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Mike EPPS With An All-Star Lineup Brings “The Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival” To Toyota Arena!

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Ontario, CA (November 1, 2019)–Comedy heavyweight Mike Epps brings “The Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival” to Toyota Arena in Ontario, Calif. on Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. Epps will lead the show with an all-star lineup including Sommore, Lavell Crawford, Gary Owen and Tommy Davidson. The veteranentertainers will bring down the house with their sharp wit, unbridled humor and hysterical storytelling for a comedy show fans won’t want to miss!

Highly praised for his performance in the Netflix comedy “Dolemite Is My Name” starring opposite Eddie Murphy, 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. This summer, Epps released his latest standup special “Mike Epps: Only One Mike” (Netflix), and dropped his single “We Goin’ Out” feat. Big Boi and Sleepy Brown. Up next, Epps will be starring in the Netflix comedy series “The Upshaws” with Wanda Sykes, “The House Next Door,” sequel to the 2016 film “Meet The Blacks” and “Last Friday.”

Tickets to the general public on sale now at the Toyota Arena box office and ticketmaster.com.
Prices range from $59-$125. For information on how to purchase, visit www.FabulouslyFunny.com.

SHOW DETAILS:
Date: Jan. 31, 2020
Showtime: 8 p.m.
Venue: Toyota Arena, 4000 Ontario Center, Ontario, CA 91764
Lineup: Mike Epps, Sommore, Lavell Crawford, Gary Owen, Tommy Davidson
Tickets: $59, $75, $99, $125

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?”

Facebook: @mikeeppsofficial
Twitter: @therealmikeepps
Instagram: @eppsie

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 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.

Facebook: @QueenSommore
Twitter: @sommoresofunny
Instagram: @sommore

ABOUT GARYOWEN:
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, having been 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 childrenin 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 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.

Twitter: @Lavellthacomic
Instagram: @lavellsthacomic

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.

Facebook: @Tommy-Davidson
Twitter: @tommycat
Instagram: @therealtommycat

About Toyota Arena

Toyota Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario, operated by SMG, can accommodate over 11,000 guests. The 225,000 square foot venue features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of concession and refreshment stands, merchandise kiosks, the San Manuel VIP Club and other fan amenities. Toyota Arena hosts over 125 events annually including concerts, family shows, and sporting competitions. The Arena is home to several sport teams including: Ontario Reign (American Hockey League), Ontario Fury (Major Arena Soccer League), Aqua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (G League Basketball), and LA Temptation (Legends Football League). Since opening in 2008, Toyota Arena is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.3 million people. It is located in Southern California, in the City of Ontario, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the Interstate 10. For more information and future updates please visit: Toyota-Arena.com

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