5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: April 13 to 19

Apr 6 2018, 7:00 am

Laughter is the best medicine, and here is our list of five comedy events from April 13 to April 19 to cure what ails you. There’s improv, stand-up, open mics and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Jokes and Roti; A Comedy Show


Image: Brett Martin

  • What: A monthly stand up comedy show at Di Reggae Cafe hosted by Dusty Searcy. Featuring headliner Brett Martin and also Devon Alexander, Darcy Collins, Sean McDonnell, and Rachel Schaefer.
  • When: Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Di Reggae Cafe – 13593 King George Blvd, Surrey
  • Admission: By Donation

Comedy Basement Showcase Saturday featuring Ryan Lachance

  • What: Comedy Basement celebrates the birthday of headliner Ryan Lachance. Also featuring host Steev Letts, Taylor Moorey, Anjelica Scannura, Jessica Joelle Pigeau, Suzy Rawsome and more.
  • When: Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Where: Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza – 605 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $5-7

Kino Open Mic Launch

  • What: Comedians of all skill levels are invited to perform four-minute sets at Kino Cafe’s Open Mic. Hosted by Alex Biron.
  • When: Every Monday
  • Time: Sign-up at 7 pm, show at 8 pm
  • Where: The Kino – 3456 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Improv Against Humanity: Spring Fling

  • What: The spring is sprung, the grass is riz, and The Fictionals are back at the Rio Theatre for Improv Against Humanity: Spring Fling! They’re sprucing up the #IAHatRIO deck, giving out sweet swag, and welcoming special guests Ali Froggatt and Andrew Job to the stage.
  • When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 EastBroadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Pink’s Comedy Club grand opening with Ivan Decker

  • What: Ivan Decker is a JUNO award-winning comedian who has made multiple appearances at the Just For Laughs festival both in Montreal and Vancouver, as well as being a featured performer at the Halifax Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and on CBC’s “The Debaters.”
  • When: Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Byrd (at The Flamingo) – 10768 King George Blvd, Surrey
  • TicketsOnline, $15
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