The Moontower Comedy festival has finalized its line-up.
Moontower will screen the season 2 premiere episode of Showtime's stand-up comedy drama ‘I'm Dying Up Here’ on April 20th at the Alamo Ritz.
The new talent joining the lineup includes musician/raconteur Ted Leo, Amanda Seales of HBO's “Insecure,” Dulce Sloan of “The Daily Show,” Luke Null of “SNL,” and Martha Kelly from the FX show “Baskets.”
New additions to the Moontower Podcast/Broadcast Series include “You Up” with Nikki Glaser, which features Nikki and her touring buddy Tom Thakkar oversharing their personal lives, sharing perspectives on dating and sex and dissecting pop culture and politics.
Also new to the lineup is “The Dork Forest” with Jackie Kashian, which will have Jackie and her guests — Martha Kelly, Janelle James and Solomon Georgio — dorking out, as it were, about books, TV, movies, comic books, websites, food, wrestling, cars, action figures and bees.
More than 100 comedians and 11 podcasts will take part in the seventh annual festival, which runs April 18 to 21.
Previously announced headliners include Tig Notaro, Tiffany Haddish, Mike Birbiglia, Jo Koy, Weird Al Yankovic, Janeane Garofalo, Colin Quinn, Nikki Glaser, Ali Siddiq, Preacher Lawson, Ryan Hamilton, the Shmanners Podcast with Travis and Teresa McElroy and An Evening for the Comedy Resistance starring David Cross and guests.
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Each year,Moontower Comedy Festival features a large number of Austin-based comedians taking part in various shows throughout the festival. This year’s Austin talent includes the following:
The full schedule can be found at