Jon Stewart, Amy Schumer, The Lonely Island to Headline 2018 Clusterfest
Salt-N-Pepa, Third Eye Blind and Alaska Thunderfuck will be among the musical acts performing at the three-day festival in San Francisco.
The name has changed (slightly), but the lineup for Comedy Central's and Superfly's Clusterfest promises even more laughs when the comedy-and-music festival heads to San Francisco for its second consecutive year, Friday, June 1, through Sunday, June 3.
Retitled Comedy Central Presents Clusterfest — "Colossal" has been dropped from its name — the festival, which will once again take place at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza and the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, boasts former and current Daily Show hosts Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah, comic Amy Schumer and The Lonely Island's first concert appearance as its headline attractions.
Also bringing the funny will be Viceland talk-show stars Desus & Mero, Girls Trip breakout star Tiffany Haddish, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update co-anchor Michael Che, comics Maria Bamford, Kate Berlant, David Cross and Jim Jefferies, Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr., SNL castmember Kyle Mooney and Nathan for You host Nathan Fielder performing their Video Treasures show for a live audience, and drag performers Manila Luzon and Jinkx Monsoon, among others.
The festival's musical acts, which include Salt-N-Pepa, Third Eye Blind and Action Bronson and Alaska Thunderfuck, will also skew comedic. In addition to Lonely Island, cabaret comic Bridget Everett and her band The Tender Moments, surrealist beatboxer Reggie Watts and "My Vag" rapper/singer Awkwafina are slated to perform.
“After last year’s spectacular success with fans, talent and the entire comedy community, we’d have to be insane to not return for another round,” said Kent Alterman, president of Comedy Central, in a statement. “While we are concerned anything better than last year might blow Bay Area minds into oblivion, we are prepared to take that chance.”
As with last year's Clusterfest, local San Francisco chefs and restaurants will be selling their signature food and beverages, and festival goers will also be able to take in a number of interactive attractions based on Comedy Central programming — including a South Park County Fair, The Daily Show's Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library and, returning from last year's festival, Paddy's Pub, from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
“Last year’s Clusterfest exceeded our expectations and we’re excited to build off that success, reimagining the live comedy experience,” said Jonathan Mayers, co-founder of Superfly. “If timing is everything, we're exactly where we need to be as we all need to laugh now more than ever.”
Tickets are available exclusively at clusterfest.com.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.