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“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for the Break Science Live Band. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Jamie Mclean Band & Flow Tribe. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Robert Walter's 20th Congress! more

Backyard Grooves

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Big Easy Big Heart…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
5K road race more

City Park Presents -…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Join us in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park for City… more

DISNEY ON ICE…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice celebrates 100… more

Disney on Ice: 100…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! The monumental ice skating… more

Double Dose

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Free Movie Night -…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
The Big Lebowski starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman (RATED R - please… more

Irivin Mayfield Jazz…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mama's Music

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

MUSICIANS CLINIC WITH…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Soul-steeped folk singer Alynda Lee Segarra fronts local Americana heroes… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

New Orleans Photo…

Apr 30 - May 29, 2016
The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA), is proud to be the first venue to … more

Saenger Theatre…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
This all-star event pays tribute to The Band's milestone final concert through… more

The Historic New…

Apr 30 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Apr 30, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Irish House…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the Irish House for Crossing Canal. more

“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Paulina Trujillo
Paulina@alinepro.com
504-237-0015


HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

NOVEMBER 7-11, 2012, New Orleans, LA- Hell Yes Fest, the annual comedy festival held each November in New Orleans curated by Chris Trew, co-founder and Creative Director of The New Movement and co-owner of Studio8.net, returns for a hilarious week of Film, Improv, Standup and Sketch Comedy!

After years of performing at comedy festivals of many shapes and sizes, Trew decided to produce his own. Trew continues his mission of trailblazing the way for a comedy community in New Orleans. Hell Yes Fest takes place from November 7-11, 2012 at venues in New Orleans including: Republic, The Shadowbox Theater, The New Movement Theater, Cafe Istanbul, Siberia, and The Hi Ho Lounge.

Headliners Include:
Christian Finnegan, Joey Greco, Theo Von, Duncan Trussell, Rory Scovel, and many more will travel to New Orleans to take part in this event.

 WEDNESDAY
8:00p - Republic - Joey Greco keynote + Christian Finnegan + Cameron Buchholtz + Andrew Polk

THURSDAY
7:30p - Shadowbox - Personality Plus
9:00p - Shadowbox - Handbomb + The Language

8:00p - The New Movement - Duncan Trussell
9:30p - The New Movement - Duncan Trussell podcast recording (one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes - The Duncan Trussell Family Hour)

FRIDAY
7:30p - Shadowbox - Deans List + Checkbook
9:00p- Shadowbox - Claws with Fangs + Water Park
10:30p - Shadowbox - Cardboard Becky + Nola Musical Improv

8:00p - The New Movement - Theo Von
10:30p - The New Movement - Stupid Time Machine

7:00p - Istanbul - Shipwrecked! (immensely popular local storytelling showcase)
8:30p - Istanbul - Austin, Texas Invasion (a group of awesome up and coming standups)
10:00p - Istanbul - The Friday 40 (a drinking game/quiz show from Los Angeles featuring Dave Holmes former MTV VJ)

9:00p - Siberia - Nola Comedy Hour - (only FREE show of the fest + location of after party)

SATURDAY
6:00p - Shadowbox - Green Team
7:30p - Shadowbox - Blink + Super Computer
9:00p- Shadowbox - Snow Cobra + Richmond Comedy Coalition
10:30p - Shadowbox - Art Camp + improv Olympic West All-Stars

8:00p - The New Movement - Theo Von - 40
10:30p - The New Movement - The Megaphone Show w/ Joey Greco (host of Cheaters)
7:00p - Istanbul - You Don't Know the Half Of It
8:30p - Istanbul - Rory Skovel - 40
10:00p - Istanbul - Sean Patton - 30

9:00p - Hi-Ho Lounge - Altercation Punk Comedy
For more information and full schedule visit: http://alinepro.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=704f3b4ab4a8b60a7870068e6&id=1397670917&e=cb330748bb