Giveaway: Comic Tim Heidecker kinda gets serious for Indy show
Tim Heidecker, the comic surrealist responsible for such gems as " A Vodka Movie", "It's Spagett!" and "Decker", has formed a new band, which shouldn’t come as a big surprise to most. Heidecker has dabbled around plenty in musical comedy, from his faux-rockstar turn as Dekkar to his endeavor with the Yellow Water Boys, a group that wrote songs primarily about drinking piss (band name makes sense now). No, what’s surprising about Heidecker’s latest foray is that it’s a pretty damn good musical effort. Released on indie label stalwart Jagjaguwar and produced by Jonathan Rado (formerly of Foxygen), Heidecker’s album, [...]
Treasure Island Music Festival announces first ever comedy tent
Good news for comedy-fans and Bay Area festival-goers alike: Treasure Island Music Festival announced today that this year's event will feature a comedy tent — named The Blah Blah Blah Tent and co-presented by Funny or Die — for the first time. Comedy stages and tents have become a staple at music festivals in recent years, typically offering a chance to sit down, cool off in an air-conditioned tent (probably not needed for Treasure Island), and have a few laughs. It's a good move for the festival and puts them in line with bigger festival names like Outside Lands, FYF, [...]
Club Chuckles’ Eighth Anniversary: Neil Hamburger, Tim Heidecker (of Tim & Eric) to perform at Verdi Club
I have a well-documented love of Neil Hamburger that I won't belabor here, but suffice to say I'm quite excited for Club Chuckles' upcoming eight year anniversary show at the Verdi Club on November 18th. In addition to Mr. Hamburger, the show includes Tim Heidecker from Tim & Eric in a (rare?) solo appearance, as well as Natasha Leggero, Duncan Trussell, and The Kenny â€œK-Strassâ€ Strasser Yo-Yo Extravaganza. 8pm, $20, all ages. Advance tickets are available now.