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[08/05/13 - 06:55 AM]
Scott Aukerman & IFC Present "Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE!" Tour - Featuring Paul F. Tompkins & The Birthday Boys
The tour kicks off on September 28 in Los Angeles and stops in 11 other major markets before ending in Washington D.C. on October 15.

[via press release from IFC]

Scott Aukerman and IFC Present "Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE!" Featuring Special Guest Paul F. Tompkins With Opening Act The Birthday Boys

Two-Week Tour Stops In New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, Milwaukee and More

New York, NY - Monday, August 5, 2013 - Scott Aukerman's Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE!, featuring special guest Paul F. Tompkins, along with opening act The Birthday Boys, are hitting the road together for a multi-city comedy tour, leading up to the return of Comedy Bang! Bang! from hiatus and The Birthday Boys series premiere on IFC in October.

The tour kicks off on September 28 in Los Angeles and stops in eleven other major markets before ending in Washington D.C. on October 15. Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE! will feature host Scott Aukerman, Paul F. Tompkins, and special guests doing a mix of live performance pieces, audience interaction, character drop-ins, and improvisational games, along with sneak peek clips from the series.

A portion of each CBB show will be recorded as a podcast, and the episodes will be for sale, both individually and as a full-tour subscription, at www.earwolf.com/store.

LA-based comedy troupe, The Birthday Boys, will open each date with a set peppered with their novel brand of silly-meets-smart comedy and fast-paced laughs.

Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE! Dates and Venues- Tickets are on sale now.

September 28 Los Angeles, CA Largo at the Coronet
September 29 San Francisco, CA Palace of Fine Arts
October 1 Portland, OR Aladdin Theater
October 2 Seattle, WA Neptune Theatre
October 7 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
October 8 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
October 9 Pontiac, MI Crofoot Ballroom
October 10 Toronto, Canada Danforth Music Hall
October 12 New York, NY Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
October 13 Boston, MA Royale
October 14 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Theatre
October 15 Washington D.C. 9:30 Club

For more ticket information, visit: http://www.ifc.com/shows/comedy-bang-bang/tour

The tour is in support of the remaining ten episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang!'s second season which returns from hiatus in October and the series premiere of The Birthday Boys that same month.

The second season of Comedy Bang! Bang! kicked off in July with 20 all-new episodes and an exciting line-up of famous faces. The first ten episodes are airing through September 13, followed by a short hiatus before picking back up for ten more episodes on October 18. Infusing untraditional celebrity interviews and comedy sketches with a tinge of the surreal, host Scott Aukerman engages his guests with unfiltered, deadpan lines of questioning, accented by banter and beats provided by musical cohort Reggie Watts. Each celebrity appearance is blended with mind-bending filmed shorts, random character cameos and over-the-top spoofs. Joining Scott and Reggie this season are Jessica Alba, Zach Galifianakis, Pee-wee Herman, Jason Schwartzman and many more.

IFC's new original sketch comedy series The Birthday Boys showcases the humor from the popular comedy troupe of the same name. Executive producers Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller bring viewers the genius of the comedy team that made a name for themselves at UCB LA and the Just For Laughs Festival. With a nod to absurd yet intelligent legacy sketch shows Monty Python, Mr. Show and Kids in the Hall, the series appropriates familiar scenarios and classic TV, film and sketch archetypes with a fresh take. Drawing from the unique collaboration between Odenkirk and The Birthday Boys as writers, directors and performers, The Birthday Boys features both stand-alone and multi-act sketches that poke fun at real-life moments and cultural touchstones.

For continued updates on both shows and the tour check out:

Comedy Bang! Bang! Twitter: @ComedyBangBang @ifctv/#cbbtv and @scottaukerman Facebook: facebook.com/ifccomedybangbang Online: www.ifc.com/comedy-bang-bang

The Birthday Boys Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IFC Website: http://www.ifc.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/ifc & www.twitter.com/thebirthdayboys

Paul F. Tompkins Twitter: @PFTompkins

About IFC

IFC creates and champions authentic, original comedies that are "Always On. Slightly Off," which air alongside an extraordinary collection of films and comedic cult TV shows. IFC.com features exclusive video, web series, podcasts, blogs and additional content that engages fans with IFC originals. The network's On Demand offering, IFC Free, gives viewers the opportunity to watch select content from IFC whenever they want. Established in 1994, IFC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in nearly 70 million homes on every major cable, satellite and telco provider.





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