Performer and Comedy Entertainer ‘Sinbad’ will be at the Hukelau this Saturday. The Hukelau is located at 705 Memorial Dr in Chicopee, Massachusetts. This is a one day event being held on Saturday March 10. Show starts at 7pm and the doors open at 5:30. Ticket prices for this event are $32.00. For purchasing tickets call 413-593-5222. Here is some information about this comedian.
‘David Adkins(born November 10, 1956) better known by his professional name of Sinbad, is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He became well known in the 1990s from being featured on his own HBO specials, appearing on several television series, and starring in the films Necessary Roughness, Houseguest, First Kid, Jingle All the Wayand Good Burger.
In 1990, Sinbad did his first stand-up comedy special for HBO called Sinbad: Brain Damaged. The special was recorded at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1993, Sinbad did his next stand-up special in New York City’s Paramount Theater at Madison Square Garden called Sinbad – Afros and Bellbottomsfor which he won a 1995 Image Award. The show was such a success that he was brought back in 1996 for Sinbad – Son of a Preacher Manand again in 1998 for Sinbad – Nothin’ but the Funk. All of these shows have been released on VHS and DVD.
Sinbad again won a 1998 Image Award in 1998 for Sinbad’s Summer Jam III: ’70s Soul Music Festival.
By 1995, Sinbad had created a company called “David & Goliath Productions” that was located in Studio City.
From 1989 to 1991, Sinbad was host of It’s Showtime at the Apollo, and returned in 2005 while regular host Mo’Nique was on maternity leave. He hosted a Soul Trainepisode that aired January 14, 1995; appeared as a contestant in a 1998 episode of Celebrity Jeopardy!; and was the emcee for the 2000 Miss Universe Pageant.
During the 1990s, Sinbad guest-starred on an episode of Nickelodeon’s All That. In one sketch, he played the father of recurring character Ishboo, dubbed “Sinboo”. He also made a cameo appearance in the comedy movie Good Burger, starring Kenan & Kel, as “Mr. Wheat”, a short tempered teacher whose car gets crushed by a giant realistic hamburger. His character was modeled after Gough Wheat, a past teacher of the movie’s producer at White Station High School in Memphis, Tennessee
He recently performed his Comedy Central television special “Where U Been? at Club Nokia, which was later released on DVD to even greater success.
On March 14, 2010, he debuted on the Celebrity Apprenticeand was fired on the second episode (March 21, 2010) after losing in the Kodak challenge as project manager, placing 13th.
On January 25, 2011, he was the celebrity speaker of MacWorld Expo 2011.
Sinbad currently has a reality show on WE tv called Sinbad: It’s Just Familythat airs on Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m.’ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinbad_(entertainer)