George Lopez Leaves the Audience in Hysteria at San Manuel


Photographs by Nolan P. Smith

By Nolan P. Smith

(Victor Valley)—On January 8th, world renowned entertainer George Lopez took the stage at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in Highland, bring an uproar of laughter to all in attendance.

Lopez, well known for his sitcom “The George Lopez Show”, as well as his numerous comedy albums and films, visited San Manuel as a part of his “Listen to My Face” tour. Lopez is known for his stand-up comedy, which usually focuses on the Latino culture, as well as comparing the culture to others with comedic results. The sold out crowd loved every minute of the show, as Lopez lampooned everything from car accidents to romance, utilizing that “Lopez Charm” that has made him the success he is today.

Photographs by Nolan P. Smith.

Photographs by Nolan P. Smith.

Lopez is a one man show, as all he needs to command the attention of the audience is a microphone, a bar stool, his voice and his uncanny ability to exaggerate mannerisms. He knows his culture, and crafts his humor around the everyday aspects of life, which really connected to the audience. Like, for instance, baby proofing a house, and the frame on an electrical socket, which many of us having missing in our homes at this very moment. That’s what makes Lopez such a joy to watch; he talks about his life growing up, which mirrors the lifestyle of many of us as well.

The “Listen to My Face” Tour is the first tour Lopez has done since 2009, and continues in Idaho, Nevada, Florida, Ohio and more. From the opening of the set, which brought in the star to War’s “Lowrider”, the crowd was 100% behind Lopez. The entertainer pulled no punches, as this mature audiences show earned its warning with strong content and mature themes, all aspects Lopez is well known for. He hyped up the crowd near the end of his set by speaking on how everyone lives their lives differently, but living a happy life, no matter what that means to everyone individually, is the most important aspect of life.

For more information on upcoming shows at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino, visit them online at


Photographs by Nolan P. Smith

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