Moontower Comedy Festival

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Margaret Cho
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The 2021 Moontower Comedy Festival will feature a diverse and hilarious mix of over 100 comics from around the world, including huge stars, cult favorites, comics to watch, and local favorites, who will take over 10 venues across downtown Austin for four days of stand-up shows, podcasts, parties, and special events.

Among the comedians will be Margaret Cho, Dave Attell, Maria Bamford, Doug Benson, Erin Foley, Jessica Kirson, Matt Bearden, Sam Morril, The Sklar Brothers, Vanessa Gonzalez, Hannah Einbinder, Tom Segura, Brad Williams, Dan Soder, Leanne Morgan, Bob The Drag Queen, Jacqueline Novak, and more.

Additionally, Moontower will also welcome a number of live podcasts and broadcasts, including fest-favorites The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers, SiriusXM’s The Bonfire with Dan Soder and Big Jay Oakerson, and Will You Accept This Rose? with Arden Myrin, as well as the Moontower debuts of Are You Garbage? with H. Foley and Kevin Ryan, Going Deep with Chad and JT, Doug Loves Movies with Doug Benson, Jeremiah Wonders with Jeremiah Watkins, and Pod Don’t Lie with Sam and Stav with Sam Morril and Stavros Halkias.

The festival will take place at multiple venues around Austin, with Paramount Theatre and Stateside at the Paramount serving as the home base.

Event Details


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Stateside at the Paramount
719 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701

Paramount Theatre
713 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701