The festival will feature comedians Mike Epps, Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Lavell Crawford, Earthquake, DC Young Fly, Kountry Wayne, Tommy Davidson, George Wallace, Mark Curry, Karlous Miller and TuRae
Celebrating their 10-year milestone, the Atlantic City Comedy Festival is returning to Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 7 p.m. Throughout the years, the Atlantic City Comedy Festival has hosted some of the biggest names in comedy and this year is no exception. The 10th anniversary celebration will feature comedians Mike Epps, Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Lavell Crawford, Earthquake, DC Young Fly, Kountry Wayne, Tommy Davidson, George Wallace, Mark Curry, Karlous Miller and TuRae. The highly celebrated entertainers will bring down the house with their sharp wit, unbridled humor and hysterical storytelling for a comedy weekend fans won’t want to miss!
Over the past ten years, the Atlantic City Comedy Festival has drawn in over 100,000 attendees to see comedy’s finest. The event is co-presented by North American Entertainment Group Inc. and Platinum Productions. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m. eastern time. For information about ticket sales and the latest news about Atlantic City Comedy Festival, visit www.ACComedyFestival.com.
Dates: Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13, 2019
Showtimes: 8 p.m. (Saturday) and 7 p.m. (Sunday)
Venue: Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Saturday Lineup: Mike Epps, George Wallace, Mark Curry, Bruce Bruce, Tommy Davidson, TuRae
Sunday Lineup: Sommore, Lavell Crawford, Kountry Wayne, Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly, Earthquake
Ticket Prices: $125, $87, $75, $59
MORE INFO ABOUT THE LINEUP:
ABOUT MIKE EPPS:
Mike Epps has generated an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers within the entertainment industry for being one of the funniest comic actors to emerge in the Hollywood scene. During a performance at LA’s Comedy Store, Epps caught the attention of Ice Cube. This led to the first of three feature films they would do together: the cult hits “Next Friday,” “Friday after Next,” and “All About the Benjamins.” Other features include the Hangover franchise, “Girls Trip” “Faster,” “Hancock,” “Lottery Ticket,” “Next Day Air,” “Roll Bounce,” “The Fighting Temptations”, the Resident Evil franchise, “Bait”, “How High,” “Dr. Dolittle 2”, “Talk to Me”, and “Guess Who?”
ABOUT GEORGE WALLACE:
George Wallace knew from an early age he enjoyed making people laugh. His credits include: “Drunk History,” “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” “The Talk,” “The View,” and “Entertainment Tonight” to name a few. Feature Films includes: “Villa Capri,” “Jericho,” “Think Like a Man Too,” “Funny People,” and “The Ladykillers.”
ABOUT MARK CURRY:
Perhaps best known for starring in his own hit television sitcom “Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper,” which ran for five seasons on ABC, and for hosting “Showtime At The Apollo,” comedian, actor, host Mark Curry is packing the laughs as one of the top national touring comedy acts.
ABOUT BRUCE BRUCE:
Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. You can currently find Bruce on IFC’s “Maron” and in constant reruns of “Comic View” on BET.
ABOUT TOMMY DAVIDSON:
Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range has earned him a reputation as an extraordinary performer. Best known as one of the stars of the hit television show “In Living Color,” his visibility has allowed him to become a household name known for his innovative talent. Davidson’s hilarious impressions of Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Jackson and other icons have become infamous.
TuRae’s comedy career began in the 1990′s while attending Temple University. In 2008, TuRae performed at Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal where industry watchers lauded his strong point of view, naming him a standout ay the New Faces showcase. Appearances include “Comic View,” “The Sumner Report,” “One Mic Stand,” and “Partners in Crime.”
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 a number of 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.
ABOUT LAVELL CRAWFORD:
Lavell Crawford is quickly climbing the comedic ranks and becoming one of the hottest stars in the biz 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), to name a few.
ABOUT KOUNTRY WAYNE:
Raw, real and wickedly hilarious, “Kountry” Wayne Colley’s 2500 (and counting!) microformat digital videos have catapulted him from life in small town Georgia to mega social media superstar and comedy sensation, selling out clubs and theaters across America. Since his first Facebook post in October 2014 went viral, the charismatic comic has amassed several million followers across Facebook and Instagram. Wayne is currently on his 2019 “Drip Tour,” drawing SRO crowds.
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.
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.”
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.” Appearances include “The Howard Stern Show,” “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “The View,” “The Real,” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.”