JOHN OLIVER DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center – Durham, NC; November 9, 2013 On Sale June 14 at 10 a.m.

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DPAC and Live Nation welcome JOHN OLIVER to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 14 at 10 a.m.

John Oliver

DPAC and Live Nation welcome JOHN OLIVER to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. John Oliver will take over as guest host of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and will serve as host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series for the eight weeks of original episodes that are scheduled during Jon Stewart’s hiatus. Scheduled guests for Oliver’s first week include Seth Rogen (June 10), Armando Iannucci (June 11), a musical performance by Mavis Staples (June 12), and Fareed Zakaria (June 13).

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 14 at 10 a.m.:

  •     Online at
  •     DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  • / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

“Don’t worry, it’s still going to be everything that you love about ‘The Daily Show,’ just without the thing that you love the most about it,” said Oliver.

John Oliver joined “The Daily Show” and The Best F#@king News Team Ever in 2006 and since arriving has done everything from interviewing UN Ambassadors to covering the World Cup in South Africa to breaking his nose fighting for the Confederate army. As a writer Oliver has won Emmy® and Writers Guild Awards and he won the Breakout Award at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. He performs stand-up around the US and his one-hour special “Terrifying Times” debuted in April 2008. His stand-up series, “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show” premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL in January 2010 with the fourth season slated to air in late summer. Along with Andy Zaltzman, Oliver also writes and stars in a weekly podcast, “The Bugle: Audio Newspaper for a Visual World.”

About DPAC

Since its opening in 2008, DPAC, the Durham Performing Arts Center, has become the center for live entertainment in the Triangle. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the art sound and video. Listed four times in the top 10 in Pollstar magazine’s annual worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is currently the #5 ranked theater in the U.S.

What is up next at DPAC this summer? Summer’s ultimate hip hop music experience KINGS OF THE MIC: LL Cool J feat. DJ Z-Trip, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, and De La Soul (June 16), SHERYL CROW in her most intimate concert ever in the Triangle (August 3), followed by Politically Incorrect comedian and host of HBO’s Real Time BILL MAHER (August 10).

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About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders:, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with a database of over 119 million fans who visit our sites. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 200 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 250 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit

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