Kevin Hart is the newest addition to the Wild West Comedy Festival’s stellar lineup which already includes Cristela Alonzo, Eric Andre, Doug Benson, Lewis Black, Broad City star and comedian Hannibal Buress (pictured below), Frank Caliendo, Jeff Garlin, Anjelah Johnson, Nick Kroll & John Mulaney, Joel McHale, Tig Notaro, Jeanne Robertson and Rory Scovel.
Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will bring their popular podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old and the hit public radio show Wits, with host John Moe, will record live. More names and show details to be announced in the coming weeks.
Hart is white hot these days, so much so that Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Festival snagged the funny man who is currently drawing the crowds to his films, adding him to the already stellar roster of who’s who in the comedy department. Wild West Productions is an American film, television and entertainment production company founded in 2005 by leading actor, writer and producer Vince Vaughn.
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Kevin Hart has been added as a headliner to the all-star lineup for Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Festival, which is returning to Nashville for its second year Tuesday, April 14 through Sunday, April 19. Hart is set to perform as part of his What Now Tour at the Bridgestone Arena on Sunday, April 19 at 8 p.m.
In addition to Hart, and due to popular demand, a second show for truTV’s Impractical Jokers ‘Where’s Larry?’ Tour, Starring the Tenderloins has been added for Thursday, April 16 at 9:30 p.m. at TPAC’s Polk Theater. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, February 20. Full schedule and ticket information is available at www.wildwestcomedyfestival.com.
2015 marks the second year comedy fans have descended on Nashville for the Wild West Comedy Festival. More than 20,000 attended the inaugural festival in 2014 from 38 states and Canada. 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.
The festival’s venue partners include some of the most iconic locations in Nashville including the Bridgestone Arena, the Ryman Auditorium, TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall and James K. Polk Theater, Belcourt Theatre, City Winery Nashville, Zanies Nashville and Exit/In.
Vaughn’s company has produced a string of hit movies, including The Internship, Couples Retreat, Four Christmases and The Break-Up. Wild West also produces television shows, including the upcoming Netflix animated show F is For Family and the comedy series Sullivan & Son; and documentaries including Art of Conflict: The Murals of Northern Ireland and Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy: 30 Days & 30 Nights, Hollywood to the Heartland.