“UP IN SMOKE” CHEECH & CHONG AND WAR North American Tour

August 23, 2014

“UP IN SMOKE” CHEECH & CHONG AND WAR North American Tour

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Gates open at 6pm. Music starts at 7:30pm.

 

 

“It will be the wildest event of this century…last century…any century.”

What happens when Cheech and Chong get together with WAR? Answer: The Greatest Stoner show of all time…combining Comedy, Latin, Funk, Horns, Rock & Soul”

The iconic comedy duo CHEECH & CHONG defined an era with their hilariously irreverent, satirical and counter-culture routines. Highlights for Grammy-winning Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong include 9 hit comedy albums and shattering record sales, along with 8 hit feature films which they co-wrote and starred in. All films were directed by Chong. Their first film, “Up In Smoke”, the highest grossing comedy of 1978, topped $100 million at the box office.  In 2009, the duo made history when comedy partners Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong announced their first reunion tour in over 25 years, selling out shows from coast to coast. This April, CHEECH & CHONG’s Animated Movie will come out theatrically and on DVD, showcasing the legendary toker jokers in animation as they bring to life their outrageous routines and laugh-out-loud lines from their historic albums.

According to Tommy Chong, this year’s tour will celebrate history making of a different kind.  “The ‘Up In Smoke’ gig with CHEECH & CHONG and WAR is a celebration of the legalization of our right to party all night long.” he says.

Multi-platinum-selling WAR, the original street band, has been sharing it’s timeless music and message of brotherhood and harmony for over 4 decades before millions across the globe. Hits include “The World Is A Ghetto,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends,”  “The Cisco Kid,” and “Low Rider.”  WAR performs more than 150 shows a year. The phenomenal group and has been honored twice by its hometown of Los Angeles for making positive contributions to the betterment of the community with its powerful music.

“Bring plenty of water; the stage is going sizzling hot as it’s going Up In Smoke with WAR and CHEECH & CHONG’s red hot comedy and California funk. To share the stage with them is a dream come true. This is a family reunion. Lots of jamming together and surprises in store. What goes around comes around. They introduced “Low Rider” to the movie culture. It was our first song in a movie. We are all joining together to take the fans up in smoke. It’s going to be the high of a lifetime,” says WAR’s Lonnie Jordan.

“This is a great night of music and comedy” – LA Examiner

The combination is genius. War fit naturally with Cheech & Chong – Dallas News

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