Bumbershoot announced its comedy lineup and it’s packed with podcast stars, locally-sourced comics and a fine selection of sketch and improv. The music and arts festival takes place Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle Center.
Stand up performers include W. Kamau Bell, Doug Benson, Ted Alexandro, Cristela Alonzo, Matt Braunger, Beth Stelling and Rory Scovel among others.
The festival will feature “Star Talk Live” with Bill Nye and Eugene Mirman, “Doug Loves Movies” with comedian Doug Benson and Paul F Tompkins’ “Dead Authors Podcast” all broadcasting live.
Seattle’s comedy scene is represented by “The Comedy Womb,” “Punchline Comedy,” “Wine Shots: Comedy’s Happiest Hour” and “Comedy On Trial.”
Sketch performers include “The Improvised Shakespeare Company,” “Seattle People Doing Sketch” and “The Early Late Show with Yogi Paliwal.”
The full lineup and schedule is available at Bumbershoot.org.