FEST: Solid Sound Announces Comedy Line-Up

March 22nd, 2017, 10:30 am by Greg

Here is your SOLID SOUND FESTIVAL COMEDIAN LINE UP! from John Hodgman on Vimeo.

Solid Sound has revealed its comedy line-up for this year’s festival, which takes place at MASS MoCA in North Adams from Friday-Sunday, June 23-25.

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Hosted as usual by comedian John Hodgman, the comedy stage will present three shows in MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center on Saturday, June 24.

Joining Hodgman will be Michael Ian Black (“Wet Hot American Summer”), Eugene Mirman (“Bob’s Burgers”), Aparna Nancherla (“Late Night with Seth Meyers”), Nick Offerman (“Parks & Recreation”), plus Jean Grae’s “The Show Show” with DJ Quelle Chris.

Comedy complements the previously-announced musical line-up for this year’s fest that features two headlining sets by festival hosts Wilco plus performances by Television, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Robert Glasper Experiment, Dawn of Midi, Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones, Kevin Morby, Joan Shelley, Big Thief, Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers, the Shaggs and many more.

In addition, the various Wilco members’ side projects – including Tweedy, the Autumn Defense, On Fillmore, the Nels Cline Four and Quindar – will also perform.

GO HERE for the complete line-up of musical performers…

Three-day tickets – which include all music, comedy, kids and auxiliary programming plus entrance to all the MASS MoCA galleries – are currently available, priced at $159. Tickets for children ages six-10 are $50; children under age six are admitted free.

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ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS:
518 SONGFEST @ The Egg, April 1
THE ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL @ The Linda, Albany, April 8
MOVE MUSIC FESTIVAL @ various locations, Cohoes, Troy & Albany, April 27-29
A TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 9-11
MOUNTAIN JAM @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 16-18
CLEARWATER’S GREAT HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL @ Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, June 17 & 18
SOLID SOUND @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, June 23-25
FREIHOFER’S SARATOGA JAZZ FESTIVAL @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, June 24 & 25
COUNTRYFEST 2017 @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, July 8
GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, July 13-16
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 15-17