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Austin's funniest festival announces hilarious headliners for 2017

Austin's funniest festival announces hilarious headliners for 2017

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Patton Oswalt headlines Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival 2017. Patton Oswalt/Facebook

Ready for some laughs? Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has announced the first round of performers for its 2017 run. The sixth annual celebration of all things funny returns April 19-22, 2017, to various venues around town, including the Paramount Theatre, Stateside at the Paramount, and Cap City Comedy Club.

Headliners include Patton Oswalt, Ali Wong, and Ralphie May, who will host a midnight show "full of surprises." Other big artists include Andy Kindler, Big Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, and the Sklar Brothers. Local talents Matt Bearden, Lashonda Lester, Mike Macrae, and Chris Cubas are also on the list around 50 performers.

In addition to stand-up comedy, Moontower showcases sketch, improv, and other comedic shows like a live version of podcast My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Even more funny people will be announced in the coming months.

Passes are on sale now; prices range from $79-$799.