David Cross Will Tape New Special at Moontower, Additions Include Princess ft. Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum


It’s a great day for Moontower. Not only have we filled out the schedule with a whole slew of new acts including  Hasan Minhaj, Jessica Williams, Phoebe Robinson, Dan Soder, Erin Foley and Dana Gould, but we’ve also landed Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum‘s Prince cover band Princess!

In addition to all of that, we are thrilled to announce that David Cross will tape his next comedy special Making America Great Again at the festival!

Individual tickets to select headliner shows go on sale this week at moontowercomedyfest.com! See a complete list of additions below.

Individual tickets on sale 2/11
Martin Short
Maria Bamford
Anjelah Johnson presents Bon Qui Qui’s Gold Plated Dreams Tour featuring Group 1 Crew

Individual tickets on sale 2/12
David Cross
Kevin Smith
Leslie Jones and Colin Jost in Leslie Loves Colin
Princess featuring Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum

Individual tickets on sale 2/15
Jimmy Carr
Janeane Garofalo
Piff the Magic Dragon
Jim Norton
The Daily Show contributor Hasan Minhaj’s one-man show Homecoming King


Additions to the Moontower lineup include:

2 Dope Queens starring The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and comedian Phoebe Robinson (pictured above) • The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder • Dana Gould and Arden Myrin’s variety show The Tinkle Twins • Aaron Brooks • Abby Rosenquist • Amber Bixby • Andrew Dismukes • Avery Moore • Bob Khosravi • Brently Heilbron • Brian Gaar • Bryan Gutmann • Chris Cubas • Chris Tellez • Chris Trew • Daniel Webb • Danny Palumbo • Derek Phelps •  Duncan Carson • Ella Gale • Erin Foley • Jay Whitecotton • Joe Hafkey • John Buseman • Kath Barbadoro • Kelsey Caine • Kent Juliff • Kerri Lendo • Lashonda Lester • Mac Blake •  Maggie Maye • Martha Kelly • Martin Urbano • Matt Bearden • Matt Sadler • Mike MacRae • MK Paulsen • Nick Mullen • Pat Dean • Ralph Hardesty • Raul Sanchez • Sara June • Zac Brooks

mm John Merriman

John Merriman has worked with the Moontower festival since it's inception in 2012. He is the co-host of the festival's long-running interview series "Inside Joke" where he has interviewed luminaries including Steven Wright, Maria Bamford and Patton Oswalt. Before Moontower, he spent five years at the Austin Film Fesival as a film programmer where he helped launch the Comedy Vanguard program and the Funniest Filmmaker in Austin series. He has called Austin his home since 1996.

One thought on “David Cross Will Tape New Special at Moontower, Additions Include Princess ft. Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum

  1. Levon Wei says:

    I’m hugely looking forward to seeing Nick Mullen on this tour! He’s one of the smaller names on here, but he’s hands-down my favorite stand-up comic. I’m super excited about this!

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