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Limestone Comedy Festival: 60 Comedians, 5 Stages, 3 Days

The second annual Limestone Comedy Festival features local performers, up-and-coming national acts and comedians at the height of their careers.

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Limestone Comedy Festival

A three-day, multi-venue comedy festival held in downtown Bloomington, Indiana.


Back Door, The Bishop, Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Comedy Attic, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center

Thursday, May 29 to Saturday, May 31

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Downtown Bloomington will be invaded by comedy fans this weekend for the second annual Limestone Comedy Festival. Five downtown venues will play host to sixty comedians over three days.

Our arts reporters have spoken with several local, regional and national performers who will be gracing Bloomington’s stages.

Listen to our conversation with co-founder Mat Alano-Martin from last year, where he describes how to festival came to be.

Headliners

Cristela Alonzo will be making her Bloomington debut just weeks after her TV show Cristela was picked up by ABC.

Erin Foley performed at The Comedy Attic last summer, and she returns to Bloomington as a headliner for the festival. She will tape an episode of her podcast Sports Without Balls on Friday at 10:00pm at The Comedy Attic. Former Bleeding Heartland Roller Girls skater Tyler Ferguson will be a guest on the program.

Regional Talent

Two comics with Bloomington roots, Josh Cocks and Tom Brady, are feature performers at this year’s festival. Bloomington native Ben Moore is headlining three show.

After a 13-year hiatus, Jon Hancuff was drawn back to comedy after The Comedy Attic opened in Bloomington.

Psychologist, mother and Indiana comedian Stephanie Lochbihler has a love/hate relationship with her stand-up.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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