IF YOU GO:
• What: The Limestone Comedy Festival, sponsored by Ivy Tech, The Comedy Attic, Bloom Magazine, IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians, the City of Bloomington BEAD, Visit Bloomington, The Courtyard by Marriott, Downtown Bloomington Inc. and Bloomington Brewing Company.
• Who: Headliners will include Maria Bamford, Doug Benson, Pete Holmes and Tig Notaro, along with over 40 other comedians.
• When: June 6 to 8
• Where: Bloomington. Headliners will appear at the Buskirk-Chumley, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., and other comics will also appear at: The Comedy Attic, 123 S. Walnut St.; The Bishop Bar, same address; The Back Door, 207 S. College Ave.; and The John Waldron Arts Center, 122 S. Walnut St.
• Cost: $75 for festival badges. $125 for VIP access (which will include “reserved up-front seating for shows and exclusive after parties with the performers.”) A special hotel rate for the festival is being offered by The Courtyard by Marriott, located only two blocks from all of the Limestone venues, when using the promo code “LIMESTONE” while making reservations by phone at 812-335-8000. For more information, visit limestonefest.com or contact via email at email@example.com.