Patton Oswalt, Emo Philips to headline 2nd annual Limestone Comedy Festival

The Limestone Comedy Festival is ready to celebrate its second year as a five-venue stand-up and podcast weekend in downtown Bloomington, IN. The line-up features national headliners like Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo and Emo Philips. Rising stars Ben Moore (The Bob & Tom Show), Cristela Alonzo (the Late Late Show), Erin Foley (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Carmen Lynch (Late Show), Ryan Singer (WTF with Marc Maron), and Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live) are also scheduled to perform at the festival, running May 29  – 31. “We couldn’t be more excited with this year’s line-up,” said festival Co-Director Mat Alano-Martin. “Patton is one of the most important comedic voices of his generation and Emo is a living legend of comedy.” A few dozen showcases of the nation’s up and coming comics plus live recordings of comedy podcasts like Never Not Funny round out the weekend’s bill.

VIP and VVIIPP badges are now on sale through the festival website at, which earns you front row seating, an exclusive after party, and other perks. General admission will go on sale on April 1st.

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