COMEDY DYNAMICS TO RELEASE BILL HICKS: LIVE IN MONTREAL ON APRIL 14, 2017
LOS ANGELES, CA – Comedy Dynamics announced today it will release Bill Hicks: Live in Montreal on iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify and all other digital audio retailers on April 14, 2017.
Recorded in 1991 at the Centaur Theatre during the Montreal International Comedy Festival, Bill Hicks puts his classic style of dark humor on display. He ponders what would happen if the earth was invaded by redneck aliens, why there aren’t any positive stories about drugs on the news, and wonders what an atheist yells during sex.
Hicks tackled a wide range of social issues including religion, politics, consumerism, the media, and popular culture in a dark and controversial way. During the 1990’s, he toured the United States and United Kingdom extensively while making a number of high-profile television appearances. On February 26, 1994 at the age of 32, he died of pancreatic cancer in Little Rock, Arkansas. In subsequent years he has developed a strong following around the world. He was named the fourth greatest comedian of all time by London’s Channel 4 and ranked at 19 by Comedy Central.
“Bill Hicks’ performance at the Montreal Comedy Festival was legendary. It’s very exciting to be releasing this new audio version of Bill Hicks’ comedy for the first time,” said Brian Volk-Weiss, CEO of The Nacelle Company.
Comedy Dynamics is the largest independent stand-up comedy production and distribution company, producing Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History for History, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the new scripted comedy on Seeso, There’s … Johnny, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ‘N On Tour, and Hulu’s Coming To The Stage. The company has worked with a wide-range of established and emerging comedic talent including Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Katt Williams and many more. Comedy Dynamics is available on most streaming platforms including: Hulu, Roku, iOS, Amazon, and Android. Comedy Dynamics has been named the TMT Media Awards’ Best Stand-Up Comedy Production & Distribution Company for two years running.
Comedy Dynamics Records’ album Louis C.K. Live At Madison Square Garden won the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in 2016. In total, eight of Comedy Dynamics’ albums produced between 2013-2015 have been Grammy-nominated.