Erie, PA. (October 19, 2016) International comedy sensation Comic/Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, has performed in front of sold out audiences worldwide showcasing the undeniable power of induced laughter. Dunham along with his cast of hilarious characters are set to embark on the second leg of their hugely successful “Perfectly Unbalanced” Tour. The show is packed with new surprises and old favorites. The second leg of the tour kicks off October 19th in Erie, PA with stops in 57 cities including; NYC, Charlotte, Knoxville, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Cleveland, Phoenix, Raleigh and includes several cities in Canada.
December of 2015 Dunham and his sidekicks set out on the first leg of their red hot “Perfectly Unbalanced” tour, selling out hundreds of thousands of seats across North America. Fans came out in masses to find themselves intoxicated by the non-stop hilarity, proving his continued overwhelming popularity.
This fall Jeff and his hilariously devilish partners can been seen hosting the Food Networks “Halloween Baking Championships.” The countries top bakers will compete to create ghoulishly delicious confections. Baking has never been so funny!
Dunham’s dedication to his craft and relentless innovation will be recognized as his one of a kind comedy empire has been nominated to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Over the past 46 years Dunham and his world famous characters; Walter, Achmed, Bubba J, Peanut and Jose Jalapeno.
have garnered numerous accolades; from being named Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list of Most Powerful Entertainers, as well as setting the Guinness World Records for the “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-Up Comedy Tour,” to setting the record for viewership on Comedy Central. He has sold more than 7 million DVDs worldwide and has nearly a billion views on YouTube.
Dunham’s seventh comedy special Jeff Dunham: “Unhinged in Hollywood,” aired on NBC earning the top spot as the Most-Watched Non-Sports program in primetime viewing in the period. “Unhinged in Hollywood” is available on DVD/Blu-ray nationwide.
Dunham hand-crafts each character personally from conception to the final coat of paint then brings them to life on stage. His beloved troupe of sidekicks are: Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Ached the Dead Terrorist, the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J, the manic purple creature Peanut, the spicy pepper from south of the border Jose Jalapeno and Little Jeff, a mini-version of the ringmaster himself.
The famed comedian has literally been all over the map, visiting five continents and twelve countries including the UK, South Africa, Australia, the Middle East, and Asia where he continuously performed to sold-out arenas.
Dunham has carved a unique corner in the comedy world that’s as funny as it is popular. The New York Times Magazine declared Jeff Dunham “the most successful comedian working in America.” He has been named Pollstar’s #1 Comedy Tour in North America for three years running as well as their Top Worldwide Tour for two years in a row.
October 19, 2016
Erie Insurance Arena 7:30pm
Tickets go on sale August 22
Tickets available at the Erie Insurance Arena box office,
www.erieevents.com or by calling (814) 452-4857
809 French Street, Erie, PA 16501