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Funny stuff planned at world's biggest comedy tour with Louis C.K. in The Woodlands

Funny stuff planned at world's biggest comedy tour in The Woodlands

Louis C.K.
Louis C.K. is one of the big names on bill for the 2014 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival. Courtesy photo
comedian Sarah Silverman standing
Sarah Silverman also performs at the 2014 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival. Photo courtesy of JASH
Louis C.K.
comedian Sarah Silverman standing

The world's biggest comedy tour returns with a show featuring some of the hottest standup acts. The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014, presented by Live Nation and Funny or Die, has an incredible lineup that includes major names like Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Whitney Cummings and Reggie Watts.

The festival makes a Houston-area stop at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands on Sept. 20. Tickets go on sale Saturday (June 28) at 10 a.m.

Others on the bill include DJ Trauma, Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross and Brody Stevens.

"With the Oddball Festival 2014, we are thrilled to expand upon last year's successful tour by offering fans the greatest cast of comedians ever assembled," said Live Nation Comedy president Geof Wills, who is clearly unafraid of hyperbole.

The 2013 inaugural Oddball Comedy Festival, featuring the unlikely return of Dave Chappelle and New Zealand duo Flight of the Conchords, encompassed 15 dates and was the largest outdoor comedy festival produced by Live Nation.

This year's event steps that up to 21 cities, kicking off Aug. 8 in Tampa. The tour culminates in Texas, with a Sept. 19 stop in Dallas and the last show on the tour in Austin on Sept. 21.

Oddball 2014 will feature two stages, as well as the return of the "Cut Throat Freak Show," a roaming troupe of misfit performers, snacks and drinks.

With Citi being the official credit card, Citi card members have access to presale tickets now through Citi's Private Pass Program. For details, visit Citi Private Pass.

Tickets are available via Live Nation or Funny or Die.