Based on the network’s popular stand-up comedy series, Off the Chain Live will be headlined by OTC series host Rodney Perry. The tour kicks off April 29 in Charlotte, N.C.
The Bounce TV diginet targeted to African American audiences today announced a 17-city comedy tour called Off The Chain Live! that which is based on the network’s stand-up comedy series Off The Chain.
Off The Chain is Bounce TV’s family-friendly comedy show featuring African-American stand-up comedians.
Off The Chain series host Rodney Perry will headline all of the Off The Chain Live! performances. Perry is a comedian who has opened for such top comics as George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer and Steve Harvey.
Before becoming host of Off The Chain, he served as the co-host of The Mo’Nique Show on BET, host of the Who’s Got Jokes series and also starred in Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family.
Comedians Lav Luv and Kiana Dancie will perform as part of the tour with Luv serving as MC for all shows. Luv beat out more than 200 fellow comedians to win Bill Bellamy’s “Who Got Jokes” series in 2008 and went on to tour with such top comedians as Jamie Foxx, Chris Tucker and Bellamy.
Dancie was also featured in Bill Bellamy’s “Who’s Got Jokes?” show and appeared in season two of Off The Chain. She has shared the stage with the Oscar-winning comedic actress Mo’Nique, Rodney Perry, Sheryl Underwood, Earthquake, Katt Williams and many other comedy greats. Two local comics from each city will also appear on the bill.
The comedians will do local media interviews as well as visit and appear on local Bounce TV affiliates as part of the tour.
The Off The Chain Live! Tour 2015 schedule:
April 29 Charlotte, NC Comedy Zone
April 30, May 1-2 Columbia, SC Comedy House
June 3 Birmingham, AL Stardome
June 6 Atlanta, GA Karma Bistro
June 18 Jacksonville, FL Comedy Club of Jacksonville
June 19 Savannah, GA Odyssey
June 21 Tallahassee, FL Top Flight
June 25-27 Chicago, IL Jokes & Notes
June 28 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple
July 2 Syracuse, NY Funnybone
July 3 Rochester, NY Comedy Factory
July 15 Philadelphia, PA Warmdaddy’s
July 16 Washington, DC Martini’s
July 17-18 Baltimore, MD Comedy Factory
July 30 Memphis, TN Chuckles
July 31, Aug. 1 Chattanooga, TN Comedy Catch
Aug. 2 Nashville, TN Zanies