Jade Presents brings you the Duluth Comedy Festival...

Friday, Feb. 16 & Saturday, Feb. 17


Get ready for a hilarious comeback! Our fan-favorite comedy festival is returning in 2024, and it’s bound to be a side-splitting extravaganza! Join us for two unforgettable nights of laughter at the 2024 Duluth Comedy Fest ft. Maria Bamford, Drew Lynch & Friends at the iconic NorShor Theatre. This year, we proudly present two incredible headliners, Maria Bamford and Drew Lynch, along with a fantastic lineup of their comedic friends.




Doors at 8pm / Show at 9pm


MARIA BAMFORD with Jackie Kashian

Doors at 8pm / Show at 9pm


Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford is revered for her deeply personal and experimental comedy about mental illness. She starred in the surreal, semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, about a comedian who suffers a nervous breakdown, and is the star of three unconventional hour-long stand-up specials: Weakness is the Brand, Old Baby and Maria Bamford, the special, special, special! Maria was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She also created and starred in the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, in which she plays all the characters. Maria is often recognized for her prolific voiceover work, including characters on Big Mouth, BoJack Horseman, Summer Camp Island, Adventure Time, Talking Tom and Friends, Bob’s Burgers, Legend of Korra, Puss in Boots, CatDog and PBS’s Emmy-winning series Word Girl. She also stars as Tilly Mulch in Team Coco’s scripted podcast Frontier Tween. Maria played DeBrie Bardeaux on Netflix’s Arrested Development and recurred on the ABC hit series Fresh off the Boat. She is the 2014 winner of the American Comedy Award for Best Club Comic. Maria’s late night appearances include CONAN, The Tonight Show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Drew Lynch

Comedian and actor Drew Lynch captured the hearts of America with his Golden Buzzer performance on Season 10 of America’s Got Talent (NBC), where he finished in second place. Since then, Drew has amassed millions of followers on social media while touring the world nonstop to sold out audiences. In February 2023, Drew released his second special ‘And These Are Jokes’ which is catching steam all over the internet. He also appeared in a recurring role in the final season of IFC’s hit series Maron as well as TBS’ Conan. A favorite on the podcast circuit, Drew has made multiple appearances on some of the most downloaded shows, giving his unique take on everything from pop culture to news headlines to the life of a traveling comic.

Jackie Kashian

Jackie Kashian is a stand-up comedian who has been seen on Conan, Corden, HBO, Netflix, Comedy Central, and or heard on NPR and Audible. Touring 45 weeks a year, she calls it The Neverending Story Tour and you should check to see if she’s gonna be in a town near you. Her 5 comedy albums and specials have been number one on Amazon and Apple and #3 on Billboard. In addition to two podcasts “The Jackie and Laurie Show” and “The Dork Forest,” you can also read her writing in “The Comedy Film Nerds Guide to Movies” and the comic book “Comics Comics Quarterly”. Currently, she has a new TINY comedy special “LOOKING BACK” shot from the camera of a Mazda 6 in reverse.



Two-Day Premium Seat
$ 149
  • Two-day Festival Ticket
  • Prime Seating
  • Commemorative Signed Comedy Fest Poster


Two-Day Seat
$ 99
  • Two-Day Festival Ticket



Drew Lynch


Maria Bamford

Don’t miss the 2024 Duluth Comedy Fest, where unforgettable comedy memories are waiting to be made!


Thank you Bent Paddle Brewing, our Exclusive Beer Partner! During Comedy Fest, you'll find a variety of cold, Bent Paddle brewskis on-site at NorShor! And you can always visit their tap room and enjoy their unique craft beer experience.

Let's Party! Show your Comedy Fest ticket at Black Water Lounge any time on Feb. 16/17 for exclusive drink specials! Show-goers will receive BOGO on featured drinks: Lynch Press and Bamford Blitz! Thank you, Black Water Lounge: Comedy Fest's Pre/After Party Partner!