The 5th annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival runs March 26 through 30 at six venues around the city. More than 60 pro-level comics compete against each for cash, prizes and the chance to be seen by bookers from David Letterman, Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central and more.

This year’s venues include The Improv, Hard Rock Cafe and Laughing Skull Lounge. The public is invited to come out and watch the comedians compete. Tickets are $15 to $25 at

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.