TICKETS $10 Advance
Show Starts @ 7pm
Only a few days into the legalization of weed,
The Woods is proud to present
JOKES AND TOKES
he Jokes N Tokes Comedy Tour is coming to CASTLEGAR this Sunday October 21, and features three of Canada’s fastest rising Comedians. Together their comedy has been featured on Just For Laughs, JFL42, Comedy Network, Herb, Rogers TV, and Sirius XM. Jokes N Tokes Tour is based on a consistently sold out comedy show hosted at The Underground Comedy Club in Toronto.
Che Durena was born and raised in British Columbia, and decided to make to jump to Toronto when he discovered his love for stand up comedy. Since then he’s been hustling the GTA comedy scene to become one of the city’s best up and comers He came runner up in Sirius XM’S Next Top Comic, had headlining shows at JFL42 and has appeared on JFL All Access on Comedy Central. His comedy touches on his ridiculous life living abroad and his perception of more serious matters like race, relationships and drugs. Always finding an absurd angle to create a fresh a hilarious perspective.
Andrew Packer regularly travels across the North American Comedy Club circuit. He is the creator, host & producer of Jokes N Tokes Comedy Showcase. A rising star, Andrew has worked alongside established acts such as Pablo Francisco, Brendan Schaub, Brain Redban, Sam Tripoli and Dean Delray. This past summer, Andrew made his debut performance on the Just for Laughs 42 festival in Toronto.
Andrew also co-hosts the Joker Broker Podcast where he explores the commonalities of stand up comedy and insurance with good friend and insurance broker Sam Jazayeri (available on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher)
Jacob Balshin has proven himself to be one of the most promising young comedians in the Country. At this year’s IHJ Awards in Toronto, Jacob was named Best Upcoming Comedian. Jacob has been selected to open for Mike MacDonald and Rich Vos. His sketch comedy videos on YouTube have been viewed by thousands and his stand-up comedy has been featured on Rogers TV. He has also been featured on Sirius XM and in videos by Herb. This year Jacob won the Crazy Eights Comedy Contest and came runner-up in the Go Yuk Yourself Comedy Competition at Yuk Yuks. You can catch Jacob every Tuesday at Comedy Bar in Toronto where he co-hosts his weekly variety show Last Call.