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Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer among CC crew headed to Bonnaroo

If for some unknown reason you haven’t been watching Comedy Central’s latest hit ‘Broad City,’ and you are in the 17-34 age-demographic,  you are truly missing something spectacular (it’s even on Hulu). The show’s creators’ Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, who also star in the series, are both headed to Bonnaroo along with a few other series’ leads to promote several series from Comedy Central.
 
Among the shows attending are “Drunk History Live,” “Brickleberry” and “Down n’ Dirty (that is the event hosted by ‘Broad City’s’ Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer) that will also be featuring “Bridget Everett & the Tender Moments and Brad Williams” travel to Manchester, TN. Drunk History Live with Derek Waters and Friends show will take place at Bonnaroo Cinema on Saturday, June 14 at 3:45 p.m.  Hosted by series co-creator Derek Waters, the show will be an interactive experience and Q&A with special guests including Peter Farrelly, Taran Killam, Molly McAleer, Kyle Mooney and Nick Rutherford.  In addition, Waters will give fans an exclusive first look at the second season of “Drunk History” which debuts on Tuesday, July 1 at 10:00 p.m.ET/PT on Comedy Central.  The half-hour series pairs inebriated storytellers with A-list talent to reenact great moments in history.
 

The “Brickleberry” panel will take place at Bonnaroo Cinema on Saturday, June 14 at 5:15 p.m. and feature creators, voice actors and executive producers Waco O’Guin and Roger Black as they discuss the creative process of the animated show and exclusively screen never-before-seen footage followed by a Q&A.  The third season of “Brickleberry” premieres on Tuesday, September 16at 10:30 p.m.ET/PT on Comedy Central. Jacobson and Glazer are excited to bring their unique brand of comedy to Bonnaroo with the live show “Down n’ Dirty Hosted by ‘Broad City’s’ Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Featuring Bridget Everett & the Tender Moments and Brad Williams” taking place at the Comedy Theatre on Saturday, June 14 at 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. and Sunday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m.

 

Broad City” the Comedy Central series, created by UCB alums Jacobson and Glazer and produced by Amy Poehler, is an odd-couple comedy about two best friends navigating their twenties in New York City.  Abbi and Ilana is easily one of the best shows to hit CC in a long time. The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is scheduled to take place June 12-15 in Manchester, TN with the full 2014 Bonnaroo Cinema and Comedy Theatre line-up available at bonnaroo.com.