Jeff Dunham, the wildly popular and internationally acclaimed comic/ventriloquist is loading up the bus along with his cast of characters and heading to the Van Andel Arena here in Grand Rapids, Thursday, January 14th on their “Perfectly Unbalanced” International Tour. Comedy Central will also be airing a number of his most popular specials for fans in the mood to binge watch Dunham and the gang. “Controlled Chaos,” “Spark of Insanity,” “Minding the Monsters,” and “All Over the Map” will air multiple times from October 29th to November 1st. Check your local listings.

Dunham hand-crafts each character personally from conception to the final coat of paint then brings them to life on stage. His beloved troupe of sidekicks are: Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Ached the Dead Terrorist, the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J, the manic purple creature Peanut, the spicy pepper from south of the border Jose Jalapeno and Little Jeff, a mini-version of the ringmaster himself.

Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Dunham has carved a unique corner in the comedy world that’s as funny as it is popular. The New York Times Magazine declared Jeff Dunham “the most successful comedian working in America.”  He has been named Pollstar’s #1 Comedy Tour in North America for three years running as well as their Top Worldwide Tour for two years in a row and has set the record for viewership on Comedy Central. Jeff has sold over 7 million DVDs worldwide and garnered nearly a billion views on YouTube.

Tickets are only $46.50 and available at VanAndel Arena, all Ticketmaster locations and online at

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