Bonnaroo Comedian | Ian Edwards
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Bonnaroo has always been about more than just music, and nothing exemplifies that better than the impressive array of comedians the fest recruits for its Comedy Theatre each summer. The 2015 lineup is no exception, and, for the first time, we’ve decided to spotlight each performer individually as we’ve done for musical acts for the last several years. Catching comedy is tough, since it sometimes requires missing out on musical acts, but, trust us, it’s an incredible experience. Keep reading for your Bonnaroo Comedian of the Day…
British born, Jamaican, New York raised, and Los Angeles based comedian Ian Edwards got his start on the standup circuit in the ’90s, and, in recent years has transitioned into also finding success in writing and working in television. Ian has appeared on Punk’d, Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, Bad Boys of Comedy, Conan, The Late Late Show, Live at Gotham, and more, and has written for the likes of Saturday Night Live, The Boondocks, My Wife and Kids, and The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show. As a standup, Edwards regularly performs at The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, his routine often centered around racial and observational humor, and he released an album, 100% Half-Assed, last year through Conan O’Brien’s record label.