77 WABC and Lumber Liquidators present “Imus at Night” with special guests “The Levon Helm Band” on April 16th in The Cabaret Theatre
For the first time ever, 77 WABC and Lumber Liquidators present “Imus at Night” on Thursday, April 16th at 7:00pm. This gut-busting night of comedy will feature Karith Foster, Tony Powell, Rob Bartlett, Warner Wolf and the I-Man himself with special guests “The Levon Helm Band.”
Tickets can be purchased through 77 WABC on www.WABCradio.com for $100.00 and will include a cocktail hour in The Cabaret Theatre from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. At 7:00pm the show begins for a hilarious night to remember. The following morning The Imus in the Morning program will broadcast live from the Mohegan Sun Wolf Den from 6:00am-10:00am and free admission will be open to the public. Guests who bring their “Imus at Night” ticket stub to the broadcast will be entered for a chance to win great prizes. All ticket sales will benefit the Imus Ranch for kids with Cancer.
Imus broadcasted his first program from New York City back in 1971. Since his broadcasting career began, Imus has been on the cover of Newsweek Magazine and Time Magazine named him one of the 25 most influential Americans. He is a 4-time recipient of the Marconi Award from the National Association Of Broadcasters and a member of the prestigious Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. He’s been featured on NBC’s “Today” show and CBS’ “60 Minutes and a guest of Charlie Rose, David Letterman and Larry King. Today, the Imus in the Morning program is syndicated to over fifty radio stations nationally via the ABC Radio Network and is also simulcast daily on RFD-TV from 6:00am-9:00am, reaching a large nationwide cable audience.
Karith Foster is one of the hottest comics to come out of New York City according to both The Hollywood Reporter and Backstage Magazine who named her one of the “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in 2004. Currently she can be seen on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and giving commentary on VH1’s –“Best Week Ever” and other “All Access” shows. Her recent television appearances include NBC’s “Today Show” & “Last Comic Standing”, BET’s “Top 25…”, Discovery Times “Yearbook”. She recently started her own production company, KYPB Productions, LLC and features female showcases entitled “Girls du Jour”.
Native New Yorker Tony Powell has appeared on The Chris Rock Show, NBC’s Showtime at the Apollo, A&E’s Comedy on the Road, and has opened for celebrity music groups such as The Ojays, and the Whispers and has worked as the studio warm-up act for Bill Cosby and Nickelodeon’s Keenan and Kel show. Powell has also appeared on three national television commercials (Visa, Dawn Detergent and Ritz Crackers). Tony was also the radio voice of ”Mr. Chill” for Miller Genuine Draft and the U.S. Army reserves. Powell’s voice has also been featured in national radio spots for Fila and Heineken.
Rob Bartlett started performing stand-up comedy in 1978 hoping it would lead to a career in acting. Nearly 30 years later, Rob has become one of the most versatile performers around. He is a successful actor, standup comedian, radio personality and writer. He has headlined at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Atlantic City’s Tropicana and Hilton Hotels and Mohegan Sun. On television, Rob has appeared as a stand up comedian on the MTV Half Hour Comedy Hour, Standup Spotlight on VH1 and on Late Night with David Letterman and Conan O’Brian.
The Levon Helm Band led by Levon Helm features his daughter Amy Helm, along with Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Jimmy Vivino, Mike Merritt, Brian Mitchell, Erik Lawrence, Steven Bernstein and blues harmonica player Little Sammy Davis. His 2007 comeback album Dirt Farmer earned the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album in February 2008, and in November of that year, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him #91 in the list of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
For more information on “Imus at Night” with special guests “The Levon Helm Band” and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.