Bonnaroo announces 2017 comedy lineup

Superfly and A.C. Entertainment are pleased to announce the lineup for the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre at this year’s 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place June 8 – 11, held as always at Great Stage Park, the spectacular 700-acre farm and event space located just 60 miles south of Nashville in beautiful Manchester, Tennessee. Tickets – including General Admission, VIP, and the brand new Platinum Pass – are on sale now, exclusively via

Widely regarded as one of the world-renowned festival’s most inimitable attractions, the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre will once again see a remarkable selection of comedic talents performing headline sets at an air-conditioned venue in the heart of The Farm. The 2017 Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre lineup is among the most stacked in the event’s history, featuring Bonnaroo veteran Hannibal Burress, Natasha Legerro & Moshe Kasher, 2 Dope Queens (Jessica Williams & Phoebe Robinson), Kyle Kinane, Hari Kondabolu, Mike Lawrence, The Improvised Shakespeare Company, Sam Morril, Jo Firestone, Seaton Smith, Sabrina Jalees, Chris Garcia, and Morgan Miller.

“It’s been so special to watch the Comedy Theatre evolve into something so beloved by the fans and the comedians themselves,” says Bonnaroo comedy programmer Rocky Benloulou-Dubin. “Every year we push ourselves to come up with unique lineups and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations, and this 14th edition has a lot of exciting diversity with emerging and established talent including Bonnaroo veterans and first timers. We’re looking forward to see how the magic unfolds”.

Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre Lineup:

Hannibal Burress

Natasha Leggero & Moshe Kasher

2 Dope Queens (Jessica Williams & Phoebe Robinson)

Kyle Kinane

Hari Kondabolu

Mike Lawrence

The Improvised Shakespeare Company

Sam Morril

Jo Firestone

Seaton Smith

Sabrina Jalees

Chris Garcia

Morgan Miller

Since being introduced to the festival experience in 2004, Bonnaroo’s famed Comedy Theatre has become a mandatory stop for superstars and comics on the rise, showcasing unforgettable appearances from Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, Zach Galifianakis, Marc Maron, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Chris Rock, Nick Kroll, Conan O’Brien, David Cross, Tig Notaro, Hannibal Buress, Daniel Tosh, Donald Glover, John Oliver, Adam Devine, Reggie Watts, Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Bridget Everett, and many more. As if that weren’t enough, the stars of Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre have long added to the festival’s collective spirit of collaboration, contributing memorable moments, impossible combinations, and special guests galore.

The 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will once again feature the wide-ranging scope of diverse artistry that fans have come to expect, with a spectacular array of musicians, bands, and comedians performing across 13 unique stages over the four-day multi-stage camping festival. This year’s edition will showcase over 100 artists, headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and, in an exclusive first-ever Bonnaroo headline performance, U2 performing a set that will include a 30th anniversary celebration of their career-defining 1987 album, The Joshua Tree. For complete details and regular news updates, please visit

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