12/12/2016 10:10 AM
TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, DEC. 16 AT BUDWEISEREVENTSCENTER.COM
Loveland, CO. – Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, White has established himself as a star in his own right. The classic storyteller returns to the Budweiser Events Center on Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. at BudweiserEventsCenter.com, the Budweiser Events Center box office or by phone at 1-877-544-8499 (TIXX). Tickets cost $47 and $67.
White’s stories relay tales from his real life, ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas to sharing stories of his daily life to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. All four of his comedy albums charted no. 1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts. He has sold over 14 million albums – solo and with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour – has been nominated for two Grammys, and, over the past 12 years (since 2004) has been one of the top three grossing stand-up comedians on tour in America.
Ron White began performing comedy in 1986 and was quickly opening for legendary comedians Sam Kinison and Jeff Foxworthy. After eventually becoming a comedy club headliner, in 2000 White was asked to join the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” alongside Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy. The show toured for over three years to sold-out audiences in over 270 cities and grossed more than $35 million. In 2003, Warner Brothers filed them show, “Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie” for a theatrical/TV/DVD/CD release. The film premiered as the most-watched movie in Comedy Central’s history. In 2005, the video “Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again” was filmed and released on TV and DVD/CD.
Ron has been a passionate supporter of the US military troops for more than 20 years, donating his time and resources. In 2008, he created an annual charity show “Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops.” The profit from the ticket/DVD sales is donated to the Armed Forces Foundation to assist troops and their families. Many of White’s celebrity friends have participated in these shows: Lewis Black, Dave Attell, Kathleen Madigan, Brian Regan and Rascal Flatts.
The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex, located in Loveland, Colorado, opened in 2003 and is owned and operated by Larimer County. The Ranch consists of the Budweiser Events Center, the Ranch-Way Feeds Indoor Arena and Livestock Pavilions, the First National Bank Exhibition Halls, and the Thomas M. McKee 4-H Youth & Community Building. The Ranch hosts more than 2,000 events annually and is home to the Larimer County Fair and PRCA Rodeo. For more information, visit www.TREventComplex.com.
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