Friday Feb. 28, 2020 at 7:30pm
Akron Civic Theatre
Bill Engvall is a Grammy®-nominated, multi-platinum-selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country.
Engvall was part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy Tour and concert films, which sold over nine million units and received a Grammy nomination. He also starred in The WB’s hit sketch comedy show Blue Collar TV and in several solo specials for Comedy Central. In 2012, he reunited with Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy on the Them Idiots Whirled Tour, which aired as a special on CMT.
He previously starred in and executive produced the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. His other TV credits include Last Man Standing, Bounty Hunters, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, and Country Fried Home Videos. Engvall was also a contestant on season 17 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and as a fan favorite, he made it to the finals.
Engvall’s first album, Here’s Your Sign, is certified platinum and held the #1 position on the Billboard Comedy Chart for 15 straight weeks. His second album, Dorkfish, also debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Comedy Chart, as did his subsequent comedy albums. He has written several books, including his 2007 autobiography, Bill Engvall – Just A Guy. In 1992, he won the American Comedy Award for “Best Male Stand-up Comedian.”