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Presented by: Extreme Faith Productions

A night of laughter & music
for couples

Marriage Date Night is coming to 16 cities this February.

We will add more cities in Fall of 2023. Call our office if your church is interested in hosting a future event at 480-812-1100

Upcoming Events


Salem, OR
February 3

Warren, OR
February 4

Bremerton, WA
February 5

Lebanon, OH
February 10

Huntington, IN
February 11

Rapid City, SD
February 11

Tyler, TX
February 17

Shawnee, KS
February 18

Chandler, AZ
February 17

Phoenix, AZ
February 18

Prescott, AZ
February 19

Beckley, WV
February 24

Akron, OH
February 25

Littleton, CO
February 24

Ft. Collins, CO
February 25

Aurora, CO
February 26

Comedians & Artists

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Amberly Neese

Comedian

Amberly is a national comedian, speaker, and author with a passion for “GRINspiring” others.  She has won hearts (and funny bones) of people all over the country and loves sharing the joy of Christ with others.  
She is dedicated to helping people experience the freedom found in meaningful relationships with God and others. Her bible study, “The Belonging Project: Finding Your Tribe and Learning to Thrive” was released in May 2020 by Abingdon Press. Amberly received her Master’s degree from Biola University and serves as an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University.

Amberly has been married to Scott Neese since 1992.  They have two teenagers, Judah and Josiah.  They live in beautiful Prescott, AZ and love the Food Network and all things Star Wars.

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Leland Klassen

Comedian & Actor  

Raised on a farm in the heart of Canada, Leland quickly learned that shoveling manure and weeding potatoes, although lucrative, wasn’t his passion in life. So with absolutely no clear direction or vision for his future, he did what everyone does when they find themselves in that position – he went to College. He wisely chose his classes based on whichever cute girl happened to catch his attention and after several short years of last minute cramming and late assignments, Leland graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a degree in Anthropology.

As you might have guessed, Leland’s university education opened many doors for him in the years to come, but for some reason, he was dissatisfied working for a courier as a night shift stock boy. By this time married and with his first child soon on the way the most responsible and obvious choice was, of course, to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

His career has led him many places around the world doing live acts, television and film. Recently he starred in three movies, “Extraordinary”, “Sleeper Agent” and “Altar Egos.”

Leland and his wife, Carrie, have been married for 23 years and he’s been doing comedy for 22 of them! The Klassen family lives in Canada where they have raised their two sons, Cooper and Hunter.

Michelle Miller

Comedian

 

Michelle was born in a small town in North Carolina where she made others laugh as soon as she could talk. Michelle’s talent has taken her around the world, but her southern roots still remain strong. Her quick wit and southern charm are infectious. She was voted at top of the Florida’s Funniest Competition for 3 years  and has been featured on Nickmoms Night Out, Dr. OZ, and on the New Comedy Revolution DVD. She’s a regular at some of the best comedy clubs in the country and her versatile show has delighted crowds at fund raisers, corporate parties, and churches. 

Kristin Weber

Comedian 

Kristin is a comedian, speaker, and author. Her clean, sharp, and occasionally alternative approach to comedy has brought her all across the United States and Canada, where she has performed at conferences, churches, in popular clubs, on cruise ships and more. 

She has worked with comics such as Tim Hawkins, Michael Jr., and Ken Davis, and has headlined numerous events, including The Circuit, a week-long comedy tour in Toronto, Canada. Most recently, Kristin opened for The Mike Huckabee Show at TBN Studios and she speaks at youth conferences and camps all over the country. 

Kristin has written two books for teen girls, The Smart Girl’s Guide to God, Guys, and the Galaxy and The Smart Girl’s Guide to Mean Girls, Manicures, and God’s Amazing Plan for Me, published by Barbour Books in 2014 and 2016. She has written for Sisterhood Magazine (formerly Brio Mag from Focus on the Family), as well as contributed to popular blogs like The Gospel Coalition and Stuff Christians Like. She is currently working on her third book and contributes frequently to a variety of blogs and online magazines.

Kay Dodd

Comedian  

Kay Dodd has spent the better part of the last 25 years making people laugh as a professional comedian.  Whether she is performing for women’s groups, conferences, and recovery groups or emceeing events, producing shows or raising funds for worthy causes, Kay Dodd will deliver the laughs that can lift spirits, open hearts, and leave your audience inspired. 

In July, 2016, the National Livin’ on Laughter Gospel Comedy Association awarded Kay Dodd their “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Having previously been a club comedian who was regularly booked to host and emcee shows for A-List headliners such as Jeff Foxworthy, Shirley Hemphill, Brian Regan, Henry Cho, and more, Kay brings clean comedy wherever she goes.  You may have seen Kay Dodd on the Dove Channel or on tour with Chonda Pierce. Kay is excited to share some laughs with you and hopes to see you
at Marriage Date Night!

David Dean

Comedian  

David Dean has been doing stand-up comedy for over 25 years. His early days of training found him on the stage of Second City in Chicago which eventually led to working clubs, festivals, cruises, churches and other venues across the country. David has entertained troops at military bases all over the United States, Germany and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He and good friend, Craig Gross, recently co-authored a book titled, “Touchy Subjects” which can be found on Amazon. His latest CD, “Clap For Me” can be heard on Laugh USA, Sirius Satellite Radio, iTunes and Pandora radio. David and his wife of 28 years, Saint Betsy, live in Huntington, Indiana. They are the parents of two young adults, Alex & Hannah.

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Jonny Diaz

Christian Recording Artist  

Singer/Songwriter and Chart-topping CCM recording artist, Jonny Diaz, engages his audiences with great songs, great melodies and the ability to find humor in everyday life. His hit song “More Beautiful You” released in 2009 began to soar the charts and is still a fan favorite. He continues to write and release new songs that speak of God’s presence in the good times and bad. His songs will make you laugh and possibly cry. They will encourage and they will entertain. His most recent single “BREATHE” – was a #1 song on Christian radio.

Married to Libby for 10 years, they now have two young children, Charlie Grace and Dodger. Being in music full time for the past 12 years, leading a family and owning a gym all based in Nashville, TN keeps Jonny the Diaz family busy and their lives full as they share hope, laughter and encouragement with those they meet.

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Dan Bremnes

Christian Recording Artist  

Originally from Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Dan Bremnes is an award-winning singer/songwriter signed to Curb | Word Entertainment. Dan’s breakthrough came with his first major label release “Beautiful”, which peaked at #17 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart. The single was featured on his subsequent album, Where The Light Is. His newfound visibility was the impetus to sharing stages with Casting Crowns, Mercy Me, Chris Tomlin, along others. Dan’s insatiable penchant to see the world inspired Wherever I Go, which spawned an eight-day escapade to shoot a music video in seven countries. In 2022, Dan Bremnes returned to contemporary Christian radio with the single “Hold You Tight” which achieved a top 20 radio charting position. The song is part of his Into The Wild LP, released in June 2022. Dan resides in Nashville with his family, where dinner conversations can span from real estate investing to theology, and life hacks to Thai recipes.

See what the Comedians/Artists of Marriage Date Night say about the event!

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“Welcome to Marriage Date Night, we are so glad you’re here. In fact,
we couldn’t do it without you…believe me, I tried during the lockdown.
It just doesn’t work without people.”
 
Leland Klassen
Comedian
“I love Marriage Date Night because it is about connection — connection
with God, one’s spouse, and other couples. It is connection through
laughter and music and disconnecting from the stresses of life for three
glorious hours.”
 
Amberly Neese
Comedian
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“Marriage Date Night is a night to laugh, to “BREATHE,” and remember
why God led you to marry your amazing spouse. I’m so honored to sing
songs and share a stage with some of the funniest people I’ve ever met as
we celebrate God’s beautiful gift called marriage!”
 
Jonny Diaz
Chart Topping Christian Artist
“Marriage Date Night is unlike any event I’ve ever been a part of. The
night is relaxed, non-threatening, filled with laughter and music. The
whole time i’m on stage looking out over the audience, I say to myself,
‘This is the kind of evening I’d love to be sitting next to my wife.’ “
 
David Dean
Comedian
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“Marriage Date Night is a 1 night event that’s like having a mini-retreat
where couples can escape into an evening full of laughter and fun. I love
that Marriage Date Night offers the combination of top notch musical
entertainment along with two national comedians to bring the funny.
Often, we get so bogged down with life, work, children, bills, etc. we’ve
forgotten when we last laughed together — Marriage Date Night brings us
back to the basics of when we first fell in love.”
Kay Dodd
Comedian

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