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Conan O'Brien Joins Bonnaroo, Announces "Legally Prohibited" Tour

March 11, 2010 11:08 AM ET

NBC may have stripped Conan O'Brien of his Tonight Show and contractually barred him from temporarily appearing on television, but the red-headed host has found another way to get in front of his legion of fans: Bonnaroo. O'Brien posted on his newborn Twitter page today to reveal he's hitting the road. "Hey Internet: I'm headed to your town on a half-assed comedy & music tour," he tweeted. One of the last stops on the trek is a June 11th performance at Bonnaroo, where Conan will entertain nearly 60,000 festival-goers in Manchester, Tennessee — a perfect venue to reprise his final-episode "Free Bird".

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O'Brien has already proven his ability to rock, so don't be surprised if Conan picks up a guitar at some point and jams out with other 'Roo artists like Jeff Beck, Weezer, Flaming Lips, Tenacious D and, if we're really lucky, sing Alicia Keys' part in "Empire State of Mind" during Jay-Z's headlining set. In addition to performing at the fest's Comedy Theatre, O'Brien will emcee Bonnaroo's "What" stage on Friday and Saturday nights. Joining O'Brien at the fest will be Aziz Ansari (hopefully as Raaaaaaaandy), Margaret Cho, Greg Giraldo, Rob Huebel, Bo Burnham and Jeffrey Ross, who will "roast" Bonnaroo during his set.

O'Brien's "The Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television" tour will kick off April 12th in Oregon and work its way across the country before concluding in Atlanta on June 14th. For all the ticket info, check out the Team Coco site.

Conan O'Brien
Apr. 12 - Eugene, OR @ Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Apr. 13 - Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre
Apr. 16 - Spokane, WA @ INB Performing Arts Center
Apr. 17 - Enoch, AB @ River Cree Resort & Casino
Apr. 18 - Seattle, WA @ Seattle Center
Apr. 22 - San Francisco, CA @ Nob Hill Masonic Center
Apr. 24 - Universal City, CA @ Gibson Amphitheater
Apr. 29 - San Diego, CA @ San Diego Civic Theatre
Apr. 30 - Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theatre
May 1 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl Concert Theatre
May 4 - Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
May 5 - San Jose, CA @ San Jose State University Events Center
May 6 - Sacramento, CA @ Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
May 9 - Boulder, CO @ Mackey Auditorium
May 10 - Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House
May 13 - Dallas, TX @ McFarlin Memorial Auditorium
May 14 - Austin, TX @ Austin Music Hall
May 15 - Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theate
r May 16 - Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theatre
May 18 - Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theatre
May 19 - Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
May 22 - Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
May 30 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata
June 1 - New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
June 4 - Boston, MA @ Wang Theater
June 6 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
June 7 - Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
June 8 - Washington, DC @ Constitution Hall
June 11 - Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
June 14 - Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre

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