Organizers of the Minneapolis Comedy Festival are making good on their promise to return for a second year. And they're doing it with at least one of the biggest names in stand-up.
Jeff Foxworthy will be among the headliners when the event takes place June 15-21 in various downtown venues. He's scheduled to perform June 21 at the Orpheum Theatre.
OutBack Presents, which also puts on the Nashville Comedy Festival, has not announced any other big-name acts yet, but it appears Whitney Cummings will also be part of the mix, since her schedule has her performing at the Pantages Theatre June 19.
Her addition may help temper criticism the festival faced last year for not including enough high-profile female comics. The 2019 edition featured Seth Meyers, Bob Newhart and John Crist.
Jeanne Robertson and Bert Kreischer also have Minneapolis stops scheduled that week, with Robertson at the Pantages June 18 and Kreischer performing the same night at the Orpheum.
Tickets for the Kreischer show are already on sale at ticketmaster.com. The other three shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.