This week, Chapel Hill’s DSI Comedy Theater is hosting a festival of comedy podcasts, recorded on stage in front of a live audience.

It’s called the Soundbites Festival. Billed as the “first of its kind” for DSI, it features 11 podcasts over five days with locally-based comics as well as comedians from around the country. The festival’s headliner is Chicago’s Jimmy Carrane, of the popular podcast “Improv Nerd”; he’ll be on stage Saturday night at 8:30.

Zach Ward of the DSI Comedy Theater spoke with WCHL’s Aaron Keck on Wednesday.


The Soundbites Festival got under way Tuesday and runs through Saturday. Find the full schedule and ticket information here.