More LaughFest acts announced; ticket packages go on sale Friday

Posted at 1:33 PM, Dec 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-15 15:22:26-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - More acts and and an early ticket sale have been announced by the Gilda's LaughFest organizers.

Thursday, the comedy festival announced that Katt Williams, Joel McHale and the team of Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme have been added as headliners for the 10-day event, starting March 9. The festival is a benefit for Gilda's Club in Grand Rapids.

Williams show will be held at Van Andel Arena after the 10-day festival, as a special LaughFest encore on March 26.  Tickets for his show will be included in LaughFest ticket packages.  Heffernan and Lemme, who created and starred in Super Troopers and Beerfest, will perform together at Wealthy Theatre on Saturday, March 18.  McHale, formerly of E!'s The Soup and Community, and last season's The X-Files, will be at DeVos Performance Hall on March 11.

Ticket packages and  festival badges go on sale Friday, December 16 at 10:00am on or by calling 616-735-HAHA.  Single ticket sales will begin late in January.