The sixth annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, along with producers the Paramount Theatre and sponsors Cap City Comedy Club, have announced some exciting additions to the festival taking place April 19-22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Additionally, single tickets will go on sale on February 10 at noon CST right here.
The festival will once again present an eclectic and hilarious mix of comics and podcasts from around the country and internationally as well as a healthy lineup of impressive local and regional talent, including stand-up, musical comedy, and the Moontower Original Club Series. In addition to the previously announced comedians—including Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, and Ralphie May—multiple comics have just been added to the 2017 lineup, including the following: Chris Hardwick, host of @Midnight, AMC’s Talking Dead and NBC hit The Wall; Showtime star of new series White Famous, produced by Jamie Foxx, Showtime special Can I Be Me?, and SNL alumnus Jay Pharoah; Matt Bellassai, who won the 2016 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Social Media Star”; Brian Posehn, star of new special Posehn 25×2 available at SeeSo and known for his roles in Lady Dynamite, The Sarah Silverman Program, The Big Bang Theory and more; and Morgan Murphy (2 Broke Girls, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Irish Goodbye).
Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival 2017 Current Lineup
Big Jay Oakerson
Josh Adam Meyers
Luis J Gomez
The Sklar Brothers
Moontower will also feature an exceptional array of some of the nation’s funniest podcasts including the headlining presentation of My Favorite Murder, hosted by Emmy-winning comedian Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Additional featured live podcasts include Guys We F***ed with Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher, Bitch Sesh: A Real Housewives Breakdown with Casey Wilson and Danielle Schneider, Kill Tony with Tony Hinchcliffe, Sklarbro Country with The Sklar Brothers, About Last Night with Brad Williams and Adam Ray, The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder, The Fighter and The Kid with Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen, and Legion of Skanks with Big Jay Oakerson.