LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The industry's newest festival and celebration of podcasting Now Hear This is unveiling its full daily schedule of live stage performances, including new additions from NPR's slate of hit podcasts, for the Oct. 28-30 event in Anaheim, California.
With more than 30 performers on six stages over three days, Now Hear This offers fans the opportunity to meet their favorite top-tier podcast personalities within the comedy, pop culture, in-depth journalism and fictional storytelling genres and experience their podcasts in person through live on-stage podcast recordings.
New talent announcements include top NPR podcasts
In addition to previously announced headline performances from the hosts of popular podcasts including "WTF with Marc Maron," "Comedy Bang! Bang!" and "Spontaneanation," NPR will bring its talent to Now Hear This, adding some of its most beloved shows to the festival's schedule.
Other recent additions to the lineup include:
Full schedule by day announced
To aid festivalgoers' weekend planning, organizers have unveiled the full schedule by day at nowhearthisfest.com/schedule. Festival performances run 7 p.m. Friday through 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Friday: "Comedy Bang! Bang!" "The Moth," NPR's "How I Built This," "Crybabies," "Never Not Funny" and "Trumpcast."
Saturday: "WTF with Marc Maron," "How Did This Get Made?" "The Dinner Party Download," "improv4humans," "Criminal," "Lore," "Hello From the Magic Tavern," "With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus," "Superego," NPR's "Embedded," NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour," "Cracked," "Dear Prudence," "The Gist," "I Was There Too," "The Brilliant Idiots," "The Incomparable," "Found," "Combat Jack," "TANIS," "Doug Loves Movies," "Hollywood Handbook" and "The Memory Palace."
Sunday: "Spontaneanation," "Jordan, Jesse, Go!" "Bitch Sesh," "The Canon" and "The Longest Shortest Time."
More acts will be added in the coming weeks and the schedule is subject to change.
Single-day ticket options now available
Podcast fans can purchase single-day tickets for the festival, choosing Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Single-day tickets include access to all podcast performances. Prices are $75 for Friday, $100 for Saturday and $50 for Sunday.
In addition to the single-day tickets, there are multiple tiers of three-day ticket options available, including VIP upgrades:
For full details on the festival, including talent, schedule and ticketing, visit nowhearthisfest.com.
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