Over 21,000 people will attend recordings of two podcast specials under listeningTomorrow evening at the Bell Center. This is the world record for podcasting He lives It will even be formalized by a representative of Guinness World Records, Mike Ward confirmed at register.
Mike Ward has something to flatter his ego. A special occasion for him tomorrow night, which he named bragging centerThe recorded podcast will be in front of the largest crowd in the world. The brand was previously owned by British couple, Chris and Rosie Ramsay, for a podcast recorded at 02 Arena in London in November 2021 to more than 13,000 people.
“We called [Les Records] Guinness certifies this record, says Mike Ward. There’s someone coming as a witness at the Bell Center. »
The comedian also inquired about Evenko, the concert promoter at the Bell Center, to find out where his show will be in runway history. “We are the second largest seller in Bell Center history,” he says proudly.
Only the UFC fight for Georges St-Pierre, in 2008, comes higher. “We can’t break that record because they recreated the room. But I find it crazy. It doesn’t make sense to have a file audio notation sold out a lot! »
When you are reminded that nearly 400,000 unique listeners tune in to it under listening Every week, the figure of about 20,000 spectators suddenly seems less impressive. ” Hello good Morning It should have 700,000 reviews per day. If they announce that they are going to the Bell Center, it will be Gino alone [dans la salle] The comedian laughs.
Because rings under listeningRegistered since 2015 at Bordel Comedy Club, Mike Ward wanted this evening at the Bell Center not to clash too much with the Bordel team. best example? He demanded that ticket prices be as low as possible.
“I thought it was funny that the cheapest tickets were $10 versus $28.50 for the service,” Mike says. In the end Evenko was really cool and lowered the service fee to $3.50. I find it interesting for those who haven’t seen the Bell Center before. »
Back to basics
For this special evening, which begins at 8 p.m., Mike Ward plans to record two episodes of under listening Back to back. Three secret guests will participate in each episode.
He says, “I thought about inviting more people, but what the world likes to do under listeningThese are the hut discussions. I told myself that we have to go back to that. You choose the guests who risk the most result. »
Although many people told him it was necessary to do as much as possible when playing the Bell Center, this evening Mike Ward decided to bring things back to basics: unplanned conversations between comedians. “I was told we should put on fireworks and bad lighting,” he said. I even thought about hiring a marching band [fanfare] to enter the stage. Finally, I said to myself that I would like to return it to what people had when they see a recording in a brothel. »
♦ event under listening At the Bell Center, as part of Just for Laughs, it will take place Friday evening, at 8 p.m. There are a few single tickets left centrebrag.com.
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