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HYF Fundraiser #1 – Discounted Tickets

HYF Fundraiser #1 – Discounted Tickets

Sep 26, 2013

Are you ready for Hell Yes Fest? This weekend is the first Official Hell Yes Fest Pre-Festival Event! All weekend long we’ll have shows with preview acts from the festival, a fun game show, and multiple events featuring Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall (including a screening and Q & A session for Brain Candy on Friday, The Megaphone Show on Saturday, and a Sketch Workshop Saturday and Sunday)!

We also...

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Lineup is released…what next?

Lineup is released…what next?

Aug 31, 2013

Did you miss the lineup release? It’s all right here on the Performers page. So, what happens next?

By mid-September we’ll release the schedule and day passes. By the end of the month we’ll release individual show tickets. From now until November 12th, we’ll also be revealing a special series of events and parties as we build anticipation for the biggest week in New Orleans comedy history!

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New Orleans here we come!

New Orleans here we come!

May 22, 2013

Moontower, Austin, Texas, you, all of you – Thank You.

New Orleans, it’s your turn now. Stay tuned.

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Schedule revealed! Tickets available!

Schedule revealed! Tickets available!

Apr 9, 2013

Hey comedy fans! Moontower is right around the corner and we are s-t-o-o-o-o-ked to announce the improv schedule for Hell Yes Fest, the official improv sub-fest of Moontower! Learn more about the performers, peep that schedule and, of course, grab your tickets.

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Archives: the 2012 New Orleans Festival

Archives: the 2012 New Orleans Festival

Mar 26, 2013

HELL YES FEST FILM Tuesday November 6th The Time-Raptor Studio 8 Retrospective

OPENING NIGHT Wednesday November 7th Joey Greco DC Pierson Cameron Buchholtz Andrew Polk

NIGHT #2

Thursday November 8th Duncan Trussell Cassidy Henehan Scotland Green Personality Plus The Language Handbomb

NIGHT #3 Friday November 9th Theo Von The Austin, Tx Invasion The Friday 40 Dave Holmes Kath Barbadoro Nick Mullen Scott Gimple Nola Musical Improv Stupid Time Machine Claws With Fangs Nola Comedy Hour...

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Food Sponsorships

Food Sponsorships

Nov 10, 2012

We want to thank all the local love and support we’ve gotten in the form of food donations throughout the festival!

Thanks to the following eateries for feeding our talented performers.

Stein’s Deli 2207 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130

The Joint 701 Mazant Street New Orleans, LA 70117

Naked Pizza 6307 S. Miro New Orleans, LA 70125

Milk Bar 1514 Delachaise Street New Orleans, LA 70115

Mona’s Cafe...

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A Serious Interview with Personality Plus

A Serious Interview with Personality Plus

Oct 27, 2012

Personality Plus is the often overwhelming collaboration of Grace Blakeman, Michelle DeMattina, and James Hamilton. Always wholesome, religiously sparkly, and accidentally sexy, Personality Plus takes on various forms from sassy moms and awkward strippers to youth group pastors and mustachioed fishermen.

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What’s With All the Musical Improv Comedy?

What’s With All the Musical Improv Comedy?

Oct 26, 2012

This Year Hell Yes Fest features 2 Musical Improv Groups including the Austin based sensation known as Water Park.

Let’s dig a little deeper and see what that is all about!

Jesse: Hey Justin Strackany. You are in the musical improv group Water Park! This is Jesse Spots, associate producer of Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans. I’m being overly formal here because I am shanghaiing you into an interview. Let’s jump right...

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An Interview with Michael Domangue

An Interview with Michael Domangue

Oct 12, 2012

Michael Domangue is the newest addition to the Hell Yes team. Everyone is real excited about the work he’s been doing on the film portion of the festival. So we had Mike Breese catch up with him for a brief interview.

What are you putting together for Hell Yes Fest this year?

My official title is basically Film Coordinator for the HYF comedy film festival. My job responsibility this year is putting on...

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Announcing our Partnership with Aline Pro!

Announcing our Partnership with Aline Pro!

Oct 2, 2012

We’re pleased to announce a partnership with Aline Productions for this year’s big event!

They’ll be assisting us with Public Relations and they’ll be assisting you, comedy fans by helping make sure this year’s festival is the biggest comedy thing to happen in this beautiful city in forever.

Get excited. (We are)

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