Published on December 1st, 2018 | by Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson


Mike Epps Brings “Funny As Ish Comedy Tour” To North America In 2019

With a comedic career that spans across television, film and stand-up, Mike Epps will be hitting the road once again with the “Funny as ish Comedy Tour.” Kicking off January 18, 2019 in Jacksonville, Fla., Epps will lead the show with an all-star lineup varying from city to city. Tickets for select cities will go on sale Friday, November 16, 2018, with additional dates to be announced soon.

Epps is generating an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers for being not only one of the funniest comic actors in town, but also for his burgeoning dramatic talent. He recently wrapped the Amazon feature “Troup Zero” starring opposite Viola Davis, Allison Janney, and Jim Gaffigan, and a Netflix comedy “Dolemite Is My Name” starring opposite Eddie Murphy. Epps can next be seen in the comedy “The Trap,” co-starring Tip “T.I.” Harris and produced by Epps under his NapTown productions along with Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere.

Epps will be joined on stage by some of the biggest names in comedy, including award-winning comedienne of “Chandelier Status,” Sommore, who will serve as special guest host in select cities. Sommore has been featured in a number of hit films including “Soul Plane,” “Something New” and “Friday After Next.” Additional comics will include Earthquake from BET’s “Comic View” and HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam;” social media sensation, DC Young Fly, from Nick Cannon’s “Wild ’N Out;” Lavell Crawford from “Workaholics,” “Breaking Bad,” and “Last Comic Standing;” funnyman and radio show host Rickey Smiley and more! Please see the tour schedule for a complete list of lineups.


Jan. 18 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena Sommore, Earthquake, Mark Curry, George Wallace
Feb. 2 Baton Rouge Raising Canes River Center Arena Sommore, Earthquake, Rickey Smiley, George Wallace
Feb. 8 Louisville, KY KFC Yum Center Lavell, DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller, Chico Bean, Mark Curry
Feb. 9 Augusta James Brown Arena Sommore, Earthquake, DC Young Fly, Lavell Crawford
Feb. 15 Detroit (2) Fox Theatre Guy Torry, Karlous Miller
Feb. 16 Chicago (2) UIC Pavilion Rickey Smiley, Epps, Karlous Miller
Feb. 17 Kansas City Municipal Auditorium Arena Sommore, DC Young Fly, Earthquake
Feb. 22 Nashville Nashville Auditorium Sommore, Rickey Smiley, DC Young Fly, Lavell
Feb. 23 Memphis Landers Center Sommore, DC Young Fly, Earthquake, Lavell
Mar. 1 Greenville, SC Bon Secours Wellness Arena Sommore, DC Young Fly, Earthquake
Mar. 8 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena Sommore, Lavell, DC Young Fly, Earthquake
Mar. 9 Milwaukee Miller High Life Theater Sommore, Lavell Crawford, Earthquake, DC Young Fly
Mar. 15 Raleigh PNC Arena Sommore, Earthquake, DC Young Fly, Lavell
Mar. 16 Norfolk (2) Chrysler Hall DC Young Fly, Lavell
Mar. 30 Mobile Mobile Civic Center Tony Rock , Earthquake, George Wallace, Mark Curry
Apr. 19 Savannah Savannah Civic Center Sommore, Rickey Smiley, Tony Rock, Earthquake, DC Young Fly
Apr. 20 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena Rickey Smiley, DC Young Fly, Earthquake, Lavell

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