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Git-R-Done at the Puyallup Fair

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on Feb. 20, 2013 at 4:59 pm |
February 20, 2013 4:59 pm

Larry The Cable Guy
Larry The Cable Guy
Larry the Cable Guy will Git-R-Done at the newly renamed Washington State Fair (otherwise known as the Puyallup Fair) in September.

Larry (real name: Daniel Whitney) will bring his brand of blue collar humor and his signature catchphrase, “Git-R-Done” in his stand-up act on Sept. 19.

Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show go on sale on Saturday at 10 a.m.
They sell for $20, $40, $50 and $65, with reserved seating, and include Fair gate admission, unless noted. They can be purchased on the Fair website, www.thefair.com/concerts or by phone 888-559-FAIR (3247) daily, 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Washington State Fair Box Office at 9th Avenue SW and Meridian Street on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Here’s more from the announcement:

In less than a decade, Larry the Cable Guy has infused humor throughout the United States through television, CDs, books, and even movies. The History Channel is currently airing Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy on Tuesday nights. Each episode focuses on a site in the country, showing real history and different lifestyles, jobs and hobbies.

Over 4.1 million people watched The Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy in 2009, with the third highest rated roast in the station’s history. Larry also starred in Blue Collar TV for the WB Network in 2004, drawing 5.4 million viewers, the second most watched show on television at that time.

On the movie front, he has starred in three movies, including Witless Protection, Delta Farce, and Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, which sold more than 1 million DVDs in 2006. The sequel to the film Cars from Disney/Pixar will be released this year, with Larry voicing the character, Mater. The original movie opened at #1 at the box office in 2006, grossing over $200 million in the U.S.

Larry has toured with Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall in the highly successful concert, Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which grossed more than $15 million. The tour was followed by the movie, selling 4 million units

Larry’s CDs have topped the Billboard charts, received certified platinum status, and been hit shows on television. His first comedy album, Lord, I Apologize reached gold status and was #1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts for 15 weeks in a row. Git-R-Done sold more than one million copies. The CDs, Morning Constitutions and The Right To Bare Arms both debuted at #1 on the carts, and the latter also received a Grammy nomination.

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