LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Levity Live, the largest provider of live comedy in the U.S., and Adelante Management Group, the largest Spanish comedy management company, announce today the Spanish language tour featuring comedic legend Luis De Alba and Los Angeles based superstar Richard Villa. The JaJa Tour will kick-off at Zanies in Nashville on April 8th as part of the Nashville Comedy Festival and expend to over 25 cities nationwide.
Levity Live owns and operates the leading network of comedy venues in the U.S. that reach millions of comedy consumers nationally, under brands that include The Improv, Levity Live and Copper Blues. Adelante Management Group has worked and collaborated with the biggest artists in Latin America, such as Luis de Alba, Franco Escamilla, Richard Villa, Los Tres Tristes Tigres, El Costeño, Guerra de Chistes, Nacho Redondo, and Carlos Ballarta. They have also had special guests, such as Gabriel Iglesias, Chingo Bling and Paul Rodriguez, openly support their Spanish language comedy shows. The tour will visit at least 25 cities across the country through June. Each tour stop will take place at iconic local comedy club venues or at high-profile comedy festivals. Similar shows have all quickly sold out to Latin audiences anxious to see a rare live US show from a generation talent like Luis de Alba. The tour is part of a larger commitment by Levity Live and Adelante to bring Latin and Spanish speaking comedians to the underserved Latin comedy audience.
“After several wildly popular sold out shows, Levity Live is proud to bring the legendary Mexican comedian Luis de Alba to audiences throughout the country,” explains Robert Hartmann: Founder, Levity Live. “This historic Spanish language tour will be a long overdue extension of the ground breaking tradition of The Improv comedy clubs. The JaJa Tour with Luis de Alba will also serve as the foundation to bring several additional Latin comedians to Improv venues and tours in the months and years ahead.”
“When we started this Spanish comedy movement 4 years ago at the Ontario Improv, our vision was to put these very talented Spanish speaking artists in the spotlights that they deserve here in the United States,” says David Raul Serna, Owner of Adelante Management Group. “This tour is the beginning for what will be one of the most popular genres in comedy to hit the road and be showcased at most prestigious comedy clubs in the country.”
Levity Live and Adelante Management Group are committed to leveraging their influence in the comedy space to produce endemic Latin focused live events. Future events and tours will continue to bring legendary Latin comedians together with popular up and coming talent.
About Levity Live:
With international reach and unparalleled expertise, Levity Live is a fully-integrated entertainment company that serves audiences, talent and brands through its live exhibition, television production, talent management, branded entertainment, and digital marketing platforms. Levity Live owns and operates a national network of premium entertainment venues under multiple consumer brands, including the legendary Improv, which was acquired in early 2018. Levity Live is known for identifying, developing, financing and producing original comedy, lifestyle, food and documentary programming with over 300 hours of primetime programming produced in 2018 across major distribution platforms. Levity Live also represents emerging and established comedic artists in motion pictures, television, theater and live performance including Sebastian Maniscalco, Bert Kreischer and Gad Elmaleh. Based in Los Angeles, Levity Live was established in its current form in 2009, though elements of the combined company have been in operation since as early as 1963. For more information, please visit http://www.levitylive.com/.
ABOUT ADELANTE MANAGEMENT GROUP
Adelante Management Group was created to help all people become the best and move forward in their respective careers by providing elite representation. The word “Adelante” literally means forward and it was chosen as the name of the company because we are firm believers in progression and moving forward in life. Adelante Management Group has worked with clients in Comedy, Sports, Music, Acting, and more to reach their full potential, and we’ve dedicated our entire management career to bringing the best to our clients.
SOURCE Levity Live