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Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari headline Oddball Comedy fest, and it's coming to Houston

Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari headed to H-Town for Oddball Comedy Fest

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Amy Schumer will headline the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, coming to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on October 16. Amy Schumer/Facebook
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Aziz Ansari will be the co-headliner at the festival that will also feature a rotating cast of 20 other comedians. MoviePins.com
Comedian Amy Schumer 2014
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Funny or Die's annual Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival has brought some big-name comedians to Houston the past few years, and 2015 will be even bigger with Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari as headliners when the tour stops at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on October 16.

The tour will hit 18 cities, including Austin on October 17 and Dallas on October 18.

Schumer and Ansari will be at every stop on the tour, which will also feature a rotating cast of 20 other comedians, including Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Jay Pharoah, Jeff Ross, Jim Norton, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, Nick Thune, Nikki Glaser, Rachel Feinstein, Rory Scovel, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tim Minchin, T.J. Miller and Todd Barry.

Schumer and Ansari are natural picks for headliners, as they are two of the hottest comedians working today. Schumer is earning much praise for her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer‚Äč and for her upcoming film Trainwreck, while Ansari followed up the end of Parks and Recreation with the bestselling book Modern Romance.

The festival also features a second stage hosted by Big Jay Oakerson that will highlight local and emerging comedic talent in each city.

The Citi cardmember pre-sale begins Thursday, July 9, through Citi's Private Pass Program. Tickets for the general public, which range between $29.75 and $99.75, go on sale beginning Friday, July 10, at www.livenation.com.