The 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival is coming up, and Sketchfest is continuing to roll out the headliners.
2019’s SF Sketchfest is sponsored by Audible and will run from Jan. 10-27, 2019. The 17-day festival includes over 200 shows, featuring comedy’s biggest stars and up-and-comers from around the world. The festival promises several different forms of entertainment, including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. SF Sketchfest offers its audience the unusual opportunity to see their favorite comedians in intimate live performances and discussions.
The third round of Sketchfest’s lineup includes many of comedy’s biggest names, including “Weird Al” Yankovic, Rhett Miller, Bobby Moynihan, Brent Weinbach and Heather Matarazzo. Find the full list of third-round Sketchfest additions below, alongside previously announced performers.
This year’s venues include Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission, Brava Theatre and Cabaret, Cafe Du Nord, California Academy of Sciences, Castro Theatre, The Chapel, Cobb’s Comedy Club, Gateway Theatre, Marines’ Memorial Theatre, The Masonic, Mezzanine, The Nourse, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, PianoFight, Punch Line Comedy Club, The Speakeasy and Swedish American Hall.
Check out the SF Sketchfest 2019 schedule and tickets for all shows here.
Round Three SF Sketchfest 2019 Lineup
- Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears IRL in the Bay Area with voice talents Bobby Moynihan (Panda) and Eric Edelstein (Grizz), creator Daniel Chong and creative director Lauren Sassen
- Rhett Miller and special guest Dave Hill in Wheels Off
- Brent Weinbach with Max & Nicky in A Very Weinbach Opening Night
- “Weird Al” Yankovic and Lucy Davis in The Pole Vault Championship of the Entire Universe
- Heather Matarazzo in Peaches Christ Roast
- Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist
Previously Announced SF Sketchfest 2019 Performers
Carol Burnett, Margaret Cho, W. Kamau Bell, Julie Klausner, Bruce Campbell, Bill Plympton, “Best In Show”, “Superstore”, Kids In The Hall, Puddles Pity Party, “Crashing” Live with Pete Holmes, Judd Apatow and Madeline Wise, Baroness Von Sketch, Tony Hale, Felicia Day, Peaches Christ, The Milk Carton Kids, Paul Scheer, Busy Philipps, David Cross, Big Terrific with Jenny Slate, Gabe Liedman & Max Silvestri, John Hodgman, Paul F. Tompkins, Janeane Garofalo, Wajattta Featuring Reggie Watts & John Tejada, Wayne Brady, Michael, Ian Black, Todd Barry, Sasheer Zamata, Peter Riegert, Hope Davis, Dana Gould, Jon Glaser, Ron Funches, Rhea Butcher, James Adomian, Simon Helberg, Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, On Cinema Live, Doug Benson, Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher, Adam Savage, Jen Kirkman, “West Wing Weekly,” Aparna Nancherla, Lauren Lapkus, Martha Kelly, Mary Lynn Rajskub, “Schitt’s Creek,” Gustafer Yellowgold, Kevin Pollak, Laraine Newman, The Kondabolu Brothers, Jimmy Pardo, Upright Citizens Brigade, “Futurama,” “I’m Sorry,” Rifftrax, Mortified, The Red Room Orchestra and more.