Woodford Times - Peoria, IL
  • The White Bread Tour makes stop in Peoria

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    1. Jim Gaffigan will be providing comedic entertainment as part of his “The White Bread Tour” at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Peoria Civic Center. Gaffigan has had several CDs and DVDs reach platinum status and has made numerous appearances on “The Tonight Show with David Letterman” and “Conan.”
    2. Besides being a comedian, Gaffigan has made various appearances on TV shows and movies as well. Shows he has been on include “Portlandia,” “Flight of the Concords,” “Bored to Death” and “Law & Order.” He has also had appearances on the big screen in “Going the Distance,” “Away We Go” and “It’s Kind of a Funny Story.”
    3. Last year, Gaffigan also published his first book, “Dad is Fat,” which debuted at No. 5 on the New York Time’s Bestseller’s List. He has a second book releasing later this year.
    About the event
    WHEN 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Friday
    WHERE Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson St.
    TICKETS $39.75-$49.75. Tickets are available by calling 673-3200, 1-800-745-3000 or at the box office.
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