Bounce TV Announces 17-City Comedy Tour

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.

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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


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