Spectacles / Shows

24 July 2017–
26 July 2017

OFF-JFL - Arj Barker: Get In My Head

Just For Laughs

What you need to know: You might know Arj Barker as "Dave" from HBO’s Flight of the Conchords, or as the co-creator of the off-Broadway hit The Marijuana-logues. Come see his new show Get In My Head and you’ll know a lot more about him. Maybe too much.

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24 July 2017–
29 July 2017

OFF-JFL - Jen Kirkman: Irrational Thoughts

Just For Laughs

What you need to know: Jen Kirkman meditates, which makes her better than you. She’s also hilarious, which makes her show Irrational Thoughts: Stories From My Brain a must see.

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24 July 2017–
26 July 2017

OFF-JFL - Aunty Donna

Just For Laughs

Following a massive debut North american Tour Aunty Donna are coming to Montreal for the first time. Performing their little plays, clever dances and goofy characters, Aunty Donna shows are a unique brand of surreal, fast paced, alternative sketch. The Donnas also produce award winning comedic videos through their YouTube channel reaching over 155,000 subscribers with over 23 million views.

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26 July 2017

OFF-JFL - Boast Rattle

Just For Laughs

A roast-battle-style compliment contest where comedians compete to see who can compliment one another in this showdown of sweetness, this clash of consideration, this barrage of benevolence. Playing off of the idea of roasts, Boast Rattle has two comedians go head-to-head, delivering alternating blows of the nicest order. One lucky crowd member who gets some on-the-spot boasting. One Champion of Charity, Master of Magnanimity.

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27 July 2017–
13 August 2017

Musique Sur Papier / Music On Paper

Osheaga Arts

Osheaga Arts presents it's seventh edition of Musique Sur Papier, a showcase of music poster art and designs from some of the brightest talents in the field. Artists from Canada, USA, France, UK, Australia and Spain are taking part.

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27 July 2017

OFF-JFL - Sirius XM Top Comic showcase

Just For Laughs

SiriusXM scours the country every year for the best in Canadian comedy with SiriusXM’s Top Comic and they’re bringing some of the biggest names from past competitions to this year’s JFL. Join host Ben Miner from SiriusXM’s Canada Laughs, the only 24/7 Canadian comedy channel broadcast across North America. Featuring Chris Robinson, Sophie Buddle and Che Durena.

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27 July 2017

OFF-JFL - Erik Griffin

Just For Laughs

Fresh off the sets of Showtime’s much-anticipated I’m Dying Up Here and the Comedy Central hit Workaholics, Erik Griffin makes his triumphant return to OFF-JFL, bringing his hilarious blend of observations on life, love, and self-evaluation to the stage.

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28 July 2017

OFF-JFL: New Faces Characters

Just For Laughs

Love sketch comedy? Love the feeling you get when you don’t know what to expect and raw talent reaches out and punches you in the chest? Then this is the show for you!

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28 July 2017

OFF-JFL - New Faces: Unrepped

Just For Laughs

They have the talent. They have the delivery. Now’s their chance to get the representation they need to become the next stand-up superstar.

New Faces Unrepped is a showcase of the best up-and-coming stand-ups scoured fromacross the USA and thrust into the gaze of fans and industry pros alike. Commission-free comedy at its best!

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28 July 2017

OFF-JFL: Comedy 101

Just For Laughs

NYC’s roughest survival of the fittest live comedy show comes to Montreal! It's Open Mic meets a Roast as a crop of inexperienced comedy rookies take the stage for the first time in front of a large audience hoping to get laughs, while a panel of brutal comedy headliners sit in judgment, ready to ring in with some tough “advice.” It's Tell a Joke or Be a Joke as Montreal’s own go up against a panel of Comedy’s toughest critics. It’s confrontational, it’s crass, it’s raucous, and it’s an absolute blast.

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29 July 2017

OFF-JFL - Sarah Millican: Work In Progress

Just For Laughs

Sarah Millican, one of the biggest stars in UK comedy, returns to Montreal with an hour of new material ahead of her next tour. This is a rare chance to see Sarah’s new work in progress show before she hits the road. She will bring jokes, if you bring laughs. It will be rough and ready and very, very fun.

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29 July 2017

OFF-JFL: Mo Amer

Just For Laughs

Mo Amer’s comedy is exactly what the world needs right now, and he’s bringing his solo stand-up show to Montreal!

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