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. Badouri is one of the most passionate, enthusiastic comedians, selling over 750,000 tickets during his career and becoming one of the most sought-after performers in the world. Included in the Ethnic Show is a gathering of some of the most diverse comedians with unique backgrounds and perspectives including; Greek-American Yannis Pappas, special guest and Festival favourite, Italian-American Dom Irrera and many more still to be announced! The Ethnic Show will take place at Club Soda and Metropolis with 19 performances from July 13 – 28, 2016 as part of the National Bank Club Series.


PRESALE: Tuesday, November 24 at 10am

ONSALE: Thursday, November 26 at 10am


Appearing in:

  • Montreal
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About the show

Rachid Badouri

He’s a hit!: Last year, Rachid performed his show BADOURI RELOADED 126 times, garnering over 101,300 spectators in 2014 alone. 

He’s cultured: Rachid is a Quebec-born Moroccan comedian. He received rave reviews for his performance on the Ethnic Show at JFL last summer!

He’s a record breaker: BADOURDI RELOADED was the most lucrative and popular comedy show in Québec in 2014, according to l'Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec.

He’s an actor: Rachid’s success in France landed him a role in the the upcoming remake of De père en flic directed by Emile Gaudrault, set to shoot next summer.

Follow Rachid Badouri on Twitter

Je suis ravi de vous annoncer que j’animerai the #EthnicShow cet été!!@justforlaughs! Réservez vos billets!...

Dom Irrera

He’s cool: Dom is known as "The Dominator" in  comedy circles

He’s on TV: His television appearances include The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tosh.0, Oprah ,"Seinfeld", "Everybody Loves Raymond" and The View. He has also starred in his own Comedy Central and HBO specials.

He’s top-ranked: Dom was voted one of Comedy Central's Best Comedians of all time.

People listen to him: Dom currently hosts his own podcast "Live from The Laugh Factory with Dom Irrera" where he chats and riffs with other comedy luminaries.

He’s consistent: Dom has performed more often at JFL and at the Cats Laugh Festival in Killkenny Ireland, than any other American comedian.


Follow Dom Irrera on Twitter

See me and @ejkerrigan at @HeliumComedy in Philadelphia tonight & Saturday. Tickets:

Yannis Pappas

He’s got hosting chops: Yannis is the host of AOL’s Original Series, 2 Point Lead. He was also the co-host of MSG’s sports fan show, The Bracket and the host of ABC’s Fusion Live on the Fusion Network.

He’s special: Yannis’ Half Hour Comedy Central Special aired in 2014 and is available on Amazon, iTunes, 

He’s got TV cred: Yannis has been featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, TRUTV’s How To Be a Grown Up, VH1’s Best Week Ever, Good Morning America on ABC. 

Go check him out! All of Yannis’ comedy shorts with Ditch Films can be found on YouTube here:

Gina Brillon