COMEDIAN JO KOY ANNOUNCES 2ND NORTH AMERICAN LEG TO JUST KIDDING WORLD TOUR
The Comedian Will Bring the New Tour to the ‘Fabulous’ Forum on February 22
Photo Credit: Rafael Cardenas
(Los Angeles, CA – September 23, 2019) ––– Due to overwhelming demand, 27 new cities will be added to the Just Kidding World Tour in 2020. Comedian Jo Koy will be performing at prominent venues around the country, such as the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood on Saturday, February 22, Radio City Music Hall in New York, Chase Center in San Francisco, and The Chicago Theatre to name a few. Artist pre-sale will begin Wednesday, September 25 at 10AM PT and venue pre-sale will begin Thursday, September 26 at 10AM PT. Tickets for the general public go on-sale Friday, September 27 at 10AM PT will be available to purchase at Ticketmaster.
Fresh off the release of his highly anticipated Netflix special, Comin’ In Hot streaming worldwide NOW on Netflix. The comedian is currently on the first leg of his Just Kidding World Tour, and has also announced shows in Australia & New Zealand in addition to the added North American dates. The Just Kidding World Tour will feature ALL NEW material.
Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s premiere stand-up comedians, Koy sells out theaters and arenas around the world, and has been breaking ticket sale records with his infectious and explosive energy on-stage. He pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, with material that has universal appeal.
The comedian has had four highly-rated and successful stand-up specials on Comedy Central and Netflix. He can also be heard on his weekly podcast, The Koy Pond with Jo Koy by Starburns Audio.
In 2018, Koy was given the prestigious “Stand-Up Comedian Of The Year” award at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. In 2019, the comedian reached #1 on the Billboard Charts for his stand-up comedy album, Live From Seattle.
Koy has appeared on over 140 episodes of Chelsea Lately as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Call with Carson Daly, Lights Out with David Spade, @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, Larry King Now, Beat Bobby Flay, The Breakfast Club, Celebrity Page TV, World’s Funniest Fails and Sean In The Wild.
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NEW JUST KIDDING WORLD TOUR DATES
December 6th, 2019 – Australia Brisbane Convention Centre – Brisbane, AU
December 7th, 2019 – Australia ICC Theatre – Sydney, AU
December 9th, 2019 – New Zealand Opera Hall – Wellington, NZ
December 10th, 2019 – New Zealand Civic Theatre – Auckland, NZ
December 13th, 2019 – Australia Riverside Theatre – Perth, AU
December 14th, 2019 – Thebarton Theatre – Adelaide, AU
December 15th, 2019 – Plenary – Melbourne, AU
January 14th, 2020 – Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino – Cebu, PH
January 15th, 2020 – Mall of Asia Arena – Manila, PH
January 24th, 2020 – Chartway Arena – Norfolk, VA
January 25th, 2020 – DAR Constitution Hall – Washington, DC
February 1st, 2020 – Majestic Theatre – San Antonio, TX
February 7th, 2020 – Tennessee Theatre – Knoxville, TN
February 8th, 2020 – DPAC – Knoxville, TN
February 9th, 2020 – Tivoli Theatre – Chattanooga, TN
February 15th, 2020 – Chase Center – San Francisco, CA
February 16th, 2020 – ShoWare Arena – Kent, WA
February 22nd, 2020 – Forum – Inglewood, CA
February 27th, 2020 – Peabody Auditorium – Daytona, FL
February 29th, 2020 – Tampa Theatre – Tampa, FL
April 3rd, 2020 – Cheyenne Civic Center – Cheyenne, WY
April 4th, 2020 – Bellco Theatre – Denver, CO
April 5th, 2020 – Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, CO
April 9th, 2020 – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI
April 11th, 2020 – Chicago Theatre – Chicago, IL
May 1st, 2020 – Winspear Opera House – Dallas, TX
May 15th, 2020 – Radio City Music Hall – New York, NY
ABOUT THE FORUM
The award-winning “Fabulous” Forum, located in Inglewood, CA, is the largest indoor performance venue in the country designed with a focus on music and entertainment, in addition to select sporting events. The interior of the bowl features flexible seating that ranges from 17,500 seats to 7,000 seats, enabling the venue to attract a wide variety of premier events. Fans at the Forum enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of event level hospitality offerings, including merchandise, along with food and beverage options from some of SoCal’s most celebrated brands. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the performance. A 40,000 square foot outdoor terrace surrounds the perimeter of the building and offers food and beverage options, as well as comfortable furnishings, to further elevate guests’ enjoyment. The Forum delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for all thanks to its superior acoustics, intimate ambiance and state-of-the-art facilities. Designed with entertainers and performers in mind, the venue includes nine, star-caliber dressing rooms that provide unparalleled comfort. The Forum is part of The Madison Square Garden Company’s portfolio of iconic venues, which also includes: New York’s Madison Square Garden, the Hulu Theater at MSG, Radio City Music Hall, the Chicago Theatre, the Boch Center Wang Theatre, and the Beacon Theatre. For more information, please visit www.fabulousforum.com.
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