This is the sixth year of the L.A. Podcast Festival. It will take place in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles for the weekend of October 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2017. Several podcasts have been already been confirmed.
The L.A. Podcast Festival will be held in the Historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The Biltmore’s ballroom has hosted the Academy Awards in the 1930s and ’40s. The theme of this year’s L.A. Podcast Festival is “Truth, Laughter & Lies at the Historic Biltmore”.
Tickets for the L.A. Podcast Festival are on sale now. Two tiers of tickets will be available – a limited number of discounted Early Bird tickets at $99 + fees, and full-price tickets are $149 + fees.
The following podcasts have been confirmed and will be at L.A. Podcast Festival:
- WTF with Marc Maron
- My Favorite Murder
- Ca$hing In with T.J. Miller
- The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
- Comedy Film Nerds
- The Mental Illness Happy Hour
- The Jackie and Laurie Show
- The Dork Forest with Jackie Kashian
- We Hate Movies
Additional talent will be announced in the coming months. This year’s L.A. Podcast Festival will feature live presentations of comedy podcasts (along with a few other genres).
A new feature this year is the launch of Podcast Pros, the podcast industry conference within the festival. Growing out of the panels at its past festivals, Podcast Pros will feature intimate conversations with podcast business luminaries, panels, and industry data analysis, while delivering this information with Podfest’s entertaining spirit.
Those who have been to previous L.A. Podcast Festivals will enjoy the return of the participatory Podcast Lab, the exclusive space for emerging podcasters to set up their gear and invite performers to participate in interviews and Saturday night’s All-Star Stand-up Comedy Podsmash.