may, 2023

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mon29may6:00 pmRogue Island Comedy FestivalThursday, May 25 - Monday, May 29 / Multiple Locations in Newport6:00 pm Event Type :Comedy,Entertainment,Fairs and Festivals,Memorial Day Weekend,Weekend Events


Event Details

The Ocean State’s only comedy festival returns for Spring Fest this May 25-29, with twelve shows across Newport and Portsmouth! Come see some best local and nationally touring comedians at four amazing venues – Ragged Island Brewery, Top Of Pelham, Firehouse Theater and Jane Pickens Theater.


Featured comedians include Chris Distefano (Netflix, MTVs Guy Code, and hit podcasts “Chrissy Chaos” and “Hey, Babe!” with Sal Vulcano), Mike Cannon (YouTube, Comedy Central, Sirius XM), Laura Severse (Don’t Tell Comedy), Napoleon Emill (Don’t Tell Comedy, Just for Laughs Comedy Festival “New Faces”) and dozens more!


Spring Fest will also include a LIVE recording of the infamous Stuff Island podcast with comedians Chris O’Connor and Tommy Pope!


Started in 2015, RICF is Rhode Island’s only comedy festival, held in Newport bi-annually, and produced by native Rhode Islanders Doug Key and Katie Latimer.


Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center, Newport
Ragged island Brewhouse, Portsmouth
Top of Pelham, Newport
Firehouse Theater, Newport


Thursday May 25; 6pm, 8pm
Friday May 26; 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
Saturday May 27; 7pm, 9:30pm
Sunday May 28; 5pm, 7pm (sold out), 9:30pm (sold out)
Monday May 29; 7pm, 9pm


Full schedule and lineups:
Tickets on sale now:


(Monday) 6:00 pm

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