimberly Jones, and Leslie Barton, where all women comedians dress up as men and do comedy. 

The Bro Show takes a jab at “open mic culture” while drawing attention to the encounters women face when beginning a stand up comedy career.

10:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

THE DIRTY SHOW

Hosted by: Cory & Chad
VIP EVENT – VIP WRISTBAND REQUIRED

More info coming soon!

BUY TICKETS ($20 + taxes & fees)

10:00pm
Orpheum Theatre

LIP SYNC BATTLE

Hosted by: Matt Rife
Judges: Thai Rivera, Jaye McBride, and Jack Jr.

Big Pine Comedy Festival and Flagstaff Green Room bring Lip Sync Battles to Flagstaff for a can’t miss event! Arizona locals and Big Pine fest comedians come together for the ultimate battle for bragging rights and cash prizes. 1st place winners will receive $100 cash from Big Pine Comedy Festival

RULES:

  1. Contestants must choose one song.
  2. Contestants may only participate in one act.
  3. One act may consist of 1-4 people. 4 people maximum/act.
  4. Contestants are responsible for providing 3 minutes of one continuous song for their performance. Music must be queued up to where you want your performance to begin.
  5. Audience decides the winner. Win over the crowd and bring your friends to cheer you on!
  6. All acts must sign up in advance. Space is limited. Registration ends August 15, 2017.

11:59pm
The Green Room

THE DOPE SHOW

Everything is funnier high, right? So why not stand up comedians?

Presented by comedian and ganja enthusiast Tyler Smith, The Dope Show is a comedy showcase in which comedians perform a sober set, take a short intermission to toke up, and get back on stage to perform under the influence!

Don't miss the DOPEST show in America!

BUY TICKETS ($20 + taxes & fees)

11:59pm
Orpheum Theatre

DRUNKEN SPELLING BEE

Hosted by: Chris Gillespie

Join Big Pine Comedy Festival and The Green Room for 90 minutes of hilarious and fast paced drunken spelling bee Shenanigans with your host, Chris Gillespie. This is an adult spelling bee filled, and not for those faint of heart. Your quick wits, drinking expertise, and ability to win over the crowd will get you far tonight! You drink. You laugh. You spell. There will be opportunities the crown to win prizes throughout the Bee. Prizes and cash giveaways!

11:59pm
SouthSide Tavern

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

BRANDING WORKSHOP

Hosted by: Jack Jr., The Smash Brothers, and Matt Rife

How do you make noise and get noticed among a sea of talented comedians? Branding. Join Jack Assadourian, Jr., The Smash Brothers, Trixx, Matt Rife, and special guests as we discuss the best branding strategies for being a comedian in 2018. Live Q&A following panel.

10:00am
SouthSide Tavern

BLOODY MARY'S OPEN MIC

Featuring Tito's $5 Bloody Mary Bar!

More info coming soon!

10:00am
Altitudes Bar & Grill

CHILDRENS' BOOK READING

More info coming soon!

10:00am
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange

KIDS IMPROV WORKSHOP

Hosted by: NCT Phoenix

Is your kid, outgoing, funny and super quick? Excellent! Improv is a terrific way to sharpen those natural abilities. Is your kid, super smart and funny but somewhat shy? Wonderful! Improv Camp is a wonderful way to come out of the shell in an inclusive and supportive environment. ALL kids get a confidence boost while improving their ability to listen and work with others. PLUS, kids will develop their comedic timing and performance skills. EVERYONE will have fun, laugh, and learn! Our instructors have more than 20 years of performance experience!

Ages 8-14

11:00am
Firecreek Coffee

SOCIAL MEDIA REHAB

Hosted by: Trixx

Stop by SouthSide Tavern for a social media crash course with Big Pine headliner, Trixx! How did he get so many followers and fans? How does he grow his fan base? What are his social media secrets? Join us for a chance to find out. Live Q&A following the workshop.

12:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

MAKING A COMEDIAN DOCUMENTARY & PANEL

Hosted by: Rick Izquieta, Gene Moore, and Marc Silverstein

It’s all about the journey... join Big Pine and Rick Izquieta at The Green Room for the Documentary Premiere of Making a Comedian. Documentary followed by short panel and Live Q&A.

12:00pm
The Green Room

COMEDY TRIAGE

Hosted by: Gene Moore and Ernesto Ortiz

Gene Moore & Ernesto Ernesto Ortiz join forces to bring you a complete hour of Joke Workout & Rehab with Comedy Triage. This fast paced, witty and informative joke workshop will get you laughing and keep you wanting more. Bring in your new or tired jokes for a revamp.

1:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

BAR ROOM HEROES PODCAST LIVE!

Bar Room Heroes is a comedy/sports podcast hosted by three friends who happen to be comedians and sports fanatics. Listen each week as the guys discuss what happened in the sports world from the last week and laugh along as they disagree and yell at each other to try to prove their points. Sports may never be taken seriously again. Grab a beer and belly up to the bar with the Bar Room Heroes!

1:00pm
The Green Room, small stage

IMPROV WORKSHOP

Would you like to think quickly on your feet, with confidence and composure? Would you like to improve your listening, teamwork and communication skills? Would you like to develop your sense of humor and comic timing? Improv Comedy is the perfect solution to all of these wants and MORE!

1:00pm
Firecreek Coffee

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson
Guests: Matt Rife, The Smash Bros, and Trixx

More info coming soon!

2:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

More info coming soon!

2:00pm
The Green Room

IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU: A HOSTING WORKSHOP

Hosted by: Amy Blackwell

Big Pine Comedy Festival is pleased to present this informative and fun overview for the comic (new or old) that wants to learn to be the best host they can be. Amy Blackwell leads this session with useful tips and tricks for creating and maintaining a solid show from start to finish. Topics covered will include: the basics of hosting, stage presence, show energy along with mic work and, if time permits, dealing with hecklers.

3:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

THAT SENTENCE SUCKS: WRITING WORKSHOP

Hosted by: Billy O'Connor

Give Billy O'Connor one hour, and he will improve your writing skills exponentially. Using proven journalism techniques, such as explosive verbs, specific nouns, less is more and avoiding adverbs, he will make your stand-up content more compact and effective. O'Connor has written two novels, four screenplays, and a popular National newspaper column. Join him for That Sentence Sucks. Learn journalism tenets and improve your writing without tedium.

3:00pm
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange

ONETHIRTYSOMETHING PODCAST

Hosted by: Kerrilynn (Gallagher) Bass

A weekly podcast hosted by 33 year old Kerrilynn (Gallagher) Bass with a new guest each week. Guests are industry experts (lawyers, medical professionals, financial advisors, etc). #ThirtyStuff is a weekly segment where Kerrilynn gives her unfiltered feedback on workouts, products, and other stuff she is checking out. This is a podcast for thirty-somethings, by a thirty-something.

3:00pm
The Green Room, small stage

HOLLINGSWORTHLESS

Hosted by: "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth and Kane Holloway

"Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth interviews guests while bringing his thoughts and tangents on comedy, movies, race, sports and any other topics that enter his ‘Worthless brain each week.

Past guests have included Brad Williams, Tony Rock, Adam Ray, Alonzo Bodden, Jon Reep, and many others.

4:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

COMEDY CLUBHOUSE

Hosted by: Rick Bronson, John Tobin, Cris Italia, Paolo ItaliaTommy Nicci, and Casey Currier

Join some of Big Pine’s favorite club owners and comedy club managers for a one hour tell all of the ins and outs behind some of the country’s most thriving comedy clubs. There will be a Live Q&A following the panel.

4:00pm
The Green Room

IN ON THE JOKE SHOWCASE

Hosted by: Aaron Kyle Miles

In On The Joke is a stand up comedy show that takes comedians outside of their comfort zone by having them perform material written by other people, such as friends, family, or even other comics!

5:00pm
Firecreek Coffee

LITTLE PINE

Hosted by: Aricka Haller

The Little Pine Showcase has become and annual Big Pine tradition. Part open mic, part contest, one lucky performer will win a space on a fest show later that same evening. Please arrive early. Space is limited. Signups available now.

5:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

GHOST BOYS PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Tristan Bowling and Lou Moon

Ghost Boys is a weekly Podcast with comedians Tristan Bowling and Lou Moon. Each week, they discuss the paranormal with comedy's best as they decipher whether these chilling tales are fact, or fiction.

5:00pm
The Green Room, small stage

LAUGHING GAS SHOWCASE

More info coming soon!

6:00pm
SouthSide Tavern

BINGO & BREWS

Hosted by: Brian Kearley

Join Big Pine Comedy Festival for an exciting twist on the classic American favorite! Big Pine offers fun prizes and cash giveaways throughout this hilariously fun Bingo game gone WILD! Winners will need to work with festival comedians to fill their Bingo boards first! Grab your friends and your dobbers and head out to Flagstaff's The Green Room!

6:00pm
The Green Room

UP FIRECREEK WITHOUT A PADDLE

Featuring: Recycled Babies, Spearmint, and Too Cubed

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
Firecreek Coffee

SUMMER'S EVE: CLEAN COMEDY

Hosted by: Chris Gillespie

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

COMEDY BEAT

MUSICAL COMEDY!

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
Mother Road Brewing Company

LAUGH YOUR AXE OFF

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Darrin Rose, Jay Whitaker, Cathy Lewis, Tony Tripoli, and "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium

YA FEEL?!

Hosted by: Anthony Desamito and Alexis Grossman

Ya Feel?! is a monthly comedy show at the Hollywood Improv Lab! Comedians spin a wheel of emotions and perform their sets using the emotion the wheel picks. Hosted by Anthony Desamito and Alexis Grossman.

8:00pm
The Green Room

SET THE SCENE: STAND UP & IMPROV

Hosted by: Conor Dorney and NCT Phoenix

What happens when you mix stand up comedy and improv? You get a comedy show called Set the Scene! In this show, stand-up and improv comedians will work together to create brand new comedy based on a stand-up comic's set. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind show!

9:00pm
Firecreek Coffee

TIMBERRR!!!

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Matt Broome, Rick Bronson, The Smash Brothers, Matt Rife, and Trixx

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium

BLENDED BITZ

Hosted by: Ty Baumanis

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
Altitudes Bar & Grill

THE GLOW SHOW: COMEDY IN THE DARK

The Glow Show: Comedy in the Dark returns to Big Pine and the The Green Room for a can’t miss comedy experience. In a dark room, completely lit by blacklights, comedians performs light up the stage with UV paint and laughter. This festival close out event is one that you don’t want to miss. Grab your GLOW gear and meet us at the The Green Room for the perfect mixture of an EDM dance party and comedy rolled into one.

10:00pm
The Green Room

IF A BEAR SHITS IN THE WOODS: BEST OF FEST SHOW & AFTER PARTY

The Green Room presents Big Pine Comedy Festival’s BEST OF FEST & AFTER PARTY! Not only will this unique show will be jam packed with the best comedians 2018 had to offer, but PRIZES and SURPRISES abound for everyone during this fun finale and after party! Grab your friends and come laugh with the Best of the Fest!

11:00pm
The Green Room