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Comedian Ron White Announces Fort Wayne Date

Ron “Tater Salad” White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon, makes his return to Fort Wayne with his new stand-up show. He will play the Embassy Theatre Oct. 13.

Tickets are at $42 and $57. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 21 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, or by phone at 800.745-3000. VIP packages are available at

White has achieved three Grammy nominations, a Gold Record, two of the top rated one-hour specials in Comedy Central history, a book that appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List, and CD and DVD sales of over 10 million units.

Most recently, White was featured in music-industry vet Cameron Crowe, and renowned director JJ Abrams’ new Showtime series, Roadies. White played road-tested tour manager Phil, in a critically praised performance.