HILARIOUS, BOLD, FRESH, and GROUNDBREAKING are just a few of the adjectives used to describe Akintunde. He is a Dove Award Winning Comedian, a 23 Year Comedy Veteran and a sought after screen and television writer with over 350 original television episodes of writing credits. Also, a versatile and energetic Motivational Speaker, Akintunde emphasizes the importance of Faith, Focus and Self Motivation. He is often booked to facilitate workshops on Writing, Entrepreneurship and Media. But first and foremost, he is a husband and father of five who loves God, loves his family and loves to make people laugh.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 15 - 75 minutes
Akintunde is a Dove Award Winning comedian and a 23 Year Comedy Veteran with scores of television appearances. He is, also, a sought after screen and television writer with over 350 original television episodes of writing credits. With his vast experiences in the Entertainment Industry, he is an avid proponent of Christian leadership in Arts and Media and speaks often on "The Power of Media in Culture." Akntunde has written for the "NAACP Image Awards", "It's Showtime At The Apollo and the BET Awards and worked as a Head Writer and Producer for BET Networks', "The Monique Show". Akintunde has produced several comedy based television specials and served as an Executive Producer and Director of the feature-length Documentary film, "More Than A Coach: The Taft Watson Story", based on the winningest coach in South Carolina High School Basketball history. In addition to appearances on BET, TBS, The Word Network, TBN, and The Gospel Music Channel, Akintunde has been on multiple national tours in recent years. He toured with Pastors Creflo and Taffi Dollar on the "Change Experience" Tour, the national Teen-focused Ministry tour "Acquire The Fire" and has been featured at T.D. Jakes' MegaFest and Woman Thou
Art Loosed Conferences, and at scores of Marriage Ministry events including Lakewood Church in Houston and World Changers Church in Atlanta. As a Speaker and Youth Advocate, having Co-founded a mentoring program for At-Risk Youth, Akintunde facilitated an Afterschool program for over 150 youth in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Education.
Additional Booking Notes
~ Purchaser will provide a Travel Stipend in the amount of: $500.00 (TAA will make travel arrangements and forward to PURCHASER/MINISTRY.
~ Artist or management will schedule all travel accommodations.
~ Purchaser will provide Ground transportation for the duration of the Artist’s Performance, i.e. to Venue, back to Hotel, etc.
~ Purchaser to furnish one clean, private, well lit, well ventilated, capable of being locked dressing room with full-length mirror for exclusive use of Artist.
~ Purchaser shall provide an adequate quantity of bottled water, Ginger Ale and meals for the Artist and his assistant.
~ Purchaser agrees to provide and pay for ONE (1) minimum 3-Star hotel rooms (Non-Smoking, King) for the full duration of the Artist’s stay and any agreed upon promotions prior to the event.
~ Please check room in (with full coverage of Room, Tax and Incidentals). Artist will not charge any incidentals without the permission of the Purchaser/Ministry. However, the Artist will be not present a card to the Hotel upon Check-in.
~ Artist reserves the right to sell exclusive merchandise to patrons with no profit obligations or percentages to go to venue or purchaser.
~ One (1) person will be provided by the Purchaser to assist with merchandising.
~ Purchaser provides artist with one (1) six foot long table placed in the lobby or entry/exit area in clear view of show patrons.
RECORDING AND DUPLICATION POLICY
~ The Artist’s performance SHALL NOT be recorded without the expressed written consent Of the Artist, or an authorized representative of the Artist. Recording, Duplication, and/or Sale of the Artist’s Performance, Packaged Copy written materials Sold or distributed by Artist or the Artist’s likeness is STRICTLY Prohibited.
~ In the event this date is cancelled by said Purchaser, due to natural disaster, or the threat thereof, the Artist retains the deposit and the Purchaser has the option to move the date to an available date for the talent and the Purchaser. If the Purchaser cancels the event within four (4) weeks of the event, the Purchaser will remit full balance of the agreement to the Artist and reserves the option to re-schedule at a later date convenient to both parties. In the event this date is cancelled by said Artist, the Artist agrees to refund all fees and deposits paid. In the event this date is cancelled by said Artist, due to natural disaster or the threat thereof, illness, debilitating disease or hospitalization (events outside of the Artist’s control), the Artist reserves the right to move the date to a date that is good for both Artist and Purchaser.
~ The Artist’s NAME, LIKENESS, BRAND, or IMAGE must be the derived from THE ASSIGNMENT AGENCY only. LIKEWISE, the Artist’s NAME, LIKENESS, BRAND (“AKINTUNDE”, COMEDIAN AKINTUNDE, OR “THE REBIRTH OF COMEDY”); or IMAGE (picture) may NOT be used prior to required SECURITY DEPOSIT AND/OR TRAVEL STIPEND is received and receipt confirmed by The Assignment Agency, as stated in this contract.
Past Booked Events
|February 25, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Comedy Performance-Higher Ground Church Intl, PA|
|February 16, 2018 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Comedy Performance-Velvet Rope Entertainment- SC|
|February 14, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:45pm||Comedy Performance-Crossover Church, FL|
|January 19, 2018 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Live Recording, Columbia SC|
|January 18, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Headline- Funny Bone Comedy Club- VA|
|January 14, 2018 • 10:00am - 12:00pm||Comedy Performance- My Church, VA|
|December 31, 2017 • 10:00pm - 11:55pm||Comedy Performance-Abundant Life Family, PA|
|December 31, 2017 • 7:45am - 9:45am||Comedy Performance-Shiloh Baptist Church, NJ|
(1) Shure 57 Quality Cordless microphone
One (1) small table on stage.
2 bottles of FIGI , room-temp water on the table.
Sound system must have a CD player
14 miles from Columbia
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