Post by itrainmonkeys on Mar 28, 2013 10:57:25 GMT -5
It has been upgraded to be more of an actual theater though. They have wooden bleacher-type seats in a circle that makes any seat a good viewpoint and then regular seating/folding chairs on the floor right in front of the stage. It's much more than just an AC Tent that shows comedy. They turned it into a mini-studio to film the shows for Comedy Central last year and if it's the same set up it's a solid "theatre".
Say you wanted to see a certain comedian, do you have to get tickets before their performance? If so where in Centeroo do you go for this?
1.) Look at the schedule to see which comedy shows you want to try to see.
2.) First thing you do when you are in Centeroo go to the comedy tent and ask some workers when you should come back for tickets to the specific show you want.
3.) If they seem unsure or give you advice you aren't convinced is correct try to find someone more official (some of the workers are volunteers who don't know too much). Get an answer for when you should get a ticket. Usually they give out tickets for a show after the one before it begins.
So if there are shows at 2, 4, and 6 but you want to go to the 4 o clock show then they'll likely begin handing out the tickets shortly after the 2 o clock show begins. Make sure you verify this with a worker though.
4.) Go back at the time you're supposed to and grab a ticket. For popular acts there may be a line that forms with people who are waiting to pick up tickets. So you may want to head back slightly earlier than the worker told you.
5.) Ask, ask, ask. I don't care if I annoy a volunteer by asking questions and verifying the answers. Sometimes misinformation can screw things up.
Post by itrainmonkeys on Mar 28, 2013 23:29:27 GMT -5
She got pretty well known from The Comedian's of Comedy with Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, and Zach Galifianakis. She is amazing at doing voices. Been in a bunch of weird stuff that's been pretty funny.
So I've got to put this out into the universe - With IFC involved this year, I'm hoping for Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen to roam the festival as their various characters from Portlandia. I think this could be absolutely entertaining and hysterical. Taping them wandering around roo and interacting with attendees... then broadcasting it on tv after the festival. Of course they could do an official show too.
Comedy Bang Bang and David Cross are must sees for me.
I plan on attending David Cross on Sunday, hope it aint too packed but I've got nothing else going on at the time so I figure this is a great way to get a break from the heat, especially after the three grueling days prior to this!
1/25: Shannon & the Clams 1/28: Primus/TOOL 2/4: Michael Menert 2/5: Michael Menert 2/21: Protomartyr 4/29-5/1: Levitation Music Festival 5/26: Flaming Lips @ Red Rocks 6/26: The Cure@ Miami 7-28-7/31: Lollapalooza
Just noticed they moved the comedy tent farther away from This tent, with the cinema tent now in between. Hopefully that helps a bit with the noise
Where did you see this? Is there a new map I missed?
I'm seeing it on the android app on my phone. It definitely looks like they moved some things around. Comparing it to the 2011 centeroo map it looks like the cinema tent was moved slightly, as well as the smaller sponsored tent (this year hosted by state farm) with the comedy tent further pushed into the corner. That is a good sign for noise bleed in the comedy tent. I wonder if the Cinema/Comedy tents will have any upgrades. The Comedy tent last year (or 2011...can't remember) was pretty sweet but they were filming for Comedy Central so maybe that played a role.
Post by James Baxter on Jun 6, 2013 18:22:11 GMT -5
Trying to decide between seeing Bammer and free dinner, David Cross/James Adomian for Mac DeMarco/Baroness, and first 15m of OM&M and Mike Birbiglia. Anyone familiar with their current material and where they are at with it?
I really want to make it into the tent and I thought CBB! would b a lock for me, but Björk is too important.
Also, your new icon is amazing, allofthetacos. I got to see his new movie + a Q&A in DC.