Promoting World Peace and Unity Thru Comedy!
With the start of Metro Comedy Entertainment I wanted to bring the multicultural experience to the audience; Because comedy is universal.
The idea is for supporters to Vote for 3 headliner comedians that will bring a mixed audience to the tour, and also you get to grab some advance VIP tickets at almost 90% off.
The 3 most voted comedians are the ones that will tour our 2016 Unity Tour #WorldPeace
POST 3 NAMES OF YOUR FAVORITE COMEDIANS ON THE COMMENT SECTION
BROWSE THE LIST (FROM A - Z) and suggest 3 comedians that you want to see on this tour.
- Bob Saget
- Jim Gaffigan
- Eddie Griffin
- Ellen DeGeneres
- Steve Harvey
- Louis C.K.
- Chris Rock
- Larry the Cable Guy
- Ron White
- Daniel Tosh
- Sarah Silverman
- and the list goes on... check the list:
There is something special about real comedy that music, politics and even sports can’t offer or even hope to attain. Comedy can heal, and it does so indiscriminately, no matter what our race, gender, nationality or political party. It’s universal.
THE TOUR KICK-OFF ON VALENTINE'S DAY 2016
- Dates & Venue locations TBA
- The Reason why 2016 – is because most of the comedians are on their own tour right now
- The tour will span in more than 30 cities nationwide - (TWO HOUR SHOW FOR EVERY CITY WE VISIT)
WHY DO THE CAMPAIGN NOW?
- Because it takes time to put everything together
- Booking venues
- Marketing and Promotion plans
- Booking Comedians – Contracts
WE NEED A TOUR BUS TO HELP WITH TRAVEL EXPENSES
WHY THIS COMEDY TOUR
To me, comedy is world peace. Sure, that sounds simplistic, but think about it for a moment. Comedy can unify the world. It’s not like a soccer match or basketball game where fans are put into a sports memorabilia centrifuge and separated into different sides.
No, comedy is something different. Check out the audience with any real comedian on stage. What do you see? Men, women, Blacks, Asians, Hispanics, Caucasians, and, on Wednesday nights, maybe even little green guys from the Pleiades are there. They don’t laugh at one another, but rather they laugh together. Everyone unites.
If you’re disabled, challenged, or physically fit, comedy is for you. Heck, it’s for everybody.
As a comedian, I consider it an honor to take the stage and know that in some small way, I help people forget about their troubles. Each person is important to me. I want to reach them, to make them laugh.
Have you ever noticed that once you start laughing you tend to forget about the thing that made you mad or upset? They say laughter is the best medicine.
- + Will be used to book 3 headliner comedians
- + Will buy a Tour Bus
- + Will cover venue rental fees
- + Promotions and Marketing
- + Pay for Certificates for our supporters
- + Pay for T-shirts for our supporters
+ TICKETS SOLD TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC will run from ($40 - $200) based on seating
The list of cities where the tour will span, starting February 2016
Boston, MA | Buffalo, NY | Cleveland, OH Toledo, OH | Detroit, MI | Grand Rapids, MI | FT. Wayne, IN | CHICAGO, IL | MILWAUKEE, WI| Minneapolis, MN | Des Moines, IA | Syracuse, NY | Rochester NY |
Virginia Beach, VA | Raleigh, NC | Charlotte, NC | Augusta, GA | Jacksonville, FL | Orlando, FL | Tampa, FL | Miami, FL | Mobile, AL | New Orleans, LA | Baton Rouge, LA | Shreveport LA | Dallas, TX | Austin, TX | Houston, TX | San Antonio, TX | El Paso, TX | Albuquerque, NM |
Tucson, AZ | Phoenix, AZ | San Diego,CA | Santa Ana, CA | Bakersfield, CA | San Jose, CA | San Francisco, CA | Stockton, CA | Sacramento, CA | Reno, NV | Portland, OR | Seattle, WA | Salt Lake City, UT | Denver, CO |
Omaha, NE | Kansas City, MO | St. Louis, MO | Memphis, TN | Birmingham AL | Columbus GA | Atlanta, GA | Nashville TN | Louisville KY | Cincinnati, OH | Indianapolis, IN | Fort Wayne, IN | Dayton OH |
Columbus, OH | Pittsburgh, PA | Allentown PA | Philadelphia, PA | Newark, NJ | Baltimore, MD | Washington DC | New York, NY | ALBANY, NY
Who's Ed Blaze
I am a National touring stand-up comedian and Author for the book titled “World Peace is Comedy” A book about my childhood in Africa, life as a stand-up comedian in America, and the drive to reach out and help aspiring comics through the start-up of my company Metro Comedy Entertainment; The book also discusses my passion for championing local charities wherever I tour and my strong belief that comedy is a healing force for people of all races and backgrounds. For more information, visit: www.edblaze.com
OTHER WAYS YOU CAN HELP!
We believe everyone can be a part of this campaign. Here are some ways you can help:
1. BECOME A SUPPORTER: Pick one of the exciting levels of rewards options and become a supporter using your credit card. Big or small, all funding make a huge difference.
2. GIVE AS A GIFT TO A FRIEND: You can give your perk as a gift to another recipient. If you would like to give to a family member or friend we have special reward incentives just for you.
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Risks and challenges
+ Weather - if weather is bad and people can not make it to show, heavy snow, heavy rain - we will be able to rescheduled the date
+ Family Emergency - if any of the comedian have some family emergency- we should be able to add another comedian at last minuteLearn about accountability on Kickstarter
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