Festivals are coming back in full swing in 2021, and Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival is no exception.
This year, festival organizers will celebrate its 10th year – which was originally planned for 2020 until COVID-19. The typical Spring festival will instead run from September 22-25, 2021.
Performers include Margaret Cho, Dave Attell, Maria Bamford, Brad Williams, Dan Soder, Andy Kindler, Doug Benson, Erin Foley, Jessica Kirson, Matt Bearden, Sam Morril, Moshe Kasher, Natasha Leggero, The Sklar Brothers, Vanessa Gonzalez, Hannah Einbinder, Jacqueline Novak, Leanne Morgan, Bob The Drag Queen, and Tom Segura en Espanol, which is a show done entirely in Spanish.
Podcasts featured at the festival include The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers, The Bonfire with Dan Soder and Big Jay Oakerson, Will You Accept This Rose? with Arden Myrin, as The Endless Honeymoon with Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher, Are You Garbage? with H. Foley and Kevin Ryan, Going Deep with Chad and JT, Doug Loves Movies with Doug Benson, Jeremiah Wonders with Jeremiah Watkins, and Pod Don’t Lie with Sam and Stav with Sam Morril and Stavros Halkias.
“We’re back and better than ever. Our fans have grown to expect Moontower to deliver the freshest and very best in comedy, podcasts and events; this year is no exception,” says Festival Director Lietza Brass. “As if there wasn’t enough to celebrate coming out of an incredibly challenging year for live comedy, we are thrilled to be reuniting just in time to really ‘party at the Moontower’ in honor of 10 years growing what has become an incredibly tight-knit community of the comedy-obsessed.”
More performers will be continue to be added in the coming months, so stay tuned!