Listen & Laugh Tour

The Listen & Laugh Tour showcases an elite group of today’s top comedians, unleashing their best on The Bell Auditorium stage, Saturday, November 4th, 2017. Only the most hilarious and polished standup acts make the cut to deliver an unforgettable night of comedy.

Renowned radio personality, Michael Baisden will set the tone as your center stage MC for this exclusive entertainment extravaganza. While fellow comedians Earthquake, Arnez J and George Willborn team up for this collaborative debut. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime experience – Join the aces of the industry for the Listen & Laugh Tour.

Nationally syndicated radio personality, producer, motivational speaker, and NY Times best-selling author, Michael Baisden launched his career with self-published and promoted book, Never Satisfied. In 2005, he made his radio debut as a drive-time host for 98.7 KISS FM in NYC and quickly went national. Baisden later co-produced and hosted late-night TV talk show, Basiden After Dark on TVOne. The notorious Michael Baisden Show recently returned to national radio this year. Two million printed books, two national TV Shows, two national stage plays, 3 produced films and numerous national seminar tours later – you have the legacy that is Michael Baisden.

Comedian Earthquake kicked off his comedic career performing at a local bar during his 9 years as Sergeant in the US Air Force. After being honorably discharged, ‘Quake co-owned Uptown Comedy Corner in Atlanta and launched Earthquake’s Comedy Corner !! in Dallas and Atlanta. After gaining national exposure on Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam Tour, he found himself starring in his own half-hour HBO special One Night Stand and appearing on Everybody Hates Chris. His most memorable sets include “About Got Damm Time” and Comedy Centrals’ Laffapalooza. Earthquake also has a history in broadcasting, hosting a full-time radio show on WBLS in NYC.

Comedian, Arnez J is most known for his improvisational comic style and spot-on impressions. Arnez made his comedy debut at the Comedy Act in the 90’s. His standup performance at Zanie’s was taped for Showtime Comedy Club Network. He later joined the network’s Comedy Club All-Stars. J has appeared on Def Comedy Jam, An Evening at the Improv, Comedy Central’s Make Me Laugh and BET’s Comic View. He has also toured for the stage play, Maintenance Man, opened for Prince and starred in the film, “Up Against the 8-Ball”.

Radio personality and comic, George Willborn got his start as the MC at All Jokes Aside in 1992. George has appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam; BET’s Comic View; Showtime at the Apollo, Baisden After Dark. George’s 20-year radio career began in Chicago in 1996 on V103 before he was chosen to co-host the nationally syndicated Michael Baisden Show.

This will be the Listen & Laugh Tour’s premier debut– unifying rhythmic radio personality Michael Baisden with acclaimed, top shelf comedians for the very first time.

Located in downtown Augusta, the Bell Auditorium offers a proscenium stage and 10 dressing rooms.