Patton Oswalt headlines the weekend with a show ("Patton Oswalt Can Always Go Downtown") at the Regent. Other headliners include alt cabaret queen Bridget Everett, stand-up turned NBC star Jerrod Carmichael, the sweetly obscene Ron Funches and about half the cast of Silicon Valley, including T.J. Miller, Thomas Middleditch and Kumail Nanjiani.
Tickets for individual shows go on sale Friday, December 4 at noon. You can buy a Superfan Pass right now ($85), which potentially gives you access (but doesn't guarantee admission) to all of the fest—except for Friday night's still-to-be-announced show, as well as any performances at the Regent (i.e. Patton Oswalt). If you want to see everything, you'll have to shell out for a VIP Pass ($375) or individual show tickets.
Some of the past few years' stand-out podcasts and performances are set to return, including With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus, KCRW's Unfictional, Roast Battle and another show from Kurt Braunohler, who'll be dropping his "Roustabout" routine in favor of "It’s The End Of The World As We Know It." In addition, we'll be presenting the "I Love NY" showcase hosted by Eddie Peppitone—because we can never let a mention of New York go without a friendly hug from LA.
RIOT LA takes over seven Downtown venues from January 29 to 31. Check out our past coverage of RIOT LA here.