Jimmy Kimmel set to open comedy club in Las Vegas

Jimmy Kimmel is opening a comedy club in Las Vegas in spring 2019, where he will make regular appearances and give up-and-coming comics a chance to perform. “I grew up in Las Vegas, and I’ve always wanted to have a presence of some kind whether it be a restaurant or some kind of a pawn shop or something there,” he tells the AP. ” Kimmel goes on to say that he sees other comedy clubs in Vegas as “opportunities” for comedians rather than competition. “The best comedy cities—L.A., New York, Chicago—have multiple comedy clubs and that’s part of why they have a great comedy scene,” he notes. “It’s [Las Vegas has become the premier food city in the United States. So, I don’t see why it couldn’t become the premier comedy city as well.”



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