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The First Wave of Moontower Events


Ali WongAli Wong
Paramount Headliner

The hottest comedian of the year, Wong’s Netflix special, Baby Cobra (performed while she was 7.5 months pregnant) is one of the top ranked comedy hours of 2016. In addition, Ali is a recurring character on ABC’s breakout hit American Housewife and a writer on Fresh Off the Boat, also on ABC.

Patton OswaltPatton Oswalt
Paramount Headliner

A comedian, actor, and writer, Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of entertainment. From his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable film roles and guest appearances on his favorite TV shows (including “Parks and Recreation,” for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award), Oswalt continues to choose work that inspires him and entertain audiences.

Chris HardwickChris Hardwick
Paramount Headliner

Chris Hardwick is a comedian, actor, TV host, author, writer, producer, and podcaster whose quick wit and up-to-the-minute intellect have made him the voice for a generation of pop culture enthusiasts.

Colin QuinnColin Quinn
Stateside Headliner

Colin Quinn is a stand-up comedian from Brooklyn. (okay, Park Slope). From MTV’s REMOTE CONTROL to SNL to Comedy Central’s TOUGH CROWD WITH COLIN QUINN, Mr. Quinn is not one to take a hint and bow out gracefully. He’s been on Broadway with COLIN QUINN AN IRISH WAKE and COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT (also a HBO special), and off Broadway and Netflix with his show COLIN QUINN UNCONSTITUTIONAL and most recently, COLIN QUINN THE NEW YORK STORY, directed by Jerry Seinfeld. His first and last book, THE COLORING BOOK, is now out from Grand Central Publishing. Colin can be seen as Amy Schumer’s father in the hit film TRAINWRECK, and as Hermie on HBO’s GIRLS. Season 3 of his hit webseries COP SHOW is now streaming on lstudio.com. COLIN QUINN THE NEW YORK STORY (directed by Jerry Seinfeld) is premiered on Netflix in November and he’ll be seen in the new Adam Sandler film, SANDY WEXLER out next year.

Michelle Wolf
Stateside Headliner

Michelle just completed an incredibly successful first appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a sold out run of her debut hour-long stand-up show Michelle Wolf: So Brave.  The critically acclaimed show, which earned her a nomination for the Best Newcomer Prize from the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, garnered numerous four star reviews from top publications such as the Guardian, Herald and Scotsman.


My Favorite Murder
Kick off the fest at the Paramount

MY FAVORITE MURDER is hosted by Emmy winning comedian Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark This comedy podcast is number one on iTunes, outranking WTF with Marc Maron and NPR’s Wait,Wait…Don’t Tell Me. This podcast provides a dark comedy look at murders, both solved and unsolved. Fans are called “Murderinos”.

Midnight Mayhem with Ralphie May
Friday, April 21 at the Paramount

Comedian Ralphie May (Netflix, Comedy Central, Showtime, Inside Amy Schumer, Roast Battle) will host this year’s midnight show of surprises. All acts TBA. Look for Ralphie on The Nasty Show special on Showtime in early 2017.

Ping Pong Slapdown
Live Commentary by the Sklar Brothers

Everyone’s favorite event returns for another day of athletic drama and hilarious commentary. The Sklar Brothers will once again narrate the action and interview all the losers.



The Fighter and The Kid
Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen

Former UFC heavyweight champ Brendan Schaub and Actor/comedian Bryan Callen are the yin and yang of the comedy world. Over 3 million ITunes, Soundcloud and You tube watchers agree!


Sklarbro Country
The Sklar Brothers!

The Sklar Brothers, Jason and Randy, host their wildly popular podcast and give their hilarious takes on sports and pop culture.


Guys We F#@$!d
The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast

Comedians Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher host this show of revolving topics dealing with relationships, sex, racism, sexism, feminism and guys they f***ed. Over a half million subscribers on iTunes.


Kill Tony
Tony Hinchcliffe

Comedian Tony Hinchcliffe hosts this wildly popular podcast with Brian Redban where young, rising, up and coming comics and failing older comics get their names pulled out of a bucket, do one minute of material each, and then Tony and his 2 VIP comedian judges, give feedback, extra material, and ask the young comedians questions that always lead to a hilarious debacle.


My Favorite Murder
Kick off the fest at the Paramount

MY FAVORITE MURDER is hosted by Emmy winning comedian Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark This comedy podcast is number one on iTunes, outranking WTF with Marc Maron and NPR’s Wait,Wait…Don’t Tell Me. This podcast provides a dark comedy look at murders, both solved and unsolved. Fans are called “Murderinos”.


Bitch Sesh
A Real Housewives Breakdown

Casey Wilson and Danielle Schneider (Hot Housewives of Las Vegas) LOVE the Real Housewives of Bravo and are sharing that excitement with you on Bitch Sesh. The ladies dish on the season’s wildest moments and answer all of your burning questions.


SiriusXM’s The Bonfire
Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder

“The Bonfire” is hosted by comedians Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder. They invite listeners and friends to come and hang out by the radio bonfire as the blunt and candid duo talk about everything from comedy and entertainment to sports, sharing their funniest stories from the road and giving fans a chance to call in and give their opinions on the topics of the day.

Legion of Skanks
The Most Offensive Podcast on Earth

Legion of Skanks has been called “the most offensive podcast on Earth” and the hosts and creators wouldn’t want it any other way! Stand up comedians and real-life best friends Big Jay Oakerson, Luis J. Gomez, and Dave Smith host their weekly “podcast party” from the Creek and Cave in Long Island City where they invite their loyal fans in studio to hang out and listen in as they discuss anything and everything in a hilarious and extremely uncensored way. They “skanks” consistently raise the bar on filth and depravity and the goal of the show isn’t to educate but rather to make you piss your pants laughing and possibly question your own moral code.

About Last Night
Adam Ray and Brad Williams

It’s feels like you’re hanging in the room with comedians Adam Ray & Brad Williams when they host their popular comedy podcast ABOUT LAST NIGHT.  A favorite amongst comedians and fans of the industry, it’s been featured on ITUNES & several top comedy websites.  With hilarious insight and stories from some of today’s biggest names, they’re consistently bringing great episodes with guests such as Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Paul Feig, Dana Carvey, Jason Derulo, Marc Maron, Neil Patrick Harris, Bret Ratner, Doug Ellin ( creator of Entourage ), Lisa Kudrow, Howie Mandel,  Bob Saget, Jeff Garlin, Jay Mohr, Whitney Cummings, Nick Kroll, Adam Devine, Billy Gardell, Michael Rappaport, The Goo Goo Dolls, Dave Attell, Tony Danza, Christopher Titus, Jerrod Carmichael, Kevin Nealon, Nick Swardson, Jaleel White, Adam Carolla, Dr. Drew, Lamorne Morris, Bobby Lee, Michael McDonald, Chris D’Elia, Pete Holmes, and Kevin Eastman (creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ).



Goddamn Comedy Jam
a.k.a “The Comedy Jam” on Comedy Central

A super-fan hit at last year’s Moontower, the show is back and is now a series on Comedy Central. After a short set, Standup comedians live out their rock fantasies during a number with rock band Elemenope.


7 Minutes in Purgatory
Ian Abramson

The wildly creative Ian Abramson challenges his fellow comedians to perform their tried and true material in a sound proof booth, away from the audience. See professional comedians meltdown as they perform in a “bubble.”


Boast Rattle
Hosted by Kyle Ayers

A roast style competitive compliment contest. Comedians go head-to-head seeing who can compliment the other better and even includes a lucky crowd member for some on the spot boasting. Hosted by Kyle Ayers, the show will feature special guest judges and performances throughout.


The Most Important Thing
Daniel Koren

Daniel Koren, born in Tel-Aviv, is an Emmy Nominated Comedian/Composer based in Brooklyn NY. His innovative musical-comedy work has gained excessive popularity and received more than a million views on YouTube. ‘The Most Important Thing’, is his debut musical comedy show. It features Koren on the piano, and guitar, accompanied by a choir of his alter egos, projected on a screen. TMIT has been presented in Under The Radar, UCB, Noorderzon Festival (Holland), Tmuna Theater (Israel) and Comedy Central Stage (LA).

Particular Show
Andy Kindler

Andy consults his rolodex of comedy stars to present a hilarious and very Particular show. You may be asking, “How do I know Andy?” He logged over 40 appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman (oh, how we miss Dave), and is a recurring castmember on IFC’s Maron, Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, and Bob’s Burgers.

Tinkle Twins
Dana Gould and Arden Myrin

Moontower is so excited to bring back this magical variety show from L.A.




 

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