About: Scruffy City Comedy Festival

The 2016 Scruffy City Comedy Festival takes place from Friday November 4th to Sunday November 6th, 2016.  Tickets will be $40 for a festival pass through the week of the festival. This will give you access to all shows during the festival. Passes go up to $50 the week of the festival.

This year, our festival is a tribute to America. This election season has been a little too emotionally charged. It’s time for us to MAKE KNOXVILLE LAUGH AGAIN!!

Scruffy City Hall will host our headline shows each night of the festival.

The Scruffy City Comedy Festival was founded in 2014 by Knoxville comedian and comedy producer Matt Ward.

The festival was truly unlike any other event put on in the East Tennessee area. Hundreds of comedy fans flocked to Downtown Knoxville over the course of the three day event.

The festival is a way to showcase the growth of the comedy scene in Knoxville while introducing our audiences with some of the best up and coming talent from all over the country in additional to nationally known headliners.

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