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LaughFest announces 2013 lineup

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WZZM) - Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids will have you laughing again come March 2013.  The third year of the LaughFest Festival, sponsored by Gilda's Club, will be March 7-17, 2013.

The performers announced today are:

  • Lewis Black
  • Wayne Brady
  • Jim Breuer
  • Bill Burr
  • Garfunkel and Oates
  • Joel McHale
  • Brian Regan
  • Gary Valentine
  • Justin Wilman
  • Fortune Feimster and Friends
  • All-star Comedy Jam - DL Hughley, Bruce Bruce, Finesse Mitchell, Gary Owen
  • Chris Hardwick and The Nerdist Podcast Live
  • Strawberry Shortcake with the Doodlebops

Previous year's performers included Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, Betty White, Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Short, Kevin Nealon and many others.

Also this year, Gilda's Club is raising additional funds to help grow their Children's Grief Program.  Through the "High Five" program, they hope to raise $50,000 in $5 gifts from the community.  The Wege Foundation will match those funds.