3rd Annual NY Funny Songs Fest 2014

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Here are links to all the shows in the festival, plus descriptions. So hurrr—eee, hurrr—eee, getcher tickets! All shows are $8 online / in advance and $10 at the door. And hey, big ups to the NY Times for their amazing coverage of the fest! Also, here is our Facebook page. The Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting has also recommended the fest! NEW: We are a TimeOut NY Critic’s Pick and have also been featured on ImposeMagazine.com. Awesome! 

Buy a season pass here - This gets you admission to every show, VIP / guaranteed seating at every show, first entry for every show, guaranteed gift bag on opening night. 

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presens: It’s Opening Night! Let’s Party!
Thursday, June 7 @ Lolita Bar, 266 Broome St. @ Orchard St., 6 PM: This opening night party will be off the hizzy with the cheapest happy hour in town ($3 beer and well drinks) and 2 for 1 Sierra Nevada ($3 for 2!), raffle prizes, give aways, free food from our local food sponsors.

Buy tickets for NYFSF presents: It’s Opening Night, Let’s Rock with Laughter! 
Thursday, June 7 @ Lolita Bar, 266 Broome St. @ Orchard St., 7:30 PM: This is the first show on opening night of the 1st Annual NY Funny Songs Fest. You’re definitely not going to want to miss it! Featuring Jen Kwok, Rob Paravonian, Jessica Delfino, Mindy Raf, Reformed Whores and Molly Pope. Myka Fox hosts. 

Purchasing a ticket to this show also gets you FREE ADMISSION to the opening night party with live comedy music performances, gift bags, giveaways, raffles, 2 for 1 beer and free food (while supplies last). Just print out or bring your mobile ticket to the opening night party to get your opening party wrist band.

Buy tickets for NYFSF presents: It’s Opening Night, Showcase 2! 
Thursday, June 7 @ Lolita Bar, 266 Broome St. @ Orchard St., 9 PM: This is the second showcase on opening night of the 1st Annual NY Funny Songs Fest. You’re definitely not going to want to miss it! Featuring Barbara Holm, Soce, Killy Dwyer, Ben Lerman, Boris Khaykin. Giulia Rozzi hosts.

Purchasing a ticket to this show also gets you FREE ADMISSION to the opening night party with live comedy music performances, gift bags, giveaways, raffles, 2 for 1 beer and free food (while supplies last). Just print out or bring your mobile ticket to the opening night party to get your opening party wrist band.

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: America’s Funniest Comedy Music Videos
Thursday, June 7 @ The Dressing Room, 75 Orchard St. btw Broome / Grand Sts., 11 PM: Wine and cheese and funny videos projected into a giant golden frame + FREE after party with a purchase to either Thursday night showcase (7 PM, 9:30 PM) at The Dressing Room bar. Hilarious comedy videos by Adira Amram, Stuckey & Murray and more, with live performances by Myq & Micah, Carolyn Castiglia, Killy Dwyer, Rachel Parenta and more.


Cheap Miller Lite ($3), free popcorn and fancy cheese. Shop for high end bargains or basement deals while you drink!

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: Books N’ Hooks 
Friday, June 8 @ Casa Mezcal,  86 Orchard St. @ Broome St., 6 PM: This show challenges performers to come up with a song on the theme of a book, but let’s be honest, several of them just play songs they already have that fit the topic. However, you’ve probably never heard those songs, so it’s a win-win for you. This month: Anarchist’s Cookbook. 

Featuring: 
Esther Ku, Schaffer The Dark Lord and Juliet Jeske. Jena Friedman hosts.  

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: A Night Of Dirty Songs
Friday, June 8 @ Casa Mezcal, 86 Orchard St. @ Broome St., @ 7 PM: A Night of Dirty Songs is always a great show, featuring some of the naughtiest, dirtiest songs you can find in NYC. The last show at Joe’s Pub was packed solid,  this show is always rammed full. With Cock Lorge, Ben Lerman, Jessica Delfino, The Parodivas, and very special guest Red Peters, this show is going to be a night to remember. Bring granny, she loves this kind of stuff!

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: Showcase #3 @ Casa Mezcal
Friday, June 8th @ Casa Mezcal, 86 Orchard St. @ Broome St., 8:30 PM: This comedy music showcase features longer sets by some of your favorites: Rob Paravonian, Devo Spice, Camille Harris and more. Myka Fox hosts. 

Click here for NYFSF Presents: Radio Snack: A Comedy Music Showcase
Friday, June 8th @ The Creek and The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, Queens, 10 PM: This long running comedy music showcase produced by Ben Lerman and Tim Dimond is joining with NYFSF for the June show! They just got a cease and desist letter from EMI Music re: their former name, “Now That’s What I Call Musical Comedy” so catch it in it’s first installment with a new name, “Radio Snack: A Comedy Music Showcase.” Mmm, that sounds delicious! 
This show is a free, unticketed event. 

Buy tickets for NYFSF presents: 50 Funny Songs
Saturday, June 9 @ Tammany Hall, 152 Orchard St., btw Rivington & Stanton Sts.,
7 PM: Come join in the festivities as 50+ comedy musicians sing, rap or yodel a funny song a piece. Each number will be short and sweet. Whether you’re a serious fan of comedy music, or you’re a person who has no idea what comedy music is, this show is for you. Performers include: 

Rob Paravonian, Carolyn Castiglia, Esther Ku, Camille Harris, Livia Scott, Jessica Delfino, Boris Khaykin, Red Peters, Rob Cantrell, Hilary Schwartz, Rob Cantrell, Tim Ellis, The Parodivas, Ben Lerman, Mindy Raf, Mel & El, Jen Kwok, Reformed Whores and a lot more. Plus it’s Mindy Raf’s birthday so come prepared to party and eat cake. 

Line up subject to change due to the whimsical lifestyle and devil may care attitude that comes with being a performer. 

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: Comedy Karaoke! 
Saturday, June 9 @ Upstairs Bar, 59 Canal St. @ Allen St., (up the stairs) 11 PM: Comedy musicians write and sing funny songs. But what happens when they sing other people’s songs funnily? Is funnily even a word? So many questions! Come on over to the coolest secret Chinese karaoke bar on Canal Street, “Upstairs Bar” and take part in this historic comedic music singing karaoke-ing event. You won’t even know it’s a bar until you get all up in it. Come prepared to party and eat cake…and of course do your best rendition of “Total Eclipse of the Heart”!

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: Feedback 101 Comedy Industry Panel
Sunday, June 10 @ Culture Fix, 9 Clinton St. @ E. Houston St, 2 PM: So, you do what you can. You get on stage. You write songs. You make CDs and tour and travel. But is that all there is? Today, you’ll get a chance to listen to some people who have turned their specific brand of comedy and work into a feasible way of life ie a paycheck. Come, ask questions, have a drink and learn a lil somethin’ somethin’. Guests include: 

Janine DiTullio, head writer of Superjail on Adult Swim and co-creator of Chirpbug.tv, 
Danny Hastings, director of Atomicus Films, an Urban Multicultural and Latin influenced film production company, David Johnston, the Associate Director of ExploringTheMetropolis.org, Lisa Niedermeyer, a Program Specialist at Fractured Atlas and manager for NYC Performing Arts Spaces (NYCPASpaces.org), and D-Sharp Wilson, director of Platinum Label Entertainment, a one stop shop for music production and studio recording. 

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: The NY Funny Songs Awards 2012
Sunday, June 10 @ Culture Fix, 
9 Clinton St. @ E. Houston St, 4 PM: There are several comedy awards in NYC and the world, and now here’s another one, but this one has a focus on comedy music and the people who shape hilarity that you can dance to. 

To nominate for your favorite comedy musicians, please go to this link: 
http://bit.ly/ITJJQS

Thanks for nominating your favorite funny fretters et al. 

Buy tickets for NYFSF Presents: The NYFSF After / Closing Party
***Tickets will be available for purchase for this event on June 3rd***
NYFSF After / Closing Party at Donnybrook, 35 Clinton St. with performances by David Carl + more. Beer specials and free snacks served. Come celebrate the good times and say farewell until next year. Admission free with purchase of a ticket to either Sunday event (Panel or Award Show).

Total list of people performing in this year’s NY Funny Songs Fest:

Red Peters, Rob Paravonian, Myq Kaplan & Micah Sherman, Victor Varnado, Jen Kwok, Devo Spice, Squirm & Germ, Summer & Eve, Mindy Raf, Mel and El, Carolyn Castiglia, Jessica Delfino, Esther Ku, Soce The Elemental Wizard, Livia Scott, Jeffrey Kornberg, Rob Cantrell, Molly Pope, Reformed Whores, Shaina Feinberg, Tim Ellis, Phoebe Kreutz, Myka Fox, Jena Friedman, Giulia Rozzi, Ben Lerman, Erin & Her Cello, Supercute, Barbara Holm, Rachael Parenta, David Carl, Boris Khaykin, Kelly Dwyer, Momma Holler, Katie Hartman, Hilary Schwartz, Caren LeVine, The Parodivas, Carla Ulbrich, Jennifer Blowdryer, Marian Rosin, Mike Amato, Insane Ian, Leanne Linsky, Rosie Rebel, Guy Fletcher, Cock Lorge, Schaffer The Dark Lord, Susannah Perlman, Tim Dimond, Eileen Kelly, Wigmaker’s Son, The Cowmen, Dirty Boy Jamboree, The Vigilante + more!