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Oddblock 2017 Festival Schedule

HERE IS THE COMPLETE LIST OF ODDBLOCK COMEDY FESTIVAL SHOWS!

Performers are subject to change. Though this schedule will reflect the most up to date information.

 

Day 1
24 Aug 2017

Oddblock Kickoff Show (THURSDAY)

The festival is finally here and we are kicking it off with a cast of great comics. The show will be headlined by Chantel Marostica and feature some awesome out...
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Ben Miner
Amber-Sekowan Daniels
Pat Thornton
Garret Jamieson
Ron Lynch
JOHN B. DUFF
Chantel Marostica

Dulcé Sloan & Friends (THURSDAY)

The late night opening gala will be headlined by the Dulcé Sloan who will be bringing signature boldness and confidence to the stage. In addition to Dulcé, we’ve assembled a...
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Nick Nemeroff
Chris Locke
Dulcé Sloan
Angie St. Mars
Jared Story
Florence Spence
PAUL RABLIAUSKAS
Day 2
25 Aug 2017

Nick Thune & Friends (FRIDAY)

Friday night Nick Thune brings his unique style of storytelling mixed with one-liners to The Park Theatre for his headline gala set. Nick will get a chance to stretch his...
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Gavin Matts
Sophie Buddle
Barbara Gray
Ben Walker
NICK THUNE

Hometown Heroes (FRIDAY)

In the last few years Winnipeg comics have been making a national splash. We’ve put together a collection of awesome expats, professional headliners, and up-and-comers, all of who are local...
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Spencer Adamus
Andy Noble
Jon Wilson
Jordan Welwood
PAUL RABLIAUSKAS
Chantel Marostica

Coast to Coast (FRIDAY)

Which coast is better at bringing the hilarity? YOU DECIDE!! This show may get a little East Coast / West Coast. Hopefully our lone prairie host can keep it together....
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Rachelle Lauzon
Chris Robinson
Sara Hennessey
Chris Fairbanks
Gabe Dinger
Dulcé Sloan
Ryan Ash

Total Baloney With Mayce Galoni (FRIDAY)

Mayce Galoni leads us through the art of baloney slinging as these festival favorites recount “true autobiographical tales” submitted by the audience. VENUE / DOORS 8:15 / SHOW TIME 8:45/...
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Mayce Galoni
Pat Thornton
Kate Schellenberg
Eliza Skinner
Kyle Bergstresser
Melanie Dahling
Ron Lynch

Park Alleys Open Mic (FRIDAY)

Friday and Saturday Night starting at 9PM, ODDBLOCK’s legendary open mic is BACK! You never know who might drop in and do time at the mic, maybe even YOU! Friday...
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Mark Debonis
Spencer Adamus
Kyle Bergstresser
Dan Goldberg
Andrew Lizotte
J.D. Renaud

Eliza Skinner & Friends (FRIDAY)

We’re so excited to have our Friday night gala show headlined by the quick witted, immeasurably talented, and of course, hilarious, Eliza Skinner! No need for pun-based nomenclature, this show...
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Chloe Radcliffe
Sara Hennessey
Kate Schellenberg
Eliza Skinner
Dulcé Sloan
Melanie Dahling
Ashley Burdett

Riff it up (FRIDAY)

Comics throw away the script and RIFF. IT. UP! There is only one rule at this show, no prepared material. New ideas, crowd work, and just about anything else is...
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Gavin Matts
Rachelle Lauzon
Garret Jamieson
Barbara Gray
Ron Lynch
PAUL RABLIAUSKAS
Mike Green

Jeopardy-Ish (FRIDAY)

We put our comics in Jeopardy by introducing a set of challenges they must adopt on the fly. This popular show makes it’s return to OddBlock for the second year...
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Chris Locke
Chris Fairbanks
Gabe Dinger
Angie St. Mars
Jordan Welwood
JOHN B. DUFF
Chantel Marostica

Tyler Penner’s Pizza Party. Friday Edition.

Local Comic and pizza aficionado Tyler Penner ruminates about his love of food (and possibly other things but we doubt it) between sets from assorted festival favorites. Vera / DOORS...
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Chloe Radcliffe
Mayce Galoni
Ben Miner
Amber-Sekowan Daniels
Sophie Buddle
Benji Rothman
TYLER PENNER

Oh No They Didn’t (FRIDAY) $10

That’s right, Oddblock’s late night dirty show “Oh No They Didn’t” is back! When all the other venues are shut down, everyone descends upon The Park Theatre for one last...
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Gavin Matts
Rachelle Lauzon
Chris Locke
Amber-Sekowan Daniels
Jon Wilson
PAUL RABLIAUSKAS
JOHN B. DUFF
Day 3
26 Aug 2017

Couch Surfin’ (SATURDAY AFTERNOON)

On Couch Surfin’ Devin Bray and Terrance Williams invite different interesting people to their couch for a conversation about their lives, their work and anything else that comes up! We...
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Couch Surfin’
TYLER PENNER
Chantel Marostica

Utopia to Me? with Chris Locke (SATURDAY AFTERNOON)

What is utopia to you? A fantastic world where people live inside of fruit? Where everyone is your sex slave? Where Potato chips make you feel better about yourself? Join...
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Eliza Skinner
Chris Locke

Chris Fairbanks & Friends (SATURDAY)

The Saturday night gala brings the hilarious Chris Fairbanks to the stage for this headline gig, we can’t wait to see what he has in store for us. Rounding out...
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Rachelle Lauzon
Pat Thornton
Sara Hennessey
Chris Fairbanks
Benji Rothman
TYLER PENNER

Kooks (SATURDAY)

A collection of the very best in Kookery, this line up features the most unique and hilarious comics we have to offer. It takes no small amount of skill to...
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Chloe Radcliffe
Mayce Galoni
Nick Nemeroff
Chris Locke
Ashley Burdett
Ron Lynch
NICK THUNE

Barely Legal (SATURDAY)

Gav & Soph host one of Vancouver’s best underground comedy shows, Barely Legal, and because we had them both in town we couldn’t pass up the chance to have them...
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Gavin Matts
Chloe Radcliffe
Chris Robinson
Sophie Buddle
Barbara Gray
Eliza Skinner
Andy Noble
Benji Rothman
Mike Green

Punch UP (SATURDAY)

Comics for time immemorial have been punching up each others material. Watch as this, previous to now, secret tradition takes place before your very eyes. A trio of professional comedians...
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Kate Schellenberg
Chris Fairbanks
Gabe Dinger
Eliza Skinner
Angie St. Mars
Kyle Bergstresser
Andrew Lizotte
JOHN B. DUFF

SiriusXM Top Comic Showcase (SATURDAY)

SiriusXM’s Top Comic scours the country each year, searching for the funniest comedians in Canada so you don’t have to (you should though, it’s actually pretty fun). Check out 2016...
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Mayce Galoni
Ben Miner
Chris Robinson
Sophie Buddle
Jordan Welwood
Chantel Marostica

Park Alleys Open Mic (SATURDAY)

Friday and Saturday Night starting at 9PM, ODDBLOCK’s legendary open mic is BACK! You never know who might drop in and do time at the mic, maybe even YOU! Friday...
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Mark Debonis
Spencer Adamus
Kyle Bergstresser
Dan Goldberg
Andrew Lizotte
J.D. Renaud

Tyler Penner’s Pizza Party. Saturday Edition.

Local Comic and pizza aficionado Tyler Penner ruminates about his love of food (and possibly other things but we doubt it) between sets from assorted festival favorites. VERA PIZZERIA /...
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Rachelle Lauzon
Gabe Dinger
Melanie Dahling
Ryan Ash
Ben Walker
PAUL RABLIAUSKAS
TYLER PENNER

We the North (SATURDAY)

Without conceit, Canada continually cranks out top calibre comedic content. Come contemplate just how these complex Comedians coax clamorous cackles from the congregated cake-holes of the crowd. Game Knight /...
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Nick Nemeroff
Amber-Sekowan Daniels
Sara Hennessey
Jon Wilson
Jared Story
Keener
Jordan Welwood

Altered States (SATURDAY)

Oddblock has collected a bunch of premium buds for this show. 6 Comics perform in a high-ly altered state. Audience is encouraged to get on our level. BMC / DOORS...
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Gavin Matts
Pat Thornton
Garret Jamieson
PAUL RABLIAUSKAS
JOHN B. DUFF
Chantel Marostica
NICK THUNE

Bada Bing Bada Boom (SATURDAY)

Secret Line-up. What’s no secret is that this show features some of our festival’s most special guests, in our most intimate venue. Vera / DOORS TIME 10:30 / SHOW TIME...
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Crapshoot! with Ron Lynch (SATURDAY)

Ron Lynch is rolling the dice and betting it all on great entertainment for the Saturday late show here at Oddblock. Always a festival favourite, Ron’s post midnight antics never...
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The Mystery Dads
Ron Lynch
Day 4
27 Aug 2017

Battle Royale: Oddblock Edition (SUNDAY)

The Comedy Battle Royale is standup meets Whose line is it Anyway meets the WWE. It tests comedians catalog of jokes and they’re ability to go off the cuff. No...
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Gavin Matts
Garret Jamieson
Benji Rothman
Ashley Burdett
Ben Walker
Jordan Welwood
PAUL RABLIAUSKAS
TYLER PENNER
Mike Green

Oddblock Closing Gala (SUNDAY)

This is the final show of the festival and who knows what surprises are in store! Come and join us for one final blowout performance with festival stand-out and special...
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Chris Locke
Chris Fairbanks
Barbara Gray
Gabe Dinger
Ron Lynch
Chantel Marostica
Day 5
01 Sep 2017

Scott Thompson (SATURDAY, SEPT 1st)

Well known to fans as a member of the sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall, Scott Thompson is anything but your average comedic talent. After Lorne Michaels discovered...
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Scott Thompson

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