Bill Burr- Slight Return
An Emmy and Grammy nominated comedian, Bill Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation achieving success in TV and film as well as on stage. Bill’s Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts and his arena and amphitheater tour, Bill Burr (Slight Return), will tour North America throughout 2022. On August 21, Bill made history as the first comedian to perform at Fenway Park. On July 12, Bill premiered his Netflix special, Bill Burr: Live at Red Rocks. Bill is nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for his Roku Channel series, Bill Burr Presents: Immoral Compass, which is free to stream online. Bill recently shot the film, Old Dads, which he co-wrote, directed and will star in alongside Bobby Cannavale and Bokeem Woodbine. His animated Netflix series, F Is For Family, stars Bill, Laura Dern, Justin Long and Sam Rockwell in the cast and premiered its fifth and final season on Thanksgiving Day, 2021. In September, Bill made a guest appearance as Coach Bobson in episode 7 of the hit FX on Hulu series, Reservation Dogs. Bill made his debut as host of Saturday Night Live on October 10, 2020; he stars opposite Pete Davidson and Marisa Tomei in the Judd Apatow film, The King of Staten Island; and he stars as Mayfeld in The Mandalorian on Disney Plus. In September 2019, he released his sixth hour-long comedy special, Bill Burr: Paper Tiger, which was nominated for a Grammy Award, was recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall and is streaming on Netflix. Bill was seen in the Hugh Jackman film, The Front Runner; the Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell film, Daddy’s Home; he co-stars opposite Kevin Costner in the indie film, Black or White; was seen in the Paul Feig film, The Heat, alongside Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy and in the Al Pacino and Christopher Walken film Stand Up Guys. Bill received raves for his recurring role as “Kuby” on the hit AMC-TV show, Breaking Bad.
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Bill Burr is an Emmy and Grammy nominated American comedian or a comedian from the North American Union, depending on when you read this. He grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and did fairly poorly in school, despite the fact that he applied himself.
Having first gained notoriety for his recurring role on the second season of Chappelle’s Show, Bill developed a comedic style of uninformed logic that has made him a regular with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon.
Bill’s arena and amphitheater tour, Bill Burr (Slight Return), is traveling across North America throughout 2022. On August 21, Bill made history as the first comedian to perform at Fenway Park.
On July 12, Bill premiered the Netflix special, Bill Burr: Live At Red Rocks, which was shot in October at the legendary venue. On June 6, Netflix premiered the special, Bill Burr Presents: Friends Who Kill, which was hosted by Bill, featuring a line-up of performers curated by Bill and was shot on May 4 at The Hollywood Palladium.
Bill is nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for his Roku Channel series, Bill Burr Presents: Immoral Compass, which premiered on November 5, 2021 and is free to stream online. Directed by Tyler Falbo, Immoral Compass is a dark psychological thriller comedy series that explores how far “normal” people will go to get what they want. The series features performances by Vince Vaughn, Nick Swardson, Mary Lynn Raskub, Bobby Lee, Sarah Burns, Kurt Fuller, Al Madrigal, Niles Fitch, Neil Casey, John Gemberling, Camille Hyde, Ione Skye, Steven Weber, Lukas Gage, Marielle Scott, Kyle Dunnigan, Grace Van Dien, Lyrica Okano, Grace Zabriske, Richa Moorjani, Michelle Ortiz, Fahim Anwar, David Dastmalchian, Lori Petty.
Miramax and Bill’s All Things Comedy are producing the film, Old Dads, which Bill co-wrote, is directing and will star in alongside Bobby Cannavale and Bokeem Woodbine. The film focuses on three friends who after selling their company to a millennial, find themselves out of step and behind the times as they hilariously struggle to navigate a changing world of culture, career and fatherhood.
Bill’s animated Netflix series, F Is For Family, premiered its fifth and final season on Thanksgiving Day 2021 featuring Bill, Laura Dern, Justin Long and Sam Rockwell in the cast. The fourth season premiered on June 12, 2020 with Jonathan Banks guest starring as Bill’s character’s dad, reuniting Bill and Jonathan from their Breaking Bad days.
In September, Bill made a guest appearance as Coach Bobson in episode 7 of the hit FX on Hulu series, Reservation Dogs and on September 23, Bill released the live, vinyl, double album, Bill Burr Live From Madison Square Garden. Recorded live at Madison Square Garden on November 7, 2018, the album features Bill’s full, unedited performance, start to finish, in front of a sold-out crowd.
On October 10, 2020, Bill made his debut as host of Saturday Night Live. Bill stars in the Judd Apatow film, The King Of Staten Island, alongside Pete Davidson and Marisa Tomei, which premiered on June 12, 2020, available on demand, and is now available on HBO Max.
Bill portrays the character Migs Mayfeld in The Mandalorian, the hit Disney Plus series set in the Star Wars universe. A former Imperial sharpshooter turned mercenary, Mayfeld is a pivotal character in the Season 1 episode, “Chapter 6: The Prisoner,” and in the Season 2 episode, “Chapter 15: The Believer.”
On September 10, 2019, Bill premiered his sixth hour-long special, Bill Burr: Paper Tiger, on Netflix, and the album was nominated for a Grammy Award. The special was shot on March 4 & 5, 2019 at London’s Royal Albert Hall during his U.K. and European theater tour.
Bill can be seen in the films, The Front Runner, starring Hugh Jackman, Daddy’s Home with Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell, Black or White with Kevin Costner, Walk of Shame with Elizabeth Banks, The Heat with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, Stand Up Guys with Al Pacino and Christopher Walken, and Date Night with Steve Carell and Tina Fey.
Bill received raves for his recurring role as “Kuby” on the hit AMC-TV show, Breaking Bad, he was seen in multiple episodes of the hit Comedy Central show, Kroll Show, he guest starred on Fox TV’s New Girl in 2013 and contributed to the 2011 & 2012 ESPYS.
One of the most popular comedy podcasts on the web, Bill’s Monday Morning Podcast, is an off-the-cuff, twice-weekly rant that has become a fan favorite. Bill began the podcast in May of 2007.
Founded by Bill and Al Madrigal, All Things Comedy (ATC), is full-scale studio and the leading comedy podcast network. ATC is owned and operated by comedians, giving each comedian not only the opportunity to create the content they think is funny but to
take ownership in the company that distributes it. ATC produced projects include the Roku series, Bill Burr Presents Immoral Compass, and the documentary film, Patrice O’Neal: Killing Is Easy, in collaboration with Comedy Central. Since 2020, ATC has premiered several podcasts including OMG Hi! With George Lopez, Laughing with Myself with Melissa Villaseñor, Welcome To Friday, Nate Bargatze’s Nateland, Anthony Jeselnik’s Jeselnik & Rosenthal Vanity Project, Gettin Better with Ron Funches, and Breaking Bread with Tom Papa. Recent ATC-produced stand-up specials include the Netflix specials Bill Burr: Paper Tiger, Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?, and Ronnie Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America. ATC produced the Comedy Central series, Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers, and three one-hour stand-up specials for the network. For more on ATC visit the website, subscribe to the ATC YouTube page and follow ATC on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Bill returned to Madison Square Garden on November 7, 2018 after his sold-out debut at MSG on November 14, 2015, and he made his sold-out debut at Royal Albert Hall on June 6, 2018. Bill’s fifth hour-long stand-up special, Walk Your Way Out, premiered on Netflix on January 31, 2017. The special was shot on October 21, 2016 at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. In the summer of 2016, his fourth European theatre tour brought Bill back to Ireland, the U.K., Amsterdam and he made first visits to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cologne, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium.
From January 27 through February 10, 2015 Bill made his first tour of theaters in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai. On December 5, 2014, Bill premiered his fourth hour-long special, I’m Sorry You Feel That Way, on Netflix; the special was recorded on June 20, 2014 at The Tabernacle in Atlanta. On September 30, 2014, Bill released the vinyl album, Live At Andrew’s House, a recording of his 2011 Carnegie Hall performance, from Third Man Records. In July of 2014, Bill received the Stand-up Comedian of the Year Award from the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. In December 2013, his third European theater tour played to rave reviews in London, Glasgow, Dublin, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Reykjavik.
In October 2012, Bill released his third hour-long special, You People Are All The Same, available for download exclusively through his website and streaming on Netflix. Bill starred in two hour-long specials on Comedy Central: Bill Burr: Let It Go (2010) is available as a DVD, a digital audio download and on Netflix; Why Do I Do This? (2008) is available on CD, DVD and Netflix.
Bill is against organized religion and believes we should go back to the gold standard for our currency. None of his opinions are based on any sort of reliable information. He tends to go with his first thought, because reading makes him sleepy.
This event will be a phone-free experience. Use of phones will not be permitted in the performance space.
MORE DETAILS ON YONDR- Maverik Center wanted to remind you this is a PHONE-FREE EVENT (including Smart Watches). What does this mean?
After your ticket is scanned for entry your phones will be secured in individual Yondr pouches that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their devices at all times.
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What is Yondr? Yondr creates phone-free spaces for artists, comedians, teachers, organizations and more. The Yondr system is a simple solution to a technological problem that allows you to maintain possession of your phone at all times.
How does it work? Upon arrival at the venue, all phones and smart watches are placed in Yondr cases by our staff and will be unlocked at the end of the show. Guests maintain possession of their phones at all times. Guests may access their phones in the designated Phone Use Areas throughout the venue at any time.
Do I maintain possession of my phone at all times? Yes
Will the case affect my phone in any way? No
I have a babysitter at home — Where can I check my phone? Guests are able to use their phones at designated Phone Use Areas in the venue. All phones must be secured in a Yondr case before guests re-enter the performance space.
I am on-call for work — Where can I check my phone? Guests are able to use their phones at designated Phone Use Areas in the venue. All phones must be secured in a Yondr case before guests re-enter the performance space.
How do I unlock my phone after the show? Yondr staff will be stationed at all exits to unlock your phone at the end of the show.
Does it take long to unlock the cases and leave the venue? No. Yondr staff are located at each exit to unlock cases. We find that leaving is consistently faster at a phone-free show. It’s amazing how quickly people move when they aren’t busy screen-touching
I didn’t know about this phone policy. What if I don’t want to do this? This is the show policy, and as a result we cannot allow entry to any guests with cell phones or smart watches if they are not secured in a Yondr case. This information was disclosed when you purchased tickets to this event.
What happens if there is an emergency in the venue and I can’t access my phone? All venue staff and security have cell phones and radios. Should an emergency occur, they are trained to implement and execute safety and emergency procedures. Guests should follow all venue instructions and evacuate immediately in the case of an emergency. Yondr Venue Staff will have hand-held unlocking devices outside at a safe distance from the venue.