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‘Gowanus Idol’ @ The Bell House! (Eugene Mirman Comedy Fest Night 1…. IN PICS) — Bridget Everett, Dave Hill, Jon Glaser & more

by Chris La Putt

Dave Hill, Eugene Mirman, Amy Schumer, Bridget Everett,
Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol
Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol
Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

The 7th Annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival began last night at the Bell House with a singing competition for comedians dubbed Gowanus Idol judged by festival founder Eugene Mirman along with Amy Schumer, NPR’s This American Life host Ira Glass, and comedian Jon Glaser as Derrick Brown’s dad. He took over as judge when Amy had to leave.

Tickets are still available to see 5 Comics to Watch Get on Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch List featuring Mehran Khaghani, Michelle Wolf, Phoebe Robinson, Janelle James, Joe Zimmerman, host Josh Gondelman at Union Hall tonight, and for the Bell House’s A Night of Cutie-Pies with Nick Thune, Jon Glaser, Karen Kilgariff, and SNL’s new Weekend Update co-anchor Michael Che.

Spoiler: Bridget Everett won the competition. Catch her show at Joe’s Pub called ROCK BOTTOM, which we saw last week. It’s been extended until October 16th.

Pictures from the Bell House continue below…

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Hosts Kevin Townley and Elna Baker – "Be My Baby"

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

the judges for Gowanus Idol – Eugene Mirman, Amy Schumer, and Ira Glass

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Giulia Rozzi

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eliot Glazer – "I Got My Mind Set on You"

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Carolyn Castiglia – "Total Eclipse of the Heart"

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Joseph Keckler – Shroom Trip Opera <iframe width="480" height="270" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Vr2D63oj8Uo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Bobby Tisdale and the Not Bads

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Derrick Brownand Amber Tamblyn – "Drops of Jupiter" [Amber]

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Jon Glaser – Derrick Brown’s dad

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Jordan Carlos – Beast of Burden

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Jena Friedman – "Dancer in the Dark"

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Dave Hill – "Sexual Healing"

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Bridget Everett – winner of Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

Eugene Mirman Festival 2014 - Night 1 - Gowanus Idol

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