Comedian and actor  Hannibal Buress , the Emcee of the inaugural Bitter Jester Music Festival, July 4, 2006. Hannibal was the winner of our Comedy Competition that ran in 2006/2007.

Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress, the Emcee of the inaugural Bitter Jester Music Festival, July 4, 2006. Hannibal was the winner of our Comedy Competition that ran in 2006/2007.

bitter jester music festival previous winners and participants

A list of every Bitter Jester competition Band and Solo Artist going all the way back to the summer of 2006!

This page is under construction.  Please bear with us as we dig through our archives to complete these listings!

 Comedian and actor  Hannibal Buress  performs his winning standup set on June 4, 2006 (upper left) and Emcees the 1st Annual Bitter Jester Music Fest on July 4, 2006.

Comedian and actor Hannibal Buress performs his winning standup set on June 4, 2006 (upper left) and Emcees the 1st Annual Bitter Jester Music Fest on July 4, 2006.


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13th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2018

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12th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2017

Grand Champions: Audiophilia
Runners-Up: Livewire
Honorable Mention: Elise and the Police

Friday Night Winners: Livewire, Audiophilia, Child of Eve, Surround Sound

Wild Card Bands: Eminence, Elise and the Police, The Magnifiers, Stellar West

Showcase Bands: Skydeck, The Browns

 2017 Grand Champions: Audiophilia

2017 Grand Champions: Audiophilia


 2016 Grand Champions: Caroline & The Priority

2016 Grand Champions: Caroline & The Priority

11th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2016

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10th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2015

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 2015 Grand Champions: PROFUSION

2015 Grand Champions: PROFUSION


 2014 Grand Champions: Xazz

2014 Grand Champions: Xazz

9th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2014

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8th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2013

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 2013 Grand Champions: Van Buren & Wells

2013 Grand Champions: Van Buren & Wells


 2012 Grand Champions: Midnight in Montana

2012 Grand Champions: Midnight in Montana

7th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2012

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6th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2011

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 2011 Grand Champions: JKZ

2011 Grand Champions: JKZ


 2010 Grand Champions: The Burrows Four

2010 Grand Champions: The Burrows Four

5th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2010

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4th Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2009

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 2008 Grand Champions: The Railjacks (formerly "Drive")

2008 Grand Champions: The Railjacks (formerly "Drive")

3rd Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2008

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2nd Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2007

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 2007 Grand Champions: Fat Lisa

2007 Grand Champions: Fat Lisa


 2006 Grand Champions: Drive

2006 Grand Champions: Drive

 2006 Grand Champions: Drive

2006 Grand Champions: Drive

1st Annual Bitter Jester Music Festival, 2006

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