Not Many People Know About The Great American Comedy Festival In Nebraska
As most Nebraskans know, several comedy icons are associated with the Cornhusker State, including Dick Cavett and the late Johnny Carson. Carson was born in Iowa but spent his formative years in Norfolk, a town that honors his influence to this day. The annual Great American Comedy Festival is the ultimate tribute, but not many people know that it happens right here in Nebraska.
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Who couldn’t use more laughter in their life? The Great American Comedy Festival takes place in mid-June every year. Learn more about upcoming festival dates and performers at the GACF website or Facebook page.
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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