Get Ready for JFL Vancouver’s Comedy Festival Lineup

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Just For Laughs (JFL) Vancouver is just around the corner as the eighth annual live comedy festival has been busy announcing additional comedians and shows ahead of its scheduled program from February 15 to 24. Stages at multiple venues across the city will be taken over by star-powered comedians from around the country and world for ten hilarious days of live stand-up, podcast tapings, improv shows, and sketch performances.

Since the festival’s first announcement and tickets going on sale, more shows and comedians have been added to the already impressive lineup of talent.

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Shows Added

Brett Goldstein @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Feb. 16, 17 & 18

Due to popular demand, the British comedian and Emmy-winning Ted Lasso star is performing a total of three nights as part of his The Second Best Night of Your Life tour.

Aaron Chen @ Biltmore Cabaret (Feb. 15) & The Pearl (Feb. 16)

The Australian comedian has quickly climbed the ranks of the international comedy scene after his 2017 debut solo show while touring nationally in front of sold-out crowds to rave reviews.

Rafi Bastos @ Rio Theatre – Feb. 17 & 18

Say hello to the 6’7″ tall Jewish-Brazilian comedian and a rapidly growing portfolio of super-viral stand-up clips.

Steph Tolev @ Biltmore Cabaret – Feb. 21

“The Queen of Filth” hosts a night of raunchy and revealing real-life stories shared by her mud-rolling guests, which will surely entertain.

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Best of the West

Also just announced, the Full Pint Comedy, show, an acclaimed stand-up comedy show hosted live at Chill x Studio on Feb. 20. This is your chance to see more local comedians showcased as part of JFL’s Best of the West. Hosts and pals Ryan Williams and Colin Sharp have brought audiences a new lineup of outstanding professional comedians together on stage since 2017.

Additional Best of the West comedy showcases include Big Dog Energy, Bloodfeud: Stand up vs. Improv, Camp! Comedy!, Citizen Hurricane!, Chill, Comedy!, Drag Brunch, Fistful of Kicks, New Moon Comedy, Puff the Magic Improv Show, The Amy & Ryan Show, The Sasha Ha Ha Show, and much more.

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Don’t sleep on getting tickets to see big-name comedians like Ben Schwartz, Ronny Chieng, Wanda Sykes, Marlon Wayans, Nicole Byer, Catherine Cohen, Chris Redd, Aparna Nancherla, Joel Kim Booster, and Annie Lederman before they sell out.

To browse the full lineup and purchase tickets, visit JFL’s website.

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