Robert Kelly, Ron Bennington, Rich Vos and Jim Florentine Announce North East “Kreeps With Kids” Comedy Tour.
Kelly, Bennington, Vos and Florentine will tour 14 Cities this fall. The tour will kick off with a Kreeps With Kids Comedy Tour Preview at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival in July.
For a full list of tour dates and links to tickets visit KreepsWithKidsTour.com
Robert Kelly, Ron Bennington, Rich Vos and Jim Florentine Announce the “Kreeps With Kids Comedy Tour,” opening October 18 in Reading, Pennsylvania. The tour is being produced by Creative Artists Agency [CAA]. For a full list of tour dates and links to tickets visit KreepsWithKidsTour.com.
Last March, four of the world’s funniest comedians, who are also friends, took the stage together in Glenside Pa. for a killer night of comedy. The show was politically incorrect, edgy, spontaneous and full of heart. It was a huge success. People were leaving the theater saying it was the best comedy show they had been to in years. So, when the four headliners were approached to do a 14-city theater tour, it was a no brainer. With over a hundred years combined comedy experience, not since the Kings of Comedy has a group of headliners this talented shared the stage.
All four comedians are dads who discovered they have an odd shared philosophy when it comes to parenting.
“The toughest thing about being a single dad is helping my son with his homework. The only requirement for the girls I date is they have to know common core math. I can look past the herpes.” – Jim Florentine
“Being a parent is easy; being a good parent is hard. All the parents I know– including me– are f*%^ing nuts. Our parenting isn’t what you see on a typical TV show or in a textbook. The Kreeps with Kids represent parents who don’t read the books, who might have a metal band play their seven yearsold’s birthday party, let their kids stay up as late as they want, riff with their kids and let them outside at night with no shoes on without worrying about stepping in rabbit shit.” — Robert Kelly
“My 11-year-old came home from school with lice. And you feel bad as a parent for making her sleep on the porch for a week.” – Rich Vos
“I’ve never felt more like a parent than being on tours with these guys. I’m constantly having to separate them.” – Ron Bennington
The show WON’T BE EXCLUSIVELY about being parents. Vos, Florentine, Bennington and Kelly will cover everything and anything. But one thing they guarantee, this will be the funniest show you have seen in a long time.
The ticket price is also one of the best values out there for a headlining comedy show. “We didn’t want to gouge the fans,” Kelly said. “There are other headlining shows that are charging anywhere from $150 to $700 a ticket for a show for one headliner. We’re charging an average of $30 a ticket, There’s not a better deal anywhere in comedy, show wise or price wise. Your getting four of the funniest comedians walking the planet for the price of a movie ticket.
They will preview the show at the Montreal’s famed Club Soda during the final week of the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. The tour will then kick off officially in Reading Pennsylvania on October 18th at the Santander Performing Arts Center, visiting theaters in Pittsburgh, Boston, Red Bank, Chicago, and nine other North East cities, ending in Rahway, NJ on November 30th.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday June 21st. Visit kreepswithkidstour.com for all dates and ticket links.
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ABOUT THE KREEPS WITH KIDS
Originally from Boston, ROBERT KELLY has become one of comedy’s hardest hitters, unapologetically talking about his dysfunctional family, repeat trips to juvie and his honest take on his own life, relationships and being a dad. Kelly has been a highlight of Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival for years, and you’ve also seen him on HBO’s Tourgasm, FX’s Louie, Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, and FX’s Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. He currently hosts the hit podcast You Know What Dude on the Riotcast Network.
RON BENNINGTON is a headlining comedian and New York based radio talk show host. In addition to hosting Bennington on SiriusXM daily with his daughter Gail, he hosts two critically acclaimed interview shows, Ron Bennington Interviews and Unmasked and performs at clubs and festivals throughout North America. Prior to coming to SiriusXM, Ron hosted shows on New York’s WNEW and WFNY Free FM, WJFK in Washington DC, and a nationally syndicated show in Tampa, Florida. He’s also a father, and a son.
RICH VOS has over 100 television appearances including four Comedy Central Specials as well as HBO, Showtime, and Starz appearances. He produced and starred in an award-winning comedy movie Women Aren’t Funny alongside Bonnie McFarlane, Chris Rock, Rosie O’Donnell and many more. He is a two-time Academy Awards writer, a regular on SiriusXM radio and the cohost of the hit podcast, My Wife Hates Me. He’s been sober for over 32 years and wants you to know that he’s been good at golf for 20. He’s also raising three daughters.
JIM FLORENTINE is a stand-up comedian, TV host, actor, podcaster and voice artist best known for co-hosting VH1 Classic’s heavy metal talk show series That Metal Show and for his work on Comedy Central’s show Crank Yankers which is slated to return to television later this year. You’ve also seen him in the hit movie Trainwreck, on Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, and Louie on FX. He’s a nationally touring headliner, and has also opened for Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax, Stone Sour, Black Label Society and more. Jim hosts the popular podcast Comedy, Metal, Midgets, and has released seven stand up comedy hours, six volumes of the wildly popular Terrorizing Telemarkers, and a hidden camera series called Meet the Creeps. His latest special, I Got the House, and his book, Everybody is Awful: [Except You!] are available everywhere. He’s also a first time father.
KREEPS WITH KIDS COMEDY TOUR DATES AND CITIES
Saturday July 22 – Club Soda – Montreal, Canada at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival
Friday, October 18 – Santander Performing Arts Center – Reading, PA
Saturday, October 19 – Carnegie Music Hall – Pittsburgh, PA
Friday, October 25 – Paramount – Huntington, NY
Saturday, October 26 – Wilbur Theatre – Boston, MA
Friday, November 1 – Count Basie- Red Bank, NJ
Saturday, November 2 – St. George’s Theatre- Staten Island, NY
Friday, November 8 – State Theatre- Easton, PA
Friday, November 15 – Warner Theatre- Torrington, CT
Saturday, November 16 – Troy Savings Music Hall – Troy, NY
Friday, November 22 – Bergen Performing Arts Center – Englewood, NJ
Saturday, November 23 – Patio Theater – Chicago, IL
Friday, November 29 – Whitaker Center – Harrisburg, PA
Saturday, November 30 – Union County PAC – Rahway, NJ