Tickets are now available for one of the biggest fan-focused podcast festivals. Midroll will bring together the brightest stars in podcasting for a weekend of live performances, meet-and-greet opportunities, immersive fan experiences and more at the inaugural Now Hear This podcast festival, October 28–30, 2016, in Anaheim, California.
Special discounted early-bird tickets are available now until July 22. Act now because supplies are limited.
Now Hear This will be a multi-genre podcast event curated specifically for fans. In addition to a full roster of live shows and other events planned throughout the festival weekend, four of the podcast community’s most beloved hosts have been announced as headline acts:
- Marc Maron, host of the popular podcast “WTF With Marc Maron”, which has featured prominent guests including President Barack Obama. Maron is also the creator and star of IFC’s critically acclaimed original cable comedy series, “Maron.”
- Scott Aukerman, host of top comedy podcast “Comedy Bang! Bang!” and co-founder of the Earwolf podcast network. Aukerman is also known for his weekly IFC show, “Comedy Bang! Bang,” and for his work as co-creator of “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.”
- Lauren Lapkus, award-winning actress, improviser, writer and host of the “With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus” podcast. Lapkus wrote, starred in and executive produced a sketch comedy special as part of the Netflix series “The Characters,” and starred in “Jurassic World” and “Orange is the New Black."
- Paul Scheer, host of the film-focused comedy podcast “How Did This Get Made?” and co-host of Comedy Central show “Crash Test.” Scheer also starred on the hit FX cable network comedy series “The League.”
“The Brilliant Idiots,” a comedy podcast from the Loud Speakers Network, will also join the festival lineup. Additional headliners and guests, including hosts from top-rated podcasts from public radio and other podcast networks, will be announced soon.
“Podcast fans and creators have been waiting for an event like Now Hear This, where we can come together not just for a live show on stage but to find a place to connect as a community,” said Maron.
“I’m looking forward to showing fans what goes on behind the scenes of my podcast and also meeting with them through some of the more interactive elements of the event.”
Claim specially discounted early-bird tickets now, before July 22. But act fast because supplies are limited.