ALV Comedy Fest Coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, September 16, 2022
ALV Comedy Fest
Coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena
Friday, September 16, 2022
Mexico’s top comedians on one stage for the first time ever
Franco Escamilla, La Cotorrisa, La India Yuridia,
Mike Salazar, Teo González and Rogelio Ramos to celebrate
Fiestas Patrias together in Las Vegas
Tickets on Sale Friday, May 20 at 9 a.m. PT at AXS.com
Please click here for artist bios and photos
LAS VEGAS (May 16, 2022) – The hottest Mexican comics are coming together on one stage for the first time at the inaugural “ALV Comedy Fest” at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 at 8 p.m. over Mexican Independence Day Weekend.
The evening will feature performances from No. 1 Mexican comedian and standup performer Franco Escamilla, also known as “El Diablo” (The Devil) and “El Amo del Sarcasmo” (The Master of Sarcasm); La Cotorrisa, the No. 1 podcast in Mexico, hosted by Ricardo Pe?rez and Jose? Luis Garci?a Slobotzy, who will be performing their first show in the U.S. after selling out three shows at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City; the sole female performer and TikTok sensation, La India Yuridia; El Caballero de la Comedia (The Comedy Knight) Mike Salazar; the greatest family comedian, Teo Gonzalez; and El Master de la Comedia (The Master of Comedy) Rogelio Ramos.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, May 20 at 9 a.m. PT at AXS.com.
About Franco Escamilla
Franco Escamilla is the world’s largest Mexican comedian and standup performer. Also known as “El Diablo” (The Devil) and “El Amo del Sarcasmo” (The Master of Sarcasm), his career includes several sold out shows in venues as important as the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico, Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and Hulu Theater and Carnegie Hall in New York City.
About La Cotorrisa
La Cotorrisa is the No. 1 podcast in Mexico and is hosted by Ricardo Pe?rez and Jose? Luis Garci?a Slobotzy. Recent highlights include performing for 30,000 people at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City and 60,000 people at Festival Pa’l Norte in April 2022, as well as international shows in Bolivia, Chile, Peru and France.
About La India Yuridia
Well-known actress, comedian, and YouTuber La India Yuridia is considered to be one of the most outstanding Mexican comedians. She has performed across Mexico and Latin America, and her jokes consist of making fun of the macho attitude of men in the current society and how women often tolerate such attitudes, while also focusing on lifting up the image of women.
About Live Nation Las Vegas
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. Live Nation Las Vegas produces residency shows from Usher, Lady Gaga, Aerosmith and Bruno Mars at Dolby Live at Park MGM; Santana at House of Blues; Keith Urban, Sting and Rod Stewart at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace; Earth, Wind & Fire, Anita Baker, FOREIGNER, STYX and Chicago at The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas; and Miranda Lambert, The Doobie Brothers, John Legend and Shania Twain at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Live Nation Las Vegas also brings other world-famous artists to many of the city’s other premier concert venues including Allegiant Stadium, T-Mobile Arena, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Michelob ULTRA Arena, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center and more. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com. Find Live Nation Las Vegas on Facebook, Instagram and follow us on Twitter.
About MGM Grand Garden Arena
The MGM Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 16,800 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. Prominent events to date have included world championship fights between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson as well as Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez as well as Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao; and concerts by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, U2, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert. The MGM Grand Garden Arena also has been home to annual events including the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, the Latin GRAMMY Awards, iHeartRadio Music Festival, Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Championship and Frozen Fury NHL pre-season games hosted by the Los Angeles Kings.
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