America’s biggest touring comedy festival, the Seattle International Comedy Competition brings five of the top comics from around the country to compete for top honors and a shot at cash and prizes. Watch the 2016 finals at one of our favorite venues, the Kirkland Performance Center!
Your Host: Gabriel Rutledge
Gabriel Rutledge was the winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition and has made television appearances on Comedy Central, FOX, Nickelodeon, and the nationally syndicated Comedy.TV and Comics Unleashed.
He is also a frequent guest on the Bob and Tom radio show.
Gabriel has performed at the HBO/TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas, the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, and the Great American Comedy Festival held in Johnny Carson’s home town of Norfolk Nebraska.
Gabriel Rutledge has released two albums; “Sometimes Laughter Hurts“ and “Breeder“ that can be heard on Sirius Satellite Radio, 24/7 Comedy Radio, and wherever you want if you buy one.
He is also author of the book, “Happiness Isn’t Funny: True Stories of a Road Comic.”
Rutledge makes his home in one of the great entertainment capitals of the world; Olympia, Washington.
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