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Sep 25, 2015

THE COMEDY GET DOWN FT. CEDRIC ‘THE ENTERTAINER’, EDDIE GRIFFIN, D.L. HUGHLEY, GEORGE LOPEZ, & CHARLIE MURPHY

Tickets On Sale Now

(DETROIT–September 25, 2015) — Numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows, and two books, Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the laughs for decades. “The Comedy Get Down” is a once in a lifetime chance to see five members of comedy royalty come together for the comedy event of the year on Saturday, November 28 at The Joe Louis Arena at 8 p.m. Line-up is subject to change.

Tickets ($49.75, $65.75 and $89.75) go on sale Friday, October 2 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.

Cedric "The Entertainer" is best known for crowd-pleasing performances in hit films such
as “Barbershop,” “Be Cool,” “The Original Kings of Comedy,” and the top
ranking “Madagascar” animated franchise, just to name a few. Cedric will be seen next on the big screen in the much-anticipated comedy feature “Barbershop 3” slated for release in early 2016. He is executive producer and stars in the current hit comedy series “The Soul Man” on TV Land. Cedric also stars in the buzzed about new reality series, “Cedric’s Barber Battle,” which debuted on THE CW on June 29th.

Eddie Griffin has received worldwide recognition through his numerous stand-up comedy specials, movies, television appearances, music and comedy albums for not only acting, but writing and producing as well. Most notably, “Def Comedy Jam,” HBO “One Night Stand,” “Malcolm & Eddie” for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series award, “Undercover Brother,” “My Baby's Daddy,” “Dysfunktional Family,” “Norbit,” “Freedom Of Speech,” “A Fool And His Money play,” “You Can Tell Em' I Said It” and soon to be released “Mucho Dinero and An American Hero.” Comedy Central also honored Eddie as one of the Top 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of all time.

D.L. Hughley, star of his namesake TV show that ran on ABC “The Hughleys,” is also well known as one of the standout comedians on the hit comedy tour and documentary-film “The Original Kings of Comedy.” D.L. can currently be heard nationwide as host of his own nationally syndicated afternoon radio show “The DL Hughley Show”. Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, Hughley is a published author; and was honored with a prestigious Peabody Award for his

satirical documentary special “DL Hughley: The Endangered List.” He appeared in the TV drama “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” and was recently cast in the upcoming NBC drama “Heart Matters.” He is currently starring in his ninth stand-up comedy special “Clear.”

George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight,” a late-night television talk show on TBS, Television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom “George Lopez,” which ran for six seasons on ABC. Lopez has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry and known for his extensive charity work with various foundations.

Charlie Murphy became a household name as a cast member of "Chappelles Show" when he recanted his “True Hollywood Stories” of celebrity and excess, however he has spent the past two decades solidifying his position in Hollywood as a true acting and writing talent. He’s appeared in “Lottery Ticket” with Bow Wow and Ice Cube, “Our Family Wedding” with Forrest Whitaker and “The Perfect Holiday” with Queen Latifah and Terrence Howard. Charlie wrote cult classics like “Vampire In Brooklyn” and “Norbit,” and stars as ‘Vic’ in Adult Swim’s “Black Jesus”, currently in production on Season 2.

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