Just a few days after Tenacious D announced its single-location comedy jamboree, Dave Chappelle and the newly reunited Flight Of The Conchords have one-upped the news with the announcement of the 13-city Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival. The Funny Or Die-sponsored tour kicks off Aug. 23 in Austin, Texas, and features a number of additional grade-A performers like Al Madrigal, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, John Mulaney, Kristen Schaal, Chris D’Elia, and Jim Jeffries. In each of the city’s stops, Brody Stevens will host a second stage featuring just local performers. A press release also promises “street performers, vendors, psychics, freaks, tasty treats, and more”—because nothing says "comedy" like mimes and sword-swallowers.
A full list of dates is below.
The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival tour 2013
Aug. 23—Austin360 Amphitheater—Austin, Texas
Aug. 24—Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion—Houston, Texas
Aug. 25—Gexa Energy Pavilion—Dallas, Texas
Aug. 30—First Niagara Pavilion—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Aug. 31—First Midwest Bank Amphitheater—Tinley Park, Illinois
Sept. 1—DTE Energy Music Theatre—Detroit, Michigan
Sept. 6—Susquehanna Bank Center—Camden, New Jersey
Sept. 7—PNC Bank Arts Center—Holmdel, New Jersey
Sept. 8—Comcast Center—Mansfield, Massachusetts
Sept. 13—Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre—Denver, Colorado
Sept. 15—Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre—Irvine, California
Sept. 20—Shoreline Amphitheater—Mountain View, California
Sept. 22—Desert Sky Pavilion—Phoenix, Arizona