Comedian Mike Epps Playing Grand Rapids in October
Sold out shows, nationwide tours, big screen hits and the thrill of a hip hopaudience eager to watch Mike Epps own the stage has him ready to bring his new tour, The Real Deal tour, to Van Andel Arena on Saturday, October 31 at 8 PM.
Ticket prices are $45 and $52 and will be available for sale beginning Monday, July 13 at 10:00 AM at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place box offices, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Prices are subject to change.
Mike Epps has been generating an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers for being not only one of the funniest comic actors in town, but also for his burgeoning dramatic talent. Mike is currently in production for the second season of his starring role in the Starz series “Survivor’s Remorse” produced by LeBron James and Mike O’Malley. He recently completed an arch on the BET show “Being Mary Jane” and the Universal feature “Term Life” starring opposite Vince Vaughan and Hallie Steinfield. He is also in the midst of production for the HBO biopic “Bessie” based on Bessie Smith, played by Queen Latifah and has preparing for his highly coveted role as legendary comedian Richard Pryor in the upcoming Lee Daniels biopic. Also, be on the look-out for Mike Epps on the small screen this coming fall staring in ABC’s remake of “Uncle Buck,” a twist on the classic John Hughes film starring John Candy.
In 2009, Mike headlined his hugely successful stand-up special, “Mike Epps: Underrated and Never Faded,” and in 2011 introduced the world to new comedic talent with, “Mike Epps Presents…,” both of which aired on Showtime. He also released his first comedy rap album called “Funny Bidness: Da Album.” The album featured Snoop Dogg, Kid Rock, and Slim Thug to name a few. That year also marked the release of his comedy DVD “Funny Bidness.” With his undying love for hip-hop, Mike hosted the BET Hip-Hop Awards from 2009-2012. Other features include the Hangover franchise, “Faster,” “Hancock,” “Lottery Ticket,” “Next Day Air,” “Roll Bounce,” “The Fighting Temptations,” the Resident Evil franchise, “Bait,” “How High,” “Dr. Dolittle 2,” "Talk to Me," and "Guess Who?”