Lonely Planet Writer

Having a Riot in Los Angeles at the comedy festival

Riots aren’t generally much fun but the one taking place in Downtown LA this weekend is guaranteed to raise lots of laughs.

Downtown Los Angeles.
Downtown Los Angeles. Image by David Jones / CC BY 2.0

Alternative comedy festival Riot starts in the city’s coolest neighbourhood today, Friday, and continues through the weekend. A series of well known comedians including David Cross and Janeane Garofalo will be performing at various venues, mostly along the comedy club strip that is South Main Street. The obligatory food trucks will be available for refuelling between shows, and beer and wine will be flowing to keep audiences in full chuckle mode.

Read more: riotla.com