(WZZM)- Gilda's Laughfest has announced the return of The Blue Late Night Comedy Series as well as three returning comedy showcases.
The additions bring a handful of popular comedians to the community comedy festival.
The Blue Late Night Comedy Series features ABC's Don't Hate the B- in Apt. 23 star, Eric Andre; co-creator of Chappelle's Show and Emmy nominated comedian, Neal Brennan; one of Comedy Central's Top 10 Comics to Watch, Loni Love; and writer, comedian, and voice-over actor, Pete Holmes.
The Best of the Midwest Showcase features Nate Abshire, Ryan Dalton, Emily Galati, Steve Gillespie, Tim Harmston, Scott Long, Fred Potter, Kris Shaw, Alex Stone, and Tommy Thompson. This group will be competing for a $2,500 cash prize.
The Stand-up Comedy Competition, presented by Gun Lake Casino, will feature 10 comics, all competing for a $10,000 cash prize. The 2013 competitors are: James Adomian, Cy Amundson, Ron Funches, Al Jackson, Jamie Lee, Juliam McCullough, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Andrew Schultz, Brendon Walsh, and Mike Winfield.
The Clean Comedy Showcase, presented by Bissell, will feature comedy without the vulgar language or content. This year's clean comedy perfomers include: Jackie Kashian, Pete Lee, Cash Levy, Jamie Lissow, Mark Normand, Andy Pitz, Erik Rivera, and Bengt Washburn.
For more information on LaughFest 2013, please visit the LaughFest website.