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Legendarily Irreverent Comic Kathy Griffin is Back on the Road with More North American Dates for Her 'Laugh Your Head Off' World Tour

Thursday May 3, 2018

After a year of national scandal and following a sold-out run of stand-up shows and rave reviews around the globe, Kathy Griffin is returning with the much-anticipated North American continuation of her "Laugh Your Head Off" World Tour. Due to popular demand Griffin is adding more shows throughout the United States.

Armed with the story of the now-infamous and controversial photo (yes...that photo), the fiery redheaded, award-winning, American comedian is bringing the story of the photo heard 'round the world and the fallout that followed, along with breaking down everything in the pop-culture landscape from Trump to the Kardashians. Griffin tells all in this more than two-hour no-holds-barred show in the raw, honest, and engaging way fans have always loved about her.

The North American stint of the "Laugh Your Head Off" tour begins Friday, May 25th in Toronto, ON with U.S. dates produced by Live Nation.

"Donald Trump will not survive the live and hilarious indictment I will be bringing down on his orange head. Did I say head?" Griffin said.

"To all of you in North America who have been sending so much love and support, now's your chance to show it. Buy a ticket for one of these tour stops and I promise you won't be disappointed. You're gonna get the whole story. We will talk about the photo that sparked a conversation around the world, how my mom Maggie still watches Fox News and thinks I might be in ISIS, and hell, I'll even walk you through my interrogation by the feds. You're not gonna get that story anywhere else! Oh, and did I mention that my next door neighbors during this whole ordeal are none other than Kim Kardashian-West and Kanye Kardashian-West?"

Griffin continues, "My show isn't for the faint of heart so leave your kids at home. My motto is 'Funny First.' But don't worry, we've got some serious smack talking to do about everything and everyone," before adding, "with love, of course."

Following a wildly successful run overseas including New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, the U.K., among many others, the prolific comic is ready to come home and tell her truth in the only way she can - through fearless and peerless comedy. More motivated than ever, Griffin is ready to deliver the most balls-out and frankly hilarious shows of her stellar career.

Newly-announced tour dates and ticket information for the North American leg of the "Laugh Your Head Off" World Tour can be found below. Tickets for these recently announced dates will go on sale to the general public beginning Tuesday, May 1 at 10am local time. For more information on Kathy, visit www.KathyGriffin.com.

New Tour Dates Added:

Sunday, June 17, 2018 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Thursday, July 19, 2018 Los Angeles, CA Dolby Theatre
Saturday, July 28, 2018** San Diego, CA San Diego Civic Theatre
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 Washington D.C. The Kennedy Center
Friday, August 03, 2018 Charlotte, NC Belk Theater
Saturday, August 18, 2018 Dallas, TX Winspear Opera House
Sunday, August 19, 2018 Austin, TX Bass Hall
Monday, August 20, 2018 Houston, TX Jones Hall
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Denver, CO Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Miami, FL Arsht Center
Thursday, September 13, 2018 Orlando, FL Bob Carr Theater
Friday, September 21, 2018 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Saturday, October 06, 2018 Philadelphia, PA Merriam Theater
Thursday, October 25, 2018 Minneapolis, MN State Theatre
Friday, October 26, 2018 Detroit, MI Fisher Theatre

<>**not produced by Live Nation

For a complete list of tour dates visit: https://www.livenation.com/artists/78352/kathy-griffin


Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin is a towering figure on television, on tour and in publishing. She breaks through the entertainment clutter with her universally recognized brand of pull-no-punches comedy. A #1 New York Times bestselling author, Kathy latest literary success came with her much-anticipated second book, "Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index" and simultaneously launched a sold out nationwide stand-up tour under the same moniker. Over her career, Kathy has been a mainstay on television from her first series, "Suddenly Susan," to her hit Primetime Emmy Award winning series "My Life on the D-List," which was nominated every year of its 6-year run and scored Kathy two Emmy Awards.

In 2013, Kathy was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for writing and starring in an unprecedented 23 televised stand-up specials - more than any comedian in history. She has served as the co-host from CNN's New Year's Eve special for an incredible 10 years consecutively. In addition to performing, writing and producing, Kathy is a renowned speaker and has taken her empowering messages of equality through activism and humor all over the country. Kathy's passionate advocacy for women, the LGBT community, and other disenfranchised groups remains paramount in her life and career. Furthermore, Kathy is an ardent supporter of the U.S. military and has performed for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

From penning New York Times best-selling books to filling the biggest concert halls around the world on her comedy tours including: three performances at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Kodak Theater, the famed Sydney Opera House, and the London Palladium; Kathy has cemented herself as one of the most powerful figures in comedy with her unfiltered, unafraid, and utterly hilarious take on Hollywood - she is a must-see for any stand-up fan.


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