More than a third of the comics on the lineup are women, and the comedians are from all over the world. The co-producers say the idea for the festival was born on Pakistani and Indian Independence Days the year before: August 14 and 15, 2013, respectively. How will you use my information? Try using Current Location search again. This June, the festival is bringing 6 comedians to New Jersey for one night for its East Coast debut. The shows were semi-successful, half full, half empty. Yes, there are that many comics hailing one way or another from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Syria, Libya, Japan and the Philippines, not to mention religious connections to Muslims, Jews, Sikhs and Catholics.
We just want to show America that Indians still contribute in a positive way NotAllIndians. You can also search near a city, place, or address instead. Category: Arts Performing Arts Comedy. The mission is to showcase the funniest South Asian comedians and create a unique live experience for the South Asian diaspora. He finished a finalist in the 2007 Rooster T. Any trademarked terms that appear on this page are used for descriptive purposes only.
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Prices reflected on this site are determined by the buyers and sellers and may be substantially higher than the face value printed on the ticket. All Desi Comedy Fest concerts tickets come with our ticket integrity guarantee, with all tickets guaranteed or your money back. About This Festival The Times of India Group presents 5th Desi Comedy Fest 2018 - the Biggest South Asian Comedy Festival in America! If not, read on for more instructions. In 2016 it toured 20 shows in 20 days across four cities in India. It was more Indian-Americans who were born here who were cracking jokes at the expense of their parents. ConcertPass is your number one destination for all Desi Comedy Fest concerts tickets as well as concert dates and extensive tour information.
One third of the performers are women. What a delightful surprise this is. The festival comes to 3 new cities this year: San Mateo, Milpitas, and Dublin. On ConcertPass you'll find Desi Comedy Fest tickets at great prices across an excellent range of seating options. According to the organizers, the comedians from Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Iranian, Syrian-Mexican, Libyan, Japanese, and Filipino ethnic backgrounds will perform at the festival.
Be sure to keep in mind the specific dates listed above. . Now in its 5th year, the 2018 edition presents 30+ comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan descent. Arriving in the South Bay on an H-1B visa in 2000, he was drawn to stand-up comedy, though as an outsider still getting acclimated to a new world, he worried he would miss inside jokes and cultural references when he started performing. Refresh this Yelp page and try your search again.
The Bay Area native has worked at The Chronicle since 2000, and was a Chronicle paperboy from 1982 to 1984. Or, if you are fortunate to have found seats to purchase, the very best locations have been claimed. Our vision is to showcase the funniest South Asian comedians and create a unique live comedy experience for the South Asian diaspora. I thought we had seen all possible comedians. The comedians are raw, hilarious and some of the best in the business. Koletkar expects at least 4,000 fans this year. So we are bringing together Indian and Pakistanis to show we can all laugh together at our differences.
Red Zone Tickets is the best ticket broker for obtaining Desi Comedy Fest Tickets. He reviews movies, television and comedy, covers entertainment, creates multimedia projects and writes the Our San Francisco local history column. Desi Comedy Fest Tour dates 2019 Desi Comedy Fest tickets are on sale right now on ConcertPass. Feeling helpless about the mistrust, anger and ill-will engendered by a series of terror attacks in Mumbai fomented by radical Islamic groups based in Pakistan, the Fremont resident brought together a roster of two comics from each country for Pakistani and Indian independence days in 2013 August 14 and 15, respectively. This year, Koletkar and Nadkarni are partnering with The Times of India Group, India's largest media conglomerate, that just completed The Gaana Music Festival, the largest ever Indian music festival in America.