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SEPTEMBER 19th   //   SEPTEMBER 20th   //   SEPTEMBER 21st   //   SEPTEMBER 22nd

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST LIVE! – BIG PINE KICKOFF

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson.
Guests: Buck Newman, Brian Kearley, and Hillary Hutson.

Rick Bronson's House of Comedy's CrackHouse Podcast joins Big Pine Comedy Festival LIVE! Join Rick, Jack, & Matt for the Big Pine kick off episode featuring fest producers Hillary Hutson, Brian Kearley, & Buck Newman to get behind the scenes info on all things Big Pine!

3:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


THE MILE HIGH SHOW PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Santos

The Mile High Show is an arts & entertainment podcast based in Prescott, AZ featuring interviews with musicians, artists, comedians, & just about anyone else our host wants to sit down and talk with. The shows are often recorded on location in bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and venues where are guests perform in.

Host and producer Matt Santos is a photojournalist who has spent more than 35 years covering everything from major news events and professional sports, to local small town politics and open mics in bars and clubs across the southwest.

5:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


LUMBERJACK LAUGHS

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Jay Whitaker, Brian Kearley, Trenton Davis, Jaye McBride, and Rick Izquieta

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium


WINGS WITH FRIENDS PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Mary Upchurch

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


KISS MY AXE COMEDY

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Alex Giampapa, Adrian Washington, Jen Kober, Jack Jr., and Dwayne Perkins

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson
Guests: Trenton Davis, Dwayne Perkins, and Jaye McBride

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy’s CrackHouse Podcast Live is back at Big Pine! To kick off Thursday events, The CrackHouse podcast features three Big Pine headliners: Trenton Davis (Standup For Diversity, San Francisco International Comedy Competition), Dwayne Perkins (Comedy Central Presents, Dwayne Perkins: Take Note), and Jaye McBride (The Boston Comedy Festival, She Devil Comedy Festival).

10:00am
SouthSide Tavern


CRACKHOUSE PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Broome, Jack Galvin, and Rick Bronson
Guests: Jen Kober, Rick Izquieta, and Tony Tripoli

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy’s CrackHouse Podcast Live is back at Big Pine! Join Rick, Jack, and Matt as The CrackHouse podcast features three Big Pine headliners: Jen Kober (The Mindy Project, Curb Your Enthusiasm), Rick Izquieta (Funny or Die, Sirius Radio), and Tony Tripoli (Fashion Police, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List).

12:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


FATHER'S DAY PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Trenton Davis

The Father’s Day Podcast is a conversation hosted by comedian, actor, writer Trenton Davis with guest that include fathers, mothers, comedians, actors, musicians, authors, artist – pretty much people who have something positive to share with the world. Conversations center around a variety of different themes using fatherhood as the through line.

1:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company


THE MAD TITAN PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Jay Washington

A hip hop based review with comedian Jay Washington of the Marvel and DC live action universes.

2:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


BIRDS OF A FEATHER PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Katie Kusiciel

Friendship, the daily struggle bus of life, and surviving as a creative in LA through the eyes of two quirky 20-somethings. Kara & Katie, aka "Special K," take you along for the ride and find kindred spirits in special guests!

3:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company


THE INCREDIBLY VOCAL MINORITY REPORT LIVE!

Hosted by: Jay Whitaker

Jay Whitaker is the Incredibly Vocal Minority and here is his dumb podcast, LIVE!

4:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


LITTLE PINE

Producer: Dick Strangler

The Little Pine Showcase has become and annual Big Pine tradition. Part open mic, part contest, one lucky performer will win a space on a fest show later that same evening. Please arrive early. Space is limited. Signups available now.

5:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


MEAT SWEATS PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Matt Walker and Bill Laskowski

Weekly, comedians Matt Walker and Bill Laskowski break down the uncomfortable side of life, faith, and family. Join them and the occasional guest as they get sweaty while being meaty.

5:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company


JACK JR. PRESENTS: WORKOUT WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAY EDITION

As seen at HaHa Comedy Club!

Former Big Pine headliner, Jack Assadourian Jr. (2017), returns to Big Pine and brings his hilarious weekly show from HaHa Comedy Club in North Hollywood! Join Jack Jr. and festival favorites at this hilarious Thursday Night Edition of Workout Wednesdays with Jack Jr.

6:00pm
The Green Room


SPOTLESS RECORD, CLEAN COMEDY

Clean Comedy kicks off at SouthSide Tavern at 7:00pm. Stop by SouthSide for squeaky clean laughs on Thursday, and be sure to check out one of their amazing drink specials.

7:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


RIFFS & GIGGLES, MUSICAL COMEDY

Join Big Pine comedians as we sing and laugh the night aways for this hilarious musical comedy event. Toot toot! Don’t forget to order your train shots!

7:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


BIG PRIDE COMEDY

Big Pine comedians come together for a one of a kind Big Pride Comedy experience. Starring a hilarious cast of Big Pine performers, including headliner Jaye McBride. Come and get your PRIDE on at Green Room, a portion of all Big Pride Comedy ticket sales will be donated directly to the Northern Arizona Pride Association.

8:00pm
The Green Room


FREQUENT DELINQUENTS SHOWCASE

Big Pine’s Frequent Delinquents bring their toughest material to the stage to keep you laughing the night away. The Frequent Delinquents showcase features some of Big Pine’s funniest fest favorites!

9:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


IT'S PINE TIME!

It’s Pine Time at Altitudes Bar & Grill! Grab your buddies and join us for a hilarious stand up showcase of some of our Big Pine favorites.

9:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


LUMBERJILLS

Big Pine Comedy Festival and Flagstaff Green Room present LumberJills. LumberJills features some of Big Pine’s top female comedians, as well as headliner Jen Kober (The Mindy Project, Curb Your Enthusiasm). Join us for 90 minutes filled with laughter and some of the funniest ladies comedy has to offer!

10:00pm
The Green Room


TRAIN TRACKS: LATE NIGHT OPEN MIC

Signups at 10:30 pm. Lottery style drawing. Train Shots available – $1 when there is 1 Train, $2 for 2 trains.

11:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


HAIRY CHEST CONTEST

Join Big Pine Entertainment Director, Matt Broome, on his quest to crown the Hairiest Chest in all of Flagstaff! During this Big Pine After Party, contestants will compete in 3 rounds before we crown the HAIRIEST one of them all! Will you be our winner? Sign up now for a chance to win one of our many prizes or cash giveaways! Don’t miss out on our hilarious panel of guest judges and hosts!

11:59pm
The Green Room


FROM SCRATCH: NEW MATERIAL SHOW & OPEN MIC

Big Pine performers come together for a late night event filled with ALL NEW MATERIAL! Join us for never heard before giggles and side-splitters. The funny keeps rolling after the show with a late night ppen mic. Sign ups go out at 11:30pm. Lottery style drawing.

11:59pm
SouthSide Tavern


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

PRODUCING COMEDY FOR TV PANEL

Join Big Pine for a crash course with your favorite comedians and writers. Live Q&A opportunities at the end. Panel Guests: "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth (Comedy Central & MTV), Tony Tripoli (E!, Fashion Police with Joan Rivers), Jen Kober (USA, HBO, BET) and special guests.

10:00am
SouthSide Tavern


SUBMITTING/STRATEGIZING FOR COMEDY FESTIVALS AND COMPETITIONS

Hosted by: Thai Rivera

Having won World Series of Comedy and a few other competitions, Thai Rivera will give you an idea of some of what you can expect from the process, what he feels the most effective strategies are for winning/doing well, as well how to submit. Thai has also done not-so-great in a competition or two and can give some tips on what NOT to do and leaving a good impression. During the workshop, Thai will be taking AS MANY QUESTIONS as possible with the attitude that there are NO dumb questions.

10:00am
Altitude's Bar & Grill


LADY & THE DRUNK PODCAST LIVE!

Producers: Joe Gangemi, Chris Centanni, and Kevin Elliot
Hosted by: Leigh Houck and Danny Garcia

Weekly podcast where the hosts try and validate why they don't have any other friends! Hosted by two standup comics Leigh Houck and Danny Garcia, who cover an array of topics from "why do people try and talk to me with headphones" to "How to get my hot black neighbor to fall in love with me?"

11:00am
Dark Sky Brewing Company


MANAGEMENT PANEL

Big Pine brings together a cast of some of our favorite managers in the entertainment business for an afternoon panel followed by a Live Q&A. Panel Guests: Cris Italia, Rick Bronson, and Tommy Nicci

12:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


PIZZA PARTY & OPEN MIC

More info coming soon!

12:00pm
The Green Room


LICKETY SPLITS OPEN MIC

Come cool down with Big Pine for an afternoon Open Mic at Altitudes Bar & Grill. Test out your funny or sit back and laugh the afternoon away. Either way you’ll be in for a Treat. Signups go out at 11:30am. Lottery style.

12:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


HOLLINGSWORTHLESS PODCAST

Hosted by: "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth and Kane Holloway

"Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth interviews guests while bringing his thoughts and tangents on comedy, movies, race, sports and any other topics that enter his ‘Worthless brain each week.

Past guests have included Brad Williams, Tony Rock, Adam Ray, Alonzo Bodden, Jon Reep, and many others.

1:00pm
The Green Room


BAR ROOM HEROES PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Kevin Elliot and Chris Centanni

Bar Room Heroes is a comedy/sports podcast hosted by comedians Kevin Elliot and Chris Centanni. Each week the guys discuss the wide world of sports from a comedic point of view.

1:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company


WOMEN IN COMEDY PANEL

Find out what it’s really like to be a woman in comedy today! Join Big Pine and fest headliners Cathy Lewis, Jaye McBride, and Jen Kober as we discuss helpful hints and behind the scenes info for women building their comedy career in 2018. Live Q&A following panel.

2:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


BOOKING PANEL: HOW TO GET BOOKED

Join Big Pine for a crash course with our favorite bookers. Live Q&A opportunities at the end. Panel Guests: Casey Currier (Stand Up Live, Phoenix & Tempe Improv), Jack Assadourian Jr. (HaHa Comedy Club), JC Anderson (Orpheum Flagstaff), Hillary Hutson (House of Comedy AZ) and special guests!

2:00pm
The Green Room


ROAD COMEDY WORKSHOP

Join Big Pine for the best Tips & Tricks to apply when heading out on the road as a touring comedian. Special Guests: Carlos Rodrigues, Tim Bateman & Spencer James for tips and tricks.

3:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


WEDNESDAY MORNING SURF REPORT PODCAST LIVE!

Hosted by: Rick Larsen and Jeff Cardello

Answers to tomorrow's questions answered today.

3:00pm
The Green Room


HEADSHOTS/BIO & EPK HELP

More info coming soon!

4:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


SKETCH VIDEO SHOW

More info coming soon!

4:00pm
The Green Room


INDUSTRY MEET & GREET

More info coming soon!

4:00pm
Mother Road Brewing Company


INTRO TO IMPROV WORKSHOP

More info coming soon!

5:00pm
Firecreek Coffee


CRACKHOUSE PODCAST

More info coming soon!

5:00pm
Orpheum Theatre


CLEAN AIR COMEDY (CLEAN SHOW)

Join Big Pine on the beautiful Blendz patio for 90 minutes of clean comedy. Featuring some of Big Pine’s Cleanest Comedians, this show has comedy for all walks of life. Want to support Big Pine? Don’t forget to grab a glass (or bottle) of our Big Pine wine ($5 of each bottle is donated directly to Big Pine Comedy Festival, Inc.)!

5:00pm
Blendz


LITTLE PINE

Producer: Dick Strangler

The Little Pine Showcase has become and annual Big Pine tradition. Part open mic, part contest, one lucky performer will win a space on a fest show later that same evening. Please arrive early. Space is limited. Signups available now.

5:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


PEACE, LOVE, & COMEDY SHOWCASE

More info coming soon!

6:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


COMEDY CHOPS!

Hosted by: Amy Blackwell
Judges: Tony Tripoli, Dwayne Perkins, Cathy Lewis, and Casey Currier 

Big Pine Comedy Festival and The Green Room present Comedy Chops! Comedy Chops is an elimination style, improvised comedy competition show. Four comics will compete by performing three rounds of three minute sets using mystery topics during each round. Comics have 5 minutes to write jokes based on the mystery topics, then perform the set for the audience and celebrity judges. Comics will be judged on originality, stage presence, and overall use of the topics. Well established comedians and festival headliners Cathy Lewis (Nickelodeon, Last Comic Standing), Tony Tripoli (Fashion Police, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List), Casey Currier (Standy Up Live & Tempe Improv) & Dwayne Perkins (Comedy Central Presents, Dwayne Perkins: Take Note) join the Comedy Chops judges panel and add a unique spin to this entertaining game.  The judges also perform wonderfully hilarious sets in between competitor rounds. After each round one comic will be chopped! Find out who has the best Comedy Chops! Join us for this exciting show created and hosted by Arizona favorite, Amy Blackwell, to find out!

6:00pm
The Green Room


LAFFS & LATTES

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
Firecreek Coffee


JAZZ N JOKES

Hosted by: Genevieve Rice

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
Blendz


NICK DiPAOLO

Hosted by: JC Anderson

More info coming soon!

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7:30pm
Orpheum Theatre


DRUNKEN SPELLING BEE

Hosted by: Chris Gillespie

Join Big Pine Comedy Festival and The Green Room for 90 minutes of hilarious and fast paced drunken spelling bee Shenanigans with your host, Chris Gillespie. This is an adult spelling bee filled, and not for those faint of heart. Your quick wits, drinking expertise, and ability to win over the crowd will get you far tonight! You drink. You laugh. You spell. There will be opportunities the crown to win prizes throughout the Bee. Prizes and cash giveaways!

8:00pm
The Green Room


THIS WEEK SUCKS, TONIGHT!

Hosted by: Anwar Newton and Michael Turner

Anwar Newton & Michael Turner round up the weekly news with guest comedians that have made the mistake of joining.

9:00pm
Firecreek Coffee


MUSICAL COMEDY

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
Blendz


THE BRO SHOW

The first thing we said when we started comedy was... where’s all the dudes? 

The Bro Show is a stand up/sketch comedy show produced in Phoenix, Arizona by Courtney Wahlstrom, Dana Whissen, Kimberly Jones, and Leslie Barton, where all women comedians dress up as men and do comedy. 

The Bro Show takes a jab at “open mic culture” while drawing attention to the encounters women face when beginning a stand up comedy career.

10:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


PLEASE SEND NUDES PODCAST

PSN is an absolute gas! Run by Phoenix comedians Mike Enders and Charles Engle, Please Send Nudes is the mastermind behind the unfortunate "Send Nudes" video outbreak. Topics include dating advice, new stories, and the very popular Area Code Game.

10:00pm
The Green Room


THE DIRTY SHOW

The Dirty Show, The Smash Brothers monthly hit comedy show can be seen at the Ontario, California Improv. The Dirty Show has numerous sold out performances and is currently the longest running comedy show at any Improv in the United States.

Cory and Chad AKA The Smash Brothers are Identical twins born and raised outside of East LA. Their mother is a mail lady and their father is a crazy biker. They attended more than 14 schools growing up. So always being the new kid helped these two become the funny kids in school to try and make new friends. They say they are each others best friends. Even though they look alike, they are really quite different. Cory is the so called "Good Twin." With his laid back style he is the calmer twin who doesn't drink and party and he keeps these two grounded. On the other hand, Chad is the "Evil Twin." He is the bad boy type, with his wild party stories he keeps Cory on his toes.

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10:00pm
Orpheum Theatre


MIDNIGHT MUSICAL COMEDY

More info coming soon!

12:00am
SouthSide Tavern


LIP SYNC BATTLE

Hosted by: Matt Rife
Judges: Thai Rivera, Jaye McBride, and Jack Jr.

Big Pine Comedy Festival and Flagstaff Green Room bring Lip Sync Battles to Flagstaff for a can’t miss event! Arizona locals and Big Pine fest comedians come together for the ultimate battle for bragging rights and cash prizes. 1st place winners will receive $100 cash from Big Pine Comedy Festival

RULES:

  1. Contestants must choose one song.
  2. Contestants may only participate in one act.
  3. One act may consist of 1-4 people. 4 people maximum/act.
  4. Contestants are responsible for providing 3 minutes of one continuous song for their performance. Music must be queued up to where you want your performance to begin.
  5. Audience decides the winner. Win over the crowd and bring your friends to cheer you on!
  6. All acts must sign up in advance. Space is limited. Registration ends August 15, 2017.

11:59pm
The Green Room


THE DOPE SHOW

Everything is funnier high, right? So why not stand up comedians?

Presented by comedian and ganja enthusiast Tyler Smith, The Dope Show is a comedy showcase in which comedians perform a sober set, take a short intermission to toke up, and get back on stage to perform under the influence!

Don't miss the DOPEST show in America!

BUY TICKETS ($20 + taxes & fees)

11:59pm
Orpheum Theatre


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

CRACKHOUSE PODCAST

More info coming soon!

10:00am
SouthSide Tavern


BLOODY MARY OPEN MIC

More info coming soon!

10:00am
Altitude's Bar & Grill


KIDS IMPROV WORKSHOP

More info coming soon!

11:00am
Firecreek Coffee


PRODUCTION PANEL

More info coming soon!

12:00pm
The Green Room


COMEDY TRIAGE

More info coming soon!

1:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


ONETHIRTYSOMETHING PODCAST

Hosted by: Kerrilynn (Gallagher) Bass

A weekly podcast hosted by 33 year old Kerrilynn (Gallagher) Bass with a new guest each week. Guests are industry experts (lawyers, medical professionals, financial advisors, etc). #ThirtyStuff is a weekly segment where Kerrilynn gives her unfiltered feedback on workouts, products, and other stuff she is checking out. This is a podcast for thirty-somethings, by a thirty-something.

1:00pm
Dark Sky Brewing Company


MAKING A COMEDIAN DOCUMENTARY & PANEL

Hosted by: Rick Izquieta, Gene Moore, and Marc Silverstein

More info coming soon!

1:00pm
Firecreek Coffee


BRANDING PANEL

Hosted by: Jack Jr., The Smash Brothers, and Matt Rife

More info coming soon!

2:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

More info coming soon!

2:00pm
The Green Room


HOSTING WORKSHOP: IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU

Hosted by: Amy Blackwell

More info coming soon!

3:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


1, 2, 3 JOKES! PODCAST

Hosted by: Ricardo Leon

A competitive comedy podcast where we read 3 stories from the news, tell 3 jokes about each story, and decide who has written the funniest joke.

3:00pm
The Green Room


SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP

More info coming soon!

4:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


COMEDY CLUBHOUSE PANEL

Hosted by: Rick Bronson, John Tobin, Cris Italia, Tommy Nicci, and Jenny Laughs

More info coming soon!

4:00pm
The Green Room


LADY & THE DRUNK PODCAST

More info coming soon!

5:00pm
The Green Room


IN ON THE JOKE SHOWCASE

Hosted by: Aaron Kyle Miles

More info coming soon!

5:00pm
Firecreek Coffee


LITTLE PINE

Producer: Mo Urban
Hosted by: Aricka Haller

The Little Pine Showcase has become and annual Big Pine tradition. Part open mic, part contest, one lucky performer will win a space on a fest show later that same evening. Please arrive early. Space is limited. Signups available now.

5:00pm
Altitude's Bar & Grill


LAUGHING GAS SHOWCASE

More info coming soon!

6:00pm
SouthSide Tavern


BINGO & BREWS

Hosted by: Brian Kearley

Join Big Pine Comedy Festival for an exciting twist on the classic American favorite! Big Pine offers fun prizes and cash giveaways throughout this hilariously fun Bingo game gone WILD! Winners will need to work with festival comedians to fill their Bingo boards first! Grab your friends and your dobbers and head out to Flagstaff Green Room!

6:00pm
The Green Room


SUMMER'S EVE: CLEAN COMEDY

More info coming soon!

6:00pm
Blendz


UP FIRECREEK WITHOUT A PADDLE

Producer: Buck Newman
Featuring: Recycled Babies, Spearmint, and Too Cubed

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
Firecreek Coffee


LAUGH YOUR AXE OFF

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Darrin Rose, Jay Whitaker, Cathy Lewis, Tony Tripoli, and "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium


MUSICAL COMEDY

More info coming soon!

7:00pm
Mother Road Brewing Company


YA FEEL?!

Hosted by: Anthony Desamito and Alexis Grossman

Ya Feel?! is a monthly comedy show at the Hollywood Improv Lab! Comedians spin a wheel of emotions and perform their sets using the emotion the wheel picks.

8:00pm
The Green Room


BLENDED BITS

More info coming soon!

8:00pm
Blendz


SET THE SCENE, STAND UP & IMPROV

Hosted by: Conor Dorney and NCT Phoenix

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
Firecreek Coffee


TIMBERRR!!!

Hosted by: JC Anderson
Featuring: Matt Broome, Rick Bronson, The Smash Brothers, Matt Rife, and Trixx

More info coming soon!

9:00pm
NAU, Prochnow Auditorium


THE GLOW SHOW: COMEDY IN THE DARK

More info coming soon!

10:00pm
The Green Room


IF A BEAR SHITS IN THE WOODS: BEST OF FEST & AFTER PARTY

The Green Room presents Big Pine Comedy Festival’s BEST OF FEST & AFTER PARTY! Not only will this unique show will be jam packed with the best comedians 2018 had to offer, but PRIZES and SURPRISES abound for everyone during this fun finale and after party! Grab your friends and come laugh with the Best of the Fest!

11:59pm
The Green Room