Second Jo Koy show added to JFL NorthWest lineup

Mike Birbiglia is one of the headliners at this year’s JFL Northwest.

(Updated Dec. 12) This just in: JFL NorthWest has announced a second show by Jo Koy.

The festival headliner’s 7 p.m. performance on March 7 is sold out. Due to demand, tickets for a second show, at 9:30 p.m., went on sale earlier today (Dec. 12).

Other headliners include Trevor Noah, Maria Bamford, Brian Regan and Mike Birbiglia. All told, JFL NorthWest is presenting over 90 shows with over 100 comedians at over 30 venues.

In addition, this year’s JFL NorthWest introduces Vancouver to a new comedy film festival. And JFL NorthWest, in association with SiriusXM, highlights the best in local talent with the Best of the West Series.

The festival takes place March 1-10 2018 at various venues, including Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vogue Theatre, Vancouver Playhouse, Rio Theatre, Biltmore Cabaret, ANNEX Theatre, Fox Cabaret, The Comedy Mix, and Yuk Yuk’s. Tickets, including singles and the new three-day pass, are on sale at jflnorthwest.com.

JFL NorthWest 2018 acts include:

TREVOR NOAH

JO KOY—Koy regularly sells out theatres across North America and is a weekly guest on The Adam Carolla Show podcast. He also recently started his own podcast, The Koy Pond with Jo Koy. The Tacoma, WA-raised comic has had two Comedy Central specials, Don’t Make Him Angry and Lights Out; a Netflix special, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle, which was released in 2017; and has appeared on Chelsea Lately, VH1, World’s Funniest Fails, The Joy Behar Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Jamie Foxx: Laffapalooza.

MARIA BAMFORD—A festival favourite, Bamford can currently be seen in the Netflix series Lady Dynamite.

Maria Bamford.

BRIAN REGANJAY PHAROAHANTHONY JESELNIK
MIKE BIRBIGLIA
NIKKI GLASER
JIM NORTON

THE FIGHTER AND THE KID LIVE—A live version of the weekly podcast The Fighter & The Kid. UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub and actor/comedian Bryan Callen host.

The Fighter and the Kid’s Brendan Schaub.

SASHEER ZAMATA
TODD BARRY
ARI SHAFFIR

JAKE & AMIR—American comedy duo made up of podcasters and former CollegeHumor writers Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld. The host the podcast If I Were You, an advice show where listeners email in questions.

RACHEL FEINSTEIN
RYAN HAMILTON

BETH STELLING—Stelling has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central’s @midnight, Chelsea Lately, The Pete Holmes Show, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Vulture named her 2015 Comedy Central stand-up special one of the Best Stand-up Specials of the year. Her latest special is now streaming on Netflix as Episode 5 of an original series called The Standups.

Beth Stelling.

KYLE KINANE
TOM PAPA
CAMERON ESPOSITO & RHEA BUTCHER
RONNY CHIENG
VIR DAS
SIRIUS XM TOP COMIC
ALI SIDDIQ
BRENT MORIN
DEBRA DIGIOVANNI
BRENDAN SCHAUB
THIS IS THAT
ALTERNATIVE SHOW WITH ANDY KINDLER

The first edition of the Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival takes place March 1-10. Programming includes short and feature film screenings, premieres, industry speakers, panels, and more. The search is on for the best and funniest short and feature films from around the globe to showcase at the inaugural edition. Filmmakers can submit their films to one or more of the following categories: Comedy Short Shorts, World-Wide Shorts, and Feature This! Submissions are open and details are at jflnorthwest.com.

Best of the West performers include All You Can Eat Laundry, Barely Legal, The Hero Show, Tinder Tales and more.

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3 Responses to Second Jo Koy show added to JFL NorthWest lineup

  1. Don Allen

    I want to go

  2. Katherine Dickey

    Birbiglia❤️He is so good.

  3. JP

    I think you missed Bill Burr?

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