HARI KONDABOLU "WAITING FOR 2042" OUT NOW ON CD AND MP3
March 11, 2014
To celebrate SXSW Comedy is putting on a surprise Waiting for 2042 album release show TONIGHT at the Hideout Theater at 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX at 7:30. Click here for more info.
Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based comic who was discovered in Seattle by the HBO Comedy Festival in 2006 while working as an immigrant rights organizer. He was recently a writer and correspondent for the Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell on the FX network. He has also performed on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, John Oliver’s New York Standup Show and has his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special.
He has been profiled on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and was one of Flavorwire’s “50 Up and Coming New York Culture Makers to Watch in 2013.”
He has also performed at such notable festivals asSouth by Southwest, Bumbershoot, Sasquatch andJust for Laughs in Montreal and Chicago.
Additionally, Hari has established himself in the UK with appearances on BBC 3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Live at the Electric and Channel 4’s 8 out 10 Cats. He also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2011.
When in New York City, he works with his brother Ashok (Dapwell of the now-defunct Das Racist) co-hosting the live, mostly improvised talk show The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project and their podcast The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Podcast. He is also a published author who wrote the Spin Magazine cover story on Das Racist in October 2011.
He graduated from Bowdoin College with a B.A. in Comparative Politics in 2004. He also earned a Masters in Human Rights from the London School of Economics in 2008.
03/13 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall - Early 7:30 Show TICKETS
03/14 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall (9 pm show) SOLD OUT
03/14 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall (7 pm show) SOLD OUT
03/26 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent TICKETS
03/29 Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre TICKETS
03/30 Portland, OR @ Helium Comedy Club TICKETS
04/01 Boston, MA @ Improv Boston TICKETS
04/02 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live TICKETS
04/04 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall TICKETS
HARI KONDABOLU ADMITS "WEEZER BROKE MY HEART" TO SPIN MAGAZINE
February 20, 2014
Waiting for 2042 is available for pre-order both digitally and on CD (all CD pre-orders come with a personalized postcard from Hari, a 1.25" button, and access to an MP3 version on release date).
Hari has a few Waiting for 2042 album release shows coming up in Brooklyn, Seattle, Boston, and Chicago; and will be adding more dates soon!
03/14 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall (7 pm show) tickets
03/14 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall (9 pm show - SOLD OUT)
03/29 Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre tickets
04/01 Boston, MA @ Improv Boston tickets
04/04 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall tickets
Hari Kondabolu signs to Kill Rock Stars!
July 18, 2013
When in New York City, he co-hosts the mostly improvised, monthly talk show The Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project with his younger brother Ashok (“Dap” from hip hop group Das Racist). He also wrote the cover story for Spin Magazine about Das Racist in 2011. Hari is also a former video blogger for WORLD COMPASS, a joint initiative between WGBH Boston, PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
NPR's Morning Edition posted a great article on Kondabolu earlier today. You can read it here http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/07/18/203034882/comedian-hari-kondabolu-on-diversity-race-and-burger-king
Kondabolu is the road right now as part of the Totally Biased Standup Tour. Dates below:
07/19/13 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
07/20/13 Los Angeles, CA @ Largo
07/21/13 San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
07/25/13 New Orleans, LA @ Howlin' Wolf
07/26/13 Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
07/27/13 Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live