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Posted: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:37 PM


DCF presents:

Desi Comedy Fest- Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, Thursday 8/17

Thursday, August 17, 8:00pm-10:00pm, Santa Cruz


Desi Comedy Fest is the largest annual South Asian comedy festival in America featuring the funniest South Asian comedians from around the globe.

Now in its 4th year, the 2017 edition presents 40 comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan descent. We also have comedians from various minority groups and the LGBTQ community. The comedians are raw, hilarious and some of the best in the business. The comedians this year come from all over USA, Canada, South Africa and India, and have been on Comedy Central, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan and The Late show on Letterman.

Day 8 of 11 will be at the classy Kuumbwa Jazz Center in the Beach town of Santa Cruz.
Kuumbwa is a Swahili word meaning "an act of spontaneous creativity".
With 200 seats and no sight line issues, all seats have an excellent view of the stage.

Lineup for Thursday, August 17th
Abhay Nadkarni (Desi Comedy Fest)
David Naimyar (Comedy Oakland)
Kabir Singh (Family Guy)
Mona Shaikh (HuffPo)
Neel Nanda (MTV)
Priyanka Wali (Women's Health Magazine)
Reyhaneh Rajabzadeh (China International Comedy Festival)
Richard Sarvate (Punchline SF)
Samson Koletkar (NPR)
Vik Pandya (Out of Bounds Comedy Festival)

Check out our trailer here:

Showtime at 8pm

*Lineups are subject to change
Please be at the venue early.
Tickets are $20 online / $30 at the door.

Thursday, August 17

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar Street
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060


Email: info -at-
Phone: 415-676-1371
Contact: Samson Koletkar

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