Martin Short, Piff The Magic Dragon, Kevin Smith, Jim Norton and More to Headline Moontower

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The Fifth Annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has released the names of some of the headliners and comedians coming to town and 2016 is promising to prove that Moontower is here to stay as one of the top festivals in the nation. This years headliners will include an incredible list of names. Comedy legend Martin Short, director writer and podcaster extraordinaire Kevin Smith, the brilliant Maria Bamford, America’s Got Talent Finalist Piff the Magic Dragon, crowd favorite and national radio host Jim Norton, plus Debra DiGiovanni, the Sklar Brothers, America’s comedy Teddy Bear Ron Funches, and Anjelah Johnson have all been announced as headliners at this year’s festival in Austin Texas.

The fifth annual MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITY FESTIVAL, produced by the Paramount Theatre will take place April 20-23, 2016 in the heart of Austin, and discounted early bird badges are officially on sale now.

Moontower has become well known for finding the best and most unique voices in comedy and presenting really exciting shows that go beyond what you can see at other festivals. This year, Kevin Smith will present a live taping of Jay and Silent Bob Get Old podcast with Jason Mewes. If you’re not already in love with Maria Bamford, you will be. She’s releasing her new Netflix series Lady Dynamite in 2016, so you’ll be able to say you knew her before the rest of the world discovered how amazing she is. Moontower is also bringing the Goddam Comedy Jam to town, and if you haven’t been to one of their Jam’s it’s a giant rock party starring your favorite headliners singing with the Goddamn Comedy Band, and it’s truly a blast.

And that’s just the beginning. Saturday Night Live’s newest cast member Jon Rudnitsky will be coming to town, Kate Flannery is bringing her amazing comedy lounge act, The Lampshades. The very talented Jesse Joyce, festival favorite Andy Kindler, James Adomian who recently killed in New York appearing as Bernie Sanders, Matteo Lane who is one of the most talented young comedians today, Joe List who you may remember as the funniest guy on this summer’s Last Comic Standing (he didn’t win, but he should have!), Beth Stelling who we just love, Brad Williams, Sean Donnelly and so many more great comics are already on the bill.

Get your badge now for an early discount! The Moontower badges provide the best chance to catch a ton of shows and they’re available now at

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