NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 21, 2015) – The Wild West Comedy Festival returns May 16-22, 2016, with a line-up that features some of the biggest names and rising stars in Comedy performing at iconic venues and clubs around Nashville. The largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, Jeff Foxworthy, will headline the historic Ryman Auditorium for the first time ever on May 21 at 6:00pm.
Host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show Trevor Noah will make his Nashville debut at Ryman Auditorium on May 21 at 8:30pm; Joe Rogan, who is known as one of the most complex and exciting stand-ups working in America today, plays Ryman Auditorium on May 20 at 7:30pm; catch international comedic superstar, Russell Peters, who has broken records around the world for some of the fastest selling and biggest comedy shows in history, at War Memorial Auditorium on May 19 at 7:30pm; the fastest-selling show of 2015’s festival returns on May 18 & 19 at 6:30pm, when filmmaker Kevin Smith and actor Jason Mewes record their popular podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old at Zanies Comedy Club; Zanies will also host The Fighter & The Kid Live (UFC heavyweight, Brendan Schaub and actor/comedian, Bryan Callen) on May 17 at 7pm; TPAC’s James K. Polk Theater will host actress-comedian Maria Bamford, who will hit Netflix in 2016 with her Mitch Hurtwitz comedy collaboration Lady Dynamite, on May 20 at 7pm and host of truTV’s hit series The Carbonaro Effect Michael Carbonaro on May 22 at 6pm. Fans can expect even more exciting announcements in the coming months!
Tickets are on sale starting Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 10am everywhere tickets are sold. For more information, please visit wildwestcomedyfestival.com.
May 17 The Fighter & The Kid Live Zanies 7:00pm
May 18 Jay & Silent Bob Get Old Zanies 6:30pm
May 19 Russell Peters War Memorial Auditorium 7:30pm
May 19 Jay & Silent Bob Get Old Zanies 6:30pm
May 20 Joe Rogan Ryman Auditorium 7:30pm
May 20 Maria Bamford TPAC’s Polk Theater 7:00pm
May 21 Jeff Foxworthy Ryman Auditorium 6:00pm
May 21 Trevor Noah Ryman Auditorium 8:30pm
May 22 Michael Carbonaro Live TPAC’s Polk Theater 6:00pm