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[01/07/14 - 09:33 AM]
Dates Announced for 2014 Ninth Annual South Beach Comedy Festival Tuesday, April 1st Thru Saturday, April 5th!
Comedy Central returns as the national media partner and Live Nation as the sole producers of the Festival handling all marketing, PR, talent booking and production.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

NINE YEARS AND STILL LAUGHING!

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2014 NINTH ANNUAL SOUTH BEACH COMEDY FESTIVAL TUESDAY, APRIL 1ST THRU SATURDAY, APRIL 5TH!

FIRST AMAZING ACT ANNOUNCED CHELSEA HANDLER'S "UGANDA BE KIDDING ME LIVE" TOUR FRIDAY, APRIL 4TH / 8PM

MIAMI, January 7, 2014 -- The Ninth Annual South Beach Comedy Festival has just announced its new dates for 2014. Looking to continue its laugh-filled tradition of bringing the best comedy entertainment to South Florida, this year's event will run from Tuesday, April 1st to Saturday, April 5th and includes an appearance by the exciting and hilarious Chelsea Handler. A full line-up of performers will be announced shortly.

COMEDY CENTRAL returns as the national media partner and Live Nation as the sole producers of the Festival handling all marketing, PR, talent booking and production. The Festival also welcomes back sponsors Taco Bell(R) and The Miami Beach Visitors and Convention Authority for their ninth consecutive year and welcomes its newest partner Bacardi as the exclusive spirits sponsor.

Each year the Festival features some of the top acts in the Comedy World as well as a host of up and coming stars and this year will be no exception. As one of the most exciting and successful figures in the entertainment industry, Chelsea Handler has created a multiplatform media empire as a bestselling author, talk show host, stand-up comedian, and an actress. This self-made media mogul is a cultural phenomenon, matched only by her comedic talents. As the host of E!'s "Chelsea Lately", Handler has built this groundbreaking program into one of the highest rated shows on the network. Her acclaimed live performances play to sold out crowds everywhere.

The Chelsea Handler "Uganda Be Kidding Me Live" Tour will appear at the South Beach Comedy Festival on Friday, April 4th / 8PM. Reserved Seat tickets are $92.50, $79.50 and $59.50 and go on sale Friday, January 17th /10AM at www.southbeachcomedyfestival.com, www.livenation.com, the Fillmore Miami Beach Box Office, all TicketMaster outlets or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000.

All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, parking and service and handling charges.

For more information go to: www.southbeachcomedyfestival.com or www.livenation.com. Or go to SBCF Social Networking sites: www.facebook.com/southbeachcomedyfestival; www.flickr.com/photos/sbcfmiami; twitter.com/sbcomedyfest

About Comedy Central:

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

About Live Nation:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.





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