About Us

The 10th Annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival returns to Atlanta, May 9th – 12th, 2019.

This year, over 1,000 comedians from all over the country submitted their videos in hopes of being one of the 60 comics invited to perform for the industry’s top bookers, manager, agents, and packed audiences.

Established in 2009, Skull Fest has grown to become Atlanta’s favorite comedy tradition, now including over 30 shows in 7 venues over the course of 4 days.

This year’s venues are: Laughing Skull Lounge, The Plaza Theatre, City Winery, Relapse Theatre, Red Light Cafe, Smith’s Olde Bar, and the Atlanta Brewing Company Brewery.

Comedians from years past include: Hannibal Buress, Ron White, Clayton English, Rob Haze, Dulce Sloan, Caleb Synan, Noah Gardenswartz, Mark Normand, Nate Bargatze, Ari Shaffir, Adam Newman, Lavar Walker, Camilla Cleese, Rob Christensen, Matthew Broussard, Rocky Dale Davis, Mia Jackson, Shane Torres, Candice Thompson, Ismael Loutfi, and countless more!

The comedian lineup for 2019 will be shared publicly on (or before) March 7th, 2019.

Contact Us

PLEASE NOTE: Comedian Submissions for 2019 are now CLOSED. We will open 2020 after the 2019 festival.

Laughing Skull Lounge

878 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Email: whatup@laughingskulllounge.com