The Tennessean is reporting that Jerry Seinfeld has decided to donate all the proceeds from his upcoming show at TPAC for flood relief. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund will split the money generated when Seinfeld returns to Nashville Friday May 14th.
“This is a tough time for a great city, and I’m very happy to donate the proceeds from this show to the local organizations that are bringing help where it’s needed,” Seinfeld said in a statement.
Thanks, Jerry! We love you.
For tickets, visit tpac.org.
This week doesn’t look too bad for stand-up comedy in Nashville. We’re lucky enough to have several heavy hitters in town and one of these great shows is even a breast cancer benefit.. so there’s no guilt in going out and having a good time:
Wednesday, September 16
7:30pm Jeff Allen / “Best Of Nashville” (Zanies)
|Exclusives – Mike Birbiglia Interview|
Friday, September 18
7:30pm Tickled Pink – Comedy For The Cure – Tom Rhodes, Beth Donahue, Brian Bates, Shawn Tidwell, Matt Holt (Belcourt Theater)
7:30pm, 9:45pm Sugar Sammy (Zanies)
Saturday, September 19
7pm, 9pm, 11:15pm Sugar Sammy (Zanies)
Comedian Mike Birbiglia‘s off-Broadway theatrical performance, “Sleepwalk with Me,” has received rave reviews and contract extensions as other shows closed their doors by the droves. The show, which chronicles Mike’s struggles with sleepwalking and the effects that has had on his romantic relationship, was previewed to Nashville at Zanies when Mike was preparing for his run at the Bleeker Street Theater in New York City. More recent bookings at Zanies have been postponed as “Sleepwalk”s run was extended, but fret not! Mr. Birbiglia just touched base with N’Sup to let us know he’s coming back soon-ish:
Hey Nashville Peeps!
I’ve got big news! My Comedy Central “I’m in the Future Also” Tour is on sale now for Nashville!
I’ll be performing tons of new and awkwarder stories as I prepare to shoot a new television special and record a new CD, plus the best of My Secret Public Journal Live, Two Drink Mike, and Sleepwalk With Me.
Hope to see you this fall!!
Comedy Central Live: Mike Birbiglia – I’m In the Future Also
TN Perf Arts Ctr James K Polk Theater
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Thu, Sep 17, 2009 07:30 PM
$29.50 / ticket
Nashville’s own Landon Lyon will host the Maxim / Bud Light Real Men of Comedy show with Charlie Murphy, Joe Rogan and John Heffron on Friday, September 29th at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall.
Lyon submitted a promo dvd of his stand-up to the show’s producers and was selected to compete in a finals competition held earlier this month. He won out over fellow Nashville-based comics Dan Whitehurst, Troy Blackwood, Chad Riden, and Lance Martin from Cleveland, now living in Atlanta. Tim Northern made a special appearance as the evening’s headliner before the winner was announced.
Landon said he was really excited about working with Murphy, Roagan and Heffron and was looking forward to performing at TPAC.
MAXIM/BUD LIGHT PRESENTS:
Real Men of Comedy
Joe Rogan, Charlie Murphy, John Heffron & Nashville’s own Landon Lyon
TN Perf Arts Ctr: Andrew Jackson Hall
Deaderick and 6th Ave.
Tickets are on-sale now at Ticketmaster.
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