Comedian George Lopez to perform in east Idaho


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The following is a news release from Fort Hall Casino.

FORT HALL — Fort Hall Casino is excited to announce George Lopez will be coming to town. Don’t miss your chance to see this popular comedian on stage at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center on Sunday, Aug. 20.

George Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez’s return to series television after co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warner Bros. Television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC.

George Lopez remains a hit with viewers in syndication on both broadcast stations and cable’s Nick at Nite, ranking as one of the top-rated shows on the network and among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly programs in syndication. George Lopez is one of only four off-net comedies to post weekly ratings gains among households from the 2007-’08 to 2008-’09 season.

Lopez will hit the stage at Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Event Center on Sunday, August 20 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.

Others in the entertainment lineup this year include:

- Vince Neil – Friday, March 31, 2017
- Morris Day & The Time – Saturday, May 6, 2017
–  Second Annual Car Show- Saturday, June 10, 2017
–  King of the Cage – Saturday, June 17, 2017
–  Clint Black – Sunday, June 25, 2017
–  George Lopez – Sunday, August 20, 2017
–  Travis Tritt – Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tickets for all shows can be purchased online at

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