Akumal travel tip – Akumal Comedy Festival and beach bar music

Posted April 8, 2013 by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya events

Natalie and the foxes at the Akumal comedy festival 2013

If you are in the Riviera Maya April 10 to 13, 2013, check out the Akumal Comedy Festival! This annual festival has great comics during the four days but there is also some local music to check out as well. Our LG forum users are anxiously awaiting the return of Natalie and the Foxes who will be playing at La Buena Vida Saturday night!

Check out the Locogringo Forum for more updates!


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Schedule for the Akumal Comedy Festival

Wednesday – April 10, 2013
PRE-FESTIVAL KICK OFF SHOWS!!
Show starts – 6pm – Charge: FREE SHOW

Tiramisu Showcase – On the edge of the dolphin pools in the heart of Puerto Aventuras
Hosted by: Gus Lynch

Show starts – 8:30pm – Charge: 100 pesos advance or 150 pesos on the door.
La Sirena Mar y Barrio in Playa Del Carmen - Akumal Comedy Festival Kickoff Party, Presented by Comedy Below Sea Level.
• Hosted by: Gus Lynch
• Featured by: Darlene Westgor
• Headlined by: Alysia Wood
• Music by: Courtney McClean & The Dirty Curls

Thursday – April 11, 2013
Show starts – 6pm – Charge: FREE SHOW
Lol-Ha Snack Bar Showcase• Hosted by: Craig Norton
Show starts – 8pm – Charge: FREE SHOW
The Grateful Dead Stage
• Hosted by: Gus Lynch
• Featured by: Adam Quesnesll
• Headlined by: Jimmy Shubert
Show starts – 10pm – Charge: FREE SHOW
La Buena Vida
• Hosted by: Glenn Wool
• Featured by: Andrew Short
• Headlined by: John Buehler
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Friday – April 12, 2013
Show starts – 6pm – Charge: FREE SHOW
La Buena Vida Showcase
Hosted by: Craig Norton
• Lineup coming
Show starts – 8pm - Charge: FREE SHOW
• The Grateful Dead Stage Hosted by: Gus Lynch
• Featured by: Al Klemick
• Headlined by: Glenn Wool
Show starts – 10pm - Charge: FREE SHOW
La Buena Vida
• Hosted by: Alysia Wood
• Featured by: Reid Faylor
• Headlined by: John Conroy
• Music by: Courtney McClean & The Dirty Curls (on the beach after the show)

Saturday – April 13, 2013
The Plaza Ukana Cancha (basketball court)
4:30pm to festival close – Charge: ALL SHOWS ARE FREE
There will be a market around the Cancha where you can buy food, drinks, and souvenirs. They will be donating a percentage of their proceeds to the Otoch Paal Montessori Classrooms project.
5:30pm
Improv and comedy with Kim Schultz and Co.
6:30pm
Music by Courtney McClean & The Dirty Curls
7:30pm
Address from the Mayor of Akumal and Regional Dancing
Festival Closing Show
8pm
Stand up by our festival headliners:
Alysia Wood
Glenn Wool
Jimmy Shubert
9:00-9.30pm
Party and Live Music with Natalie and the Foxes

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