Rogue Island Comedy Festival – 4 days of laughs on Aquidneck Island

Posted 10/5/22

The Ocean State’s only comedy festival returns this Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 6 to 9, for a full island takeover with nine shows across Newport, Middletown and Portsmouth. More than 30 of the …

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Rogue Island Comedy Festival – 4 days of laughs on Aquidneck Island

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The Ocean State’s only comedy festival returns this Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 6 to 9, for a full island takeover with nine shows across Newport, Middletown and Portsmouth. More than 30 of the best local and nationally will be performing at three separate venues!

Plus there will an exclusive Rhode Island screening of the film “Fourth of July” (directed by Louis CK, and starring Louis CK and Joe List) during the festival.

Featured comedians include Zoltan Kazsas (Comedy Central, Dry Bar), Ahmed Bharoocha (Comedy Central, Adult Swim, Netflix Is A Joke), Paris Sashay (Comedy Central), Christi Chiello (Comedy Central), Gavin Matts (Comedy Central), Gordon Baker-Bone (Gotham Live, MTV) and more.

FALL FEST VENUES:
• Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center, Newport
• Ragged island Brewhouse, Portsmouth
• Diego’s Barrio Cantina, Middletown

Hours are:

  • Thursday Oct 6; 6pm, 8pm
  • Friday Oct 7; 6pm, 8pm
  • Saturday Oct 8; 5pm, 7pm, 9pm
  • Sunday Oct 9; 7pm, 9pm

Find a full schedule and tickets at www.rogueislandcomedyfest.com
Questions: rogueislandcomedyfest@gmail.com

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