Jeff Dunham- Passively Aggressive- Coming to Peoria!

Monday, September 18, 2017, 2:05 P.M.

Jeff Dunham- Passively Aggressive- Coming to Peoria!

JEFF DUNHAM TO LAUNCH NEW INTERNATIONAL TOUR

 PASSIVELY AGGRESSIVE

Playing the Peoria Civic Center Arena

Saturday, January 13th at 5:00pm

 

Dunham’s 60-city 2017-2018 North American tour begins in El Paso on November 1st  and includes stops in Las Vegas, Boston, Nashville, Los Angeles and Ontario

 

Tickets on sale Monday, September 25th at 10am!

 

Peoria, IL – Record-breaking, global comedy superstar, Jeff Dunham, is bringing his cast of characters on the road this fall through spring 2018 as America’s favorite ventriloquist tours North America on his 60-city Passively Aggressive tour.  The tour will play in Peoria at the SMG-Managed Peoria Civic Center Arena on Saturday, January 13th at 5:00pm. Tickets go on sale Monday, September 25th at 10am at the Toyota Box Office at the Peoria Civic Center, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

 

Dunham just released his latest standup special, Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster, on Netflix this month. The special features Dunham along with his ill-behaved and slightly demented posse of characters for a gleeful skewering of family and politics. Dunham and his famous cohorts Walter, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Bubba J, and Peanut also consider what a new member to their already dysfunctional family could mean, putting the ‘relative’ in Relative Disaster.

 

Dunham, a Guinness World Record holder for “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-up Comedy Tour,” has built an entertainment empire over years of non-stop touring and innovation. With over a million YouTube subscribers amassing over a billion views, he has carved out his own unique space in the comedy world leading to record-breaking viewership with his comedy specials on Comedy Central and NBC. His 2015 standup special, Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood, debuted on NBC Primetime in the fall and ranked as the time period’s top non-sports program on the Big 4 in every key measure.

After taping Relative Disaster in Dublin, Ireland, Dunham returned to the U.S. and has continued selling out arenas across the country on his Perfectly Unbalanced Tour.

 

And finally, adding to an amazing list of recent accomplishments, Dunham’s contribution to the world of show business and comedy will be recognized on Thursday, September 21 when he receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, commemorating over two decades of superstardom. Said Dunham recently, “When I moved to Los Angeles in 1988 with a car full of clothes and a couple of dummies, never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that one day I would be tripping over my own star on the Walk of Fame.  It’s truly fantastic and a great honor; I just hope it’s not in front of an adult store.  Okay, actually, that would be hilarious.”

 

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For more information about Jeff Dunham, visit his website, jeffdunham.com.
 
 

 

About the Peoria Civic Center

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The company is also an industry leader in introducing green standards and programs to public facilities.  SAVOR’s commitment to farm to table freshness and food quality features locally grown products for their venue clients whenever possible.  SAVOR staff prides themselves on being on the cutting edge of the latest food and beverage trends in addition to searching out the most innovative food technologies available on the market.  To learn more, visit www.savorsmg.com