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Ron White coming to the Swiftel Center


Brookings, S.D. (09/30/2016) – They call him “Tater Salad.” Ron White is headed to the Swiftel Center Thursday, February 23, for a night of cigar- smoking, scotch-drinking, story-telling comedy. An original member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, White will bring his chart-topping comedy show straight to Brookings. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 7 at 10a.m.; reserved-seating only.

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VIP Experience
To upgrade the event experience, fans can purchase the Ron White “200 Proof” VIP Experience which offers a premium seat – typically in the first five rows – and a Meet & Greet session after the show. Additionally, the package includes:

  • Photo with Ron White
  • VIP access pass personally signed by Ron White
  • Bonus DVD: Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops & autographed note
  • Margo Rey CD (Ron White’s wife and top Billboard charting singer/songwriter) For more information on the Ron White VIP experience, visit

All tickets on sale starting at 10a.m. Friday, October 7 at the Swiftel Center Box Office, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at Reserved seating tickets for Ron White are $75, $49 and $34; visit for VIP pricing. Content is suitable for mature audiences only. For more information, visit, call (605) 692- 7539 or follow at

About Ron White
Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right. White has always been a classic storyteller. His stories relay tales from his real life, ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas to sharing stories of his daily life to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. All 4 of his comedy albums charted #1 on the BillboardTM Comedy Charts. He has sold over 14 million albums (solo and with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour), been nominated for two Grammys, and over the past 9 years (since 2004) been one of the top three grossing stand-up comedians on tour in America.

About the Swiftel Center
The Swiftel Center is a gathering place for cultural, recreational and educational events. With a 30,000 square foot arena, state-of-the-art banquet rooms, conference rooms and in-house catering, the Swiftel Center is an international award-winning venue of excellence and one of South Dakota’s premiere event centers.

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Kristina Lanklow
Swiftel Center
Phone: 605-692-7539