THE WORLD’S BIGGEST COMEDY TOUR RETURNS:
FUNNY OR DIE PRESENTS THE ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL 2014, FEATURING AZIZ ANSARI, CHRIS HARDWICK, DJ TRAUMA, HANNIBAL BURESS, JEFF ROSS, LOUIS C.K., MARC MARON, REGGIE WATTS
SECOND STAGE HOSTED BY BRODY STEVENS AND MORE
(FORMERLY VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATRE)
Live Nation and Funny Or Die announced today the return of the world’s biggest comedy tour for the second consecutive year. This summer’s Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 will feature performances by the world’s greatest comedians, including: Aziz Ansari, Chris Hardwick, DJ Trauma, Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross, Louis C.K., Marc Maron, Reggie Watts. Second Stage Hosted by Brody Stevens and more.*
This year’s festivities include 21 dates in all, kicking off on Aug. 8 at Tampa, Fl’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre and culminating with a show at Austin’s Austin360 Amphitheatre. Like last year, Oddball 2014 will include two stages, the return of the Cut Throat Freak Show, a roaming troupe of misfit performers, tasty treats, libations and more, for a full afternoon and evening of fun and entertainment.
Tickets for the AUGUST 9th date at PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE (formerly Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre) go on sale THIS SATURDAY June 28 at 10am at LiveNation.com, via the Live Nation app, at the Belk box office at PNC Music Pavilion, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 800-745-3000.
Citi is the official credit card of the Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014. Citi card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
Tickets for Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 are available beginning Saturday, June 28 at 10 a.m. at www.livenation.com or www.funnyordie.com/oddball.
“With the Oddball Festival 2014, we are thrilled to expand upon last year’s successful tour by offering fans the greatest cast of comedians ever assembled for an epic night of entertainment under the stars,” said Geof Wills, president of Live Nation Comedy.
“We are so excited to bring back the Oddball Festival featuring the biggest names in comedy,” said Dick Glover, president and CEO of Funny Or Die. “With the midway attractions, the Cut Throat Freak Show, and incredible line-up, it’s a day you don’t want to miss,” he added.
Last year’s inaugural Oddball Comedy Festival encompassed 15 dates and was the largest outdoor comedy festival ever produced by Live Nation. Anchored by the return of Dave Chappelle to the comedy stage and New Zealand duo Flight of the Conchords, Oddball 2013 garnered intense media coverage for the duration of the tour and was a critical and commercial success.
*Local lineup varies by city. Be sure to check local listings for exact lineup information.
About Live Nation Entertainment
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About Funny Or Die
Funny Or Die launched in April 2007 and has become an award-wining top destination for comedy on the web. The site has over 19 million unique users per month, over 60 million video views per month, and has grown into a vertically integrated 21st century digital studio that produces high quality content over numerous platforms, operating a social media and marketing division with over 8 million Twitter followers approximately 8.5 million Facebook fans (#1 Comedy Brand on both Twitter and Facebook), and devoted followers on numerous social networking and sharing sites. Funny Or Diehas become the “place to be seen” for comedic celebrities, and the obvious destination for a daily comedy fix. Funny Or Die’sfounders are Gary Sanchez Productions (Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy), Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and Michael Kvamme. Judd Apatow is also a principal partner in Funny Or Die.