Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer topline third annual Oddball Festival tour for Funny or Die

The third annual Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2015 will get a later start in late summer, but run through October and include Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer as its top-billed stars on all of the dates.

Joining Ansari and Schumer for this go-around, a cast of rotating performers who’ll include Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Jay Pharoah, Jeff Ross, Jim Norton, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, Nick Thune, Nikki Glaser, Rachel Feinstein, Rory Scovel, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tim Minchin, T.J. Miller, and Todd Barry.

The tour kicks off Aug. 28, 2015, in Kansas City and concludes Oct. 18 in Dallas, with 16 more stops in between. Tickets go on pre-sale Thursday for special Citi Card members, Friday for everyone else.

“Oddball 2015 is going to go down as one of the most incredible slate of comedy talent ever amassed for a national concert tour,” said Geof Wills, President of Live Nation Comedy. “We are thrilled that Aziz and Amy have agreed to anchor what is going to be an amazing night of entertainment for comedy fans.”

Added Funny or Die CEO Dick Glover: “The Oddball Festival has been one of Funny or Die’s most successful brand extensions so being able to crank up the midway for a third time is very exciting. With such an incredible line-up of comedians joining this year’s tour, it clearly will be the best Oddball yet. We are so thrilled to take it back on the road.”

Big Jay Oakerson will host the festival’s second stage that highlights local and up-and-coming stand-up comedians.

For more information, visit, or on Twitter @oddballfest #OddballFest. Lineups will vary at each location on tour. Check when you buy tickets.

Aug. 28 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre
Aug. 29 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug. 30 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sept. 4 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Sept. 5 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Sept. 6 Toronto, ONT Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Sept. 11 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
Sept. 12 Hartford, CT XFINITY Theatre
Sept. 13 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Oct. 2 West Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Oct. 3 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Oct. 4 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Oct. 9 Chula Vista, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Oct. 10 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Oct. 11 Irvine, CA Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
Oct. 16 Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Oct. 17 Austin, TX Austin360 Amphitheater
Oct. 18 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion


Sean L. McCarthy

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