Comedians Carlos Mencia and Jim Breuer Announced for Valley Forge Music Fair

Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) welcomes two of comedy's heavy hitters to ever expanding Valley Forge Music Fair lineup. "Half-Baked" star Jim Breuer brings his relatable brand of comedy to The Venue on Friday, August 25, 2017 for two shows at 7:00pm and 10:00pm. Comedy Central's 'Mind of Mencia' creator Carlos Mencia brings his Laughin' and Lovin' Tour to The Venue on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 9:00pm. Tickets for all three shows are available on Ticketmaster. Doors for each show will open one hour in advance.

"Valley Forge Casino Resort is proud to attract some of the biggest names in comedy to the Philadelphia area," said Valley Forge Casino Resort CEO Eric Pearson. "We wanted to finish the year out strong. We are adding Jim Breuer to our legendary lineup and will be welcoming Carlos Mencia back again after last year's sold-out blockbuster performance."

For information about Valley Forge Casino Resort and Valley Forge Music Fair, visit www.vfcasino.com, like Valley Forge Casino Resort on Facebook and follow @VFCasinoResort on Twitter.

JIM BREUER

Saturday Night Alum Jim Breuer brings The Family Warrior comedy tour to Valley Forge Music Fair on Friday, August 25, 2017 in The Venue with two shows at 7:00pm and 10:00pm. Named one of Comedy Central's "100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time," Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions, and family-friendly stand-up.

After spending several years working Comedy Clubs across the country, Breuer settled in as a regular on The New York Comedy Club circuit. After being in New York for only seven months, Breuer landed a gig on the nationally syndicated show, "Uptown Comedy Club," where he spent two seasons. Later he appeared on ABC's "Home Improvement" starring funny man Tim Allen, before making his big break which came in 1995 when he joined the cast of NBC's legendary "Saturday Night Live." During his four years on SNL, Breuer quickly became a fan-favorite for his original character "Goat Boy" and his dead-on impressions of actor Joe Pesci.

Following his success on SNL, Breuer starred alongside Dave Chappelle in the cult favorite film "Half Baked." He has since appeared in the popular films "Zookeeper," "Dick," "Titan A.E." and "Beer League." On the small screen, Breuer hosted MTV's popular "Beach House" and VH1's "Web Junk 20." His other television appearances include "Kevin Can Wait," "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," and "The Marriage Ref." Breuer is also a frequent guest on the Howard Stern Show.

With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today's top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality.

For tickets and more information, visit https://www.vfcasino.com/events/jim-breuer-2/

CARLOS MENCIA

Comedian and actor Carlos Mencia brings his no nonsense comedy style to Valley Forge Music Fair on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 9:00pm in The Venue. The Mind of Mencia creator is not afraid to speak his mind and audiences seem to love him for it. His current tour, called the "Laughin' and Livin'," has been making stops all around the country, performing to eager audiences.

Mencia began his career doing stand-up on amateur night at the world renowned Comedy Club, Laugh Factory. He later showcased at The Comedy Store and became a regular, performing nightly. After he found success on the L.A comedy circuit, Mencia was named "International Comedy Grand Champion" from Buscando Estrellas (the Latino version of Star Search). This led to appearances on "In Living Color," "The Arsenio Hall Show," "Moesha", "An Evening at the Improv" and eventually to his own TV show. "Mind of Mencia" debuted on Comedy Central in early 2005. It became one of the strongest shows in the network's history, averaging about 1.5 million total viewers. "Mind of Mencia" was executive produced by Carlos Mencia and Robert Morton ("Late Night with David Letterman"). Most recently, Mencia has gone back to his comedic roots, performing at a number of comedy venues - allowing him to share his newest material with a more intimate audience.

For more information and tickets for Carlos Mencia,visit: https://www.vfcasino.com/events/carlos-mencia/

ABOUT VALLEY FORGE CASINO RESORT

Valley Forge Casino Resort is the region's only full-amenity gaming resort, located conveniently on the Main Line, just two miles from the King of Prussia Mall and easily accessible from Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.Valley Forge Casino Resort offers an unparalleled experience featuring a safe, exclusive 40,000 square feet of gaming space featuring 600 of the hottest slot machines and 50 table games; live entertainment including the Valley Forge Music Fair, which hosts headline comedians and national musical acts; eight dining options; four nightlife experiences including the area's hottest DJs at Center Bar; and Valley Tavern where sports fans can watch their favorite teams on big screen TVs while enjoying pub fare and a wide assortment of craft and draft beers.

Valley Forge Casino Resort offers luxurious accommodations with 485 guest rooms and suites and 100,000 square feet of recently renovated meeting, conference and banquet facilities. Valley Forge Casino Resort is Philadelphia's premier entertainment destination.

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