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WORLD RENOWNED COMEDIAN JEFF DUNHAM LAUNCHES SECOND LEG OF HIS HUGELY SUCCESSFUL "PERFECTLY UNBALANCED" INTERNATIONAL TOUR
New Orleans, La.- International comedy sensation Comic/Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has performed in front of sold out audiences worldwide showcasing the undeniable power of induced laughter. Dunham along with his cast of hilarious characters are set to embark on the second leg of their hugely successful "Perfectly Unbalanced" Tour. The show is packed with new surprises and old favorites. The second leg of the tour kicks off October 19th in Erie, PA with stops in 57 cities including; NYC, Charlotte, Knoxville, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Cleveland, Phoenix, Raleigh and includes several cities in Canada. Tickets go on sale July 15th in select cities at www.jeffdunham.com.
In December of 2015, Dunham and his sidekicks set out on the first leg of their red hot "Perfectly Unbalanced" tour, selling out hundreds of thousands of seats across North America. Fans came out in masses to find themselves intoxicated by the non-stop hilarity, proving his continued overwhelming popularity.
This fall Jeff and his hilariously devilish partners can be seen hosting the Food Network's "Halloween Baking Championships." The country's top bakers will compete to create ghoulishly delicious confections. Baking has never been so funny!
Dunham's dedication to his craft and relentless innovation will be recognized as his one of a kind comedy empire has been nominated to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Over the past 46 years Dunham and his world famous characters; Walter, Achmed, Bubba J, Peanut and Jose Jalapeno have garnered numerous accolades; from being named Forbes' Celebrity 100 list of Most Powerful Entertainers, as well as setting the Guinness World Record for the "Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-Up Comedy Tour," to setting the record for viewership on Comedy Central. He has sold more than 7 million DVDs worldwide and has nearly a billion views on YouTube.
Dunham's seventh comedy special Jeff Dunham: "Unhinged in Hollywood," aired on NBC earning the top spot as the Most-Watched Non-Sports program in primetime viewing in the period. "Unhinged in Hollywood" is available on DVD/Blu-ray nationwide.
Dunham hand-crafts each character personally from conception to the final coat of paint then brings them to life on stage. His beloved troupe of sidekicks are: Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Ached the Dead Terrorist, the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J, the manic purple creature Peanut, the spicy pepper from south of the border Jose Jalapeno and Little Jeff, a mini-version of the ringmaster himself.
The famed comedian has literally been all over the map, visiting five continents and twelve countries including the UK, South Africa, Australia, the Middle East, and Asia where he continuously performed to sold-out arenas.
Dunham has carved a unique corner in the comedy world that's as funny as it is popular. The New York Times Magazine declared Jeff Dunham "the most successful comedian working in America." He has been named Pollstar's #1 Comedy Tour in North America for three years running as well as their Top Worldwide Tour for two years in a row.
Upcoming Tour Date:
11/20/16 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Visit: www.jeffdunham.com, twitter: @jeffdunham, facebook.com/JeffDunham
Sunday, November 20
Smoothie King Center
Tickets on sale Friday, July 15 at 10 AM
Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com, All Ticketmaster Outlets and the Smoothie King Center Box Office
1501 Dave Dixon Drive
New Orleans, LA
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