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Get Ready to Laugh, Bemidji!

By Melissa Mathies

Ralphie May, famous comedian from Tennessee, will be coming to the Sanford Center in Bemidji on April 9th to perform his newest show “Ralphie May: Unruly.” The comedian who is known for his crude comedy style will be performing at 7 p.m. that night. The doors will open at 6 p.m.

Ralphie May was born in 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee but was raised in Arkansas. He went to Houston, Texas to go to the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He moved to Los Angeles once he graduated from the school in Houston.

He is known as a writer and producer and has multiple different shows. May placed second in the famous NBC TV show “Last Comic Standing Competition,” in 2003 which kicked off his career. After coming in second, he appeared on shows like the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Big Black Comedy Show,” and “The Wayne Brady Show.”

He is most widely known for “Ralphie May: Austin-Tatious (2008),” “Ralphie May: Too Big to Ignore (2012),” and “Imperfectly Yours (2013).” His newest show is “Netflix Unruly Tour.” You can find these four shows on Netflix.com.

He has also released other movies during his career. In 2005, he released a comedic album called “Just Correct.” In 2006, he released, “Ralphie May: Girth of a Nation” and in 2007, “Ralphie May: Prime Cut.”

Tickets can be found at ticketmaster.com or by calling the Sanford Center directly at 800.745.3000. You can also find them at the Sanford Center at the Bob Lowth Ford Pickup Window.

We hope to see you there, Bemidji!