Just a quick heads up that Slacker Radio is the official Personal Radio station (yes, there is such a thing) of the 2012 South Beach Comedy Festival. And as such it's got a new station dedicated to featuring the artists' best works from the past seven years, as well as interviews with those performing.
The South Beach Comedy Festival takes place Feb. 29 - March 3. Full press release and download links are after the break.
Slacker Launches Official Station of 2012 South Beach Comedy Festival
Slacker Comedy Station Features Best Festival Performances along with Exclusive Comedian Interviews
MIAMI – February 21, 2012 – Slacker, Inc. today launched “South Beach Comedy Festival,” the official Personal Radio station of the 2012 South Beach Comedy Festival in Miami Beach, Florida. This new comedy station is now available for free in the Slacker Festivals/Events section on the web at www.Slacker.com, on supported home entertainment devices and on all leading smartphones.
Celebrating the festival’s seventh anniversary, the official “South Beach Comedy Festival” station features the artists’ best performances and content from the past seven years. Slacker Radio will be updating the station live from Miami Beach with exclusive interviews with comedians performing at the event. The “South Beach Comedy Festival” station can be enjoyed at this direct link:http://www.Slacker.com/SBCF.
“Slacker comedy stations have proven to be incredibly popular with our listeners,” said Scott Riggs, senior director of radio at Slacker. “This new station, highlighting the best of the South Beach Comedy Festival, gives listeners insight to their favorite comedians with interviews they can’t hear anywhere else. It’s a great experience for those who love to laugh.”
“South Beach Comedy Festival” on Slacker is programmed by Matt Kleinschmidt, Editor-in-Chief of The Laugh Button and manager of online marketing and publicity at The Syndicate. Matt also programs Slacker’s recently added “Today’s Comedy” station, showcasing the best in modern comedic storytelling. “Today’s Comedy” can be heard at http://www.Slacker.com/station/Todays-Comedy.
“Slacker is constantly thinking of new, exciting ways to work with talented comedians,” said Matt Kleinschmidt, Comedy station programmer at Slacker. “I’m beyond thrilled to be involved in cultivating a genuinely awesome product for the comedy fan and the community alike.”
South Beach Comedy Festival, the leading festival for the greatest comedic talent, takes place from February 29 to March 3, 2012. Featuring acts including Lewis Black, Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari, Jeff Ross and Key & Peele as well as a special screening of Will Ferrell’s latest movie, Casa De Mi Padre, the 2012 South Beach Comedy Festival is sure to be the greatest event for comedy fans.
For more information about South Beach Comedy Festival, please visit:http://www.southbeachcomedyfestival.com.
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