Jest Another Comedy Festival

Longtime comedy promoter Jester Comedy and The Orpheum Theater have joined forces to bring comedy back to Flagstaff with an all new, city-wide comedy festival.

Jest Another Comedy Fest will be held September 16 & 17, 2022 hosted at various venues across town, with the main event hosted at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Flagstaff.

Festival Sponsors & Partners

Friday, September 16

Enjoy a group of hand-selected comedians at three different bars in downtown Flagstaff.

Everyone is welcome and no ticket is necessary. However, festival participants will receive a discount on food & drinks at participating bars and restaurants.

5pm – The Mayor

5:30pm – Mountain Top Taproom

6pm – The Orpheum Theater Lounge

Greg Wilson LIVE

Greg Romero Wilson recently starred in the FOX sitcom “Ghosted” opposite Craig Robinson and Adam Scott. Greg’s done stand-up on Showtime, four episodes of “Comics Unleashed” and “Comedy.TV”. And you know those TV shows where comedians bag on various TV and Youtube clips? Greg’s been on almost all of them! 3 seasons of “World’s Dumbest Criminals” on TruTV, 2 seasons on VH1’s “The Greatest” and random clip shows for MTV, E!, TLC and a bunch of others he can’t even remember. He’s also guest-starred on dozens of TV shows like “Modern Family”, “Law & Order”, “Hawaii Five-O” and “Bones”. 

Greg hosts his own podcast, “Fantasy Football HARSH REALITY” and is also the co-host of the wildly popular podcast “MMA Roasted”. Greg is terrible at social media, but he’s on there!  Just search “Greg Romero Wilson” on any platform. He also has, believe it or not, a website:

Greg Wilson – Early Show

The Orpheum Theater

Doors 7pm | Show 7:30pm

Greg Wilson – Late Show

The Orpheum Theater

Doors 9:30pm | Show 10pm

“The Greg Wilson is funnier than just about any comic out there today.  He might possibly be the wildest comic ever (and that includes Sam Kinison)!”

– Greg Gutfeld, FOX News

Saturday, September 17

Coffee with Comedians

Live Podcast Recordings at Late for the Train Coffee Shop

11:00am – The Mile High Show – Matt Santos

1:00pm – Anger Management Podcast – JC Anderson

3:00pm – The Art of Bombing – Dan Bublitz Jr

5:00pm – The Final Stop – Daniel Bridge-Gadd

Festival Participants receive 50% off Laser Tag at FlagTag

1pm – 3pm

Crowd Work & Riffing Workshop with Greg Wilson

The Orpheum Theater | Doors: 12:30pm | Class: 1pm – 4pm

Sponsored by Best Flagstaff Homes Realty – Flagstaff Arizona’s Best Realty Team

THE ONLY WORKSHOP OF ITS KIND. A mind-blowing 1-day, 3 hour intensive of drills and exercises created by Comedian-in-chief, The Greg Wilson. You will learn: How to read the audience How to Write Instantaneous Punchlines MAGIC ingredient that makes punchlines Work 3 Keys to Riffing Biggest mistake to avoid when Riffing How to roll riffs into material Write on the Stage, Not on the Page Own any stage Explore any topic.

“The Greg is a freakin’ genius. His improvisational skills are absolutely deadly and I believe he will be a huge star.”

– David Blaustein, ABC News Radio

Craig Gass LIVE

The Orpheum Theater

Doors 7pm | Show 8pm

“When you’re born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you’re born in America, you get a front row seat”. – George Carlin

Modern media insists we categorize talent– you know, put folks in boxes according to their entertaining skill set. It works fine for the one-dimensional. He’s a movie star, she’s a singer/songwriter, he’s a comedian, she’s a stripper. You get my drift. Which brings us to the hydra-headed multi-faceted, standup comic, impressionist, actor, renaissance freak (yes, freak) genius, Craig Gass.

His eclectic resume is scripted from two decades of working rooms, following leads, embarrassing and endearing strangers while building a modest and devoted fan base. Craig didn’t pursue a particular career path, the career happened to Craig; in no small way thanks to his uncanny ability to capture the voice and idiosyncrasies of the celebrities he impersonates.

Craig began doing standup in 1993 by hitting the grueling, bumpy comedy circuit road and cultivating his craft in…

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