FILE - This Aug. 13, 2013 file photo shows Vince Vaughn at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Vaughn is bringing a new comedy festival to Nashville this spring with special live tapings and stand-up acts to be held at the city’s popular music venues. Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Festival on May 15-18 will include comedians Aziz Ansari, Rodney Carrington, Dennis Miller, B.J Novak, Aisha Tyler, Bill Burr, Ralphie May and Dick Gregory. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 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 "@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

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