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'Black and Brown' comedy tour to bring Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, George Lopez and more

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Comedian Mike Epps attends the Comedy Stage: Mike Epps during the 2013 BET Experience at Club Nokia on June 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Comedian Mike Epps attends the Comedy Stage: Mike Epps during the 2013 BET Experience at Club Nokia on June 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)
Published Dec. 2, 2014

A blockbuster comedy lineup is coming to Tampa's Amalie Arena for the Black and Brown Comedy Get Down on Jan. 23: Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez, D.L. Hughley and Charlie Murphy. Talk about a star-studded lineup. You have a couple of talk show hosts (Lopez and Hughley), two of the four Original Kings of Comedy (Cedric and Hughley) and stars of films and TV shows (Griffin and Epps). Tickets are $46.50-$62.50 and go on sale Friday. The Black and Brown Comedy Get Down is one of several massive comedy tours aimed at a primarily African American and Latino audience coming to a Tampa Bay stage in 2015. On Feb. 6, look for the Tampa Bay Comedy Festival at the USF Sun Dome with Sommore, Earthquake, Huggy Lowdown, Tony Rock and Arnez J. And also announced Monday was the April 18 Nephew Tommy Comedy Tour, a package built around the Steve Harvey Morning Show's Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles, along with Kier "Junior" Spates, Prescott Gilliam and Tony Roberts. Those tickets are $52.75, and they go on sale Friday. — Jay Cridlin, Times staff writer

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