New for Just for Laughs: Nick Offerman, Hannibal Buress, George Carlin's daughter

Just for Laughs announced on Wednesday the names of more contracted performers at the Chicago comedy festival.

Newly announced shows include a performance at The Vic on June 16 by Nick Offerman, the former Chicago actor who became known for his work on the TV show "Parks and Recreation."

On June 14, the Chicago-raised comic Hannibal Buress will appear at Park West.

There will be several shows during the festival week at Second City's UP Comedy Club in Piper's Alley, including Kyle Kinane (June 12), "The Nerd Show" (June 13-14), TJ Miller's show "Performance Anxiety" (June 14-16), and Kelly Carlin, the daughter of the late George Carlin, on June 15.

Tickets for all shows go on sale Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m.; more information at

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