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NorthWest Comedy Fest 2015 first lineup announcement

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DH Vancouver Staff Dec 09, 2014 10:16 am

After a successful first year of bringing stand up favourites, up and comers, improv, podcasts and all ages events, the NorthWest Comedy Fest is back for another year, and they’ve made their first lineup announcement for their 2015 Festival taking place from February 12 to 21 around Vancouver.

The 2015 festival marks the beginning of a partnership between the NorthWest Comedy Fest and heavy hitter Just For Laughs, who will help to bring amazing talent to Vancouver, along with the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF), who will be presenting a special series of curated film events at the Vancity Theatre, including A Tribute to Robin Williams and An Evening of Comedy Short Shorts.

Headlining the festival are performances by Craig Ferguson, Maria Bamford, Doug Benson, The Debaters, Hannibal Buress and Moshe Kasher, along with the return of the Comedy Club series with shows by Ali Wong, Brian Posehn and Todd Glass.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday, December 11 at 10 a.m. at www.northwestcomedyfest.com/tickets.

First lineup announcement

Craig Ferguson’s Hot & Grumpy Tour: Walking The Earth

  • When: February 18
  • Where: The Centre

Maria Bamford

  • When: February 21
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre

Doug Benson

  • When: February 20
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre

Hannibal Buress

  • When: February 18
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre

CBC’s The Debaters

  • When: February 21 (matinee)
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre

Moshe Kasher

  • When: February 20
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret

Ali Wong

  • When: February 13 and 14
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s

Brian Posehn

  • When: February 12 to 14
  • Where: Lafflines, New Westminster – Official Satellite Venue

Todd Glass

  • When: February 19 to 21
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s

A Tribute to Robin Williams

  • When: February 13
  • Where: Vancity Theatre

An Evening of Comedy Short Shorts

  • When: February 12
  • Where: Vancity Theatre

NorthWest Comedy Fest 2015

When: February 12 to 21

Tickets: On sale December 11 at 10 a.m. at northwestcomedyfest.com

Presale: Tuesday, December 9 at 10 a.m. to Wednesday, December 10 at 10 p.m. Password: KEVIN

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