May 25-27, 2018. Chicago IL

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2018 Schedule Now Available

The "final" version of the 2018 schedule is now available. Barring any "God hates comedy musicians" moments this will be the guide for all the awesomeness that is to come at this year's event.

The schedule will also be in the program book available at registration as well as in the mobile app, once we update it for this year.

Click here for this year's final schedule.


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FuMPFest 2018 Audio Promo

Can you help us spread the word about FuMPFest? Do you have a podcast, blog, radio show, TV show, internet streaming show, web site, or anything else that could make use of an audio promo? Do you have a car you can drive down the road blaring the promo out the window on repeat during the weeks leading up to FuMPFest?

Well, if you can make use of it in any way and help us out, we now have an audio promo for FuMPFest 2018. Actually we have two. One long one (clocks in at about 2:15) and one short one (60 seconds).

Click here to download the promos:
FuMPFest 2018 Promo - Long (2:15)
FuMPFest 2018 Promo - Short (1:00)

Any place you can run this to help us out would be greatly appreciated. Thanks everyone!


Burlesque Tickets Now Available

If you are interested in attending the Weird Al Burlesque Tribute "Dare to be Weird" which is happening Saturday night you will need a separate ticket. This is an 18-and-over event. Tickets are on sale now on our Registration page.

If you are attending FuMPFest tickets are just $5. If you only want to show up for the burlesque performance and are not otherwise attending FuMPFest tickets are $10.


OK, So There Is Actually One More Performance to Announce

All the musical-comedy guests have been announced, but we do have one more special treat for you. The Better Boobie Bureau will be on hand to present "Dare to Be Weird: A Weird Al Burlesque Tribute."

The Better Boobie Bureau is a local Chicago burlesque troop which does a variety of styles of burlesque and has worked up a Weird Al themed performance which we are happy to be able to present to you.

NOTE: This show is 18+ only, and will be a separate admission from the rest of the convention. ($5 for convention attendees. $10 for the general public.)


The Logan Awards Now Accepting Nominations

Nominations for the 2018 Logan Awards are now open!! Nominate your favorite comedy songs from 2017.

Go to LoganAwards.com and click the nominations link at the top of the main page to add an entry. You will need to log in for this. Note: There is a limit of 5 nominations per person.

Nominations will close on March 18th. The awards will be handed out at the ceremony at FuMPFest 2018.


Final Three Performing Artists Announced

And finally, rounding out the line-up for FuMPFest 2018 we are proud to announce the following acts:

Matt Griffo brought the house down when he performed at FuMPFest in 2014 and 2015. Then he took a couple years off to perform at places like the LA Comedy Festival, The Laugh Factory Chicago, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, and other such places, but he and his piano will be back in 2018 for another round of hilarious songs.

Why have one performer when you can have eight? The Shanty Shipwreck Show is an 8-piece Renaissance singing group who will tickle your ears with lovely sea shanties filled with off-color jokes and double-entendres. The group is a staple of the Bristol Renaissance Faire and is sure to show up at FuMPFest fully loaded.

Witty Cindy is a musical-comedy duo from the windy city (eh? See what they did there?) made up of Sean Rickert and Joshua Draper who not only write comedy-music but have produced a series of comedy shorts for YouTube. Sean plays the keys, Josh plays the beats, and together they produce beautiful melodies with hilarious lyrics.

For more information please visit our Guests page.

ps. I fixed the sponsorship form if anyone was trying to sign up as a sponsor.