Tickets On Sale – Tuesday, December 15th at 12pm
Tickets available at ticketmaster.ae and 800 TM UAE (86 823)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – (December 15, 2015) – Fans of Russell Peters get ready – tickets for his new ‘Almost Famous World Tour’ on January 19th and 20th at the Dubai World Trade Center go on sale today at noon.
His previous shows in the UAE in 2012 and 2013 sold out shortly after going on sale.
The Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour” (#RussellPetersDXB), brought to you by du Live! and produced by FLASH Entertainment and Live Nation Middle East, features all new material.
The ‘Almost Famous World Tour’ will also feature Russell’s Official Tour DJ; New York City’s DJ Spinbad, as well as video cameras and screens for an up-close and intimate show setting.
Russell Peters’ ‘Almost Famous World Tour’ (#RussellPetersDXB) is on sale Tuesday, December 15th at 12pm through www.ticketmaster.ae
and 800 TM UAE (86 823).
Ticket Pricing and Categories
|VIP Booths inclusive of Beverage Package (max of 6 people)||AED 9,000|
NOTES TO EDITORS
Peters was recently seen as a judge on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, alongside Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans. Peters was also be seen in Jon Favreau’s critically acclaimed movie, Chef.
Starting in 2008, Peters was one of the first stand-up comedians to self-finance, self-produce and distribute his own comedy specials and DVDs, with Red, White and Brown and 2011’s, The Green Card Tour LIVE from the O2 Arena. The DVDs went on to sell over 350,000 units across North America. His last special, Notorious was the first original comedy special for Netflix. Notorious was also supported by a four-part documentary series, Russell Peters Vs The World. Peters currently has over seven hours of content on Netflix.
Peters has given away more than a million dollars over the past several years to various charities, from the Brampton Civic Hospital, to Heart House Hospice, Gilda’s Club, the MS Society and a scholarship at his old high-school, The Russell Peters North Peel Scholarship to send a deserving student to college. The scholarship is now in its fifth year.
Listed on the Forbes List as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the U.S. since 2009, Russell Peters has spent the past 25 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world. Thanks to YouTube and a global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House. Peters has also performed for the troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and on the USS Eisenhower and HMCS Winnipeg, and appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Lopez Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and on HBO, CNN, MTV, BBC and Al Jazeera. Peters 2010 memoir, Call Me Russell was a Globe and Mail number one bestseller in Canada.
“The audience left the venue with smiles on their faces and tears in their eyes, as Peters managed to nail them with his witty observatory comedic style and jokes about ethnic and cultural stereotypes.” – The Nation
“Peters is constantly thinking up new material. He says his newest bits for the Almost Famous tour are less about lampooning cultural differences and more about “the culture of being Russell.” –
“…an exceptional comedian. He’s obviously a natural performer…” The Guardian