Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing in a Las Vegas coffeehouse. The comedian, who pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, now sells out arenas and theaters around the world.

He won the prestigious "Stand-Up Comedian Of The Year" award at the 2018 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He's had four highly rated comedy specials on Comedy Central and Netflix.

If you go

* What: Jo Koy: Just Kidding World Tour

* Where: Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St.

* When: 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9

* Admission: $41.50 and $56.50

* For more information: 423-757-5580

Last year, the comedian reached No. 1 on Billboard charts with his stand-up comedy album, "Live From Seattle." He can be heard on his weekly podcast, "The Koy Pond," on which he welcomes friends and fellow comedians to share their hilarious insights on life.

Koy appeared on over 140 episodes of "Chelsea Lately" as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "The Late Late Show with James Corden," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Last Call with Carson Daly," "Lights Out with David Spade" and "Beat Bobby Flay."

He's currently on his Just Kidding World Tour with all new material.

For more information on his podcast, album or tour:



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