Uncle Sam’s Comedy Jam with Mike Epps at the Orleans Arena July 4

Mike EppsIndependence Day 2009 offers a night of laughs in Las Vegas, as four of comedy’s brightest talents come to the Orleans Arena in Uncle Sam’s Comedy Jam with Mike Epps and more.   Joining Epps are Arnez J, Earthquake and Leslie Jones for a hilarious one-night event on July 4 at 9 p.m.

Mike Epps, famed as one of the funniest comic actors in recent years, headlines the group of comedians that are part of Uncle Sam’s Comedy Jam. His comedic timing and humor have kept audiences laughing in several recent films, including Next Friday, Friday After Next, The Honeymooners and the recently released Next Day Air. Epps also appears in the new Las Vegas-centric box office hit The Hangover.

Arnez J is known on the comedy circuit for his charisma and physical agility, routinely drawing standing ovations from crowds throughout the country. After the success of his comedy special on BET, Arnez J landed the role of host on the network’s signature standup comedy series Comicview.

Earthquake has established himself as a television fixture with countless stand-up appearances on programs such as HBO’s Def Comedy, HBO One-Night Stand and Comedy Central Presents: EARTHQUAKE. He had a recurring character on the television show Everybody Hates Chris, lent his voice to the animated feature Barnyard and stars in his side-splitting concert DVD About Got Damm Time.

Leslie Jones, with her wild and crazy standup routine, has appeared in comedy clubs throughout the country, including a regular gig at the Comedy Store in Hollywood. She has also headlined at The Improv, Caroline’s and Laff Factory. On television, she has appeared on Showtime at the Apollo, BET’s Comicview, Comedy Factor and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam 2006.

Tickets for reserved seating are now on sale, and are priced at $45 and $57.50, inclusive of tax and fees. Tickets can be purchased at the Orleans Arena Box Office by calling 702.284.7777 or by visiting www.orleansarena.com