Cheech & Chong and War Up In Smoke Tour

Monday Mar 10, 2014

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Las Vegas, NV(March 10, 2014) – Comedians Cheech & Chong and rock band WAR recently announced their co-headlining,Up in Smoke Tour. “Hey, what happens when Cheech and Chong get together with WAR? Answer: The Greatest Stoner show of all time…combining Comedy, Latin, Funk, Horns, Rock & Soul.”  And that’s what fans can expect to experience at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, May 16. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am.

According to Tommy Chong, this year’s tour will celebrate history making of a different kind. “The ‘Up in Smoke’ gig with WAR will be a celebration of the legalization of our right to party all night long,” says Chong .  “Bring plenty of water; the stage is going sizzling hot as it’s going up in smoke with CHEECH & CHONG’s red hot comedy. To share the stage with them is a dream come true. This is a family reunion. Lots of jamming together and surprises in store. What goes around comes around. They introduced “Low Rider” to the movie culture. It was our first song in a movie. We are all joining together to take the fans up in smoke. It’s going to be the high of a lifetime,” says WAR’s Lonnie Jordan. 

The iconic comedy duo CHEECH & CHONG defined an era with their hilariously irreverent, satirical and counter-culture routines. Highlights for Grammy-winning Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong include 9 hit comedy albums and shattering record sales, along with 8 hit feature films which they co-wrote and starred in. All films were directed by Chong. Their first film, Up In Smoke, the highest grossing comedy of 1978, topped $100 million at the box office.  In 2008, the duo made history when comedy partners Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong announced their first reunion tour in over 25 years, selling out shows from coast to coast.

Multi-platinum-selling WAR, the original street band, has been sharing its timeless music and message of brotherhood and harmony for over 4 decades before millions across the globe. Hits include “The World Is A Ghetto,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends,”  “The Cisco Kid,” and “Low Rider.”  WAR performs more than 150 shows a year. The phenomenal group and has been honored twice by its hometown of Los Angeles for making positive contributions to the betterment of the community with its powerful music. 

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Tickets, starting at $39.50 (plus applicable service fees), go on sale Friday at 10am at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at or by calling 888-9-AXS-TIX.