Louis C.K. Surprises Montreal With a Solo Performance at the 34th edition of the Just For Laughs Festival

July 22, 2016

louis-c-k-just-for-laughsLouis C.K. Surprises Montreal With a Solo Performance at the 34th edition of the Just For Laughs Festival!

Montreal, PQ [July 22, 2016] – The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Québec, is thrilled to announce Louis C.K.’s return to the Festival.

Just when you thought we were done announcing… Louis C.K. is coming to town!

Louis C.K. returns to Montreal for his very own solo performance, his first since the festival’s 2011 edition. In January 2015, he became the first comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden four times on the same tour. The third show was recorded and released as a digital audio download on his website, and went on to earn a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.

Louis C.K. has received over 30 Emmy Award nominations throughout his career and six wins, including ‘Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series’ for his work on the FX series Louie. He has also won two Grammy Awards for ‘Best Comedy Album’. Louis can currently be seen starring in Horace and Pete, a drama he both writes and directs. The New York Times called Horace and Pete “…probing, engaged and moving… a riveting series!” The show debuted in January 2016 and is distributed directly through his website, Catch Louis C.K. when he performs at Maison Symphonique at Place Des Arts on July 28 at 9:00 pm.



The 34th edition of the Just For Laughs Festival will also include: Seth Rogen, Aziz Ansari, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kevin Hart, Judd Apatow, P.K. Subban, Nathan Lane, Jeff Goldblum, Sebastian Maniscalco, Carrie Fisher, David Cross, Lewis Black, Jeff Ross presents Roast Battle, Howie Mandel, Russell Peters, Oh, Hello starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress, Jeremy Hotz, Brian Regan, Maria Bamford, Gad Elmaleh, Jimmy Carr, Russell Howard, Iliza Shlesinger, Kathleen Madigan, Colin Mochrie, Asad Mecci, Brad Sherwood, Nikki Glaser, Jay Pharoah, Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, George Wallace, Dan Harmon, Scott Aukerman, Paul F. Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus, Mark Watson, Russell Kane, Tiff Stevenson, Rachid Badouri, Dom Irrera, Godfrey, Jessica Kirson, Blake Griffin, Gina Brillon, Yannis Pappas, Mike Ward, Bobby Slayton, Brad Williams, Ralphie May, Tony Hale, Timothy Simons, David Mandel, Alan Carr, Tom Green, Janeane Garofalo, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Adam Hills, Andy Dick, Tommy Johnagin, Eugene Mirman, Nick Thune, Steve Rannazzisi, Scott Thompson, Kurt Metzger, Joe Mande, The Lucas Bros., Big Jay Oakerson, Barry Crimmins, Louie Anderson, Emo Philips, Piff The Magic Dragon, Beth Stelling, Michelle Wolf, Todd Barry, Greg Behrendt, Aparna Nancherla, Ryan Hamilton, Lil Rel Howery, Mike O’Brien, Ian Abramson, James Davis, Jermaine Fowler, Mark Normand, Tone Bell, Matt Braunger, Ari Shaffir, Andy Kindler, Anthony Atamanuik, Cameron Esposito, Daniel Sloss, Derek Seguin, Jackie Kashian, James Adomian, Josh Adam Meyers, Katherine Ryan, Finesse Mitchell, Corrine Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson, Stuart Goldsmith, Barry Katz and more!

The Just For Laughs Festival runs from July 13 to August 1, 2016 in Montreal, Canada. Just For Laughs ComedyPRO runs from July 27-30, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Montreal, Canada.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @justforlaughs @jflcomedypro

The Just For Laughs Festival presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec would like to thank their partners and sponsors: Vidéotron, Loto-Québec, Tangerine, Sleeman, KIA, Tim Hortons, Sirius XM, Le Lait, SAQ, Air Canada, V8, Appleton Estate, Eska, Lolita, Pepito Sangria, Gouvernement du Québec, Government of Canada, City of Montréal and Tourisme Montréal.

About the Just For Laughs Group:

Founded in 1983, the Just For Laughs Group has had but one goal in its 30-plus years of operation: Make People Happy. To achieve this goal, the Just For Laughs Group has focused on four major products: festivals in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Sydney; television production including Gags seen in over 130 countries and on over 75 airlines and stand-up specials; live shows, such as Canadian tour dates for Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan and the Just For Laughs Comedy Tour; and talent management. The Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival is the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming on average 1.35 million visitors to Montreal each summer and generating approximately $80 million for the city’s economy. The Group has offices in Montreal, Paris, Los Angeles, Toronto, London and they are all connected to each other via the Internet.


For tickets by phone, online or in person:
The Just For Laughs Box Office, 514-845-2322, 
presented by Videotron

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