Nick Cannon & Friends at Blue Cross Arena May 4th!

The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show  “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen on MTV—is coming to the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on

Saturday, May 4 at 8 pm for a special show titled “Nick Cannon Presents: Nick Cannon and Friends” along with a special musical guest. The show is family-friendly. However, parental discretion is advised. 

Produced and hosted by Nick Cannon, the MTV show comprises two teams made up of comedians and guest celebrities. Both teams receive various comedic prompts where they aim to present the best jokes to earn points. The competitive comedy skirmishes concludes with a rap battle or team performance—leaving the winning team with the Wild ‘N Out championship belt and bragging rights.

For the May 4 show, Cannon and other members from the popular MTV comedy show will entertain fans from across the region inside the Blue Cross Arena with a similar experience. In addition to lightning-fast improv, head-to-head battles and hip-hop-edged comedy showdowns—as the show is described on MTV’s website, local comedians will have a chance at participating in the show by following contest guidelines available at

The show is presented by WLGZ-FM 105.5 (1055 The Beat) in conjunction with WRSB-FM 97.5 (975 La Mega), RMG Entertainment and Vision Nissan Greece. Edward Sanchez is General Manager of 1055 The Beat: “This event will be pure entertainment for the many fans of Nick Cannon and his hit show on MTV. Comedy and hip hop lovers from across the region will appreciate what we have in store on May 4 and the types of entertainment experiences 1055 The Beat will offer in the near future.”

Lester Pace and Manny Bella are co-owners of 1055 The Beat: “Since the stations inception in 2017, we’ve done a fair amount of work to understand some of our listeners and other forms of entertainment they appreciate,” said Bella. “We want our listeners to know that we are also listening to their requests and committed to meeting their music and entertainment needs.”

“We’re proud to offer the city a new sound while boosting the local music and entertainment scene,” cosigned Pace. “Our team is working hard at planning a variety of entertaining experiences for our local listeners and online listeners in neighboring cities.”

 General public ticket sales will begin on Wednesday, April 3 at 10 AM. Tickets can be purchased at Tickets range from $30 to $150. There are 400 meet & greet tickets available starting at $225. For more information.