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Austin's Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest Announces Schedule Including Dana Carvey, Reggie Watts, Bill Hader and Jim Gaffigan

Austin's Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest Announces Schedule Including Dana Carvey, Reggie Watts, Bill Hader and Jim Gaffigan

Austin's Moontower Festival (no relation to Houston's wiener-slinging bunch) comes into its second year boasting a massive lineup. In a city chock-full of festivals, it looks to be one of the coolest.

Set for Wednesday, April 24, through Saturday, April 27, the lineup this year is stacked with big names old and young, with plenty of room for upstarts to be seen in front of a new audience, at venues scattered all over Austin.

The Moontower people are boasting a schedule that includes more than 90 comics spread out over 80 performances for four days at 11 venues. It's like a more organized SXSW, without the giant Doritos machine, Japanese people and amateur drinking.

Because comics are professional drunks, you see.

If you are a SXSW regular, the venues will be familiar to you, spread out from Sixth to Eighth Streets. Badges start out at $129 and can run up to $599 if you want to mix and mingle with the comics and get preferred entry to shows. The mid-level badges are sold out.

Here is the Moontower schedule from the official Web site. You can check out the bountiful under cards and podcasts here.

MOONTOWER FULL SHOW SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

Bill Hader 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Anthony Jeselnik 9:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Todd Barry 7:15 p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Marc Maron 9:45.p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Greg Fitzsimmons and Jonathan Pace 8 p.m., Cap City Comedy Club

Maria Bamford and Jackie Kashian 10:30 p.m., Cap City Comedy Club

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Dana Carvey 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Reggie Watts 9:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Amy Schumer 11:55 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Maria Bamford 7:15 p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Chris Hardwick 9:45.p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Greg Fitzsimmons and Jonathan Pace 8 p.m., Cap City Comedy Club

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Marc Maron 5:30 p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Michael Ian Black, Chelsea Peretti, Judah Friedlander 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Bill Burr 9:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Janeane Garofalo 11:55 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Pete Holmes 7:15 p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Greg Fitzsimmons and David Huntsberger 8 p.m., Cap City Comedy Club 10:30 p.m., Cap City Comedy Club

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Jim Gaffigan 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre 9:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Jim Norton 11:55 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Fortune Feimster 7:15 p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Chris Hardwick 9:45 p.m., Stateside at the Paramount

Greg Fitzsimmons and Brian Gaar 8 p.m., Cap City Comedy Club 10:30 p.m., Cap City Comedy Club


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