Comedian Amy Schumer brings act to Northern Kentucky University's BB&T Arena

Schumer stops in Tri-State Oct. 8
Posted at 5:34 AM, Jun 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-24 11:23:07-04

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Standup comedian Amy Schumer will bring her world tour to the Tri-State with a stop Oct. 8 at Northern Kentucky University's BB&T Arena.

Schumer is the award-winning creator, star, writer and executive producer of the award-winning Inside Amy Schumer program on Comedy Central. She announced her tour of more than 50 cities Wednesday night before a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York City. According to a news release, she was the first female comedian to sell out the Gardens.

Tickets go on-sale at 10 a.m. June 28 at,, the BB&T Arena box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at (800) 745-300.  Further information and tickets are available on Schumer's website here

Inside Amy Schumer won the 2015 US Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety Sketch series. Last autumn, the show was honored with the first-ever Emmy Award for “Outstanding Sketch Variety Series.” Schumer was also nominated for “Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series,” and “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.”