Vancouver's JFL NorthWest Reveals Initial Lineup with Bill Burr, Hannah Gadsby

Middleditch & Schwartz, Patton Oswalt, Margaret Cho, Jay Pharoah and many more will also perform

BY Exclaim! StaffPublished Dec 3, 2019

Vancouver's Just for Laughs festival is returning to action in 2020, and organizers have now revealed the initial group of acts set to play the fifth edition of JFL NorthWest.

Running from February 13 to 25 at venues across Vancouver, JFL NorthWest's fifth edition will play host to the likes of Bill Burr, Hannah Gadsby, Middleditch & Schwartz, Patton Oswalt, How Did This Get Made?, Margaret Cho, Jay Pharoah, Maz Jobrani, Maria Bamford, Ronny Chieng, Brendan Schaub, Ron Funches, Justin Willman, Kill Tony, the Dollop, Doughboys and more.

JFL NorthWest will also team with SiriusXM for Best of the West, a series highlighting British Columbia's local comedy talent. This year's lineup includes (in alphabetical order) Alicia Tobin's Come Draw with Me, All You Can Eat Laundry, Amy & Tom, Best of Blind Tiger, Bloodfeud: Stand Up Vs. Improv, Comedy Bucket, Fatale Fridays, Full Pint, The Bachelor by Grad School Improv, Graham Clark's Quiz Show, Hell Night with Gorbman and Aaron, the Hero Show and more.

While further acts have yet to be announced, you can see the currently confirmed lineup here.

A ticket pre-sale begins today at 10 a.m. PST through the festival's official website, accessible with the password "JFLNWEXCLAIM." Tickets will then go on sale to the general public on Friday (December 6) at 10 a.m. PST.

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