Dave Chappelle to perform during Funny or Die stage tour

June 17, 2013 at 9:32 AM
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NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- Dave Chappelle, Al Madrigal, Brody Steven and comedy team Flight of the Conchords are booked to perform during a U.S. stage tour, Live Nation said Monday.

Also included in the lineup for the Funny or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival are Chris D'Elia, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, Jim Jefferies, John Mulaney and Kristen Schaal.

The 13-city, outdoor comedy tour is to kick off Aug. 23 at austin360 Amphitheatre in Austin, Texas.

The run of shows will wrap up in Phoenix, Ariz., at Desert Sky Pavilion Sept. 22.

"It took the extraordinary talents of Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords' Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement to create such an amazing night for comedy fans in such incredible summertime venues," Geof Wills, president of Live Nation Comedy, said in a statement Monday. "We have an amazing supporting cast of comedians on two stages, and lots of extras that will make this a night to remember for comedy fans everywhere."

"We always love to push the comedy boundaries at Funny or Die and this festival will do just that," said Dick Glover, chief executive officer of the Funny or Die comedy website. "It's the perfect blend of comedy and crazy that will for sure resonate with comedy fans looking for a one of a kind experience."

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