Returning as our Emcee, Thunder Bay's 2018 Best Comedian, Chris Holland. Opening the show is Todd Genno - Featuring Ron Kanutski.
Ron Kanutski is taking the comedy scene by storm! From his humble beginning in stand up comedy by accident in Summer Beaver 2009 to capturing the Comic Idol KIng of Comedy in 2015 when he was named the Champ of Champions of Thunder Bay's Comic Idols. He has also been voted Thunder Bay’s Best Comic in 2013 and 2014 through a reader’s poll in Walleye Magazine. While sharing the stage with some of comedy's favourites, with most memorable being Darryl Lenox in 2012, Ron started pushing & headlining shows throughout Ontario, Minnesota, Wisconsin & Illinois.
Ron Kanutski was recently recognized with a Mayor’s Community Safety Award by Thunder Bay's Mayor and Council for his work as a Mental Health and Addictions Consultant.
Todd's first performance was a five minute routine in the 2012 Thunder Bay Comic Idol Competition. With this he wowed the judges and walked away winning the tile of 2012 Thunder Bay Comic Idol. He has since performed at various functions and clubs throughout Thunder Bay and the surrounding area. He has opened shows for some great Canadian Headliners including Derek Seguin and Tim Nutt.
January 2019 Headliner
A very popular Canadian comedian, Chuck Byrn has been working professionally since 1994 and as a national touring headliner since 1996.
His hard work has culminated in him receiving a Best Male Stand-Up nomination at the 2010 Canadian Comedy Awards.
His credits include the Just For Laughs Festival, NBC’s Last Comic
Standing, ABC’s Monk, Halifax Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Comedy Now!, Comedy at Club 54, Open mike with Mike Bullard, The Comedy Club Experience.
Chuck is also a head writer for the CBC Television Series Still Standing, and has several television acting credits including Mutant X, Hitched, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, You Stupid Man and Doc.
Proceeds from each show go to support Cancer Research Initiatives through the
Northern Cancer Fund