Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman will headline Vancouver-area comedy festival in February

JFL NorthWest event runs from Feb. 16 to 25 at venues around city

Jim Gaffigan will headline a JFL NorthWest comedy festival show in February.

Jim Gaffigan, Colin Quinn, Michelle Wolf and Todd Glass have been added as performers during the JFL NorthWest comedy festival, happening at venues around Vancouver from Feb. 16 to 25.

The festival’s 2017 lineup also features Sarah Silverman, Trevor Noah, Chris D’Elia, Iliza, Tom Segura, Game Grumps, Piff the Magic Dragon, My Favorite Murder, Brian Posehn, SiriusXM’s Top Comic Showcase, The Alternative Show hosted by Andy Kindler, plus other artists.

Gaffigan, the Grammy-nominated comedian, actor and author, will perform two shows on Friday, Feb. 24 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, festival organizers announced this morning (Tuesday).

Elsewhere, Quinn will hit the Rio Theatre stage, Wolf will perform at Biltmore Cabaret and Glass will be featured at Yuk Yuk’s.

A blend of the best in stand-up, sketch and improv comedy, the inaugural JFL Northwest fest took place in 2016 in a partnership between NorthWest Comedy Fest and Just For Laughs.

CLICK HERE to visit the festival website.

tom.zillich@thenownewspaper.com

 

 

 

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