2015 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival Kicks off in Kansas City Next Week

August 21, 2015

Aziz Ansari

(UPDATE 8/21/15) Comedy’s elite will team up for the 2015 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, which launches at Kansas City’s Starlight Theatre next Thursday. This year’s event will be headlined by star comics Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer and will also feature performances from Jay Pharaoh, Jim Norton, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, and Ashley Barnhill. 18 shows are scheduled across North America through mid-October, and plenty of ticket demand exists on the secondary market.

Over the two-month affair, the average secondary price for Oddball Festival tickets is $145.35. The tour makes its most expensive stop on October 10 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in California, where tickets average $231.53 and get-in price is $44. Other top-priced shows come on October 3 at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre ($158 avg./$44 get-in), September 5 at PNC Bank Arts Center ($156.74 avg./$48 get-in) and October 17 at Austin360 Amphitheatre ($152.32 avg./$38 get-in).

Conversely, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre will host the cheapest festival date on August 29. That show owns a secondary market ticket average of $116.65 and a $43 get-in price. An October 9 stop at Sleep Train Amphitheatre is the second least expensive show, with tickets averaging $130.78 and the cheapest listed for $42.

View the complete tour itinerary below:

2015 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival Dates

08/28 – Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theater
08/29 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
08/30 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
09/04 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
09/05 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Banks Art Center
09/06 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
09/11 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
09/12 – Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre
09/13 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
10/02 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
10/03 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
10/04 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
10/09 – Chula Vista, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
10/10 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
10/11 – Irvine, CA @ Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
10/16 – Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
10/17 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
10/18 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion

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2015 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival Tour Dates & Full Lineup

It will be another year filled with side-splitting laughter as the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival returns this fall. The traveling comedy circus will again feature an A-list cast of comics, including headlining performances from Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer. 18 North American dates are scheduled between August and October.

The tour kicks off on August 28 at Starlight Theater in Kansas City. It will travel through the Midwest with additional stops in Chicago and Detroit before making its way to the Northeast for shows in New York and New Jersey. Other states the tour will hit include Massachusetts, Connecticut, Florida and Georgia. It heads west to California for two shows in October before wrapping with three gigs in Texas in mid-October.

An exclusive ticket pre-sale will be made available on Wednesday, July 8 at 10am via Live Nation. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 10. If planning to attend the Tinley Park date on August 29, tickets to the general public go on sale on July 17 at 10am.

Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Jay Pharaoh, Jeff Ross and Jim Norton are among the dozen-plus comedians set to grace the stage during the course of the tour. John Mulaney, Nick Kroll, Nikki Glaser and T.J. Miller are also included in the mix.