Festivities are lead by Jake Johannsen, a regular on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” HBO and Comedy Central, and are nightly now through Saturday, July 17.
Tonight, the festival is at the Diana Wortham Theater and includes headliner Josh Gondelman, winner of the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, and a late show with the Beards of Comedy tour, featuring Asheville’s own Joe Zimmerman. Friday features back-to-back
showcases with over twenty rising stars in comedy. On Saturday, Jake Johannsen takes over the stage.