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Jeff Dunham Tour Schedule
Get your 2016 Jeff Dunham tickets and watch the talented ventriloquist on his 2016 North American tour. Dunham is one of the most talented comedians in all of comedy right now, and his tickets sell like crazy. Dunham combines comedy with ventriloquism in order to bring an unique experience to his fans! Check out all the crazy characters like Peanut, Jose Jalapeno on a stick, Achmed the Dead Terrorist and Walter with ticket to his show today!
About Jeff Dunham
Jeff Dunham is one of the hottest tickets in comedy in 2016, as the ventriloquist travels from Europe to South Africa to Australia and the United States with his unique brand of comedy. He is a ventriloquist and stand-up comedian whose act involves a variety of characters he has created. Dunham has had four specials run on Comedy Central: Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself; Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity; Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special; and Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos. Dunham is credited with reviving the art of ventriloquism, so see what the hype is about, and get your Jeff Dunham tickets today! Slate.com declared Dunham “America’s favorite comedian” and Jeff Dunham is the top-grossing standup act in North America according to Pollstar and has sold millions of DVDs and merchandise. Forbes.com ranked Dunham the third highest-paid comedian in the United States behind Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock. Join the millions who have seen this talented comedian perform, and get your tickets from Ticket Liquidator today.
Born in Dallas Texas, Dunham began ventriloquism at the age of eight. Dunham did commercials for some car dealerships while he was still in high school, and while attending Baylor University, Dunham performed at private shows around the country, entertaining corporate customers. He landed spots as the opening act for comedians Bob Hope and George Burns, and in 1985, he joined the Broadway show Sugar Babies with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller. He gradually developed his act with characters like Peanut and Jose Jalapeno. Dunham struggled for some time with his act, eventually moving out to Los Angeles where he eventually earned a steady slot at The Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach. Dunham appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1990 with his character Peanut. His tickets sell out quickly, so make sure you grab yours soon.
The ventriloquist and comedian first appeared on Comedy Central for a solo appearance in 2003, showcasing characters like Jose Jalapeno on a Stick, Walter, Melvin the Superhero Guy and Peanut. Dunham financed his own comedy DVD in 2005 titled Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself. Dunham’s second special, Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity cemented Dunham’s stardom and introduced his most controversial character, Achmed the Dead Terrorist. A clip of Achmed posted on YouTube was watched 190 million times and was the ninth most-watched clip ever. Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special premiered on Comedy Central in 2008 and was watched by 6.6 million people, the highest rated telecast in Comedy Central’s history. His fourth special, Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos, premiered on September 25, 2011 on Comedy Central. With a cast of characters and a sharp wit, tickets will have you rolling in the aisles!
Jeff Dunham’s Characters
Walter is a retired, grumpy old man with a negative and sarcastic worldview and "doesn't give a damn" about anyone, especially his wife and certain audience members. Peanut is a hyperactive, purple-skinned "woozle" from a small Micronesian island and has been described as "the bad kid.” José is a talking jalapeno pepper on a stick who wears a small sombrero and usually pairs with Peanut, who often makes fun of him. Bubba J is a beer-drinking redneck that Dunham describes as “white trash trailer park” and loves drinking beer and NASCAR. Dunham’s “manager” Sweet Daddy Dee calls himself a "pimp", which he says stands for "Player In the Management Profession." Melvin wears a blue superhero costume and indicates that he has X-ray vision, adding, "I love looking at boobies!" Achmed is the skeletal corpse of an incompetent suicide bomber who often yells “Silence! I kill you!" to Dunham. Dunham has many more colorful characters as well, so get your tickets to laugh along with the talented ventriloquist today!