Comedian Cedric the Entertainer will debut a new series on football’s biggest weekend. Titled “The 1st & Goal Comedy Bowl” the series is expected to feature all star lineups in comedy, headlined by Cedric himself. The inaugural event of this stand-up series takes place Friday, February 1 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. In addition to featuring Cedric, the show will feature Atlanta’s own DC Young Fly, Deon Cole and Michael Blackson. And with Cedric the Entertainer at the helm you can expect an over the top evening complete with high-energy comedy, interactive elements, an athlete and star-studded red carpet, an over-the-top party, and after-party.
“The 1st & Goal Comedy Bowl will bring a new level of entertainment and excitement to Atlanta around the big game,” notes Matthew Gavin, CEO of MGE and event co-producer. “With live performances by a curated lineup, the iconic College Football Hall of Fame as the backdrop, and an unmatched audience of 2,000 comedy fans, sports legends, celebrities, and influencers, we are setting the standard for years to come. We are beyond excited about the current status and future of this amazing project!”
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Rashad Jennings Foundation, which strives to inspire youth by making education fun, providing mentorship for individual success, and promoting health and fitness worldwide.
The 1st and Goal Comedy Bowl team plans to bring comedy to the forefront of consumer entertainment at tentpole times of the year, wrapped around key football events. Other events planned for 1st and Goal Comedy Bowl include the pro football bowl game, Hall of Fame Weekend and the College National Championship game.
For complete event details and to purchase tickets, visit www.1standgoalcomedybowl.com.
Tickets are on sale now: www.1standgoalcomedybowl.com.