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Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival
In Austin's newest festival, stand-up finally gets top billing
"...It isn't that stand-up gets no love from Austin's festival scene. Comedy and..."

Feb. 3, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018: More Comics Named
On, Ryan! On, Preacher! On, Colin! On, Ali! On 39 more jokers!
"...Apparently, all you Austin comedy fans have been good this year, because Santa has..."

Dec. 5, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2019: Final Headliners
Nick Offerman, Hari Kandabolu lead third wave of comics
"...word on who's bringing the laughs to the eighth Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival since November, with more than..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018: Full Lineup, Schedule
Amanda Seales, Dulcé Sloan, Ted Leo late additions to fun
"...to go before it cranks up the laughs, the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has released its ultimate list..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

What to See When You Aren't Catching Moontower Comedy's Big Shows
"...Anybody attending the 2019 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival could easily obtain their full..."

April 19, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2019: The First Wave
Festival welcomes Jenny Slate and David Spade as headliners
"...Austin comedy fans have just received something they can give thanks..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018: Still More Headliners
Tig Notaro, Jo Koy, Nikki Glaser, David Cross join the party
"...getting a steady stream of acts for the seventh Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival since October, with more than..."

Jan. 31, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest: Local Stars on the Rise
Because nobody knows funny like ATX
"...In the four years since its inception, Moontower Comedy Festival has become a staple in the comedic..."

April 11, 2016 Chron Events Post by Samantha Johnson

Making Tragedy Funny Again at Moontower Comedy
Stand-ups pull punch lines out of personal traumas
"...At last year's Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, headliner Maria Bamford spoke openly..."

April 21, 2017 Arts Feature by Sean L. Malin

Moontower Comedy 2018: Podcast Fever!
With new series, fest dials the number of podcasts up to 10
"...Podcasts have been a steadily growing presence at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival in recent years, and it..."

Feb. 21, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Second Wave of Acts Added to Moontower Comedy Festival 2019
Latest list of headliners shows Moontower up Schitt's Creek
"...to the River City. As part of the 2019 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, the cast will appear live..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018:
First Headliners Announced
"Weird Al," Birbiglia, and Haddish inked for joke jamboree
"...calendar may say ACL, but the folks at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival want you to know that..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Lights Come on for Third Moontower
Aziz Ansari, Kids in the Hall lead the pack of 2014 jokers
"...Ansari, Maria Bamford, Mike Birbiglia, Dennis Miller, JB Smoove, and, oh yes, Kids in the Hall – plus 100..."

Jan. 21, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 2014, Day 4: Fred Armisen
Less comedy show than meet-and-greet, but oh, Armisen charmed
"...actor, writer, producer, director, singer/musician, voice actor, master impressionist, and comedian – is “Mr. Vice-Everything.”..."

April 28, 2014 Arts Post by Russ Espinoza

Festival Flood
A brief guide to the 13 – count 'em, 13 – arts fests coming your way in April and May
"...Now that SXSW is behind us, the festivals can begin...."

April 3, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dr. Joker and Mr. 'WTF'
Marc Maron on his double life as a comic and a podcast star
"...Maron spent two decades of working relentlessly as a stand-up comic, as well as dabbling in radio at Air..."

April 27, 2012 Arts Feature by Dan Solomon

Moontower 6: First Comics Announced
Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, and Ralphie May lead list of 50 acts
"...dropped the first list of comedians for the 2017 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Among the names of the..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 6: More Headliners
Jay Pharaoh, Chris Hardwick, Morgan Murphy join 2017 lineup
"...When the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival released the names of 50..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 3 Schedules Its Jokers
100 comics into 10 venues into 4 days = thousands of laughs
"...Get out your date-books, timetables, and city maps, so you can start calculating how to..."

March 26, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Thanks for the Memories, Moontower
Here’s how to relive all the comedy and oddity
"...The second annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest bowed out on Saturday, but..."

April 29, 2013 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Vanessa Gonzalez Is Real, Funny, and Real Funny
The former Austin comic lets the audience into her life
"...over the world descends on Austin, courtesy of the Moontower Comedy Festival. This year, we can all get especially..."

April 19, 2019 Arts Feature by Ashley Moreno

Moontower Review: Blue Moon
No-holds-barred set successfully pushed the comedy envelope
"...for the fifth year in a row at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, hosting the late-night, no-holds-barred Blue..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Moontower Lowdown
"...The fourth Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival launches Wednesday, April 22, with..."

April 17, 2015 Arts Feature

Moontower Wednesday
"...When the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival debuted last year, it wasted..."

April 19, 2013 Arts Feature

Blazers, Brunch, and Sex Shops
These are a few of Janine Brito's favorite things
"...of not having to dress for the male gaze and fantasizes about comparing mannish jackets with Hillary after a..."

April 26, 2013 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

SXSW Comedy: Doug Loves Movies
More high times talking cinema with Benson and friends
"...fellow comedians Hannibal Buress (cast member of Broad City and previous writer for 30 Rock), Brooks Wheelan (of Saturday..."

March 22, 2015 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

Moontower 5: First Wave of Comics Announced
Martin Short and Kevin Smith lead the laugh makers for 2016
"...no time in building the anticipation for its fifth Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Rather than wait until January..."

Nov. 17, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Top Comics Announced for Moontower 4
Patton Oswalt, Ron White, Tim Minchin join the party in 2015
"...Oswalt. Sykes. Bamford. Maron. Minchin. Mulaney. Miller & Holmes. And the biggest, baddest "Tater" in Texas, Ron White. Ladies..."

Jan. 20, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 5 Draws a Princess
Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Lieberum's purple reign hits Austin
"...us as jazzed as the one that the 2016 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival will have. That would be..."

Feb. 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 5: More Comics Announced
David Cross, Leslie Jones, and Colin Jost join the fest fun
"...The 2016 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival continues to build the funny...."

Jan. 21, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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