Brock About Town: Cheers to a successful Floodwater Comedy Fest

One of the greatest things about living in Iowa City is that there’s always something going on — a famous author speaking at Prairie Lights, a wild house party, a half-finished building burning down. This is particularly true during festival season, which, here in the cultural center of Iowa, encompasses basically every weekend that we […]

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Dante Powell kicks off Floodwater with live album recording

Despite chilly weather and slippery sidewalks, the Iowa City comedy scene will be bustling with activity Feb. 27-March 2, as the 2019 Floodwater comedy festival kicks off its annual events. This year, Des Moines-based comedian Dante Powell will be recording his first comedy album at The Mill in Iowa City as part of the festivities. […]

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Headliner announcement: Floodwater Comedy Festival is back for 2018

The Floodwater Comedy Festival announced the lineup today for their next fest, coming up March 1-3, 2018. Leading the pack is comedian Carmen Lynch. She will start off the festival with a show at The Mill on Thursday, March 1. PREACH Improv follows with a Friday performance at the Blue Moose, and the festival returns to The Mill on Saturday, March 2 with Jo Firestone. […]

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Interview: Comedian Natasha Leggero talks honeymoon tours, theatre criticism and ‘Another Period’

Floodwater Comedy Festival Presents: Natasha Leggero IMU Main Lounge — Thursday, Apr. 21 at 8 p.m. Get ready, Iowa City — Natasha Leggero will be performing in the Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge on Thursday, Apr. 21 at 8 p.m as part of the Floodwater Comedy Festival. Tickets are $25 in advance and are available […]

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Floodwater Comedy Festival reveals final line-up

Andrew Steele

Floodwater Comedy Festival Various Venues — Thu., Apr. 21–Sun., Apr. 24 The Floodwater Comedy Festival has announced its full line-up for later this month. Some exciting additions have been made; see the full schedule below. In addition to the already announced headliners, two other main acts have been added. In partnership with the University of […]

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Just announced: Floodwater Comedy Festival adds Jak Knight to the roster

Jak Knight at Floodwater Comedy Festival

Jak Knight The Mill — Sunday, Apr. 24 at 7 p.m. The Floodwater Comedy Festival is expanding its line-up today with the announcement of a new headliner to the mix: Los Angeles-based comedian Jak Knight. Knight has been featured on Comedy Central’s The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail and has appeared on @Midnight. He has […]

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Just announced: Natasha Leggero and more to headline Floodwater Comedy Festival

Natasha Leggero headlines the Floodwater Comedy Festival

Floodwater Comedy Festival Iowa City — Apr. 22–24, 2016 Iowa City’s Floodwater Comedy Festival is back for its second year of bringing a wide array of comedy programming and workshops to Iowa City. This year, comedian Natasha Leggero comes to town as the stand-up headliner. Known for her Comedy Central show Another Period (with Garfunkel […]

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