Out of Bounds: The Lineup

The ninth annual Out of Bounds Comedy Festival runs Aug. 31-Sept. 6, with performances scheduled at Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd.; the Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress; ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport; the Velveeta Room, 521 E. Sixth; and La Zona Rosa, 612 W. Fourth. Tickets are $10 for Rocket Surgery with Kevin McDonald and for all Velveeta Room and ColdTowne shows; $10 per show block Wednesday, Thursday, and Monday; $12 per show block Friday and Saturday and for the Sunday 7:30pm show; and $25 for Kevin McDonald's one-man show Hammy and the Kids. A festival pass good for admission to all shows except Hammy and the Kids is $70; with Hammy and the Kids, it's $95 (and if you pay $120, you get the full pass, plus a commemorative T-shirt and a limited-edition OOB literary magazine). For more information, visit www.outofboundsimprov.com.


Tuesday, Aug. 31

10pm, the Continental Club, 1315 S. Congress

Opening night party with Bruce James Soultet, Wisebird


Wednesday, Sept. 1

8pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Midnight Society (Austin)

Dusk: Improvised Tween Erotica (Austin)

8pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

The Starter Kit (Austin)

The Glamping Trip (Austin)

Venn Diaphragm (Austin)

9:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Snackers (Austin)

You're Not My Real Dad (Austin)

9:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

Look Cookie (Austin)

Murphy (Austin)


Thursday, Sept. 2

6pm, ColdTowne

Dick Rambuck (Austin)

Anticdotes (Austin)

7pm, ColdTowne

Nice Astronaut (Austin)

Iron Ruckus (New York City)

7:30pm, Hideout upstairs

Your Terrific Neighbors (Austin)

710 Split (Los Angeles)

Covered and Smothered (Los Angeles)

8pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Improv for Evil (Austin)

Token Boy (Los Angeles)

8pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

Junk (Austin)

Grandma Hates Technology (New York City)

8pm, ColdTowne

ToySoup (Salt Lake City)

Topping Haggerty Experience (Austin)

8pm, Velveeta Room

Festival-Wide Open Mic hosted by Lashonda Lester

9pm, Hideout upstairs

Hitchcocked! (Austin)

Now? (Los Angeles)

9pm, ColdTowne

ColdTowne Fantasy League winners (Austin)

2001 Dubbed (Austin)

9:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Available Cupholders (USA)

Switch (Minneapolis/Austin)

9:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

The General Washingtons (Chicago)

Rosa Parks Improv (Vancouver)

9:30pm, Velveeta Room

Emcee: Albert Im (Austin)

Emily Tarver (New York City)

Maggie Maye (Austin)

Lydia O'Neil (Houston)

Holly Lorka (Austin)

Ramin Nazer (Austin)

Bryan Gutmann (Austin)

10pm, ColdTowne

2001 Dubbed, continued (Austin)

ColdTowne Theater Presents: Shanty Town Lake (Austin)

10:30pm, Hideout upstairs

Girl Overboard (Los Angeles)

The Sicks reunion show (Austin)

11pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Germans (Chicago)

Murderfist (New York City)

11pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

Two Fun Men (New York City)

Austin Secrets (Austin)

11pm, ColdTowne

ColdTowne Theater Presents: Shanty Town Lake, continued (Austin)

Northshore Local (Austin)

11pm, Velveeta Room

Festival-Wide Open Mic hosted by Lashonda Lester


Friday, Sept. 3

5pm, ColdTowne

Shades of Brown (Austin)

Pretty Jack Jaybird (Austin)

6pm, ColdTowne

Firth & Arjet (Austin)

1954 (Los Angeles)

7pm, ColdTowne

Cooper Street (Austin)

The Belmont Transfer (Chicago)

7:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

All-Star ComedySportz (Austin)

7:30pm, Hideout downstairs

Start Trekkin' Generations (New York City/Austin)

8pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

TuskegeeXperiment (Los Angeles)

Pangea 3000 (New York City)

8pm, Hideout upstairs

Galapagos (Phoenix)

Improsia (Seattle)

8pm, ColdTowne

Triforce (Austin)

ToySoup (Salt Lake City)

8pm, Velveeta Room

Emcee: Kerri Lendo (Austin)

Lashonda Lester (Austin)

Jono Zalay (Boston)

Brian Gaar (Austin)

Max Fox (Boston)

Will Durst (San Francisco)

9pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

Jean Louis (Portland)

Audience of Two (New York City)

9pm, Hideout downstairs

The Frank Mills (Austin)

Aphasia (Chicago)

9pm, ColdTowne

ImprovBoston (Boston)

The Inmates of the Institution Theater (Austin)

9:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Parallelogramophonograph (Austin)

PROJECTproject (Toronto)

9:30pm, Hideout upstairs

Girls Girls Girls (Austin)

Hit and Run (Denver)

9:30pm, Velveeta Room

Emcee: Maggie Maye (Austin)

Sammy K Obeid (San Francisco)

Aparna Nancherla (Washington, D.C.)

Mike Lawrence (New York City)

Selena Coppock (New York City)

Kabir Singh (San Francisco)

10pm, ColdTowne

Lounge-asaurus Rex (Minneapolis)

Final Foxtrot (Chicago)

10:30pm, Hideout downstairs

Stool Pigeon (Austin) featuring Craig Cackowski (Los Angeles)

11pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

All-Star Maestro

11pm, Hideout upstairs

Orpheus Roy (Los Angeles)

King Ten (Los Angeles)

Claymore (Chicago)

11pm, ColdTowne

Your Dad's Friends (Austin)

The Kind Strangers: Improvised Tennessee Williams (Los Angeles)

11pm, Velveeta Room

Emcee: Jake Flores (Austin)

Bernard (Austin)

Sarah Heggan (Boston)

Mark Normand (New York City)

Evan Jacobs (New York City)

Aalap Patel (New York City)

Sean Wilkinson (Boston)

12mid, ColdTowne

Team X (Santa Monica)

The 3$Bills (Austin)

1am, ColdTowne

Achatina Achatina! (Austin)

Happiness Is a Choice (Austin)


Saturday, Sept. 4

5pm, ColdTowne

Rosa Parks Improv (Vancouver)

Sarah 7 (Austin)

6pm, ColdTowne

The Amazon & the Milksop (Austin)

The 400 Cat (Los Angeles)

7pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Will Durst in The Lieutenant Governor From the State of Confusion (San Francisco)

7pm, Hideout downstairs

Confidence Men: Improvised David Mamet (Austin)

The Kind Strangers: Improvised Tennessee Williams (Los Angeles)

7pm, ColdTowne

The Goofaround Gang (Los Angeles)

Grandma Hates Technology (New York City)

7:30pm, Hideout upstairs

The Victims (Dallas)

K.C. Redheart (Chicago)

8pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

Never Pickles (Chicago)

Dirty Laundry (Seattle)

8pm, ColdTowne

Shenanigans Pie (Los Angeles)

Evan the Loyal (Baltimore)

8pm, Velveeta Room

Emcee: Holly Lorka (Austin)

Aparna Nancherla (Washington, D.C.)

Evan Jacobs (New York City)

Mark Normand (New York City)

Jake Flores (Austin)

Ahmed Bharoocha (North Smithfield, R.I.)

8:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Pangea 3000 (New York City)

FrankenMatt sketch show (Los Angeles)

8:30pm, Hideout downstairs

ColdTowne (Austin)

The Reckoning (Chicago)

9pm, Hideout upstairs

The Knuckleball Now (Austin)

Computer (Chicago)

9pm, ColdTowne

Villain: The Musical (Oklahoma City)

Short Films Showcase

9:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

Guilds of Steel (Austin)

Rampleseed (Minneapolis)

9:30pm, Velveeta Room

Emcee: Brian Gaar (Austin)

Lydia O'Neil (Houston)

Selena Coppock (New York City)

Sean Wilkinson (Boston)

Jonathan Pace (Austin)

Mike Lawrence (New York City)

Aalap Patel (New York City)

10pm, Hideout downstairs

Aphasia (Chicago)

Drum Machine (Minneapolis)

10pm, ColdTowne

The Cascade (New York City)

Thy Will Be Done (Boston)

10:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Get Up (Austin)

Live Man Show (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

10:30pm, Hideout upstairs

Nerdvana (Los Angeles)

Improsia (Seattle)

11pm, Salvage Vanguard, Oranges Stage

Puppet Improv Project: Crack! (Austin)

Shrewd Productions: MilkMilkLemonade (Austin)

11pm, ColdTowne

LOL Observatory (Phoenix)

Extra Shelves (Los Angeles)

11pm, Velveeta Room

Emcee: Ramin Nazer (Austin)

Martha Kelly (Austin)

Kabir Singh (San Francisco)

Max Fox (Boston)

Albert Im (Austin)

12mid, ColdTowne

Now? (Los Angeles)

j/k (Austin)

1am, ColdTowne

ABCDEFGHILJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ (Phoenix)

Boy Toy (Austin)


Sunday, Sept. 5

5:30pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

Rocket Surgery with Kevin McDonald (Los Angeles)

7:30pm, La Zona Rosa

Three Falling (Tel Aviv, Israel)

FrankenMatt improv set (Los Angeles)

9:30pm, La Zona Rosa

Kevin McDonald's Hammy and the Kids (Los Angeles)


Monday, Sept. 3

8pm, Salvage Vanguard, Apples Stage

The Reckoning (Chicago)

Buddy Daddy (Austin)

Lottery with the Reckoning (Chicago/who knows?)

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