Don’t miss this star-studded lineup with appearances from Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Earthquake, and DC Young Fly
In partnership with Urban Vibe Entertainment, The Black Promoters Collective is happy to announce their first Comedy tour – Straight Jokes! No Chaser Comedy Tour. The event features standup comedy greats Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, Earthquake, D.L. Hughley, and DC Young Fly, and makes a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena at 8:00pm on Friday, March 31st.
Tickets are $129.50, $99.50, $79.50, $69.50, and $59.50, and go on sale Friday, February 17th at 10:00am via ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning Saturday, February 18th, subject to availability.
Actor and comedian Mike Epps has been known to bring down the house with non-stop laughter for his unforgettable nights of comedy. Best known for playing Day-Day Jones in Next Friday and its sequel Friday After Next, Epps has generated an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers for being not only one of the funniest comic actors, but also for his burgeoning dramatic and acting talent. Epps is currently starring in the Netflix comedy series The Upshaws, and recently dropped a special on Netflix earlier this year called Mike Epps: Indiana Mike.
Cedric Antonio Kyles, better known as his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor, comedian, and game show host, He hosted BET’s ComicView during the 1993-94 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995. He is best known for co-starring with Steve Harvey on the famed sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, as one of the The Original Kings of Comedy, and for starring as Eddie Walker in Barbershop. He hosted the 12th season of the daytime version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2013-14 and starred in the TV Land original series The Soul Man, which aired from 2012 until 2016. He has also done voice work for Ice Age, the Madagascar film series, Charlotte’s Web, and the Planes franchise. He has recently been a part of multiple TV series including The Neighborhood from 2018 to 2022 and Woke from 2020 to 2022.
Comedian, actor, and voice-artist Earthquake earned a solid fan base in standup comedy via programming platforms fueled by BET, HBO, Comedy Central, Showtime, and more. Born Nathaniel Stroman, “Quake” (as he’s known by fans) entered America’s households on the classic run of BET’s Comic View and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam. In addition, Earthquake wowed audiences with one of his most memorable performances for HBO’s coveted 30-minute comedy special series One Night Stand and has filmed a string of other comedy specials including About Got Damn Time, Walter Latham Presents, From the Outhouse to the Whitehouse, and more.
One of the most popular and universally recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film, and radio arenas. D.L. Hughley can currently be heard nationwide as the host of his afternoon radio show “The DL Hughley Show, nationally syndicated in more than 60 cities across the country. A New York Times best-selling author, D.L. Hughley has written various books, including How to Survive America, Surrender, White People, Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years, and How Not to Get Shot. In addition, D.L. Hughley continues to dominate the standup stage, producing specials for Netflix, Showtime, and HBO.
John Whitfield, better known as DC Young Fly, is an internet personality, comedian, actor, host, rapper, and singer-songwriter best known for his “roasting sessions” videos on Instagram and Vine. His videos earned him co-signs form celebrities like Kevin Hart, Michael Blackson, LeBron James, and Chris Tucker. DC has starred in films such as Almost Christmas, She Ball with Nick Cannon, and I Got the Hook Up 2 with Master P. In addition, he was a recurring cast member on the improv comedy show Wild’ N Out on MTV, VH1, and MTV2; and a main host of the revival of TRL on MTV from 2017 to 2018. As a musician, DC has also taken the reigns in the music industry, reaching the Top 10 on iTunes R&B with his 12th mixtape, TRAPSOUL, and opened for Chris Brown’s Party Tour in 2017. In 2021, he opened his improv comedy club, DC Comedy Exchange in Miami Beach, Florida, Most recently , DC filmed alongside Jacob Latimore and Rotimi in the 2023 remake of the 1990 film House Party.
About Mohegan Sun Arena
Mohegan Sun Arena finished 2021 with its first “#1 Indoor Arena” ranking for its capacity in the world according to Pollstar and VenuesNow, ranked among the top 10 venues in the U.S. regardless of size based on ticket sales, and was named “2021 Innovator of the Year” by Celebrity Access for its ViacomCBS residency. In recent years, the “Most Beloved Venue in America” has also been the “#1 Casino Venue in the World,” “#1 Social Media Venue in the World” and a seven – time national award – winner for “Arena of the Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711.
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