The 2019 Midwest Queer Comedy Festival (MQCF) is taking over the Bard's Town Lounge to present a showcase of some of the talented comedians who are part of the festival. Doors: 8:15 Show 8:30 Although Bard's Town Lounge Shows are free to attend, we are accepting donations. Line Up: Ava Smartt Carina Magyer Helen Wildy Kendra Dawsey Ky Krebs Linette Palladino Sam Sferrazza Will Hoyer Matt Loxley Dan Vetrano Host: Keith McGill MQCF is a 5 night comedy festival featuring comedians from across the nation and Canada. The goal of the festival is to expose queer voices to new and varied audiences. Derby City has a rich diversity, and a warm and inviting community, and is ranked in the top 20 cities with a gay population. The festival will also be raising money for local LGBT+ Charities and community organizations.including the The LGBT Center at University of Louisville, Louisville Youth Group, and Kentucky Health Justice Network 's Trans Health Advocacy Program.