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This showcase will feature former LaughFest showcase performers performing their favorite sets from “the good ol’ days”.

Meet the lineup:

Damon Sumner – Damon Sumner is an Atlanta-based comedian, creator and podcaster– who can be seen/heard on EPIX, The Weather Channel and Sirius XM. He has worked with George Wallace, Sarah Tiana, Brent Morin and more. He’s your new favorite comedian.

Lucky Luciano – Leonardo “Lucky” Luciano has been rolling the dice in the comedy world for over 10 years. After graduating from the famous Second City Improv Theater in Chicago, he fell in love with stand-up and quickly embarked on a mission to win over audiences.

Vik Pandya – Vik’s comedy album ‘Friends With 401(k) Benefits’ debuted #1 on iTunes & Top 10 on the Billboard Charts in 2019. He’s opened for both Roy Wood Jr. & Michelle Wolf and performs regularly at Zanies Comedy Club & The Laugh Factory in Chicago.

Jake Mattera – Jake Mattera is a 3x finalist at Helium Comedy’s Philly’s Phunniest competition and a finalist at the Boston Comedy Festival. He has acted in sketches that have appeared on CONAN and been invited to perform at Big Sky and Limestone Comedy Festival.

Ariel Evans – Ariel Evans is a NYC based stand-up comedian. She got her start in her hometown, Seattle, WA. She has performed for audiences all over the country. Ariel describes her comedy as “social commentary with family baggage.

Erin Maguire – Erin Maguire is a NYC based stand-up comic, actress, writer, and podcast host. Her comedy advice podcast, Dear Pod, was in Apple’s Top 100 comedy pods. Follow her on Instagram @erinmaguireofficial

Lucia Whalen – Lucia Whalen is a Chicago-bred writer and comic. She’s been featured at Asheville Comedy Festival, Flyover Comedy Festival, Cream City Comedy Festival, and more. She used to perform at clubs and venues around the Midwest + US before the end times.

Julian Fernandez – Julian Fernandez is a non-binary, Latino comedian and impressionist from Los Angeles, CA. Julian’s comedy has been featured on shows like, First Impressions with Dana Carvey, Laughs, and ESPN Sports Center.