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APRIL 14-19, 2015

Hannibal Buress, Joel McHale, Anjelah Johnson, truTV’s Impractical Jokers and Frank Caliendo Among Those Set to Perform

Nashville, TN (December 15, 2014) – The Wild West Comedy Festival will return to Nashville for its second year with an all-star line-up, it was announced today by Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Productions and Outback Concerts. The 2015 festival begins Wednesday, April 14 and runs through Sunday, April 19. Tickets are on sale starting this Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. CT at www.wildwestcomedyfestival.com.

Comedy heavyweights including Hannibal Buress, Joel McHale, Anjelah Johnson, Frank Caliendo, Jeanne Robertson, Lewis Black, Doug Benson, Tig Notaro, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney and Eric Andre are scheduled to appear. truTV’s Impractical Jokers return with an all new show ‘Where’s Larry?’ starring The Tenderloins, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will bring their popular podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old and the hit public radio show Wits, with host John Moe, will broadcast live. More names and show details to be announced in the coming weeks. A current list of dates is listed below.

This festival adds to the diversity of entertainment offerings in Nashville, and the city itself adds its own unique flavor to the festival, as well,” said Butch Spyridon, President and CEO of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. “This is a wonderful partnership for us and we look forward to welcoming year two of the Wild West Comedy Festival with some even bigger laughs.”

The festival’s venue partners include some of the most iconic locations in Nashville such as the Ryman Auditorium, TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall and James K. Polk Theater, Belcourt Theatre, City Winery Nashville, Zanies Nashville and Exit/In.

A schedule of confirmed events is listed below with many more to be added:

April 14 Doug Benson Zanies

April 15 Hannibal Buress TPAC Polk

April 15 Jeanne Robertson TPAC Jackson

April 15 Doug Benson Movie Interruption: Footloose Belcourt Theatre

April 16 The truTV Impractical Jokers ‘Where’s Larry?’
Tour starring The Tenderloins TPAC Polk

April 16 Tig Notaro Belcourt Theatre

April 16 Jay & Silent Bob Get Old featuring Kevin Smith
& Jason Mewes Zanies

April 16 An Evening with Kevin Smith – Q&A Zanies

April 16 Lewis Black City Winery

April 17 Wits TPAC Polk

April 17 Joel McHale Ryman Auditorium
April 18 Nick Kroll & John Mulaney Ryman Auditorium

April 18 Frank Caliendo TPAC Polk

April 18 Eric Andre Exit/In

April 19 Anjelah Johnson Ryman Auditorium

For continuous updates on the lineup, ticketing, VIP packages and more, visit www.wildwestcomedyfestival.com.

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