SXSW is in full effect as they have announced the line-up of their 2017 comedy festival. The known music festival has since become a place for artist including comedians to get further noticed. This time around we see a few familiar faces along with a fresher crop of names stopping in Austin to tell jokes. In a press release; SXSW went on to speak about their upcoming festival and comedy this year.
South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) has announced the initial list of SXSW Comedy Festival participants. This year, the SXSW Comedy Festival celebrates its tenth edition. Over the last decade, the festival has hosted hundreds of acclaimed performers, establishing a tradition of celebrating the industry’s brightest comics and introducing film and media icons to the next wave of groundbreaking comedic talent. With access to the Film,Interactive, and Music festivals, SXSW Comedy has pulled guests from all corners of the entertainment industry, growing from a single night’s celebration of comedy’s rising stars and established names into a week-long festival filled with exclusive and diverse programming, including live shows, podcast recordings, broadcast tapings, and more.
Check out their full line-up:
- Al Madrigal, Andrew Santino, Big Jay Oakerson, Bob Odenkirk, Bonnie
McFarlane, Brendon Walsh, Chris Hardwick, Dan Harmon, Dave Hill, Doug
Benson, Doug Stanhope, Dulce Sloan, Glenn Wool, Eddie Pepitone, Guy Branum,
Horatio Sanz, Janeane Garofalo, Jason Mantzoukas, Jessica McKenna, Joe
DeRosa, Joel Kim Booster, John Hodgman, Jon Gabrus, Liza Treyger, Matt
Besser, Matt Walsh, Matteo Lane, Michael Ian Black, Morgan Murphy, Nate
Bargatze, Nick Swardson, Nick Thune, Nicole Byer, Phoebe Robinson, Rich
Vos, Robert Kelly, Sasheer Zamata, Scott Aukerman, Scott Thompson, Sean
Patton, Shane Mauss, Shaun Diston, Tim Dillon, Tom Lennon, Wanda Sykes,
Whitney Cummings, Wyatt Cenac, and more to come.
SXSW officially kicks off on March 10 in Austin, Texas!