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    Bill Engvall

    So who saw Bill Engvall at C.Y. Stephens tonight?


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    Re: Bill Engvall

    Quote Originally Posted by LeSchmick View Post
    So who saw Bill Engvall at C.Y. Stephens tonight?
    That's a pretty bizarre coincidence, because I just went to supper about 6 and drove right past our convention center, where a big sign out front said Ron White was appearing there today at 7.



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    Re: Bill Engvall

    I just got home. Pretty good show. Very little (none?) of the material that I'd seen on TV before. Then again, I've only seen his standup stuff, not his sitcom or "Country Fried Videos" show.



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    Re: Bill Engvall

    "I locked my keys in my car one time.......was using a hanger to try to open the lock, when some guy walks by and says 'locked your keys in your car, huh?', I said 'nope, just washed it...hanging it out to dry'.....here's your sign...."



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    Re: Bill Engvall

    how many people were there?


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    Re: Bill Engvall

    how do these guys get this much money for these shows when its a comedian, a microphone, and a barstool? i just don't get how it costs are on par with seeing someone like bon jovi or aerosmith who have roadies, staging, etc.
    maybe its just me?



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    Re: Bill Engvall

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    how do these guys get this much money for these shows when its a comedian, a microphone, and a barstool? i just don't get how it costs are on par with seeing someone like bon jovi or aerosmith who have roadies, staging, etc.
    maybe its just me?
    The concerts usually pull in a lot more people, so the ticket prices cover the costs of the roadies and the staging.

    The comedians aren't going to regularly pull in 12,000+ crowds. At least I don't think they do.....



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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    The concerts usually pull in a lot more people, so the ticket prices cover the costs of the roadies and the staging.

    The comedians aren't going to regularly pull in 12,000+ crowds. At least I don't think they do.....
    Oh that I know. I get that its proportionately not the same size of place but still the price tag just gets me. But people pay and show up so it really doesn't matter anyway.



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    Re: Bill Engvall

    Quote Originally Posted by Bipolarcy View Post
    That's a pretty bizarre coincidence, because I just went to supper about 6 and drove right past our convention center, where a big sign out front said Ron White was appearing there today at 7.
    He was here earlier this semester...and was funny as hell!

    I would've went to Bill Engvall but $39 was a little (lot) steep.



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    Re: Bill Engvall

    I saw Bill Engvall a few years back at the Civic Center in Des Moines. He was great!



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    Re: Bill Engvall

    Poor taste in comedians? Here's your sign.



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