Albany Civic Center

October 13th 2023 // 8:00pm

Festival of Laughs

Event Details

ALBANY, Ga. (July 7, 2023) – Get ready for an uproarious evening of laughter at the highly anticipated Festival of Laughs, coming to Albany Civic Center at 8 p.m. on Oct. 13. The show features a star-studded lineup of renowned comedians, including Sommore, Lavell Crawford, Guy Torry, Tony Roberts and Special K. With their perfect blend of humor and charm, these world-class comedians each bring their own unique comedic style that offers something for everyone.


Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. local time on Friday, July 14 at or at Georgia’s Own Credit Union Box Office located at the Albany Civic Center. Ticket prices start at $59 plus additional taxes and fees.

Festival of Laughs is produced by North American Entertainment Group Inc., one of the leading independent promoters of entertainment tours and live events in the United States.

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SOMMORE, the award-winning comedienne of "Chandelier Status," has had a successful career spanning over 20 years. A trailblazer for women in comedy, Sommore has appeared in hit films like "Soul Plane," "Something New," and "Friday After Next." Her television credits include shows like "The Parkers" and "The Hughley's." She has also been a guest on popular shows like "The Oprah Winfrey Show," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The View," and "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher." Recently, her latest comedy special, "Queen Chandelier," premiered on Netflix. For more info, visit (Follow on Facebook: @QueenSommore, Twitter: @sommoresofunny, Instagram: @sommore)

LAVELL CRAWFORD, a critically acclaimed comedian and actor, is known for his stand-up comedy as well as his notable acting career. He gained fame for his role as Huell Babineaux in the series "Breaking Bad" and its spin-off "Better Call Saul." Crawford has appeared in films like "The Ridiculous 6," "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates," "American Ultra," and "On the Count of Three." He has released five stand-up specials, including the highly praised "The Comedy Vaccine," which earned him a Grammy® nomination for Best Comedy Album. His latest comedy special, "Lavell Crawford: Thee Lavell Crawford," premiered on Showtime in February 2023. For more info, visit (Follow on Facebook: @lavell.crawford.52, Twitter: @Lavellthacomic, Instagram: @lavellsthacomic)


GUY TORRY, following in the footsteps of comedy legends like Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby, has successfully transitioned from the stage to comedic acting. His stand-up debut on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam launched his national career, and he hosted the immensely successful comedy tour The Kings of Comedy. Guy's talents extended to creating the popular Phat Comedy Tuesdays and The Guy Torry Show at the Comedy Store, attended by A-list comedians. He has also made notable appearances in TV shows and films, including “Martin,” “X Files,” “Runaway Jury,” “Don’t Say A Word,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Life,” “The Animal” and “American History X.” (Follow on Facebook: @guytorrylive, Twitter: @GuyTorry, Instagram: @guytorry)

TONY ROBERTS, a multitalented comedian, actor, writer, and occasional director, hails from Detroit and holds the esteemed title of the "comedians-comedian." He has headlined in comedy clubs all over the US and has been part of major tours like Katt Williams' "2023 And Me," The Shaquille O'Neal All-Star Comedy Jam Tour, and Nephew Tommy's "I Got People Inside My Head" Tour. Tony made his television debut on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" and went on to appear on shows like "It's Showtime at the Apollo," BET's "Comic View," and "The Shaquille O'Neal All-Star Comedy Jam." His one-hour comedy special, "WIRED!," premiered on Showtime in 2010. (Follow on Facebook: @TonyTRobertsComedy, Instagram: @tonytroberts, Twitter: @tonytroberts)


SPECIAL K joined the Rickey Smiley Morning Show in 2007 as the show’s comedy writer and content creator. A veteran stand-up comedian, Special K has enjoyed success performing in comedy clubs and theaters nationwide. He’s made numerous appearances on TV comedy shows, and was not long ago chosen as one of 16 comedians for his own half hour comedy special on Kevin Hart’s LOL Comedy Network.  (Follow on Facebook: @kdouglascomedy, Twitter: @specialk913, Instagram: @specialk913)