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Tickets on sale Friday for Sinbad show at the Arena

Aug. 27, 2013 @ 04:08 PM

 HUNTINGTON — Tickets go on sale Friday for an early October show at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena with comedian and actor, Sinbad.

 Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, for the show, which is set for 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 standup comedians of all time, Sinbad is internationally known for his starring appearances in hit movies such as “Jingle All the Way,” playing opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger; “Houseguest” co-starring the late Phil Hartman, and let’s not forget his film debut “Necessary Roughness.”

He has starred in the television sitcom “A Different World” as well as his own series, “The Sinbad Show.”

Sinbad has appeared on the FX Television series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”

Also, his long awaited stand-up special aired on Comedy Central this past February.

Most recently, he was in the third season of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice.”

Sinbad has even written a self-help book entitled “Sinbad’s Guide to Life: (Because I Know Everything).”

As an intermediary to community focused technology solutions, Sinbad believes no one should be left behind in training and education. He has served as a spokesperson for the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) encouraging minorities to pursue studies in science, math and engineering. Showing his appreciation for our armed servicemen, the comedian/actor has participated on USO tours and performed at the USO of Hampton Roads 2006 Patriotic Festival.

 Tickets will be on sale at the Arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and  by calling 1-800-745-3000.

 Go online at www.bigsandyarena.com for more info.