GALA NIGHT – Saturday, September 26th

Sanderson Centre

DOORS 7PM. SHOW 8PM

headlinersAfter every show, we always here “That comedian was SO FUNNY!  You should bring them back!”

Well, we’re very excited to feature our BEST OF THE FEST at the 6th Annual Brantford Comedy Festival!  Co-headlined by Nikki Payne and Debra DiGiovanni.

If that wasn’t enough to get you excited, our lineup is also stacked with some of the best Canadian comedians such as:  K. Trevor Wilson, Arthur Simeon, Frank Spadone & Nile Seguin.

Oh, did we also mention that we’re offering tickets at FIRST YEAR PRICES!  That’s right, you can score a ticket to our Gala for as low as $25!

Please note:  We know our Brantford fans are wondering where why local superstar Graham Chittenden isn’t on the show.  Unfortunately he wasn’t available on our date.  We’ll have Graham back again soon!


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“I can’t believe it’s been 6 years already, where has the time gone?  This year, we’re bringing back the comedians who KILLED IT on stage and won over the audience.  Don’t miss our BEST OF THE FEST Gala Night, it’s going to be AMAZING!”

- Jamie Stephens
Director, Brantford Comedy Festival

RISING STARS WEEKLY COMPETITION

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We’re super stoked to be back at the Polish Hall for our Rising Stars Competition.  As always, entry is FREE.  Come hungry, as the Polish Hall offers very affordable dinner before the show and great drink prices too!

ALL SHOWS ARE HOSTED BY CLIFFORD MYERS!

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Get there early to secure your seats.   DOORS OPEN 7PM.  SHOW 8PM.

WEEK #1 – THURSDAY, AUGUST 20th

WEEK #2 – THURSDAY, AUGUST 27th

WEEK #3 – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rd

WEEK #4 – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th

WEEK #5 – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th

WEEK #6 – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th

Every year over 200 comedians apply for our Rising Stars Contest.  Only 1 of them will earn the chance to open our Gala show.

RISING STARS FINALE – Friday, September 25th

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BEST WESTERN.

DOORS 7PM.  SHOW 8PM.

Each and every year, over 200 comedians apply to our Rising Star Contest.
We select 20 of them to compete.

At our Rising Stars Finale, you’ll get to see the top comedians from our contest compete for a chance to open our Gala show on Saturday.  This is a huge opportunity for the winning comedians.

Not only will you be treated to a great show from our contestants, you’ll also be treated to a special guest headliner — you just never know who might show up.

Tickets are $15/each or you can reserve a full table of 10 for $150 and sit together.

About The Festival

jamieThe Brantford Comedy Festival, founded in 2010 by local entrepreneur Jamie Stephens, has become a world-class entertainment event bringing some of the biggest names in comedy to Brantford.  The 2015 Festival features three signature events; The Rising Star Competition, The Rising Star Finale, The Gala Evening held at the Sanderson Centre for Performing Arts and the newly added VIP After-Party.

The Festival is known for introducing new and hidden gems in Canadian talent.  The Rising Star Competition offers amateur comedians the opportunity to compete for the privilege to perform as the Opening Act for the Gala Evening.  Finalists compete at the Rising Star Finale in front of an audience of 300+ people and includes a professional special-guest headliner.

The Gala Evening held at the Sanderson Centre is consistently a SOLD OUT event with a crowd of 1,125.  This premier event has welcome some of the best Canadian comedians to Brantford including Jon Dore, Debra Digiovanni, Tom Green, Sean Cullen, Nikki Payne, Derek Edwards.Debra McGrath, Colin Mochrie and most recently Jeremy Hotz.

We’re looking forward to seeing you at our 6th Annual Brantford Comedy Festival.

 

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The BCHS

ladyThe Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is dedicated to providing exemplary care to the citizens of our community.

The Brantford General is a 250+ bed, acute care facility, providing all of Brantford and Brant County’s specialty programs and services for our 120,000+ residents.  The Willett, Paris is a multiservice healthcare centre with a daily Urgent Care department as well as a state-of-the-art Diagnostic Imaging Service.

The Brant Community Healthcare System is a regional centre for Paediatrics, Mental Health, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, CT Scanning, Critical Care, Surgical Services, Ambulatory Care and Emergency Medicine.  We are also the site of the Brant Community Cancer Clinic and the SC Johnson Dialysis Clinic for patients throughout Brant County and Haldimand-Norfolk.
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We have more than 175 physicians and 26 members of the department of Dentistry using our facilities.  In addition, we employ over 1250 highly trained staff and have more than 500 dedicated volunteers at our sites.

The BCHS has a strong culture of caring and now we are focusing on innovation, learning and technology to help us care for and serve you better.

The Brantford Comedy Festival is proud to be partnered with the Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation.

FESTIVAL TICKETS 

Click on which ticket you’d like to purchase to be taken to the online box office.

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Please note:  Prices do not include Taxes or Service Fees.

SPONSORS 

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