Just a few quick snapshots from NYFSF’s 2nd night! One more day and night packed with events to go. Come down and check out our Saturday events. Some of tomorrow’s highlights? Insightful and notable people share ideas at our panels at 1 and 5 PM, Rob Paravonian and Stuckey & Murray share premiere videos at 6 PM, Jessica Delfino, Ben Lerman and more sing naughty music at A Night of Dirty Songs (+ burlesque by Ms. Tina Cione), Rob “Big Rob” Cantrell releases a new CD at 11:30 PM at Joe’s Pub, and more. Read on for details and tickets: 

Saturday, June 1

1-3 PM — NYFSF presents: FUNNY FOR MONEY 101 Comedy Industry Panel

@ The Living Room, 154 Ludlow Street

For performers who are interested in taking their independent comedy businesses in a money making direction or just picking up some insight to the biz. Comedy + music pros discuss how to cash in on years of pounding the pavement, job opportunities for comedic + musical performers, and answer all your comedy questions. Featuring Shirley Braha (Producer, MTV’s Weird Vibes, NY Noise), Matthew Love (Time Out NY Comedy Editor), Neeta Ragoowansi (WomenInMusic.org) and Rachel Marie Cox (Roc-elle Records). Lunch will be provided.

$10 in advance, $12 at the door


4-5 — NYFSF presents: KIDSONGS 101 Kids Write Their Own Funny Songs

@ The Living Room – Googie’s Lounge

The first half of this show pairs comedy music pros with kids to walk them through creating their very own funny song. In the second half of the event, kids perform the songs for their parents and new friends! Kid friendly snacks will be served and writing materials will be provided.

$10 in advance, $12 at the door

BUY ADVANCE TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/18aa79u

5-6 PM — NYFSF presents: PUTTING IT OUT THERE Marketing Your Comedy Music To The Masses

@ Living Room – Googie’s Lounge

In the first half of this event, audiences will hear from PR whizzes and stars of internet exposure as they share some of their best practices for contacting the media, writing a press release and getting your work out there, followed by a Q&A. Even if you don’t work in comedy or music, if you’re promoting or marketing anything, you will definitely want to sit in on this event. The second half of the event will be reserved for sharing your ideas or press releases with the team to get quick fixes and help turning your pitches into solid gold. Snacks will be served. Featuring: Mandy Stadtmiller (xoJane web content editor), Alison Goldberg and Jen Jamula (The Blogologues), Jessica Delfino (creator of the NY Funny Songs Fest, viral video star).

$10 in advance, $12 at the door

BUY ADVANCE TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/18jQyJ9

6:00-8 PM — NYFSF presents: VIDEO SCHOOLED THE COMEDY STAR Funny Music Film Screening

@ Tammany Hall, (downstairs) 152 Orchard St., NYC

A screening of hilarious comedy music videos featuring a live performance by Myq & Micah (and a few of their funny videos), plus videos by Up & Down Theater, Insane Ian, Carolyn Castiglia (CKC) & Beena Steena, premieres by Stuckey & Murray and Rob Paravonian! 
$10 in advance, $12 at the door
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8:00-10 PM — NYFSF presents: A NIGHT OF DIRTY SONGS Comedy Songs Gone Wild!

@ Tammany Hall, 152 Orchard St., NYC

A festival favorite, this show is guaranteed to raise eyebrows, make sensitive people faint, upset the Catholic League, irk the tea party and leave YOU in stitches. Packed with raunchy, low down dirty ditties, the collection of performers on this show have been celebrated AND criticized for their demented songs, which promise to make even the most hardened of ruffians say “Woah,” and of course, laugh. Certifiably dirty! With Jessica Delfino, Red Peters, Ben Lerman, My Left Tit, appearances from downtown burlesque beauty Ms. Tina Cione and other surprises! Bring grandpa, he loves this kind of stuff. This show is rated “R” for adult content.

$10 in advance, $12 at the door

BUY ADVANCE TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/16i1zy0

11:30-12:30 PM – UCB & NYFSF present: THE BEATdown A Comedy Rap Battle

@UCB East, 153 East 3rd Street @ Ave A, NYC

Shockwave (Freestyle Love Supreme, The Electric Company) and Victor Varnado (Awkward Comedy Show, Tell Your Friends: The Concert Film!) host 5 of NYC’s finest comedians and one audience volunteer in a freestyle rap face-off to the death. Six rounds of badass one-on-one rap battles decided by the audience that will make 8 Mile look like a movie from 10 years ago. Doors at 11 pm, show at 11:30 sharp.

$5 tickets at the door


11:30 PM — NYFSF presents: Rob “Big Rob” Cantrell CD Release Party & The NYFSF (W)Rap Party

@ Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC

Rob “Big Rob” Cantrell releases his first all-comedy rap music CD, “Dreams Never Die”. The first 25 entrants receive a free CD! Featuring DJ TigerVsCobra, Carolyn Castiglia and mega loads of special guests. Then, stick around for the NY Funny Songs Fest (W)rap Party, a hip hop, rap and r&b comedy music extravaganza featuring people who rap funny. Sign up for your chance to take the mic and show the audience you can spit mad funny lyrics, too, and win prizes / build up your empire / get a chance to participate in next year’s NY Funny Songs Fest.

All tickets $12 for this event

BUY ADVANCE TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/14OmJ7b