SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO ANNOUNCES 20 ADDITIONAL DATES FOR YOU BOTHER ME TOUR IN 2020
COMING TO THE ‘FABULOUS’ FORUM ON JANUARY 11
Tickets On Sale Beginning Friday, Sept. 27, at 10 am Local Time
Los Angeles, Calif. – Fresh off a wildly successful, two-year-plus run on his Stay Hungry Tour, Billboard’s 2018 Comedian of the Year Sebastian Maniscalco returned this month with his new You Bother Me tour. Now comes word the man the New York Times calls “America’s hottest comic” has extended the initial run adding 20 more dates in 2020 across the U.S. and Canada. With stops in high-profile cities and arenas such as Boston’s TD Garden, Inglewood’s “Fabulous” Forum on Saturday, January 11, and Montreal’s Bell Centre, the new tour will also have the Chicago native returning to the Windy City for a performance at the famed United Center in Chicago November 2.
Tickets go on sale beginning this Friday, Sept. 27, at 10AM local time. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for many dates before the general public beginning Wednesday, September 25 at 10AM local time through Thursday, September 26 at 10PM local time. To purchase tickets visit sebastianlive.com.
Touted as ‘the comedian’s comedian” by People, Maniscalco finds himself “at the vanguard of a live comedy revolution” according to Pollstar. And the man “NBC Nightly News” called “comedy’s new superstar” is showing no signs of slowing down.
“There’s nothing like going to a live show and seeing it in real life,” Maniscalco says in a recent interview with Forbes, who named him as one of the Top 10 highest-grossing stand-up comedians in the world in 2019. “Is there a comedy bubble that’s going to pop soon? Yet to be seen, but as I’ve been in this business, it has gotten progressively better each year and I don’t see it slowing down.”
Not only has the star power of Maniscalco rocketed upward in the past few years thanks to shows described by Billboard as ‘devastatingly full force comedy,” but also due to his high energy Netflix Original special – “Stay Hungry” – streaming now. The special, which was taped over a span of five sold-out shows at the legendary Radio City Music Hall, had Maniscalco playing for a total of 28,312 long-time fans and early believers in his unique comedic voice.
Vulture recently said of the entertainer’s journey to success, “Maniscalco, without a breakout TV or film role, built a tremendous fan base the old-fashioned way: one joke at a time, one audience at a time.” Although he may not have started his career in film, Maniscalco’s loyal fans will continue to see more acting roles from him with a performance opposite Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. The film arrives in select theaters on Nov. 1 and premieres on Netflix Nov. 27. Maniscalco is set to attend the world premiere of the film with the star-studded cast at this year’s New York Film Festival on Sept. 27.
Later this month he will begin work on his next role as famed producer Giorgio Moroder in Spinning Gold a film about ’70s Casablanca Records chief Neil Bogart starring Michelle Monaghan, Samuel L. Jackson, Kenan Thompson, Neil Patrick Harris and more.
2019 You Bother Me Tour Dates:
9/25/19 Charlotte, NC Ovens Auditorium
9/26/19 Charlotte, NC Ovens Auditorium
9/28/19 Dayton, OH Mead Theatre at Schuster Center
10/3/19 Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena
10/4/19 Boston, MA TD Garden
10/05/19 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata
10/06/19 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata
10/12/19 Las Vegas, NV Encore Theater at the Wynn
10/13/19 Las Vegas, NV Encore Theater at the Wynn
10/25/19 Syracuse, NY Landmark Theatre
10/26/19 Syracuse, NY Landmark Theatre
11/2/19 Chicago, IL United Center
11/15/19 Montreal, Canada Bell Centre
11/16/19 Ottawa, Canada Canadian Tire Centre
11/29/19 Lakeland, FL RP Funding Center
11/30/19 Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
2020 You Bother Me Tour Dates:
1/11/20 Inglewood, CA Forum ~
1/18/20 Monterey, CA Golden State Theatre
1/19/20 Santa Rosa, CA Luther Burbank Center for the Arts *
2/20/20 Ridgefield, WA ilani Casino Resort
2/21/20 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort
2/28/20 Poughkeepsie, NY Mid-Hudson Civic Center ~
3/6/20 North Charleston, SC North Charleston Performing Arts Center ~
3/7/20 Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center ~
3/12/20 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall * ~
3/13/20 Cherokee, NC Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort ^
3/14/20 Baltimore, MD The Modell Lyric ~
3/27/20 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena ~
3/28/20 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena ~
4/3/20 Albany, NY Palace Theatre ~
4/10/20 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater ~
4/11/20 Mt. Pleasant, MI Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort #
5/8/20 Halifax, NS Scotiabank Centre * ~
5/9/20 Moncton, NB Avenir Centre ~
5/14/20 Windsor, ON The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor + ~
5/15/20 Windsor, ON The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor + ~
5/30/20 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort Casino
* Tickets for Santa Rosa, Norfolk and Halifax on sale Friday, September 27 at Noon local
+ Tickets for Windsor on sale Sunday, September 29 at Noon ET
# Tickets for Mt. Pleasant on sale Saturday, October 5 at 9am ET
~ American Express® presale Wednesday, September 25 at 10am-Thursday, September 26 at 10pm local
^ Cherokee rescheduled from September 27, 2019
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About Sebastian Maniscalco:
With a string of record-breaking sold-out comedy appearances, a best-selling memoir Stay Hungry and a role in the award-winning Green Book, 2018 was a milestone year that culminated in comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco receiving Billboard’s inaugural Comedian of the Year award. The always “hungry” multi-hyphenate followed up that success with arguably “the biggest week of his career” to-date according to Entertainment Weekly by kicking off 2019 with a week that included performing four shows at “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” Madison Square Garden, and releasing his new Netflix Original special– “Stay Hungry” – streaming now. He also served as host of the 2019 MTV VMAs.
Fans will continue to see more serious film roles from Maniscalco with a performance opposite Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman on Netflix Nov. 27. Maniscalco continues an already remarkable year wrapping his blockbuster Stay Hungry Tour and kicking off his new You Bother Me Tour. To purchase tickets visit sebastianlive.com.
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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