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scoop49er
03-19-2007, 08:09 AM
ok, well they have 10 comedians in their group so what will it be...

Kampy
03-19-2007, 08:24 AM
I say none of the above..........

I'm guessing there will be a small tent reserved for comedy only, and that each comedian will do 2 sets, a daytime set and a night set.

At Bonnaroo, they have a stand-up comedy tent with a whole lineup of comedians performing all 4 days, Most of them doing multiple sets. Bonnaroo's comedy tent is basically run just like a comedy club... they have rows of chairs and clear the tent after each performance before they let in the next group of fans, who line up outside the tent.

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ghettojournalist
03-19-2007, 09:20 AM
while it would be cool to see patton oswalt interact with bjork onstage, I think they will get their own tent.

msklvr
03-19-2007, 09:20 AM
I hope they have a tent all to themselves so I can send one of my friends who gets depressed all the time over there. Would be a good meeting spot, fo sho.

ashtraygrl
03-19-2007, 12:23 PM
i'm thinking either in between acts or in a seperate tent. i highly doubt they would go on the main stage in one big block.

brycerosen
03-19-2007, 12:28 PM
I hope they play between acts, thatd be best

M Sparks
03-19-2007, 01:07 PM
I hope they play between acts, thatd be best

Yeah, I'm worried because I'm probably going to be camped at the main stage that night. I'd love if the topliners were out there filling time between sets.

If they have their own tent, I'd probably miss almost everybody.

Boourns
03-19-2007, 01:13 PM
I'm guessing between acts or everyone does a set during a 2+ hour block in the Gobi.

AEversW
03-19-2007, 01:15 PM
im guessing a 10-12 slot in the gobi.

woogie846
03-19-2007, 03:39 PM
The Gobi sounds right.

Boourns
03-19-2007, 11:38 PM
Yeah, I'm almost certain the Gobi. It would be difficult to hear them in any of the other stages, I imagine.

joebizz
03-20-2007, 06:34 PM
Stupid Idea. Was the "Blue Man Group" not enough? Keep Vegas acts in Vegas. You know what they say: What happens in Vegas....

suprefan
03-20-2007, 07:28 PM
Stupid Idea. Was the "Blue Man Group" not enough? Keep Vegas acts in Vegas. You know what they say: What happens in Vegas....

Blue Man Group had barely started getting huge and becoming a Vegas staple when they even did Coachella. The How To be A Megastar tour was just underway and that was with the 3 original members. It was fun, it was different its totally a Coachella act. Leave it be. I think in between acts woudl be cool but a 2 hour block would be interesting. Or they could do 1 hour on one stage and 1 hour on another..

joebizz
03-20-2007, 07:53 PM
Blue Man Group had barely started getting huge and becoming a Vegas staple when they even did Coachella. The How To be A Megastar tour was just underway and that was with the 3 original members. It was fun, it was different its totally a Coachella act. Leave it be. I think in between acts woudl be cool but a 2 hour block would be interesting. Or they could do 1 hour on one stage and 1 hour on another..

Don't get me wrong, I love stand up and all. But, well, ummmm..O.K. It is a Music AND arts festival. I'm ok with it. Hope there is a good band playing while the comedians are on.

M Sparks
03-21-2007, 09:41 AM
Stupid Idea. Was the "Blue Man Group" not enough? Keep Vegas acts in Vegas. You know what they say: What happens in Vegas....

Huh? What does CoC have to do with Vegas?

Comedians Of Comedy was formed because Patton Oswald hated comedy clubs and most of the people that go to them. He admired the indie-rock scene and hired an indie-rock promoter to put the first tour together. They play all-ages shows in college towns in the same rock-clubs most of the other Coachella bands do. (Technically, David Cross did it first, touring rock clubs with Ultrababyfat opening up for him.)

You don't have to like it...I'm sure you probably wouldn't. But it doesn't show much intelligence to insult something you're so ignorant about. If you said "I've seen Patton Oswalt, he sucks", that would be a valid opinion.

As for Blue Man Group...well they have been around since the 80's. By the time they opened a show in Vegas, they had been playing in New York for 9 years straight, as well as 5 years in Boston and 3 in Chicago. (Most people thought the Vegas show would fail, because it was so "un-Vegas-like".) Those 4 shows are still running, along with shows in Berlin, London, Amsterdam, & Oberhausen. (The Toronto show recently closed due to a dispute with labor unions.) They will soon open at Universal Studios Orlando. So which is it...are they a "Vegas" act, or a "Theme Park" act? After all, 10% of their audience is in Vegas, and 10% is in a Theme Park. That must be what they're all about, right?

AND, the show they did at Coachella bears little resemblance to any of those shows. It was the kick off of their "Complex Rock Tour." ('Complex' is not describing 'Rock' there...it was just the name of their album- a concept album about an office complex.) It was, essentially, making fun of a typical generic rock show- a-la Bon Jovi or something. Seems like a perfect fit for Coachella, to me. I didn't see the Coachella performance, but I saw that tour. It was OK, but far inferior to their other shows. Especially their Vegas show, which is probably the best stage show I've ever seen. Ever.

So that's 2 things you don't know anything about, but insist on insulting.

If Tom Jones was playing Coachella this year, and Sigfried & Roy had played in 2003, then you might have some kind of valid point. Except I'd still be telling you to go screw yourself, because Tom Jones is a frickin bad-ass.

ghettojournalist
03-21-2007, 09:43 AM
it's not unusual...

M Sparks
03-21-2007, 09:54 AM
Blue Man Group had barely started getting huge and becoming a Vegas staple when they even did Coachella. The How To be A Megastar tour was just underway and that was with the 3 original members.

"How To Be A Megastar" is the new tour show. That show was just called "The Complex Rock Tour". And the original members were not on the tour. (They might have been at Coachella though...I really don't know.)

joebizz
03-21-2007, 04:45 PM
Huh? What does CoC have to do with Vegas?

Comedians Of Comedy was formed because Patton Oswald hated comedy clubs and most of the people that go to them. He admired the indie-rock scene and hired an indie-rock promoter to put the first tour together. They play all-ages shows in college towns in the same rock-clubs most of the other Coachella bands do. (Technically, David Cross did it first, touring rock clubs with Ultrababyfat opening up for him.)

You don't have to like it...I'm sure you probably wouldn't. But it doesn't show much intelligence to insult something you're so ignorant about. If you said "I've seen Patton Oswalt, he sucks", that would be a valid opinion.

As for Blue Man Group...well they have been around since the 80's. By the time they opened a show in Vegas, they had been playing in New York for 9 years straight, as well as 5 years in Boston and 3 in Chicago. (Most people thought the Vegas show would fail, because it was so "un-Vegas-like".) Those 4 shows are still running, along with shows in Berlin, London, Amsterdam, & Oberhausen. (The Toronto show recently closed due to a dispute with labor unions.) They will soon open at Universal Studios Orlando. So which is it...are they a "Vegas" act, or a "Theme Park" act? After all, 10% of their audience is in Vegas, and 10% is in a Theme Park. That must be what they're all about, right?

AND, the show they did at Coachella bears little resemblance to any of those shows. It was the kick off of their "Complex Rock Tour." ('Complex' is not describing 'Rock' there...it was just the name of their album- a concept album about an office complex.) It was, essentially, making fun of a typical generic rock show- a-la Bon Jovi or something. Seems like a perfect fit for Coachella, to me. I didn't see the Coachella performance, but I saw that tour. It was OK, but far inferior to their other shows. Especially their Vegas show, which is probably the best stage show I've ever seen. Ever.

So that's 2 things you don't know anything about, but insist on insulting.

If Tom Jones was playing Coachella this year, and Sigfried & Roy had played in 2003, then you might have some kind of valid point. Except I'd still be telling you to go screw yourself, because Tom Jones is a frickin bad-ass.

Damn dude. I was just messing around. I can't stop laughing after reading your die-hard dedication to side show acts. I had no I idea they were a comedy troupe before googleing them. Pardon my "ignorance". I just thought it would be funny to reference any act other than a musical act on stage as "Vegas". I guess not. But, from now on, I will ask you first when in doubt.

joebizz
03-21-2007, 04:50 PM
[QUOTE=M Sparks;109327]


"You don't have to like it...I'm sure you probably wouldn't."





Now who's judging who? Pot calling the kettle black......

full.on.idle
03-24-2007, 12:09 AM
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full.on.idle
03-24-2007, 12:11 AM
WEINBACH

instinct
03-24-2007, 01:01 PM
I think it's cool they will be there.. although I don't know if i will catch them.. i hope they do their thing between acts or their own tent..

mountmccabe
03-24-2007, 01:04 PM
(Technically, David Cross did it first, touring rock clubs with Ultrababyfat opening up for him.)

I must admit I didn't expect to hear Ultrababyfat mentioned 'round here.

tigren
03-24-2007, 02:49 PM
WEINBACH

I totally know his younger brothers, and his sister used to play shows in Santa Cruz, CA where I go to school. He's a weird, yet funny guy.

full.on.idle
03-24-2007, 11:37 PM
He's hiLARious.

captain radero
03-26-2007, 02:15 PM
Don't get me wrong, I love stand up and all. But, well, ummmm..O.K. It is a Music AND arts festival. I'm ok with it. Hope there is a good band playing while the comedians are on.

stand up is an art form.......

joebizz
03-26-2007, 03:50 PM
stand up is an art form.......

Shall I repeat myself?

summerkid
03-28-2007, 11:16 AM
I think they will be in one tent together given the fact that friday does not have as much artists as the other days.