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Ever since the late 80s early 90s, Stand-Up comedy has experienced a surge in popularity. Comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne and Tim Allen began getting their own series and it took off from there. More recently, Christopher Titus and George Lopez made their jumps from the comedy stage to TV. The rise of cable network Comedy Central has also helped to turn comedians into major celebrities.

The City of Miami is, as usual, right on top of this trend by hosting the South Beach Comedy Festival. In a city full of Music Festivals, night clubs and other such activities, the Florida Festival offers residents and visitors something different to do during a night out. Coming to the South Beach Comedy Festival gives you a chance to laugh until you cry, which is a great way to unwind and recharge. After all, they say laughter is the best medicine. The South Beach comedy festival is one of the best things to do in Miami during January.

This four-day Miami event is usually sponsored by Comedy Central as well as others and features great talent every year. Comedy big shots like Roseanne, Jon Stewert and Margaret Cho have all displayed their talents here as well as fresh local acts looking for their big break. One of these newcomers, Flip Schultz, went on to get offers from Comedy Central and appeared on the show NBC reality series Last Comic Standing. Be sure to check out the official website at www.southbeachcomedyfestival.com to see who will appear at the current festival.

In addition to all that, if you visit the site, you will be able to read all the latest news about the current festival, buy tickets and see where the performances will be held. There is also a contact area in case you still do not have all the information you need. You can also keep on top of the latest news about the Festival by visiting Comedy Central’s page at www.comedycentral.com.

Given some of the acts that have performed here, parents who are concerned about the material their kids are exposed to may want to leave them at home for this one. Also, since there are many high-profile acts performing at the Florida festival each year, you may want to leave a little early to make sure you beat the traffic and find a good parking space. It is sure to attract big crowds. If you are coming to see the show from out of town and need accommodations, make those bookings early. That way, you will not be disappointed at the last minute. While you do need to buy tickets for most of the shows, the festival also offers a couple of free stages that will make any traveler on a budget happy.

Miami-Info.com can help make those travel plans a whole lot easier. There are pages listing hotels and vacation rentals with contact information, numbers for Miami car rental places and Miami restaurant recommendations. In addition to all this, we also offer a variety of helpful travel tips and detailed descriptions of other Miami events coming to the city. You will be glad you took advantage of all the resources offered here.

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