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LARRY THE CABLE GUY BRINGS HIS REMAIN SEATED TOUR TO DES MOINES


DES MOINES, IA • Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce that comedian Larry the Cable Guy will bring his Remain Seated Tour to the Des Moines Civic Center stage on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The show features new material and is part of a tour that is leading up to the taping of his new comedy special at the end of the year.

Tickets to Larry the Cable Guy – Remain Seated will go on sale Friday, June 21, 2019 at 9 a.m. and can be purchased at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, and by phone at 515-246-2300. 

Larry the Cable Guy is a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country.  He has his own line of merchandise and continues to tour across the United States.  Larry has created The Git-R-Done Foundation, which was named after Larry’s signature catchphrase, and has donated more than 7 million dollars to various charities. 

Larry The Cable Guy will be filming a new special with all new material at the end of 2019.  He has a comedy special with Jeff Foxworthy, which is currently available on Netflix.   In addition, Larry launched his own comedy channel “Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup” on SIRIUSXM.  The channel is a partnership with SIRIUSXM and Jeff Foxworthy.  It showcases the best in great American comedy.  You’ll hear hilarious material from this dynamic duo as well as comedy from some of their personal favorite comedians.

Larry starred in the movie Jingle all the Way 2 (2014) for FOX Home Entertainment. Other recent film credits include A Madea Christmas (2013), Tooth Fairy 2 (2012), Witless Protection (2008), Delta Farce (2007) and his first feature Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006).  When Health Inspector was released on DVD in August, 2006 it sold more than 1 million copies in the first week of release. 

Larry is also the voice of the beloved Mater in the Golden Globe winning animated feature film Cars (2006) and Cars 2 (2011) from Disney/Pixar.  Both movies opened number one at the box office and combined have grossed more than 1 billion dollars worldwide.  Larry returned as the voice of Mater for Cars 3 (2017).

Larry’s road to stardom also included the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which grossed more than 15 million dollars. The tour’s success led to Blue Collar Comedy Tour, The Movie, which premiered on Comedy Central in November of 2003 and at the time, was the highest rated movie in the channel’s history. The DVD has sold more than 4 million units. The sequel Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again, has sold more than 3 million units. In March of 2006, the Blue Collar boys reunited to shoot Blue Collar Comedy Tour, One For The Road in Washington, DC at the Warner Theater. The movie had its world premiere on Comedy Central June 4, 2006, again receiving some of the highest ratings. The soundtrack was nominated for a 2006 Grammy award.

Larry has won Billboard’s 2005 Comedy Artist of the year and Comedy Album of the year and he received the Billboard Top Comedy Tour Award in 2006. He is a bestselling author and was named to Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2006, 2007, 2011 and 2012. This lists the hottest and most successful people in the entertainment industry.

For more information about Larry the Cable Guy, please visit www.larrythecableguy.com orDMPA.org.

 About Des Moines Performing Arts

Des Moines Performing Arts is a private not-for-profit organization celebrating 40 seasons of presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states on four stages in Des Moines – the Civic Center, the Stoner Theater, the Temple Theater and the newly renovated outdoor space, Cowles Commons. Des Moines Performing Arts is a presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is home to many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. All performances of the Broadway Series are supported by Willis Auto Campus. All performances at the Temple Theater are supported by Prairie Meadows. All performances of the Family Series are supported by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. For more information, visit DMPA.org.