Award Recipients

Meet the future headliners who have performed at the Cleveland Comedy Festival
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Bill Squire

2009 Ninja Deathmatch

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ROB SNOW

2010 Runner-Up

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MIKE HEAD

2011 Winner

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DERRICK KNOPSYNDER

2011 Runner-Up

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BRENT TERHUNE

2012 Runner-Up

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  • @BrentTerhune
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BRAD WENTZEL

2013 Winner

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  • @bradwenzel
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SPARK TABOR

2013 Runner-Up

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CHRIS NAKIS

2014 Runner-Up

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MIKE PARAMORE

2015 Winner

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GEOFFREY ASMUS

2015 Runner-Up

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AARON NAYLOR

2016 Runner-Up

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JIMMY MCNAMARA

2017 Winner

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NATHAN HURD

2018

JD Sidley Award for Best in Writing

Nate Cockerill Award for Best Stage Performer

Mike Veneman Award for Best Overall Comedian

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ACTUAL WOLVES

2018

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EITAN LEVINE

2019

Nate Cockerill Award for Best Stage Performer

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JUSTIN CASH

2010 Winner

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DARREL DAWSON

2010 Runner-Up

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TAYLOR CONNELLY

2011 Runner-Up

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ERIC ANDREWS

2012 Winner

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CURTIS COOKE

2012 Runner-Up

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  • @curtis_cook
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MATTY LITWACK

2013 Runner-Up

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AL PARK

2014 Winner

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BRIAN KENNY

2014 Runner-Up

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  • Brian Kenny for Cleveland.com
  • @iambriankenny
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MARY SANTORA

2015 Runner-Up

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  • CCF2015 Steve Guy Interviews Mary Santora
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JASMYN CARTER

2016 Winner

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SONAL AGGARWAL

2016 Runner-Up

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  • @sonalmedia
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PEDRO GONZALEZ

2017 Runner-Up

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SAD BOYS SOCIAL CLUB

2018

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MARTIN PHILLIPS

2019

JD Sidley Award for Best in Writing

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JESSICA KEENAN

2019

Mike Veneman Award for Best Overall Comedian

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