‘Portlandia’ star Fred Armisen is coming to Australia for the first time

Fred Armisen
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Portlandia co-creator Fred Armisen has announced his first-ever Aussie tour for his comedy show, Comedy For Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome.

Known for his diverse characters and decade-long stint on Saturday Night Live, Armisen will be kicking off his tour in August at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre. The beloved comedian has a fair few accolades under his belt, including Emmy nominations for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor, in addition to the illustrious Peabody Award.

Outside of Portlandia and SNL, Armisen has also starred in a huge number of acclaimed comedy titles like 30 Rock, Anchorman and Parks and Recreation.

Check out the tour dates for Fred Armisen’s Comedy For Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome tour below:

Thursday August 29 — Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne VIC

Sunday September 1 — Astor Theatre, Perth WA

Tuesday September 3 — Brisbane, The Tivoli, Brisbane QLD

Wednesday September 4 — Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW (as part of Just For Laughs)

Tickets for Fred Armisen’s show go on sale Monday July 15 via AB Presents.