New York comics, Midwest comics, musical comics, comics versus comics, podcasts, films and panels — KCRW’s third annual, three-day Riot L.A. alternative-comedy festival packs in a lot of funny at various venues along Main Street in downtown L.A. Mixing veteran and up-and-coming performers, this year’s lineup features Norm Macdonald, Fred Willard, Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould, Maria Bamford, Paul F. Tompkins, Jeff Ross, Andy Kindler, Bill Burr, Ron Funches, the Sklar Brothers, Ali Wong, Todd Glass and Kumail Nanjiani, to name a few, plus a special edition of KCRW’s storytelling show UnFictional Live.

Fri., Jan. 16, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sat., Jan. 17, 3 p.m.-midnight; Sun., Jan. 18, 3-9 p.m., 2015
(Expired: 01/18/15)

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