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'Comedy Get Down': Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez, more coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa



Sitcom stars, talk show hosts, superstar stand-ups and one Undercover Brother.

That's who's coming to Tampa as part of the second "Comedy Get Down" at Amalie Arena.

Comics George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin and Charlie Murphy are teaming up for a blockbuster package tour that hits Tampa on Jan 20, the venue announced Friday.

It's a ressurection of the tour formerly known as the "Black and Brown Comedy Get Down," which featured all five comics along with Mike Epps at the arena in January 2015.

As Murphy told the Times in 2015, the tour started when promoters saw some of the comics perform a benefit for a Richard Pryor memorial.

"How could we not go there to pay homage to one of the greatest to ever do this?" said the Chappelle's Show comic. "Everybody was on their game and we killed it. Promoters seen that and it started from there."

Tickets to the 2017 Comedy Get Down start at $46.50, and they go on sale Sept. 30. Click here for details.

-- Jay Cridlin

[Last modified: Friday, September 23, 2016 9:14am]


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