Zoofest Festival – July 7-30, various locations LiveEvents June 30, 2016 2657 Zoofest Festival Welcome to the 8th edition of Zoofest Festival to be held from July 7 to 30, 2016! Zoofest is a Montreal festival founded in 2009 which puts forward a program dedicated to the discovery of emerging talent in the areas of humor, music, theater and entertainment. In 2016, JFL-OFF, 100% English, joined the Zoofest festival to offer a programming twice richer, unique and fully bilingual “Zoofest & OFF-JFL”! With 200 international artists, 150 shows, 600 performances, 115,000 festival goers and 80 volunteers, Zoofest & OFF-JFL is 24 days of festival not to be missed! For more information, including the full list of festival events: www.zoofest.com A few highlights from the schedule: George Wallace Veteran radio personality, beloved stand-up comedian and bestselling author George Wallace will be performing his solo show for one night only at OFF-JFL this summer. Deemed “The New Mr. Vegas,” Wallace headlined his own show at Las Vegas’s Flamingo Hotel for 10 years straight before touring North America in 2014. July 30, 2016 – 9:00 PM Salle Claude-Léveillée Janeane Garofalo Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an American institution since she burst onto the scene in 1992. She has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion, and The Cable Guy. Candid and witty, Janeane promises to give a top-notch performance. July 25-30, 2016 – 7:30 PM Mainline Theatre Louie Anderson With a career spanning over 30 years, iconic comedian Louie Anderson is a two-time Emmy Award winner, star of his own stand-up specials and sitcoms, best-selling author, and was named “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time” by Comedy Central. Don’t miss your chance to see a true comedy legend. July 24-26, 2016 – 9:00 PM Théâtre Sainte-Catherine Piff the Magic Dragon America’s Got Talent breakout star Piff the Magic Dragon is coming to Montreal. When it comes to Piff, think Larry David in a dragon suit (with a trademark Chihuahua named Mr. Piffles) who performs jaw-dropping magic tricks. July 25-27, 2016 – 7:00 PM Théâtre La Chapelle Tom Green: Live You know Tom Green from movies like Freddy Got Fingered and MTV’s the Tom Green Show. After touring the world Tom is bringing his outrageous stand up comedy show, Tom Green: Live to OFF-JFL… July 21-28, 30, 2016 – 10:30 PM Théâtre Sainte-Catherine Related
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