BlackOpps Entertainment Press Release: THE LIT AF TOUR RETURNS TO RALEIGH IN 2020, HOSTED BY MARTIN LAWRENCE – FEBRUARY 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, November 18, 2019

 THE LIT AF TOUR 2020, HOSTED BY MARTIN LAWRENCE

THE COMEDY TOUR HEADS TO 25+ U.S. CITIES, KICKING OFF JANUARY 31

MICHAEL BLACKSON, LIL DUVAL AND BRUCE BRUCE TO JOIN MARTIN IN RALEIGH ON FEBRUARY 15

 

 

(RALEIGH, NC) – AEG Presents announced today The LIT AF Tour, hosted by Martin Lawrence, will embark on another nationwide tour in 2020. The 25+ date tour will kick off on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 in Washington D.C. at the Capitol One Arena and conclude on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Other stops include Barclays, and Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.

 The LIT AF Tour will stop in Raleigh at PNC Arena on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.

“Martin has proven to be a real touring force over the last years selling out marquee arenas across the country. His enduring film and TV resume is timeless and it has been such a pleasure and honor to work with one of the most legendary comedy forces in the business,” says Jesse Stoll, Senior Talent Buyer for AEG Presents. “Following on the heels of Bad Boys For Life, he is bringing some of his biggest and baddest friends on the road continuing the LIT AF brand and bracing the world for a killer comedy explosion!”

 CITI Presales being Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at 10 a.m. local and run through Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at 10 p.m. local. Fans can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at 10 a.m. local through 10 p.m. local. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting this Friday, Nov. 22 at 12 p.m. local time. A limited number of VIP packages will be available for purchase. For complete presale details, VIP package info, ticket information, and a complete list of tour dates visit www.litaftour.com.

“Being on the road with this group of funny AF comedians is a blast,” says Lawrence. “Bringing the tour back out on the road is always exciting, no two shows are the same and we all bring something different to the party.”

 The LIT AF Tour 2020 follows the much-anticipated release of Bad Boys For Life, and Lawrence’s 2018 LIT AF Tour, presented by AEG. 2018’s tour spanned 35 cities, more than 280k+ tickets sold, and grossed more than $18million. The star-studded line-up included Rickey Smiley, DeRay Davis, Michael Blackson, Jay Pharoah, and Bruce Bruce. 2020’s line-up introduces new talent to the bill such as Lil’ Rel, Lil’ Duval, Hannibal Burress, and Tommy Davidson. Line-up varies by city, and details can be found at litaftour.com.

 

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BlackOpps Entertainment Press Release: FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS RETURNS TO PNC ARENA MARCH 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, November 4, 2019

 

FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS RETURNS TO PNC ARENA MARCH 27

Featuring Sommore, Gary Owen, Lavell Crawford, Tony Rock, DC Young Fly and Karlous Miller

 

(RALEIGH, NC) – Comedian heavyweights Sommore, Gary Owen, Lavell Crawford, Tony Rock, DC Young Fly and Karlous Miller are set to bring The Festival of Laughs to PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC on March 27, 2020 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com.

 

Each year, the Festival of Laughs unites some of the most popular names in comedy on stage. The highly celebrated entertainers will bring down the house with their sharp wit, unbridled humor and hysterical storytelling for a night fans won’t want to miss.

About Sommore

In her more than 20-year career, award-winning comedienne of “Chandelier Status,” Sommore has become a trailblazer for women in the comedy business as one of the most successful comedians in the U.S. and abroad. Sommore has been featured in several hit films including “Soul Plane,” “Something New” and “Friday After Next.” Her all-new self-produced comedy special, “A Queen With No Spades” recently premiered on Showtime. Facebook: @QueenSommore | Twitter: @sommoresofunny | Instagram: @sommore

 

About Gary Owen

Having performed to sold-out audiences in all the major comedy clubs and theatres across the country, Gary Owen is one of America’s most beloved comedians, proclaimed by Ebony magazine as Black America’s “Favorite White Comedian.” Audiences can see Owen in his most recent comedy special, “I Got My Associates” currently on Showtime.  Last year, Owen starred in his own docuseries “The Gary Owen Show” on BET, which chronicled his dynamic and interracial family life with his wife and children in small-town Ohio. Film credits include “Meet The Blacks,” “Think Like A Man,” “Think Like A Man Too,” “Ride Along,” “Little Man,” “Daddy Day Care,” and “College.” Facebook: @GaryOwen | Twitter: @garyowencomedy | Instagram: @garyowencomedy

 

About Lavell Crawford

Lavell Crawford is quickly climbing the comedic ranks and becoming one of the hottest stars in the business today. Lavell first gained national exposure on NBC’s hit reality series “Last Comic Standing.” His television appearances include “Workaholics” (Comedy Central), “Breaking Bad” (AMC), and “Chelsea Lately” (E! Entertainment), “Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam” (Showtime) and “Comic View” (BET). Twitter: @Lavellthacomic | Instagram: @lavellsthacomic

 

About Tony Rock

Comedian, Actor, Producer Tony Rock is the hardest working man in show business. Rock has proven to be one of television’s best hosts having played the role of ringleader on HBO’s weekly stand-up comedy series “All Def Comedy,” NBA TV’s “The Warm Up,” along with BET’s “Black Card Revoked” and “Apollo Live,” all while co-starring in his first primetime network series, CBS’ “Living Biblically.” Facebook: @TonyRockComedy | Twitter: @TonyRock | Instagram: @Tony_Rock

 

About DC Young Fly

Originally having picked up traction for his hilarious videos on Vine, DC Young Fly is a hands down fan-favorite amongst today’s generation. He is a veteran cast member of Nick Cannon’s “Wild ’N Out” (BET), which is entering production for its 13th season, and has brought the humor to MTV’s TRL (Total Request Live reboot) as one of its main hosts. Film credits include “How High 2,” “The New Edition Story” and “Almost Christmas.” Facebook: @DcYoungFly1 | Twitter: @DCYOUNGFLY | Instagram: @dcyoungfly

 

About Karlous Miller

Karlous Miller is a comedian/actor most known for being a veteran cast member on MTV’s “Wild ’N Out” with Nick Cannon. Appearances also include “Last Comic Standing” (NBC), “Joking Off (MTV), “Comic View” (BET), to name a few. Every week, Karlous hosts the hit “85 South Show” podcast with DC Young Fly, which has gained a fanbase across the globe. Facebook: @karlousm | Twitter: @KarlousM | Instagram: @karlousm

 

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BlackOpps Entertainment Press Release: MIKE EPPS FUNNY AS ISH COMEDY TOUR COMING TO RALEIGH – MARCH 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 

MIKE EPPS

“FUNNY AS ISH COMEDY TOUR”

WITH SPECIAL GUEST HOST SOMMORE, EARTHQUAKE, DC YOUNG FLY, AND LAVELL CRAWFORD

 

PNC ARENA – RALEIGH – MARCH 15, 2019

 

Tickets On Sale Friday, Nov. 16

 

(RALEIGH, NC) – Comedian and actor Mike Epps will bring the “Funny as ish Comedy Tour” to PNC Arena in Raleigh on March 15, 2019 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com. Accompanying Epps is special guest host Sommore as well as Earthquake, DC Young Fly and Lavell Crawford.

Epps is generating an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers for being not only one of the funniest comic actors in town, but also for his burgeoning dramatic talent. He recently wrapped the Amazon feature “Troup Zero” starring opposite Viola Davis, Allison Janney, and Jim Gaffigan, and a Netflix comedy “Dolemite Is My Name” starring opposite Eddie Murphy. Epps can next be seen in the comedy “The Trap,” co-starring Tip “T.I.” Harris and produced by Epps under his NapTown productions along with Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere.

Epps will be joined on stage by some of the biggest names in comedy. Award-winning comedienne of “Chandelier Status” and special guest host for the evening, Sommore, has been featured in a number of hit films including “Soul Plane,” “Something New” and “Friday After Next.” She recently filmed an all-new self-produced comedy special, “A Queen With No Spades” that will air later this fall on Showtime. Comedian, actor and voice-artist, Earthquake entered America’s households on the classic run of BET’s “Comic View” and HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” and the special series, “One Night Stand.” The “Comedian’s Favorite Comedian” currently hosts his own daily show “Quake’s House” on Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Radio channel on SiriusXM. A comedian, actor, social media influencer, musician and podcast host, DC Young Fly has proven that innate comedic ability, abundant creativity, and a passion for generating laughter in others can be translated across multiple mediums. Originally having picked up traction for his hilarious videos on Vine, DC is a hands down fan-favorite amongst today’s generation, currently holding an overall deal with MTV/VH1. He is a veteran cast member of Nick Cannon’s “Wild ’N Out”, which is entering production for its 13th season, and has brought the humor to MTV’s “Total Request Live” as one of its main hosts. Comedian Lavell Crawford, who is quickly climbing the comedic ranks and becoming one of the hottest stars in the biz today. TV and Film credits includes “Workaholics,” “Breaking Bad,” “Last Comic Standing,” “Baby’s Mama Drama,” “Beverlyhood” and more.

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BLACKOPPS ENTERTAINMENT Press Release: TREVOR NOAH TO BRING HIS FIRST EVER ARENA TOUR TO RALEIGH – JANUARY 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, October 15, 2018

TREVOR NOAH

ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER ARENA RUN WITH

LOUD & CLEAR TOUR 2019

 

– CITI PRE-SALE STARTS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 

 

– TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 

 

(RALEIGH, NC)

 

Trevor Noah will bring his Loud & Clear Tour 2019 to

 

For more information or to purchase tickets go to

 

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LIT AF TOUR STARRING YOUR HOST MARTIN LAWRENCE COMING TO RALEIGH – DECEMBER 15

LIT AF TOUR

STARRING YOUR HOST MARTIN LAWRENCE

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, 19 MORE DATES ADDED

Saturday, December 15 – PNC Arena

MARTIN AND HIS FIRE LINEUP OF COMEDIANS – DeRay Davis, Rickey Smiley, Michael

Blackson, Jay Pharoah, Deon Cole, Bruce Bruce, Adele Givens, Clayton Thomas and Benji Brown –

EXTEND THE LIT AF TOUR THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR

*lineup varies by city

N.C. A&T SGA AND SUAB PRESENT – THE 2018 AGGIE HOMECOMING COMEDY SHOW

N.C. A&T SGA AND SUAB PRESENT

THE 2018 AGGIE HOMECOMING COMEDY SHOW

DEON COLE | JESS HILARIOUS | DONNIVIN JORDAN

HOSTED BY TONEX

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N.C. A&T SGA AND SUAB PRESENT – THE 2018 AGGIE HOMECOMING COMEDY SHOW

N.C. A&T SGA AND SUAB PRESENT

THE 2018 AGGIE HOMECOMING COMEDY SHOW

DEON COLE | JESS HILARIOUS | DONNIVIN JORDAN

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Blackopps Entertainment Press Release – THE KEVIN HART IRRESPONSIBLE TOUR – COMING TO RALEIGH APRIL 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, January 29, 2018

‘THE KEVIN HART IRRESPONSIBLE TOUR’ 

 
ADDS OVER 100 NEW DATES ACROSS NORTH AMERICA, EUROPE, AUSTRALIA AND ASIA
Massive Comedy Tour to Hit All New Major Cities Across the Globe Throughout 2018
 
PNC ARENA – RALEIGH –  APRIL 1, 2018
Tickets On Sale Wednesday, January 31, 2018 At 12PM
 
(RALEIGH, NC) – Today, Kevin Hart announced he is expanding his widely successful and massively hysterical “The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour,” adding over 100 new dates across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. Produced by Live Nation, the new dates will kick off in Baltimore, MD and hit all new cities including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Toronto, Paris, London, Sydney, Auckland, Singapore, and more.

 

Kevin Hart will play PNC Arena in Raleigh on Sunday, April 1, 2018. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12pm at LiveNation.com, the PNC Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster and by phone 800-745-3000.

 
Hart’s last multi-city domestic and international “WHAT NOW” comedy tour sold out large venues all over the world, including being the first comedian to sell out an NFL stadium, selling over 50,000 tickets in one show at Lincoln Financial Field. Internationally, he sold out over a dozen arenas in the European market, selling over 150,000 tickets, and sold out arenas across Australia, selling 100,000 tickets. Hart’s hit comedy tour grossed over $100 million worldwide.
2017 was a banner year for Hart, his memoir I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons debuted at Number One on the New York Times Bestseller list and remained on the list for ten consecutive weeks. The book also topped records on the Audible platform, selling over 100,000 copies in the first five weeks. Earlier in the year Hart voiced a title character in “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.” To close 2017, Kevin appeared in the Sony reboot of the classic film “Jumanji” alongside Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black. “Jumanji” has been Kevin’s highest grossing box office release to date, the movie has made over $800 million worldwide.
Hart’s newest business venture is his digital platform the LOL NETWORK – Laugh Out Loud, the comedy brand and multi-platform network founded by Hart in partnership global content leader Lionsgate. Hart’s next feature film is “Night School” for Universal, a film in which he co-wrote, produces and stars in – all under the Hartbeat production banner. The comedy follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance they’ll pass the GED exam.
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