Outside Lands announces intriguing comedy, improv lineup for 2018

Outside Lands has announced the The Barbary lineup of comedy and improv acts for the 2018 festival, set for Aug. 10-12 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

This year’s headliners are “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Game Night” star Chelsea Peretti, “2 Dope Queens” star Phoebe Robinson and comedian Michelle Wolf.

Other highlights include a live version of the podcast “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness,” featuring the “Queer Eye” host and “Gay of Thrones” personality, as well as “Hanging with Paul Scheer,” where “the comedian gathers his friends for a unique one of a kind round table show–think of it as the adult version of ‘Show and Tell,’” according to a news release.

The lineup, which is co-curated by SF Sketchfest, also features Improv Superjam featuring Special Guests, Rhys Darby, James Acaster, Naomi Ekperigin, Sam Jay, Speechless: Improvised Slideshow Presentations, Eliza Skinner, Taylor Tomlinson, JR De Guzman, Pat Regan and Emily Catalan.

The lineup also features the Red Room Orchestra ecreate the soundtracks from Wes Anderson films, including “Rushmore,” “The Royal Tenenbaums,” “Bottle Rocket” and “Isle of Dogs.” The orchestra will feature Marc Capelle (American Music Club), Yuka C. Honda (Cibo Matto), Toby Dammit (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), Tom Ayres (Persephone’s Bees), Allyson Baker (Dirty Ghosts), Andy Cabic (Vetiver), Bart Davenport (Bart & The Bedazzled), Karina Denike (Dance Hall Crashers), Daniel Fabricant (Nice Guy Trio), Hether Fortune (Wax Idols), Tom Griesser (Marcus Shelby Orchestra), Todd Roper (Cake), a string quartet featuring Dina Maccabee, Evan Price, Irene Sazer and Jess Ivry, and more.

For more information about the festival, visit www.sfoutsidelands.com.

Read about the festival lineup here.

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