A tradition at the Edmonton Comedy Festival the Date Night Gala is our most popular show. Starring New York’s Leighann Lord (“The View”, The Original Def Comedy All Star Jam”,“Premium Blend”) and hosted by L.A.’s Alonzo Bodden (“Last Comic Standing”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,”,“The Keenen Ivory Wayans show”). This is a selection of completely different styles and content that provides our audience with comedy a la carte; take what you like from our 7 headliners and leave the rest for someone else. It’s a great night out for all you couples out there from first dates to old married couples and everything in-between.
Best Of The Fest Gala
Saturday, Oct 10th at 10:00pm on the Global TV Stage
We’ve saved the very best for last. These are the best of the best starring Alonzo Bodden ((“Last Comic Standing”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,”,“The Keenen Ivory Wayans show”) and hosted by Toronto’s Jason Blanchard. These is our all-star show with everyone bringing their best to the stage before they leave town in the morning. This show officially brings to an end the 2014 Edmonton Comedy Festival because we simply wouldn’t be able to follow it with anything better. You don’t want to miss this one.
Saturday, Oct 10th at 8:00pm on the Coventry Homes Stage
If you like your comedy served with draft beer and chicken wings this is the venue for you. Comedy legend Dave Merry headlines this one with the smart, sexy, savvy, and funny, Leighann Lord and a couple of festival favorites: Sean LeComber and Trent McClellan. This show will start strong and finish stronger.
Saturday, Oct 10th at 10:00pm on the Coventry Homes Stage
This one stars Shayma Tash (“Chelsea Lately”,”The Tonight Show”, MTV’s “Punk’d”, “The best Damn Sports Show Period”) and 2 of Canada’s funniest females: Shelley Marshall and Christina Walkinsha. It’s all hosted by Edmonton’s Lars Callieou who was the first comedian to ever appear at the Edmonton Comedy Festival in 2010 and will likely be the last one off the stage in 2015.
Comedy On Whyte
Saturday, Oct 10th at 8:00pm on the Crystal Glass Stage
Everything that’s cool happens on Whyte Avenue and this show is no exception. Featuring the world famous Atomic Improv we want to introduce JR De Guzman whose comedy and music serenades audiences into fits of laughter, Rachel Feinstein whose voice you’ll recognize from the phenomenally successful “Grand Theft Auto V” video game (Seriously… how cool is that?) all hosted by Edmonton’s Lars Callieou.
Comedy On Whyte
Saturday, Oct 10th at 10:00pm on the Crystal Glass Stage
You may know Andrew Grose as the Producer of the Edmonton Comedy Festival, or the co-host of the 630 CHED Afternoon news or maybe as the “Bed in a bag guy” but we just know him as funny. Andrew is joined by 3 of Canada’s comedy heavyweights both on and off the stage. You can end them shooters but please stop feeding them.
Saturday, Oct 10th at 8:00pm on the Callback Entertainment Stage
Johnny Bagpipes Johnston will blow you away both figuratively and literally. (Did we mention he plays the bagpipes?) He is, by far, one of the most requested comedians in North America and it’s taken us 5 years to get him on one of our stages. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see a legend in the Canadian comedy scene along with three of the funniest acts working today. You’ll never get another show like this one St. Albert!