2019 Fargo Comedy Fest presented by Captain Morgan | Fargo, ND
Friday, Feb. 15 – Saturday, Feb. 16
314 Broadway, Fargo, ND
• Mature Audience
• Reserved Seating
• Doors at 7pm nightly
• Show at 8pm nightly
Jade Presents is thrilled to bring Fargo its first annual comedy festival!
The inaugural year of Fargo’s premier standup comedy event will feature a dynamic lineup of national and regional comedians bringing the laughs to multiple local venues over the course of two days.
Enjoy headlining performances at the Fargo Theatre Friday and Saturday night, with local and regional talent appearing throughout the week in The Cellar at Front Street Taproom. An official festival kick-off party showcasing local talent will take place Thursday, February 14. Friday and Saturday performances at The Cellar will feature David Harris, Mike Early, Trevor Anderson, and Senthil Rasejekarahn with more to be announced. Ticketing for performances at The Cellar will be separate from the standard two-day Fargo Comedy Festival pass, however Thursday’s kick-off, Friday and Saturday shows will be included with the purchase of a VIP pass.
“We’ve hosted so many great comics in Fargo-Moorhead… and they’ve been so well supported. A comedy festival is a natural progression and something I’ve wanted to do for years,” said Jade Nielsen, president of Jade Presents. “Laughter is good for the soul.”
Tig Notaro (Friday’s headliner) is a groundbreaking stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director originally from Mississippi. Hailed for her effortless storytelling and fearless stage presence, her subject matter ranges from the delightfully absurd to the monumentally serious. Rolling Stone recently named Tig “one of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time.”
Gary Gulman (Saturday’s headliner) is a stand-up comedian and has four one-hour comedy specials, including, Gary Gulman: In This Economy?, recognized as one of the five best comedy specials airing on Netflix. He is one of only a handful of comedians to perform on every single late-night comedy program.
Brian Posehn (support for Tig Notaro on Friday) is a comedian/actor/writer that always has a full plate in front of him. He is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. 2013 marked the release of his first hour long special, The Fartist, through Netflix.
Alex Edelman’s (support for Gary Gulman on Saturday) one-hour BBC radio special, Peer Group, was released this year. He won the prestigious Foster’s Best Newcomer prize at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his one man show, Millennial, only the second American ever to have done so.
The First Annual Fargo Comedy Fest is presented by Captain Morgan. Jade Presents would like to thank Ketel One Vodka for being an additional sponsor.