WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - "The Rock Star of Comedy" will perform in Mansfield on New Years day. }}" />

   
 
 
Comedian Pete George To Perform In Mansfield

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 12/23/2013

If you're looking for a good laugh to bring in the new year, comedian Pete George will be performing at the Back Room in Mansfield on New Years Day.

The Cleveland native has appeared in the movie Shawshank Redemption, along with other short films and TV series, but made his name as the standup comedian who mixes in electric guitar. George says his unique style earned him the nickname, "The Rock Star of Comedy."

George played in a Cleveland rock band before entering and winning a number of stand-up competitions. George says about half of his performance is stand-up and the rest is "comedy music with rock." George recently headlined at Planet Holleywood in Las Vegas and says he will perform the same exact show in Mansfield.

George says he is "looking forward to the show" in Mansfield and that he would love to see a sell out.

The Back Room is located at 880 Laver Road, off of the Mansfield Inn. Doors for the event will open at 7 p.m. on January 1st, with the show beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $5.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The ninth annual Make a Difference food drive is underway. Full Story
Image1 The Richland County Clerk of Court auto title office will close Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 2:30 p.m. It will be closed all day Thursday, Oct. 30. The office will reopen Friday, Oct. 31 at 8 a.m. Full Story
 
Image1 An explosion rocks Major Metals Company outside of Bellville Thursday afternoon. Full Story
Image1 Standing room only at Lexington School's Board of Education meeting Wednesday night. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Lex Teachers Make a Statement at Board Meeting

Richland Newhope Honors Local Businesses And Employees

Congressman Jordan Watches Ebola Patient Care Preparations

Newhope superintendent named interim Crawford DD leader

Family Life Counseling Opens Office In Shelby

Benefit will be held for woman in need of lung transplant

More News