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Comedy Central & Live Nation Present South Beach Comedy Festival, 2/2

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The sixth annual South Beach Comedy Festival will take place from March 2 through March 5, it was announced today by Geof Wills, president, comedy at Live Nation. The roster for this year's four day, multi-cultural event will feature top acts from the comedy world including Doug Benson, Bill Burr, Adam Carolla, Kevin Hart, Gabriel Iglesias, Kathleen Madigan, Wanda Sykes, as well as a host of up-and-coming comedians.  COMEDY CENTRAL returns as the national media partner and Live Nation as the sole producer of the Festival, handling all marketing, PR, talent booking and production.  

Now in its sixth year, the South Beach Comedy Festival continues to grow and remains the premiere comedy festival for top comedic talent and fans across the country.  To accommodate the burgeoning audience, Live Nation and COMEDY CENTRAL have added more featured performances in South Beach.  The Festival will utilize multiple locations to highlight its exciting variety of talent.  Acts will perform at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, Colony Theater and for the first time the recently opened New World Center.  The Free Live Comedy Stage on Lincoln Road will once again offer up outrageous laughs nightly, Thursday, March 3through Saturday, March 5 to any and all attendees.

This year's performers will include up-and-coming comedians Rachel Feinstein, Michael Kosta, Theo Von and Sheng Wang.

Tickets are on sale now via livenation.com, southbeachcomedyfestival.com, the Fillmore Box Office, all TicketMaster outlets or charge-by-phone: 1-800-745-3000. Info on tickets for the New World Center shows can be accessed at southbeachcomedyfestival.com.

"The South Beach Comedy Festival has launched the careers of some of today's hottest comedians while playing host to an all-star roster of comedic talent," said Mitch Fried, SVP, COMEDY CENTRAL Live Entertainment.  "COMEDY CENTRAL is proud to have been a part of this festival since its inception six years ago and we look forward to once again partnering with Live Nation for this year's event."


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