Vince Vaughn brings comedy festival to Nashville

Vince Vaughn brings comedy festival to Nashville

March 7th, 2014 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

This Aug. 13, 2013, file photo shows Vince Vaughn at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

NASHVILLE - Actor Vince Vaughn is bringing a new comedy festival to Nashville this spring with live tapings and stand-up acts to be held at the city's music venues.

Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Festival on May 15-18 will include comedians Aziz Ansari, Rodney Carrington and Dennis Miller among others.

Comedian Marc Maron will do a live interview with Vaughn for Maron's podcast and Chris Hardwick will shoot his late night Comedy Central talk show "@Midnight" from Nashville.

Miller will perform at the historic Ryman Auditorium, while Demetri Martin is performing at Jack White's Third Man Records.