Comedic heavyweights to headline grand opening of National Comedy Center in Jamestown

Posted at 6:30 PM, Apr 10, 2018

A line-up of comedic heavyweights is set to take the stage for the grand opening of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown.

Amy Schumer, Lily Tomlin and Dan Akroyd are just some of the big names who will be in town August 1-5, for the grand opening, which coincides with the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival.

According to organizers, the opening celebration will feature more than 50 events and 40 artists that include the, "innovators, creators and legends of comedy."

Tickets will go on pre-sale to Members on April 27 at noon.  Tickets will then be offered to the public on May 4 at noon. 


  • "Amy Schumer and Friends", Friday, August 3, Northwest Arena
  • "An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin", Saturday, August 4, Reg Lenna Center for the Arts
  • Dan Akroyd, Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris & Alan Zweibel, August 2, Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

For additional ticket information,click here.

Tickets and memberships can also be purchased by called 716-484-0800

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