The comedy event of the year is heading to the Don Haskins Center featuring Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy will come together to for “The Comedy Get Down” tour on Friday, July 24, 2015.

Cedric the Entertainer is an actor and game show host, best known for co-starring along with Steve Harvey on “The Steve Harvey Show” and starring as Eddie in the “Barbershop” films.

Eddie Griffin appeared on the big screen in “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo,” “Scary Movie 3,” “John Q,” and “Armageddon,” to name a few. Griffin performed many standup specials and starred in hit comedy series “Malcolm and Eddie.” He even wrote and produced four episodes, one of which featured his mentor, Richard Pryor.

D.L. Hughley was a member of “The Original Kings of Comedy,” a correspondent for “The Jay Leno Show,” host of “D.L. Hughley Breaks The News” on CNN and the original host of BET’s “ComicView.” He is the host of his own radio program syndicated in many markets.

George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. Lopez starred on television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom “George Lopez,” which ran for six seasons. Lopez has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry and known for his extensive charity work with various foundations.

Charlie Murphy spent the past two decades solidifying his position in Hollywood as a true acting, writing and producing talent. He’s appeared in feature films such as “Lottery Ticket”, “Our Family Wedding” and “The Perfect Holiday.” Charlie wrote “Norbit,” which opened No. 1 at the box office, with his brother Eddie Murphy. Charlie was a cast member on “Chappelle’s Show” and stars as Vic in Adult Swim’s new show “Black Jesus.”

Tickets officially go on sale on Friday June 12, 2015 at noon and will be available through ticketmaster.com, at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 800-745-3000 and at the UTEP Ticket Center.

  • The Comedy Get Down Tour
  • Don Haskins Center
  • Friday - July 24, 2015 at 8 p.m.