Fun Fun Fun Fest announces 2014 comedy lineup
By Dale Roe
Editor’s note: This article was originally published July 1, 2014
Ready for an encore performance by Fred Armisen?
The “Portlandia” star and “Late Night With Seth Meyers” bandleader, who delivered a weird set at this year’s Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, is slated to return to Austin for Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014, organizers have announced. Festival passes are on sale now at funfunfunfest.com.
Armisen will be joined by a host of other comics during the comedy portion of the festival. Slated acts include cult filmmaker John Waters; Thomas Middleditch, Jimmy O. Yang & Kumail Nanjiani (HBO’s “Silicon Valley”); Neil Hamburger; W. Kamau Bell; Jello Biafra ( performing spoken word); Jon Daly (“Kroll Show”); Joe Mande (“Parks and Recreation”); Har Mar Superstar; Jonah Ray (“The Nerdist”); Rachel Bloom (“Robot Chicken”); and Austin favorites Chris Cubas, Jake Flores and Doug Mellard.
Additional events on the Fun Fun Fun Fest Yellow Stage include air sex championships; wrestling matches; New Movement Theater; Altercation Punk Tour; Master Pancake’s Morning Cartoons; battle rap; FFF dating show; veggie hot dog eating contest; the infamous taco cannon and more.
Top music acts at the festival include Judas Priest; Neutral Milk Hotel; Death Cab For Cutie; Nas; King Diamond; Wiz Khalifa; Alt-J; Death From Above 1979; and Girl Talk.
Weekend three-day passes, perk-filled Ultimate Smooth Passes (USP), and single day passes for the festival, which takes place Nov. 7-9 in Austin, are now on sale at funfunfunfest.com.