Montreal Fest July 13-31, 2016

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  • David Cross Gala

    Jul. 27

    David Cross Gala

    Jul. 27 Montreal
    Emmy® Award winner and Grammy® Award nominee David Cross is one of the most inventive performers, writers, and producers in the industry. Cross recently made his comeback to stand-up...
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  • Howie Mandel Gala

    Jul. 29

    Howie Mandel Gala

    Jul. 29 Montreal
    Filmed for The CW network at last summer’s Festival in Montreal, Just For Laughs starring Howie Mandel, was an exclusive 90-minute special featuring one-of-a-kind performances from some of the...
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  • An Evening with the Cast of Veep

    Jul. 27

    An Evening with the Cast of Veep

    Jul. 27 Montreal
    HBO’s Emmy® Award winning and Golden Globe® nominated series Veep is taking a break from politics with a live appearance in Montreal. Just For Laughs is thrilled to welcome Julia Louis-Dreyfus ...
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  • Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle

    Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle

    Unprecedented in our 34-year history, the Just For Laughs Festival will telecast across North America with a very special four-night event this July. In the tradition of Comedy Central’s...
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  • Lewis Black:The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour

    Jul. 27

    Lewis Black:The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour

    Jul. 27 Montreal
    Lewis Black is known as the king of the rant, and he’s here to give you an earful in The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour. Black fittingly voiced the character, Anger, in the 2015...
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  • Hannibal Buress

    Jul. 30

    Hannibal Buress

    Jul. 30 Montreal
    Currently a cast member on Comedy Central's hit series Broad City, Hannibal Buress is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. Selling out his first national theatre standup...
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  • Jeremy Hotz: International Man of Misery

    Jul. 28

    Jeremy Hotz: International Man of Misery

    Jul. 28 Montreal
    Jeremy Hotz spent the winter braving the harsh elements as he traveled from coast to coast, entertaining Canadian audiences with his International Man of Misery tour. Now the sun is out and the...
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  • Brian Regan

    Jul. 30

    Brian Regan

    Jul. 30 Montreal
    Brian Regan visits close to 100 cities a year doing stand-up and has sold out some of the most beautiful venues on the continent. He recently made Comedy Central history by performing the first ever...
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  • GAD ELMALEH

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 29

    GAD ELMALEH

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 29 Montreal
    Often referred to as the “Jerry Seinfeld of French Comedy”, Gad Elmaleh is arguably the biggest and most loved comedic star in France. Born in Casablanca, Morocco, he speaks Moroccan Arabic,...
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  • JIMMY CARR MONTREAL

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30

    JIMMY CARR MONTREAL

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    Among the most respected and best-loved comedians working in Britain today, Jimmy Carr is one of the biggest selling live acts in UK comedy and could be seen recently on Showtime's special The...
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  • Kathleen Madigan: The Mermaid Lady Tour

    Jul. 26

    Kathleen Madigan: The Mermaid Lady Tour

    Jul. 26 Montreal
    Over Kathleen Madigan’s 25-year comedy career she has performed on nearly every late night show ever made. She’s had stand-up specials on Netflix, HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central, and won the...
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  • Maria Bamford

    Jul. 28 - Jul. 29

    Maria Bamford

    Jul. 28 - Jul. 29 Montreal
    Maria Bamford was praised for her work in the Netflix reboot of Arrested Development, has a recurring role on FX’s critically acclaimed Louie and is the first female comic to have two half-hour...
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  • Russell Howard

    Jul. 27 - Jul. 30

    Russell Howard

    Jul. 27 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    Russell Howard, star of the hit BBC TV show Russell Howard’s Good News and one of the UK’s most popular comedians, returns to the Just For Laughs Festival with a brand new hour-long show. Don’t...
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  • Iliza Shlesinger

    Jul. 28 - Jul. 30

    Iliza Shlesinger

    Jul. 28 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    Iliza Shlesinger is the host of the new relationship-based game show on TBS, Separation Anxiety, winner of Last Comic Standing and star of the Netflix specials Freezing Hot and Warpaint. Don't miss...
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  • Brit-ish

    Jul. 26 - Jul. 27

    Brit-ish

    Jul. 26 - Jul. 27 Montreal
    The Commonwealth’s sharpest comedic talents are coming to this year’s festival for Brit(ish), hosted by Mark Watson with Russell Kane, Joe Lycett and special guest Sarah Millican, and more...
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  • THE ETHNIC SHOW

    Jul. 13 - Jul. 28

    THE ETHNIC SHOW

    Jul. 13 - Jul. 28 Montreal
    After breakout English performances at last summer’s Festival, one of Quebec’s biggest stars Rachid Badouri, is primed to take over the Ethnic Show, as part of the 2016 National Bank Club Series....
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  • THE NASTY SHOW

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 30

    THE NASTY SHOW

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    Following a triumphant debut as Master of Offense and receiving critical success, Mike Ward, the Celine Dion of dick jokes, will return to host The Nasty Show for a second time. Ward is an award...
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  • All Access Live Wednesday

    Jul. 27

    All Access Live Wednesday

    Jul. 27 Montreal
    Catch JFL All Access Live with a line-up of special guests and a host still to be announced Wednesday July 27 with 2 performances at Club Soda.
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  • Nikki Glaser: All Access Live

    Jul. 30

    Nikki Glaser: All Access Live

    Jul. 30 Montreal
    Nikki Glaser is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world today. Catch the creator and star of Comedy Central’s Not Safe w/ Nikki Glaser as she...
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  • All Access Live Friday

    Jul. 29

    All Access Live Friday

    Jul. 29 Montreal
    Catch JFL All Access Live with a line-up of special guests and a host still to be announced Friday July 29 with 2 performances at Club Soda.
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  • All Access Live Thursday

    Jul. 28

    All Access Live Thursday

    Jul. 28 Montreal
    Catch JFL All Access Live with a line-up of special guests and a host still to be announced Thursday July 28 with 2 performances at Club Soda
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  • Living in Fictional Times: A Political Conversation with Lewis Black

    Jul. 28

    Living in Fictional Times: A Political Conversation with Lewis Black

    Jul. 28 Montreal
    Don’t miss Living in Fictional Times: A Political Conversation with Lewis Black, which is bound to be a riveting discussion with the hilarious and thoughtful comedian, famous for his scathing...
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  • COMEDY BANG! BANG! LIVE!

    Jul. 29

    COMEDY BANG! BANG! LIVE!

    Jul. 29 Montreal
    Scott Aukerman’s popular podcast and television show Comedy Bang! Bang! is coming to JFL ComedyPRO. This live performance will feature Scott and some very special guests doing a totally improvised...
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  • Comedy Pro 2016
  • Tom Green: Live

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 30

    Tom Green: Live

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    You know Tom Green from movies like Freddy Got Fingered and MTV's the Tom Green Show. After touring the world Tom is bringing his outrageous stand up comedy show, Tom Green: Live to OFF-JFL.SO MANY...
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  • Janeane Garofalo

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30

    Janeane Garofalo

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an American institution since she burst onto the scene in 1992. She has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as The Truth...
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  • Alan Carr: Yap Yap Yap

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30

    Alan Carr: Yap Yap Yap

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    After yapping his way around the UK & Ireland, Alan Carr will be performing his solo show, Yap Yap Yap, in Canada for the first time ever! The award-winning comedian, author, and chat show supremo...
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  • 24 Hours with Mary Lynn Rajskub

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 28

    24 Hours with Mary Lynn Rajskub

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 28 Montreal
    Mary Lynn gets knocked up by a hunky stranger, becomes the good wife and mother, blows all her cash, and takes a yoga instructor’s advice to invest in tiny horses to save her marriage. Nancy...
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  • Adam Hills: Clown Heart

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30

    Adam Hills: Clown Heart

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    Adam Hills is one of Australia’s best known comedians. In the UK, they know him as the host of the irreverent weekly news show The Last Leg - for which he has won a British Comedy Award and a Royal...
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  • Steve Rannazzisi: Welcome Back

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30

    Steve Rannazzisi: Welcome Back

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    He’s made you laugh on the silver screen with shows like Punk’d and FXX’s The League. Now Steve’s taking the stage at OFF-JFL with his solo show Welcome Back.  SO MANY SHOWS TO...
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  • Barry Crimmins

    Jul. 29

    Barry Crimmins

    Jul. 29 Montreal
    Funny as hell, relevant and irreverent, Barry is a true comedy legend who never rests on his laurels, instead building each performance on a lifetime of remarkable experiences and a comic mind and...
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  • Piff The Magic Dragon

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 27

    Piff The Magic Dragon

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 27 Montreal
    America’s Got Talent breakout star Piff the Magic Dragon is coming to Montreal. When it comes to Piff, think Larry David in a dragon suit (with a trademark Chihuahua named Mr. Piffles) who performs...
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  • Michelle Wolf: No Dice

    Jul. 29 - Jul. 30

    Michelle Wolf: No Dice

    Jul. 29 - Jul. 30 Montreal
    In her first solo show Michelle dives deep into her calculated, fantastically absurd premises taking the audience on an increasingly personal and occasionally political journey through...
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  • Matt Braunger: Made of Mistakes

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 28

    Matt Braunger: Made of Mistakes

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 28 Montreal
    Matt Braunger (Mad TV, Marvel's Agent Carter, Big Dumb Animal on Netflix) has made a nice niche for himself in the comedy world. He has also fucked up. Many times. Now, having moved in with a...
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  • An Hour With Kurt Metzger

    Jul. 26 - Jul. 29

    An Hour With Kurt Metzger

    Jul. 26 - Jul. 29 Montreal
    Kurt is one of today’s most talented writers and stand-up comedians. Besides regularly performing in New York City's premiere comedy clubs, he has written for Chappelle's Show, Inside Amy Schumer,...
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  • Louie Anderson

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 26

    Louie Anderson

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 26 Montreal
    With a career spanning over 30 years, iconic comedian Louie Anderson is a two-time Emmy Award winner, star of his own stand-up specials and sitcoms, best -selling author, and was named “One of 100...
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  • Twins Day 2016 – Les JumOlympiques

    Jul. 23

    Twins Day 2016 – Les JumOlympiques

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    On Saturday 23 July, hundreds of JumOlympiens will be downtown Montreal in a humorous and annual Parade !Classic or atypical athletes will compete with them smiles to the delight of the public!Whether...
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