In addition to the music, film and tech components SXSW also has a Comedy Festival which this year is celebrating its 10th edition. They've just announced the initial 2017 lineup which includes SXSW editions of Above Average, @midnight, ASSSSCAT, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Doug Loves Movies, Doug Stanhope and Friends, Dan Harmon's roleplaying adventure HarmonQuest, Wyatt Cenac's Night Train and more. Some of the announced performers include Bob Odenkirk, Wanda Sykes, Scott Aukerman, Janeane Garofalo, Scott Thompson, Horatio Sanz, Jason Mantzoukas, Wyatt Cenac, Sasheer Zamata and more.

SXSW Comedy Festival runs March 10 -18. Check out the the full initial lineup below.

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SXSW 2017 Comedy Festival Initial Lineup
Al Madrigal
Andrew Santino
Big Jay Oakerson
Bob Odenkirk
Bonnie McFarlane
Brendon Walsh
Chris Hardwick
Dan Harmon
Dave Hill
Doug Benson
Doug Stanhope
Dulce Sloan
Glenn Wool
Eddie Pepitone
Guy Branum
Horatio Sanz
Janeane Garofalo
Jason Mantzoukas
Jessica McKenna
Joe DeRosa
Joel Kim Booster
John Hodgman
Jon Gabrus
Liza Treyger
Matt Besser
Matt Walsh
Matteo Lane
Michael Ian Black
Morgan Murphy
Nate Bargatze
Nick Swardson
Nick Thune
Nicole Byer
Phoebe Robinson
Rich Vos
Robert Kelly
Sasheer Zamata
Scott Aukerman
Scott Thompson
Sean Patton
Shane Mauss
Shaun Diston
Tim Dillon
Tom Lennon
Wanda Sykes
Whitney Cummings
Wyatt Cenac

And shows...
Above Average
@midnight
ASSSSCAT
Comedy Bang! Bang!
Doug Loves Movies
Doug Stanhope and Friends
HarmonQuest
Improv4humans
The Laugh Button Live w/ Gotham Comedy Club
My Wife Hates Me
Night Train
Talk Show the Game Show
What’s Your F@%kin’ Deal? and more.