SEATTLE,WA., July 2014- Shaquille O’Neal and Jeff Clanagan, through their company, Shaq Entertainment, in association with Jordan Babineaux and Two Brothers Productions, announce The Shaquille O’Neal All Star Comedy Jam Friday, September 5 at the Seattle Center-McCaw Hall. Tickets will go on sale Friday, July 26 beginning at 10am at http://www.ticketmaster.com .
3 years ago, Shaquille O’Neal took ALL STAR COMEDY JAM on the road after his NBA All-star Weekend show in Los Angeles became such a hit. Playing to sold out crowds across the country, covering over 30 markets, proved that the ALL STAR COMEDY JAM tour was just what audiences wanted. Industry buzz and audience feedback is a solid indication that Shaquille O’Neal’s ALL STAR COMEDY JAM is becoming today’s top comedy brand, much like “The Original Kings of Comedy” and “Def Comedy Jam” were in the ‘90s.
Currently the most successful urban stand-up comedy franchise in the market, Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam stops in the Pacific Northwest for the first time at The Seattle Center-McCaw Hall, to help celebrate the defending Champion Seattle Seahawks kickoff their season. A portion of proceeds benefits CIS Renton. Tune in to KUBE 93 for more information .
Having some of the biggest names in comedy, offering new entertainment alternatives for urban audiences. The ALL STAR COMEDY JAM line-up will include: Host Earthquake of “Everybody Hates Chris”, Gary Owen, of “Think Like A Man” as well as Capone, known as “The Gansta of Comedy,” DeRay Davis, known as “The Comedians’ Comedian,” and NBC’s Last Comic Standing Finalist Aida Rodriguez. There will also be special surprise guests celebrity guest in the audience.
ALL STAR COMEDY JAM was Shaq’s first new venture following his retirement from the NBA. With Codeblack Enterprises as the producing and distribution partner for the filmed projects, the ALL STAR COMEDY JAM brand has showcased many of the top urban comedians in the country and has spawned 5 highly popular 1-hour television specials. These specials have aired annually since 2009 and has become one the highest-rated comedy specials on cable. The first three television specials have been seen by over 3 million viewers and one very special event, taped during the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, Kevin Hart’s “Laugh At My Pain,” was filmed for theatrical release that same year and opened #1 at the box office.
Together, Shaq Entertainment and Codeblack Enterprises, have worked strategically to build the ALL STAR COMEDY JAM brand through their filmed specials, highly successful DVD series and live shows with AEG Live. Codeblack Enterprises, a leading company in Urban entertainment and distribution, is responsible for producing and distributing the brands filmed specials through television, online and DVD.
For tickets, tour updates and more information on ALL STAR COMEDY JAM please visit: http://www.Ticketmaster.com.
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