Rumors have been dancing around for a month or so now that Conan O’Brien would be going on a big tour in his time off before choosing which network will be the lucky one chosen to pay O’Brien a ton of money to host a late-night show for them (Read: Conan O’Brien To Go On Tour For His Fans Before Choosing New Job?).
This exciting possibility has now in fact been confirmed by Conan via his Twitter account. The tour is called the Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television tour, and it will span 30 different cities, with many of the cities such as Boston, Chicago, and New York having second shows added already. You can find all of the dates and details over at TeamCoco.com!
The original rumors included that a lot of the dates would be colleges, and that there could even be a run in Europe, but neither of these two aspects seem to be in play here. The tour does begin in April and ends in June, so Conan will have time from there until the Fall when his agreement with NBC expires to add more shows and locations if he so wishes it, but I wouldn’t wait on a hope of this happening.
The tagline for the tour is “A Night of Music, Comedy, Hugging, and the Occassional Awkward Silence,” which sounds perfectly fitting to a Conan O’Brien show. With Andy Richter and the whole band expected to be present and accounted for, this should be a can’t-miss event.