JFL Northwest is Back in Vancouver with Trevor Noah Kicking off the Festival in February 2022

JFL NorthWest, in association with SiriusXM, Vancouver’s premium comedy festival is ecstatic to return this winter, taking over the city of Vancouver from February 17 through 26, 2022. Festival programmers have been working around the clock to ensure that the long-awaited 6th edition of JFL NorthWest satiates all comedy enthusiasts who are just as excited as we are about returning.

After persevering through undoubtedly some of the toughest months, JFL NorthWest is proving its resiliency by confirming an arena performance by comedy megastar, Trevor Noah, as he stops in Vancouver on Saturday, February 26 at Rogers Arena with his critically acclaimed tour, Trevor Noah: Back to Abnormal. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 1 at 10 AM at ticketmaster.com.

“We are so excited that JFL NorthWest is returning this winter, and to be able to bring standup comedy back to Vancouver in our festival form”, shares Heather Wallace, Festival Director. “We are more dedicated now than ever to curate and deliver the best of the best comedy experience for our devoted comedy fans. There’s no better way to kick off our triumphant return than by programming one of the comedy industry’s hottest touring acts – Trevor Noah.”

JFL Northwest is very excited to welcome our audience back into venues for live shows, and we are committed to doing so safely.

  • Patrons attending the performance will be required to show proof of full vaccination (two doses of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine administered at least two weeks prior to the performance date) and photo identification as they enter the venue.
  • Just For Laughs recommends that all patrons wear a mask indoors, even when seated, except when eating or drinking.

The above protocols are in addition to any set out by the local health authority or performance venue. For additional information on protocols from the local health authority or performance venue, please consult their respective websites.

About Trevor Noah

Stand-up comedian and Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, is returning to Canada next year with his new tour Back to Abnormal. With over 75 sold-out North American shows, including his sold-out show at Madison Square Garden with over 14,000 in attendance, Trevor is traveling the globe and expanding his tour to include Vancouver. The Emmy-winning The Daily Show host and celebrated comedian is known around the world for his insightful and authentic take on politics and current events. Trevor has written, produced, and starred in 8 comedy specials, most recently including Son of Patricia on Netflix.

Additional stand-up performances, live podcast recordings, improv, sketch and beyond will be taking place at this year’s festival, with more details to be revealed in the coming months. In 2020 JFL NorthWest delivered 125+ shows, 200+ Artists, to 50,000+ in attendance, at 20+ venues.

All tickets for JFL NorthWest can be purchased at JFLNorthWest.com 

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