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  • Flight of the Conchords to take flight again, tour in the works for late 2015

    Flight of the ConchordsThe New Zealand duo of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement are hitting the road once again. The duo have suggested that there’s a tour of the US in the works near later in 2015. According to statements made at the Sundance Film Festival, Clement stated that they are, “planning on touring later on in the year in the States.” Adding, “It isn’t very solid yet, but we’ve been talking about it.” This would be the first time the Conchords toured since 2013’s Oddball Festival.

    He also confirmed that they plan on performing new material at these tour dates, which also means a potential new album in the works as Clement adding that he “really don’t like the studio part of the music. I more enjoy playing live and letting other take care of the recording.”

    This news comes on the heels of the duo landing a four-episode order for a new comedy show on HBO with a potential movie in the near future.

    Louis C.K. breaks MSG record while FX scores the rights to his next special “Louis C.K. Live From The Comedy Store”

    Louis C.K.Louis C.K. just recently broke a record for being the first stand-up comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden three times in the same month for the same tour. And now he’s just added a fourth show on January 27th in addition to his upcoming gig there on the 24th. Two shows of this record breaking run have already occurred. And now it has just been announced that FX, the cable channel that houses C.K.’s Golden Globe nominated comedy series, has acquired the rights to the Emmy and Grammy Award winner’s next special entitled “Louis C.K. Live From The Comedy Store”. C.K. will make the special available to fans first on his website, LouisCK.net, in coming weeks after his record-breaking run of shows at Madison Square Garden. The hour-long comedy special will subsequently air on FX this spring. C.K. will write and direct the special. C.K. and M. Blair Breard will serve as Executive Producers of the special. The special is being produced by C.K.’s production company, Pig Newton. In addition to this, it’s also been announced that the eight episode fifth season of Louie will debut on FX April 9th at 10:30pm. Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store is C.K.’s sixth hour-long standup comedy special and the second to air on FX following Louis C.K. Live At the Beacon Theater in May of 2012.

    Louis CK announces end of tour dates shows in Chicago, and with one-night only at LA’s Forum and Madison Square Garden in New York, get ready

    Louis C.K.Louis C.K. just announced he’ll be hitting Chicago, New York, and LA before beginning production on Season 5 of Louie. First up, two shows at Chicago Theater Jan. 5th and 6th followed by the mack daddy of them all, a one off show at Madison Square Garden in NYC on Jan. 7th. He’ll close this tour on Jan. 11th in LA at the Forum. You can scoop up your tickets here. Louis signed off the announcement with the following tag…

    “I hope you make it to one of the shows. Happy new year.  Happy holidays.  Happy life.  Happy family.  Happy pets.  Happy elephants.”

    Bo Burnham announces dates for his 2015 “Make Happy Tour”

    Bo Burnham is hitting the road for 2015. The comedian announced the dates for the first leg of his 2015 “Make Happy Tour (A Night of Laughing and Smiling and Not Dying Yet)” on Twitter today. Burnham will be hitting twenty-four cities in twenty-four days around the US and Canada starting in February.

    Burnham’s career took off in 2008 when he signed a four record deal with Comedy Central and it has never slowed down. Burnham’s latest special, what., was released on the comic’s Youtube channel (where he first gained national attention for his music) in December 2013 before later being added to iTunes and Netflix. The same year saw Burnham starring in the short-lived MTV sitcom Zach Stone is Going to Be Famous. This year, Burnham branched out and published a book of poems called, Egghead.

    Tickets for the “Make Happy Tour” go on sale this Friday at boburnham.com. Read More

    Nick Thune, Kate Berlant, Ben Kronberg team up for February 2015 east coast tour

    Three of the most innovative comedians working today are going on tour together. Nick Thune announced today via Twitter that he is teaming up with Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg for an east coast tour set for February 2015.

    Entitled the “Very Tour! Much Comedy!” tour, Thune, Berlant, and Kronberg will be hitting up thirteen cities over the course of two weeks. The tour will kick off on Febuary 4th in Portland, ME and conclude in Nashville, TE on the 16th.

    Thune has recently preformed on The Tonight Show, @Midnight, Conan, and released his special Folk Hero on Netflix, iTunes, and vinyl earlier this year. Upon earning a spot on countless other festivals and “comics to watch” lists, Berlant was named a “New Face of Comedy” at this year’s Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. Kronberg recently performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Comic Standing, and had his own Comedy Central Half Hour special.

    You can purchase tickets now at nickthune.com. (And I’d advise that you do. This is one crazy line-up you won’t want to miss. Seriously, we’re all going to make fun of you if you don’t come.) Read More

    Megan Amram announces “Science… For Her” book tour

    In case you haven’t hears, writer, Parks and Recreations scribe, Twitter genius Megan Amram wrote a book. The satirical Science… For Her!, blends science and Cosmo magazine together for a textbook the ladies can finally get behind. Subjects include: this Spring’s ten most glamorous ways to die; tips for hosting your own big bang; what religion is right for your body type; and the most pressing issue facing women today: kale!

    After releasing a music video to promote the book last week, Amram announced on her Tumblr she was going on a book tour. Amram will visit six cities between November 5th and 15th, including Portland, Brooklyn, and even Toronoto (you lucky Canucks). Joining Amram at select stops will be John Hodgeman, Megan Mullaly, and Amram’s mom Dr. Carol Lee (amongst others). Science… For Her! hits digital and real shelves on Tuesday, November 4th. You can pre-order  your copy now on Amazon. Read More

    W. Kamau Bell announces “Oh, Everything” comedy tour

    W.Kamau Bell is hitting the road this fall. The comedian recently announces his “Oh, Everything” tour that will run from November up through January 2015.

    The name, “Oh, Everything” comes from Bell’s time spent on his short-lived (and unjustly canceled) talk show, Totally Biased. In the writer’s room, whenever Bell or a writer got a big laugh out of a dark and difficult subject, someone would sit back and say, “Oh, George Zimmerman!” of “Oh, Donald Trump.” Hence, the name.

    According the the socio-political comedian’s website, the tour promises to be an attack on everything. Read More

    Hannibal Buress announces Comedy Camisado tour, beginning in October

    Hannibal Buress PitchforkHannibal Buress is hitting the road and going to see the country. The comedian just announced a new tour, Comedy Camisado tour. Kicking off in October 10th in Indianapolis, Buress will live up to the name of the tour, as Camisado means “attack at night.” Get it?

    This tour comes as Buress is in the middle of a whirlwind of activity, between releasing a new stand-up special earlier this year, touring on the Oddball Festival, and television roles such as Broad City and The Eric Andre Show. Buress is incredibly in demand.

    Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 5th and all tickets can be purchased through his website, HannibalBuress.com. Set the calendar. Read More

    Gary Gulman has officially performed on every late night show; announces tour and new special

    Gary GulmanIn an exclusive interview with The Village Voice, comedian Gary Gulman reveals a late night milestone: having performed on every current late-night talk show. With Gulman’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers in the spring, he has hit all seven late night shows: The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Conan, Last Call with Carson Daly, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. What a way to celebrate your 20th anniversary in comedy.

    In addition to this comedy milestone, Gulman announced an 11 city fall tour that will end in his new special, It’s About Time. This will be Gulman’s third hour special and fans can expect it sometime in the near future. Read More

    Lena Dunham is going on an 11 city book tour for “Not That Kind of Girl”

    Two years ago, Lena Dunham sold a book proposal for over $3 million. Her book, Not That Kind of Girl, is finally set to be released on October 7th. To promote her new book, Dunham is setting off on an 11 city book tour, and is bringing some of her funny friends. Comedians Amy Schumer, Morgan Murphy, Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein will be joining Dunham for a show.

    In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham talks about all her missteps in life, and what she learned along the way. The book features stories about, “wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises [Dunham] had before the age of twenty. About fashion and its many discontents. About publicly sharing your body, having to prove yourself in a meeting full of 50 year old men, and the health fears (tinnitus, lamp dust, infertility) that keep [Dunham] up at night.”

    The tour starts September 30th and goes through October 21st. Tickets are on sale now. Full schedule below: Read More