Rodney Carrington is one of the most popular comedians in the world. Though he's not edgy or young, he has a loyal, blue-collar audience that has followed his career for years. Carrington has toured the US, Canada and Australia several times. In fact, for the past 10 years, Carrington has been one of the top 10 grossing comics in the world. In addition to his success as a stand-up, he's also carved out a career for himself as an actor. Carrington appeared in the Adam Sandler film, The Longest Yard, and later had his own self-titled sitcom on ABC. He co-starred in Beer for My Horses with country music superstar Toby Keith. Today, he's back on the road, touring the world and making rooms full of people laugh.
Rodney Carrington is a relatable guy. He is always finding ways to communicate with his fans. He has a big presence on social media, especially Twitter. Like Tim Allen and Roseanne Barr, he has a working-class background that helps him connect with audiences. Unlike Allen and Barr, much of Carrington's comedy is delivered in song form. In addition to his live act, Carrington is well-known for his live specials. His album, Laughter's Good, debuted at No. 1 on the Overall Comedy Charts. That same week, his re-released album, C’mon Laugh You Bastards, was at No. 2. Carrington's comedy songs have a traditional country song structure and regularly get airplay on country radio.
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Where is Rodney Carrington performing?
Rodney Carrington's schedule is leading him throughout the US in 2019 and 2020. Stops will include Albany, Ga., Corpus Christi, Texas, and Holland, Mich. Carrington also has a residency at the David Copperfield Theater in Las Vegas.
What can I expect from Rodney Carrington?
Rodney Carrington's comedy is easy to relate to. In many ways, he's a very average guy. Like most people, he laughs at dick jokes, mother-in-law jokes and frank observations about sex. Because of that, Carrington also doesn't shy away from airing his misgivings about going to church. Though this material may sound family-friendly, Carrington is clear on his website that his live act is for adults only. He is not afraid to work blue. Some critics label him as crude, but Carrington has a tendency to make them laugh in spite of themselves. Carrington is known for mixing traditional joke-telling with guitar comedy. His songs have a traditional country flair.
Has Rodney Carrington won any awards?
Rodney Carrington has never been an award-winning critical darling. He has long been one of the top earners in the comedy world, though. In addition to Carrington's tours, he's had several top 10 comedy albums. In 2017, he released a one-hour Netflix comedy special, Here Comes the Truth. Carrington also had an ABC sitcom for two seasons, and made a movie with Toby Keith.
Who opens for Rodney Carrington?
Over the years, several comedians have opened for Rodney Carrington. They include Craig Peters and David "Yawt Yawt" Ellis.
How long is a Rodney Carrington show?
Including the opening act, Carrington's shows last about two hours. Measured on their own, Carrington's sets on their own typically last about 90 minutes.
What comedians are similar to Rodney Carrington?
Rodney Carrington has often been compared to blue-collar comics like Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy.Back to Top
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