GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 11, 2019 – Gilda’s LaughFest organizers today announced Jeff Foxworthy will headline the 10th anniversary Signature Event. The 2020 Signature Event, “A Night with Jeff Foxworthy,” is a fundraiser for Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and will take place Saturday, March 14, at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.
Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the U.S. The Grammy Award nominee and best-selling author of more than 26 books, is widely known for his redneck jokes, his act goes well beyond that to explore the humor in everyday family interactions and human nature, a style that has been compared to Mark Twain’s.
Tickets for “A Night with Jeff Foxworthy” are currently available for purchase at laughfestgr.org. Table sponsorships start at $3,000 for tables of eight. Individual tickets, which include dinner and a tax-deductible gift to Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids, are available for $250. Show-only tickets are available for $75. Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter celebrating its 10th year, will be held March 5-15, 2020.
LaughFest Packages are now on sale to the general public at laughfestgr.org or by calling 616-735-HAHA (4242). Packages are priced at three levels and will allow individuals to create customized ticket options for shows before individual tickets go on sale. Packages allow attendees the best seats to the best shows of the festival, and will include access to other perks, such as early access to additional single ticket sales and merchandise discounts. Orders received by December 11 are guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas gift giving. All seat options for Foxworthy’s performance are currently available; individual ticket sales for all other LaughFest shows go on sale January 10.
Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country. He is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and best selling author of more than 26 books. In 2014, he was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Widely known for his redneck jokes, his act goes well beyond that to explore the humor in everyday family interactions and human nature, a style that has been compared to Mark Twain’s.
Jeff has been announced as one of the judges on the new NBC comedy competition show “Bring The Funny,” set to premiere later this year. He has his own comedy channel “Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup” on SIRIUSXM, which showcases the best in great American comedy. He has a comedy special “We’ve Been Thinking” which is currently available on Netflix and most recently released a game called “Relative Insanity” which uses bits of his material for lots of game time fun. In addition to all of this he continues his live performances across the country.