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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival | Alex Edelman

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

Alex Edelman

Friday, 15th at 10:00 pm (The Liberty Bar & Lounge) | Saturday, 16th at 5:00 pm (Blues Stage) | Saturday, 16th at 10:00 pm (The Liberty Bar & Lounge) | Sunday, 17th at 4:00 pm (Blues Stage)

Alex Edelman is a 27-year-old, comedian who has been working professionally as a stand-up since the age of 16. He is currently a staff writer on THE GREAT INDOORS, for CBS. Alex can be seen performing stand up on season 1 of Seeso’s The Guest List. He won the prestigious Foster’s Best Newcomer prize at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his one man show, Millennial, only the second American ever to have done so. In 2015 he was named a "New Face" at the Just For Laughs Festival Montreal, one of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch" in 2014 and listed as #10 on NY Magazine's "50 Comedians You Should Know in 2015".  A regular performer at most of the city’s clubs, he tours both nationally and internationally and is one of the founders of Jerusalem's Off the Wall Comedy Club and a favorite on the UK festival circuit. Beyond stand-up, he writes regularly for outlets like The Atlantic and The Believer, has written and produced documentaries for the US State Department and ESPN's "30 for 30" series, and spent more than a decade working as a speechwriter for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox.