JAMESTOWN, NY – February 3, 2015 – America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine during the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Seinfeld now sets his sights on performing both nationally and internationally in 2015.
His tour will visit the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena for two performances on August 1 at 7pm & 9:30pm. These shows are on sale Monday, February 9 at 10am.
“Jamestown celebrates the best in comedy, and Jerry Seinfeld is exactly that,” said Journey Gunderson, festival producer and executive director of the Lucy Desi Center for Comedy and National Comedy Center.
The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will take place July 30 – August 2, 2015. Tickets and information are available at LucyComedyFest.com & 716.484.0800.
About the National Comedy Center
The National Comedy Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is a developing national attraction based on the celebration of comedy: the craft and its contributors, and embodies Lucille Ball’s vision for her hometown of Jamestown, New York. The visitor experience is being designed by world-renown creative firms: Jack Rouse Associates, and interactive specialist Local Projects, which just completed work on the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Project feasibility and economic forecasting has been provided by AECOM.
In December, the National Comedy Center (NCC) project in Jamestown, NY was awarded $1.5 million by New York State Empire State Development and Governor Andrew Cuomo. The $1.5 million in state funds will help complete the NCC’s vision for the first national attraction complex dedicated to the art of comedy in the United States.
The 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will take place from July 30 – August 2, and features comedians from across the country including headliner Jerry Seinfeld, August 1st. Past performers include Ellen DeGeneres, Lewis Black, Ray Romano, Joan Rivers, Bill Engvall, Bob Newhart, Billy Gardell, Paula Poundstone and more. For additional information, visit www.lucycomedyfest.com.
Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of “The First Couple of Comedy” with the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum. The museum attraction is open seven days a week, and features replica sets, Lucille Ball’s Emmy awards, props, costumes, and rare memorabilia from I Love Lucy. For additional information on the Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy visit www.lucy-desi.com.