LAFF UR BLUES AWAY presents: Joey Medina


The State Theatre Sat, May 11 8:00 PM
Film Info


Joey Medina born and raised in the Bronx, New York, has been in the entertainment field in front and behind the camera for over 30 years. Before entering the world of show business, Joey was a professional world boxing contender and Arizona Lightweight Boxing Champion.

Early in his comedy career, Joey Medina was homeless and living in a car. He donated plasma to eat and just put gas in his vehicle. One day while donating plasma, Joey promised himself that he will prevail and be successful by following his dreams.

As a stand-up comedian, Joey was part of the most successful Latino comedy group in history. He appeared on Paramount Pictures, “The Original Latin Kings of Comedy” with George Lopez, Paul Rodriguez and Cheech Marin. He starred in several specials including his own SHOWTIME network comedy special called, “Taking Off the Gloves”. He’s appeared in over 70 films and TV shows.

As a comedian, not only has he headlined at all major comedy clubs in America, he has performed and selling out around the globe for international audiences as well. He has toured with Russell Peters in the U.S. and internationally and was the first American comedian to headline in Vietnam for the Vietnamese. Joey has headline the Iconic Apollo Theater and has performed in front of 18,000 people at the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia and 11,000 people at the Arco Arena just to mention a few.

Joey Median also had one of the top morning radio shows in Los Angles on 96.3 FM, who’s show tied Big Boy on Power 106 in the ratings and won an “Impact Award” for Excellence in Broadcasting” from the National Hispanic Media Coalition.

Doors at 7; show at 8 p.m.
Meet & Greet tickets: $60 - all other reserved seating $50 & $40

*Meet & Greet will be after the show.