Live Nation Announces Return Of Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival


LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Live Nation has revived their Funny or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival for the fourth consecutive year, announcing dates for the tour starting in August.

This year's fest includes 21 dates in all, kicking off on August 25th at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, FL, and wrapping up on October 2nd at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, AZ.

Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiousity Festival Tour 2016 features performances by Ali Wong, Alice Wetterlund, Bert Kreischer, Big Jay Oakerson, Bobby Lee, Brian Regan, Bridget Everett, Cameron Esposito, Colin Jost, Dane Cook, Donnell Rawlings, Gabriel Iglesias, Hannibal Buress, Iliza Shlesinger, Jay Pharoah, Jermaine Fowler, Jim Jefferies, Joey Diaz, John Mulaney, John Oliver, Josh Wolf, Katherine Ryan, Kumail Nanjiani, Kyle Dunnigan, Martin Moreno, Matthew Broussard, Michelle Wolf, Nick Swardson, Pete Davidson, Sarah Tiana, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tom Segura, Tony Hinchcliffe and Tracy Morgan and Hosted by Roastmaster Jeff Ross.

As well for 2016, teleivision network IFC is taking over the event's second stage, now renamed IFC's Slightly Off Comedy Stage. The show before the big show will be hosted by Big Jay Oakerson and will feature local and emerging comics in each city. IFC will select up-and-coming talent at a number of tour stops. – Staff Writers