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Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, and Other Great Comedians Hitting the Road for a 'Trainwreck' Tour

Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow's new movie Trainwreck comes out this summer, but beforehand some of the cast is hitting the road to promote the movie and do comedy for a good cause. The Trainwreck tour will consist of this murderer's row: Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Mike Birbiglia and Vanessa Bayer. The seven-date tour will have proceeds going to benefit a different charity in each city. Here's the full lineup of dates, cities, and charities:

-June 14, 2015: Boston, The Wilbur Theatre. BENEFITING: Boston Health Care For The Homeless Program Inc -June 15: New York City, The Beacon Theatre. BENEFITING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society [...]

Jim Gaffigan Announces 'Contagious' Summer Tour Dates

Jim Gaffigan is going on tour. Gaffigan recently announced dates for his new tour Contagious, which kicks off this Saturday in Kentucky and makes stops in Seattle, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Chicago, Baltimore, Atlanta, and more this summer. Check the full list of tour dates below, then head over to Gaffigan's website for ticket info.

Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster Are Going on Tour in March

Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are hitting the road to celebrate the release of The Best of The Best Show boxed set in March. The duo announced today that they've added three live shows on March 11th in Brooklyn, March 19th in Chicago, and March 22nd in Los Angeles, which will be "star-studded events filled with mirth, music, and mayhem" and feature "some friends from Newbridge and beyond at each show." Tickets go on sale this Friday via The Best Show website.

Photo by Mindy Tucker.

Bo Burnham Announces Dates for His 'Make Happy Tour'

Bo Burnham is going on tour next year and just announced the first leg of dates. Called Make Happy Tour, the tour will kick off on February 24th in Vancouver and make stops in Portland, Los Angeles, Austin, New Orleans, Chicago, Atlanta, Buffalo, and more. Tickets go on sale via Burnham's website this Friday. Click through for the full list of tour dates.

W. Kamau Bell Announces New Standup Tour 'Oh, Everything!'

Comedian and former host of Totally Biased W. Kamau Bell is going on tour. Titled Oh, Everything!, the tour kicks off this November and runs through the end of January 2015 with over 30 stops in Los Angeles, Kansas City, Austin, Cincinnati, D.C., Portland, New York, and more. Presale fanclub tickets are available today through Bell's website while general public presale starts tomorrow at 11:00am. Check out the full list of tour dates below:

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally's 'Summer of 69: No Apostrophe' Tour Kicks Off Today

Starting today, flawless comedy couple Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are hitting the road for a live multi-city tour. Called Summer of 69: No Apostrophe, the tour kicks off tonight in Oklahoma City and makes stops in Austin, New Orleans, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago, and more. Check out the full list of tour dates below, then head over to the Summer of 68 Ticketmaster page for more information.

Kyle Kinane Announces 2015 Standup Tour Dates

Fresh off the premiere of his new Comedy Central special I Liked His Old Stuff Better, Kyle Kinane is kicking off a cross-country 2015 tour. Stops include Portland, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Charleston, Austin, and Phoenix, and tickets are available via Kinane's website. Check out the full list of tour dates below:

The Cast of 'Bob's Burgers' Is Going on a Live Tour in March

Fox's Bob's Burgers is hitting the road. The show revealed today that creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard will join voice cast H. Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman, Dan Mintz, and John Roberts on a live multi-city tour starting in March that will include standup, fan Q&As, live Bob's Burger table reads, and exclusive peeks at upcoming episodes of the show. Stops on the tour include Minneapolis, Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., and Boston, with more to be announced. Ticket pre-sales start tomorrow here.

Bob Odenkirk Announces 'A Load of Hooey' Tour Dates

To promote his brand new book A Load of Hooey, Bob Odenkirk is going on a nationwide tour that will be split between readings/book signings and live comedy shows featuring opening act Brandon Wardell. Stops in Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and New York will feature readings from the book as well as guest readings, sketches not included in the book, and "special yammerings." Click through for the full list of tour dates and information:

Chris Gethard Wants to Do Standup in Your House This November

Comedian Chris Gethard is experimenting with a new way to develop his material that might involve him performing at your house if you're up for it. In a new post on his website, Gethard has reached out to fans who live within four hours of his home base of New York City to try to get some new and interesting non-NYC venues to work on his act. From the post:

I really want to have a whole month where I do low key house shows, where I bring comedy to places that maybe don’t have it as readily available as New York, and in environments that can be [...]

The Kids in the Hall Are Going on a US Tour This May

Canadian comedy heroes Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson are touring the US this May. The Kids in the Hall announced today that they're headed to the States after several stops in Toronto in April, and tickets go on sale tomorrow. The US tour kicks off on Friday, May 1st in New York and also makes stops in Durham, Orlando, and Minneapolis, with more dates to be announced soon. For dates and ticket information, head over to the Kids in the Hall tour Ticketmaster page.

A Flight of the Conchords Tour Is in the Works for Late 2015

Good news for Flight of the Conchords fans: There's a possible tour in the works later this year. Speaking at the Sundance Film Festival, Jemaine Clement revealed the news that he and Bret McKenzie "are planning on touring later on in the year in the States. It isn't very solid yet, but we've been talking about it." Clement didn't give any more details aside from confirming that the tour will be all new material: "I really don't like the studio part of music. I more enjoy playing live and letting others take care of the recording." McKenzie also revealed last year that they landed a four-episode comedy [...]

Weird Al Yankovic Announces the "Mandatory World Tour"

Not long after getting his first-ever #1 album on the Billboard charts, Weird Al Yankovic has announced a huge five-month international tour called the "Mandatory World Tour." Yankovic will make a handful of stops in the US, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, England, and Ireland from May 12th through October 6th. Check out the full list of tour dates below, then head over to Yankovic's website for ticket information.

Lena Dunham Isn't Paying the Warm-Up Acts on Her Book Tour

Despite running a hit HBO show and landing a staggering $3.7M advance for her book Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham apparently doesn't have enough cash to pay the warm-up acts featured on her book tour. According to The New York Times, around 600 people responded to Dunham's open call for fans with "singular talents" to perform as opening acts at several stops on her Not That Kind of Tour, and by "Not That Kind of Tour" Dunham means not the kind of tour that pays its performers. From NYT:

Last month, the writer, actor and producer Lena Dunham started an ambitious project. Nearly [...]