Check out the Austin Funny Songs showcase on Friday, March 14th, 2014 at the New Movement Theater with a show at 10 PM and a party immediately following. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door or in advance at www.austinfunnysongs.com.
Check out the Austin Funny Songs Festival during SXSW! This is an acoustic set. Sponsored by Dailymotion.com!
A fundraiser for the Austin Funny Songs Festival. This evening will be a fast-paced time. Featuring a famous special guest!
7-9pm. Starts 7pm sharp!
Sounds Like: Flight of the Concords, Garfunkel and Oates, Bo Burnham, Tenacious D, Liz Phair
Bio: Jessica Delfino is a critically acclaimed and award winning musician who has performed her quirky comedy songs all over the world in festivals, theaters, and on TV and the radio. Winner of a "Village Voice Choice" Award and the "ECNY Best Comedic Musician" award, Jessica has performed on Good Mor...See Full Bio
“If a comic plays a silly ditty and there’s no one there to hear it, is it funny? Despite the successes of high-profile projects such as HBO’s The Flight of the Conchords, the cool of sonically inclined personalities such as Reggie Watts and the popularity of online clips, live comedy music can seem a bit neglected in the New York scene. It has no dedicated venue and fewer ongoing performance outlets than stand-up, improv, sketch or even storytelling. It pops up in burlesque and variety shows, but rarely constitutes an entire evening’s entertainment. So how does an art form that has propelled the likes of the Lonely Island to stardom get its due in clubs around town and gain a bit of visibility in the industry at-large? Smart, dirty songstress Jessica Delfino asked herself the same question. Though she was the only person she knew wielding a guitar when she started performing original comedy songs ten years ago, she’s now part of a larger, uke-strumming and harp-plucking crowd..”