Words cannot describe
2016 Strikeout "K" Crohn's Gala Performers
*Please note that all Entertainers and Celebrities scheduled to attend are subject to change
Please join Max & Jake Fried
and a host of
Professional Baseball Players &
Celebrities at this years
Strikeout "K" Crohn's Disease Baseball Fanfest & Gala.
From Long Island, New York. Weighing in at a hundred and blah blah blah.......... Valentine is well known for his nine seasons as “Cousin Danny” on the hit CBS sitcom, “The King of Queens”. In addition to appearing on screen, he co-wrote a few “The King of Queens” episodes, which he claims are the best. Elsewhere on the small screen, Valentine had a recurring role in the Emmy-winning FX show “Fargo” and notably appeared on the television show “Men of a Certain Age”, which was written and directed by Ray Romano, and met with critical acclaim. He has starred in his own half hour special on Comedy Central along with hosting “The X Show” on FX.
Valentine got his start in show business on the stand up comedy stage. After an appearance at the Montreal Comedy Festival, he left his native New York for heavier traffic in Los Angeles. There, Valentine quickly landed spots on various talk shows including, “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”,and the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, among others. He’s been headlining comedy clubs and theaters ever since.
On the big screen, Valentine’s current project, “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” is in post production, being released in April 2015. He has worked alongside such Hollywood heavyweights as Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear (“Stuck on You”) and Adam Sandler (“INow Pronounce You Chuck and Larry”). In addition to a number of specials for the Comedy Central Network, as well as a cameo in Jerry Seinfeld's lauded documentary,“Comedian”, he can be seen in such films as “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”, “Zookeeper”, and“Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury”, along with the independent short film “Alive ‘n’Kickin.
“Valentine also made frequent appearances as a round table comedian on the popular E! Network late-night talk show “Chelsea Lately.
”Valentine is convinced that Adam Sandler said, “GV will be one of People magazines 100sexiest stars......soon.”
A Philly native, Growing up as the son of a Philadelphia Detective wasn't easy for Jimmy. Jimmy and his band of six brothers were always getting into trouble and being the middle child to 6 brothers, Jimmy learned at an early age that a sense of humor could get him through any situation. His unique ability to see the humor in social trends and deliver his poignant and hilarious point of view on world issues has made Shubert one of the most respected and busiest comedians working today.
His full contact comedy has led him to headlining Comedy Store in Hollywood, as well as the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas , to his own stand-up special on Comedy Central, with five years on "King of Queens" and several appearances on "Entourage" .
Since his early start at the World famous Comedy Store, and later as an original member of "The Outlaws of Comedy" that toured with the late Sam Kinison. Shubert toured with Kinison for five years, playing casinos in Las Vegas and other venues like the Universal Amphitheater in front of audiences as large as 6,500 people.
Since then Jimmy Shubert has become a nationally touring headliner, in addition to three comedy CDs, Jimmy has his own half-hour comedy special for Comedy Central as well as an hour-long special he produced, called "Alive N' Kickin"," which was named in the Top Ten Best Stand Up comedy DVD's for 2010 by Punchline Magazine. "Alive N' Kickin'" is a theatrical presentation of Shubert's stand-up persona of a blue collar working man's man. He combines the outlook of a modern-day Archie Bunker with an utterly real world sensibility to create signature bits on Starbucks, airport security, relationships and the dumbing down of America. - soon to be seen on a premium cable network in 2012.
Jimmy has performed all over the United States, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, The Bahamas, Korea and in 2009, he performed for the troops in the Middle East and Afghanistan as part of the "America Supports You" program for the Defense Department and Armed Forces Entertainment with Drew Carey.
Jimmy's comedy routine is usually performed with an observational point of view, in comedic short-story form, and typically focuses on poking fun at pop culture. As AllMusic.com put it, "His confidence and lucid delivery enhances his humor, making even his most perverse moments hilarious."
Honey County is like the modern day Dixie Chicks. The Los Angeles based trio features sun-kissed harmonies and combines three front-women that form an undeniable power trio.
On lead vocals, Danni Rosner, sings and writes powerhouse melodies while playing the keys - LeeAnn Skoda, an Arizona native, sings and plays acoustic guitar, and Devon Eisenbarger crushes lead guitar as well as singing beautiful harmonies. Within six months of playing together, Honey County caught ears across the country with their organic harmonies when they were selected as semi-finalists on VH1’s “Make A Band Famous”.
In August 2014, their first single “Blood From A Stone” gained popularity with a feature on HBO’s TRUE BLOOD, and began spinning on the fan-favorite Los Angeles indie radio station, KCRW and iHeartRadio’s WPOC in Baltimore, MD.
Crohn's disease is a painful, incurable illness that may inflame the small and large intestines and cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps, weight loss, and numerous complications such as bowel obstruction and abscesses.
Most of those affected are young, including teenagers and young children. Approximately 20 percent of patients have another family member affected by the disease, and families frequently share a similar pattern of disease.
Max was the San Diego Padres 1st round selection - 7th overall - in the 2012 MLB Draft. He was traded December 19th, 2014 to the Atlanta Braves for Justin Upton. He attended Harvard Westlake High School in Studio City, CA.
2016 Strikeout "K" Crohn's Baseball FanFest & Gala Event
Thanks to all that donated their time and resources to make this years event a tremendous success.
501C3 * Non Profit Organization