NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Actor Vince Vaughn is bringing a new comedy festival to Nashville this spring with live tapings and stand-up acts to be held at the city's music venues.

Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Festival on May 15-18 will include comedians Aziz Ansari, Rodney Carrington and Dennis Miller among others.

Comedian Marc Maron will do a live interview with Vaughn for Maron's podcast and Chris Hardwick will shoot his late night Comedy Central talk show "(at)Midnight" from Nashville.

Miller will perform at the historic Ryman Auditorium, while Demetri Martin is performing at Jack White's Third Man Records.

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Online: wildwestcomedyfestival.com