Posted in music | tour dates on October 9, 2009

Louis CK

The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) unite to present the third annual Stand Up for Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation at Town Hall in New York City at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 4th. Brian Williams will host Stand Up for Heroes, which will feature star performances by Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert, Lisa Lampanelli, John Ondrasik, Bruce Springsteen and other surprise guests. These and other A-list entertainers have agreed to Stand Up for Heroes and ReMIND our nation that "Support our troops" is no longer a slogan. It's an action. The evening promises unforgettable performances, laughter, and sincere gratitude, with proceeds going to the BWF.

For the third consecutive year, all of our nation's living presidents have officially expressed their support to the Stand Up for Heroes event. President Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama, President George W. Bush, President George H. W. Bush, President Jimmy Carter and President William J. Clinton serve as the Presidential Committee for this year's event. Major television network executives join the Presidents as event co-chairs including Steve Capus and Sophia Faskianos (NBC), Ken and Kristin Jautz (CNN), Jon and Jennifer Klein (CNN), Sean and Tracy McManus (CBS), Philip Miller and Anne Sweeney (ABC), Richard and Lisa Plepler (HBO), David and Sherrie Westin (ABC), and Jeff and Caryn Zucker (NBC).
Tickets are on sale. Bruce Springsteen also played this last year.

The show is part of the New York Comedy Festival.

In related news Louis CK is now on Parks & Recreation.

Colbert recently had John Darnielle on his TV show.

Bruce Springsteen plays his fifth and final show at Giants Stadium tonight (10/9).

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Comments (11)

$500 per person for Balcony seats seems a bit steep.

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2009 12:13 PM

Saw Louis C.K. on Conan a couple of weeks ago. It seemed as if he had worked on his material for about 15 minutes--riffing on how everyone stands up at once on a crowded airplane as soon as the aircraft reaches the terminal. What a dufus.

Posted by smack | October 9, 2009 12:17 PM

"$500 per person for Balcony seats seems a bit steep."

Yes but you are paying that to see his royal highness Springsteen play 1 or 2 songs.
Those 100 dollar last row balcony seats go quick.
If this was not for charity it would be ok to call the Springsteen fools who grab these a bunch of idiots

As usual. Oh wait Vegan how dare you not cover the Springsteen shows at Giants stadium. I mean cmon epic that you get to hear him play a full album in a giant stadium with shitty sound and close views on a video screen. I mean cmon, greatest concerts of all time.

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2009 12:22 PM

I met some guy at the Alligator Lounge last night and we went back to my place where we did it ass to mouth, which was a first for me. Weird night.

Posted by Jenny | October 9, 2009 12:30 PM

ATM: it ain't just for cash anymore.

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2009 12:44 PM

ass and titties, aaaasss and titties

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2009 2:26 PM

ive heard louie's carpet doesnt match his drapes

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2009 2:27 PM

That is some threadbare drapes he's sporting.

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2009 4:06 PM

I wouldn't pay $500 from front row center, let alone balcony. BALCONY?!

Posted by Cuse | October 9, 2009 5:44 PM

thanks for letttin me know how to do dis i appreciate it

Posted by luis vuitton | October 17, 2009 11:17 AM


Everywhere in the LV, a bit mean!

Posted by lv sale | October 18, 2009 9:04 AM

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