Bill Bellamy Hosts American Family Insurance “Stand Up For Family” Reception with Melanie Fiona

American Family Insurance brought Stand Up For Family (SUFF) live stand-up comedy show back to Atlanta for the fourth year! Yours Truly was invited to attend the kick-off reception hosted by Bill Bellamy, best known as host of TV One’s Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes? and also featured a live musical performance by Two-time Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Melanie Fiona!

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Stand Up For Family features  top-level talent performing must-see material in front of a live audience of 700 guests. Throughout the free two-hour event, some of the hottest names in comedy share hilarious stories of family oriented situations and everyday life. Other featured comedians included; TV and Radio personality Rickey Smiley, star of TBS’s Deon Cole’s Black Box on TBS, Deon Cole and Latino Comedian Johnny Sanchez.


Stand Up for Comedy13Based in Madison, Wis., American Family Insurance offers auto insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, health insurance, business and farm/ranch insurance in 19 states. American Family insurance is the nation’s third-largest mutual property/casualty insurance company and ranks 393rd on the Fortune 500 list. Web:; Facebook:; Twitter:; YouTube:


Stand Up for Comedy14Centric is a 24-hour music  an entertainment channel that reflects the lifestyle and sophistication of today’s African-American and multicultural adult viewer. With a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing beat, its compelling music content fuses Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, Old School, New School and everything in between with today’s hottest artists. It is a unique mix of music,  culture and lifestyle programming that embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer. Centric: What’s Good.


The LIVE COMEDY SHOW and TAPING  was on Saturday, July 20, 2013at Center Stage Theater.

Special thanks to CampbellManning for the invite!! Enjoy the fun pics I captured of this kickoff reception held at Vanquish:

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