By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol
11:39 AM CDT, August 5, 2013
Scott Aukerman's Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE! tour hits Chicago's Vic Theatre Oct. 8, IFC announced Monday.
The tour, a spin-off of Aukerman's talk show "Comedy Bang! Bang!," includes special guest Paul F. Tompkins and LA-based comedy troupe The Birthday Boys, who serve as the opening act. They will appear in 12 cities leading up to the remaining 10 episodes of "Comedy Bang! Bang!" and the series premiere of "The Birthday Boys," both on IFC in October.
Aukerman, Tompkins and special guests will do a mix of live performance pieces, audience interaction, character drop-ins and improvisational games, along with sneak peek clips from the series. A portion of each show will be recorded as a podcast, and the episodes will be for sale, both individually and as a full-tour subscription, at earwolf.com/store.
Tickets are on sale now; visit the IFC web site for more information.
Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE! dates and venues
Sept. 28: Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles
Sept. 29: Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco
Oct. 1: Aladdin Theater in Portland, Ore.
Oct. 2: Neptune Theatre in Seattle
Oct. 7: Turner Hall in Milwaukee
Oct. 8: Vic Theatre in Chicago
Oct. 9: Crofoot Ballroom in Pontiac, Mich.
Oct. 10: Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, Canada
Oct. 12: Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York
Oct. 13: Royale in Boston
Oct. 14: Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia
Oct. 15: 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.
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