Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story to Tell
Outback Presents and Kentucky Performing Arts present
Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story To Tell
Friday, May 10, 2024 | 7:00 PM | The Kentucky Center – Bomhard Theater
Get tickets (on sale 10/6): https://bit.ly/KPAAliSiddiq
Ali Siddiq is a stand-up comedian and public speaker from Houston, TX. Ali’s unique stand-up style began behind the walls of incarceration, an incubator for interesting experiences and good stories. In 2022, Ali released two new hour specials… THE DOMINO EFFECT on YouTube and UNPROTECTED SETS on EPIX. To date, THE DOMINO EFFECT has over 10 million views, ranking it in last year's top 5 most watched comedy specials. On June 4, 2023, Ali released THE DOMINO EFFECT 2: LOSS, the sequel to his viral stand-up special, on YouTube, which has already over 3 million views.
People received their first taste of Ali Siddiq when he appeared on HBO's DEF COMEDY JAM and LIVE FROM GOTHAM, and in 2013, he was named Comedy Central's "#1 Comic to Watch". In 2014, Ali impressed comedy enthusiasts by displaying his ability to captivate an audience with his "Mexicans Got On Boots" tale, descriptive storytelling, with over 13 million views, of a prison riot on THIS IS NOT HAPPENING, the first of three appearances. His stories continued with his HALF HOUR special, which premiered on Comedy Central in the Fall of 2016. Immediately following the premier of that unique, Comedy Central offered Ali an hour-special where he performed for inmates live in a Texas jail, sending Ali back to where it all started. The hour special, Ali Siddiq: It’s Bigger Than These Bars, premiered in February 2018 on Comedy Central. In 2019, Ali was a top 5 finalist on NBC’s BRING THE FUNNY. He also appeared as a regular cast member on the reboot of PUNK’D for Quibi.
Additionally, Ali has appeared on several popular podcasts like The Joe Rogan Experience, 85 South, Uncle Joey's Joint with Joey Diaz, Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank, Bertcast, Pour Minds, and many others.