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‘Sand Up Comedy’ to visit San Francisco with two shows at Cobb's Comedy Club

Press Release   •   Nov 10, 2016 13:37 EST

Los Angeles, CA – November 10, 2016 - The ‘Sand Up Comedy’ tour will make its debut in San Francisco with two performance dates at Cobb's Comedy Club on November 9th & 10th. Hosted by actor and comedian Ahmed Ahmed, the San Francisco dates will also feature special guest Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and Tehran.

'Sand Up Comedy' launched earlier this week in Los Angeles with Tom Green performing two sets at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank. ‘Sand Up Comedy’ is a "first-of-its-kind" comedy project and tour featuring five comedians from Saudi Arabia. In addition to San Francisco, the tour will also visit Chicago, Miami, and New York. All shows are open to the public with free admission, register Free tickets here:

The tour’s lineup boast the incomparable talents of Khalid Khalifa, Shakir Sharif, Thamer Alhazmi, Yaser Bakr, and comedienne Lama Alfard. After gaining notoriety in Saudi Arabia and some instances throughout the world, these comedic entertainers introduce a one-of-a-kind experience of hilarious stand-up skits and unstoppable laughs. Following the welcome reception, ‘Sand Up Comedy’ will launch with a one-week mentorship seminar led by renowned actor and US comedian Ahmed Ahmed followed by ten live stand-up performances. Ticket and venue information is available at The full tour locations and dates below.

Sand Up Comedy Tour:

Wed Nov 9th & Thu Nov 10th, 2016 – Cobb’s Comedy Club – San Francisco, CA
Sun Nov 13th & Mon Nov 14th, 2016 – Comedy Bar – Chicago, IL
Thu Nov 17th & Fri Nov 18th, 2016 – The Comedy Inn – Miami, FL
Sun Nov 20th & Mon Nov 21st, 2016 – Carolines on Broadway – New York, NY

‘Sand Up Comedy’ is the first comedy tour of its kind aimed at promoting cultural diversity between Saudi Arabia and the United States. The initiative offers a powerful approach on furthering the many discussions on cultural and societal differences. The comedians all come from diverse backgrounds and have different perspectives to offer on their everyday encounters.

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About Sand Up Comedy

Sand Up Comedy is an entertainingly hilarious comedy tour featuring five notable comedians from Saudi Arabia. The tour’s lineup boasts the exceptional talents of Saudi comedians including Khalid Khalifa, Shakir Sharif, Thamer Alhazmi, Yaser Bakr, and comedienne Lama Alfard. Sand Up Comedy aims to bring about a cultural experience through its unique performance art platform. This new initiative seeks to support local talents and enhance their professional experience and exposure throughout the world. For more information on Sand Up Comedy, please visit

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