Jimmy Kimmel’s Funny Club opening next year at Linq Boardwalk

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Chris Pizzello/ AP In this Feb. 26, 2017, file picture, host Jimmy Kimmel appears at the Oscars in Los Angeles.

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018|10:12 a.m.

Late-night tv talk program host Jimmy Kimmel prepares to open a funny club next year at the Linq Boardwalk on the Strip.

Kimmel is partnering with Caesars Home entertainment on the club, which is set up to open in the spring.

Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club will include acts varying from up-and-coming skill to family names, curated by Kimmel. The comedian and his group will likewise create the location.

Growing up in Las Vegas and briefly going to UNLV, Kimmel stated he was thrilled to bring a funny location to the Strip.

” Structure a club like this in my home town is a dream become a reality” Kimmel stated in a statement. “I’ve done comprehensive research, consulting with veteran comics to create the ideal venue for comics and funny fans. My goal is to capture the spirit of classic Vegas with late night programs, surprise visitors, live music, memorabilia from my career and food that will equal the finest restaurants in the area.”

The 8,000-square-foot place will have an expandable display room seating as much as 300 guests. The club will be open seven nights a week, with a bar open daily and shows offered nightly.

” Every comic who plays this club will get first-class treatment,” Kimmel stated. “I am consuming over every information to make this the most comedy-friendly club in the world.”

The club will lie throughout from the Brooklyn Bowl, near the High Roller observation wheel.

” We are elated by the opportunity to collaborate with Jimmy Kimmel on his very first and just funny club,” stated Jason Gastwirth, president of entertainment for Caesars Home entertainment. “As the leader in developing iconic residencies in Las Vegas, we are developing this club to be an innovative and extraordinary live funny place.”

Additional details about the club will be announced later on this year.

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