It's Our Time!

Chicano comedy & music rocks Hollywood & the world, beginning August 20

Published on LatinoLA: August 10, 2004

It's Our Time!

Hollywood, California...the land of dreams, the home of the stars, the sunshine spot of the west coast, the entertainment capital of the World...the place to be!

Now, the new home of Latino comedy & music.

Latino comedy, the craze that has swept the Latino community across the country has finally hit the big time, as it will make it's debut in the main room of the world renown Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip every Friday night beginning August 20th, 2004.

The room that was once the legendary Ciro's night club and favorite hang out of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the 1940's and 50's, will now feature some of the biggest names in comedy, along with new up & coming faces on the Latino comedy scene. The show promises to be one of the most entertaining shows of it's kind!

With such veteran comedy performers like Gilbert Esquivel, Rudy Moreno, and the Latino comedy king who started it all, Mr. Willy Barcena (pictured), the night will also feature live music with an incredible band, "The Jokers", made up of veteran performers from such famous groups as WAR, TIERRA, and EL CHICANO, to name a few. A variety of music ranging from Classic Rock to Motown to Old School & Latin Jazz will be performed in an exciting environment that marks the first time a Latino led music~comedy show has taken this stage since Desi Arnaz & his orchestra performed here over fifty years ago.

The event will be co-hosted & MC'd by KCLA FM's Frankie Firme, of the Internet Radio Show "The 2nd Time Around".

The show will feature a segment that will allow members of the audience to display their musical & comedy talents, as bold & willing participants will be invited on stage to "show their stuff" on a world famous Hollywood stage and be discovered.

The night will be a classy evening, so dress up, step out, and come to the Sunset Strip in Hollywood on a Friday night for a full evening of the best Latino comedy & music anywhere in the World!

"Latino Comedy Live on the Sunset Strip"
for tickets & information: Gilbert Esquivel~ (310) 830-4439
Rudy Esquivel ~ (310) 518-2229

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