New South Comedy Festival
24 shows. 12 workshops. 300 performers. From November 1-10th, improvisors, stand-up comedians, and sketch comedy guests from across the country will converge on Greenville, SC for the 5th Annual New South Comedy Festival. This year's performers hail from Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando, Washington D.C., Austin, Rhode Island, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Knoxville, Louisville, Denver, and here in the Carolinas!
Seating is limited, so it's always wise to pre-purchase your tickets online. All shows will be at the Alchemy Comedy Theater in downtown Greenville, SC. Street parking is available (if you're lucky), along with several nearby parking garages.
Comedy workshops will also be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on both weekends.
GLOC- Gorgeous Ladies of Comedy (Greenville, SC)
These comedians will improvise jokes on the spot. Faster then a speeding bullet. Come catch the Gorgeous Ladies of Comedy aka GLOC
Ben Collins (Louisville, KY)
Ben Collins has been doing comedy for six years, starting Stand-Up in Louisville Kentucky when he was fifteen. Nominated for Best Newcomer in the 2014 Karney Awards, as well as a semi-finalist in the Like2Laugh March Madness competition in 2016, Ben is a well rounded performer and writer, having appeared on stage in Louisville, New York, Chicago, and the UK.
Chris Freeland (Greenville, SC)
Chris Freeland is a Greenville based stand up, improviser, actor, and filmmaker. He is a performer in the Alchemy Comedy Theater and as been actively doing comedy since 2015.
Andrew Lockair (Greenville, SC)
Andrew's style is raw and fiercely unapologetic with materiel that all can relate to; relationships, sex, mental health, his experiences in the military and of course dick jokes. After ending active service to pursue comedy Andrew relocated to Greenville, SC and since then has been able to work with No Expectations Comedy, Comedy Zone, cofounded Stone Grown Comedy, and later created Rain Man Running Productions, while being named Greenville’s Roast Master. Andrew released his first album "Kids Birthday Parties” in February 2016.
Larry Weaver (Durham, NC)
Larry Weaver is a nationally-touring comedian with over 25 years of professional experience. His easy-going demeanor, Southern charm, and quick wit have won the hearts of audiences across America. Larry grew up in the rural village of Saxapahaw, NC and started cracking jokes at a young age. After majoring in accounting at the University of North Carolina, Larry left his CPA dreams behind to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. He has shared the stage with entertainment legends like Faith Hill, Ray Romano, Chris Rock, and "Weird Al" Yankovic — just to name a few. You can hear him daily on Sirius XM radio’s “Laugh USA” and “Blue Collar Radio.” His live performances include tales of growing up in the country, home remedies, family gatherings, marriage, traveling, trying to eat right, and more.