Cotter to return for Viaero Great American Comedy Festival

NORFOLK - A comedian who was part of the inaugural Viaero Great American Comedy Festival is returning to this year’s event.  Tom Cotter closed out the competition rounds in 2008, and is returning to do the same thing next month. Cotter says he enjoyed his time in Norfolk, and really bonded with the other comedians.  Cotter will be the closing act for the semi-final competition Thursday and Friday nights. The festival kicks off Wednesday, June 12th with magic shows and includes a finale on Saturday with host Drew Carey and special guest Steven Wright. The 2013 festival wraps up Sunday with family-friendly comedian Bob Smiley.  For more information and to purchase tickets, check the web site www.greatamericancomedyfestival.com.