Wild West Comedy Festival

Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Festival is returning to Nashville Tuesday, April 14 through Sunday, April 19 with an all-star roster, marking the second year comedy fans have descended on the city for the laugh fest.

This year’s Wild West Comedy Festival’s stellar lineup includes performers Kevin Hart, Cristela Alonzo, Eric Andre, Doug Benson, Lewis Black, Hannibal Buress, Steve Byrne, Frank Caliendo, Jeff Garlin, Greg Hahn, Anjelah Johnson, Colin Jost, Nick Kroll, Joel McHale, John Mulaney, Tig Notaro, John Reep, Jeanne Robertson, Rory Scovel and Sarah Tiana.

In addition, Brad Paisley will host A Night of Comedy; truTV’s Impractical Jokers will return with their all-new Where’s Larry? Tour, starring The Tenderloins; and Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will present their popular podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old. Filmmakers David Zucker and Jerry Zucker will oversee a screening of the classic comedy Airplane!, followed by an audience Q&A. Ralphie May will host The Dirty @ 10:30; and Paul Aldrich will host Cuss Free Comedy, starring Keith Alberstadt. The Festival will also present a special advance screening of the 20th Century Fox film, SPY, starring Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law and Jason Statham, directed by Paul Feig.

In 2014, more than 20,000 attended the inaugural Wild West Comedy Festival from 38 states and 3 Canadian provinces.  Fans were treated to more than 29 shows from the all-star lineup.  Based on last year’s success, the 2015 event has added one day, extending the festival to a total of 6 days. Full schedule and ticket information is available at www.wildwestcomedyfestival.com

The festival’s venue partners include some of the most iconic locations in Nashville such as the Ryman Auditorium, TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall and James K. Polk Theater, Bridgestone Arena, Belcourt Theatre, City Winery Nashville, Zanies Nashville and Exit/In.