JS Touring announced today that comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Jim Gaffigan will embark on a four-arena tour together this fall for the first time ever. The upcoming dates include Friday, November 3, 2023, at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California; Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, California; Friday, November 10, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois; and Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for all performances will go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 16, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
“Jim and I met doing Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and have been talking about doing this for years,” said Jerry Seinfeld. “We finally made the schedules work out. Can’t wait.”
“I’m so excited to help out this unknown up and upcoming comedian who many may have never heard of,” said Jim Gaffigan. “I know it will be an amazing bunch of shows.”
Jerry Seinfeld’s comedy career took off after his first appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1981. Eight years later, he teamed up with fellow comedian Larry David to create what was to become the most successful comedy series in the history of television: Seinfeld. The show ran on NBC for nine seasons, winning numerous Emmy, Golden Globe and People’s Choice awards, was named the greatest television show of all time in 2009 by TV Guide, and in 2012 was identified as the best sitcom ever in a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll.
His latest Emmy nominated Netflix projects include Jerry Before Seinfeld and 23 Hours to Kill along with the highly acclaimed web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Seinfeld has also starred in, written, and produced movies (Comedian, Bee Movie), directed and produced a Broadway hit (Colin Quinn: Long Story Short), and wrote three best-selling books (Is this Anything?, The Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Book, and Seinlanguage) and a children’s book (Halloween). He will star in the upcoming comedy film, Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story, which he directed, co-wrote, and produced. Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally.
Jim Gaffigan is a seven-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, three-time Emmy winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor, which largely revolves around his observations on life.
A top ten comedian according to Forbes’ 2019 comedy list and top ten earning comedian in Pollstar’s 2022 list, Jim released his 9th stand-up special, Comedy Monster, on Netflix in 2021 which was nominated for a Grammy. He was also recently awarded for being the first comedian to reach one billion streams on Pandora. Gaffigan will release his 10th comedy special this year, an unprecedented achievement for the comedian/actor.
Gaffigan can currently be seen as the lead in the well-reviewed Sci-Fi drama, Linoleum, and stars as Mr. Smee in Disney +’s Peter Pan and Wendy, opposite Jude Law. He will also co-star Jerry Seinfeld, Melissa McCarthy, James Marsden, and Hugh Grant in Netflix’s Unfrosted, and co-stars in the drama Susie Searches opening July 28th. Gaffigan will also co-star Zazie Beetz, Claire Danes and Dennis Quaid in the upcoming crime/drama miniseries from Steven Soderbergh, Full Circle, premiering July 13th on MAX.
2019 was Gaffigan’s biggest year to date with an astonishing eight films releasing, three which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival including Troop Zero with Viola Davis and Alison Janney, Them That Follow and Light From Light – with many festival goers and press calling Gaffigan the “King of Sundance.”
Gaffigan regularly does humorous commentaries on CBS Sunday Morning for which he has won 3 Emmys. In 2018 Jim served as master of ceremony at The Al Smith Memorial dinner and= 2015, Gaffigan had the great honor of performing for Pope Francis and over 1 million festival attendees at the Festival of Families in Philadelphia.
Tickets for all four shows will be available for purchase by the general public beginning at 10:00 a.m. (local time) on Friday, June 16, 2023, via ticketmaster.com.