Aug. 28, 2012
-- Shaquille O’Neal and Jeff Clanagan, through their company, Shaq Entertainment, in partnership with AEG Live, announce dates for the ALL STAR COMEDY JAM tour 2012. Local comedian Ernest Oliver a.k.a. Boss Da Comedian has gain the attention of Shaquille O’Neal and will be opening up at this weekend’s Shaq ALL STAR COMEDY JAM at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino September 1st at 8pm. With the beautiful and legendary DJ Spinderella as the featured DJ on tour, The ALL STAR COMEDY JAM tour line-up will include: tour Host Gary Owen, fresh off his co-starring role in the blockbuster hit “Think Like A Man” as well as Capone, known as “The Gangsta of Comedy,” Tony Roberts, known as “The Comedians Comedian,” and Michael Blackson, “The African King of Comedy.”
Last year, Shaquille O’Neal took ALL STAR COMEDY JAM on the road after his NBA All-star Weekend show in Los Angeles became such a hit. Playing to sold out crowds across the country, covering over 30 markets, proved that the ALL STAR COMEDY JAM tour was just what audiences wanted. Industry buzz and audience feedback is a solid indication that Shaquille O’Neal’s ALL STAR COMEDY JAM is becoming today’s top comedy brand, much like “The Original Kings of Comedy” and “Def Comedy Jam” were in the ‘90s. This year, C by Courvoisier, the newest marque from legendary cognac maker Courvoisier, partnered with Shaq Entertainment and will be the presenting sponsor of the ALL STAR COMEDY JAM.
ABOUT BOSS DA COMEDIAN
The comedic mind of Ernest "Boss Hogg" Oliver has earned him the respect and admiration of his peers by winning over audiences with his unique brand of stand up comedy. Growing up in Las Vegas, Nv he was always the class clown and constantly in trouble for making his classmates laugh. As a kid, he grew up watching Robin Harris,Redd Fox, Richard Pryor, and Eddie Murphy thinking, "I can do that." Then in the summer of 2009 after being dared by his friends, he hit the stage for the first time at Monday nite Raw Comedy Show in Las Vegas. That night everyone watched in disbelief as Ernest got a few laughs, some applause and a couple of hecklers in his three minute performance. After his first set ended his career began and Boss Da Comedian was born. For more information visit www.bossdacomedian.com.