Patton Oswalt, Ali Wong, Ralphie May, Colin Quinn: Moontower Line-up Announced

Courtesy: Gage Skidmore
AUSTIN, TEXAS – The sixth annual MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITY FESTIVAL, along with producers the Paramount Theatre and sponsors Cap City Comedy Club, announces today the early lineup of comedians and podcasts at the festival, taking place April 19-22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Festival badges ranging from Club Show & Podcast-only badges to full VIP access will be on sale Friday, December 9 at noon CT HERE
Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival was established in 2011 by the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. Moontower believes in comedy and is dedicated to bringing a world-class festival experience to comedians and fans alike.
Among the 2017 headliners is Ali Wong, one of the breakout comedians of the year whose Netflix special Baby Cobra (performed while she was 7.5 months pregnant) is one of the top ranked comedy hours of 2016. Ali also appears on ABC’s new hit, American Housewife, and is a writer on Fresh Off the Boat. Additionally, Moontower will welcome back to the Paramount Theatre stage Emmy Award-winner Patton Oswalt (Talking for Clapping, The Goldbergs) as well as comedian Ralphie May (Netflix, Comedy Central, Showtime, Inside Amy Schumer, Roast Battle), who will host Midnight Mayhem with Ralphie May as this year’s midnight show full of surprises.
Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival Early Lineup
Adam Ray
Ali Wong
Andy Kindler
Aparna Nancherla
Arden Myrin
Barry Crimmins
Big Jay Oakerson
Brad Williams
Brendan Schaub 
Bryan Callen
Caitlin Gill
Casey Wilson 
Chris Cubas
Chris Garcia
Chris Porter
Colin Quinn
Corinne Fisher
Dan Soder
Dana Gould
Daniel Koren
Danielle Schneider 
DJ Douggpound
Dom Irrera
Drew Michael
Erica Rhodes
Georgia Hardstark
Guy Branum
Ian Abramson
Ian Karmel
James Davis
Jake Weisman
Josh Adam Meyers
Josh Johnson
Karen Kilgariff
Krystyna Hutchinson
Kurt Metzger
Kyle Ayers
Lashonda Lester
Matt Bearden
Matt Ingebretson
Melissa Villasenor
Michelle Collins
Michelle Wolf
Mike MacRae
Patton Oswalt
Ralphie May
Rojo Perez
Sarah Tiana
The Sklar Brothers
Tony Hinchcliffe
Wendy Liebman
Lineup is subject to change.
 
Tickets for individual shows will go on sale for headliner performances at the Paramount Theatre at a later date. To find out more or purchase badges, go to www.moontowercomedyfest.comYou can also get badges at the Paramount Theatre box office or by calling 512-474-1221.
 
Photo Courtesy: Gage Skidmore

 

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