Returning as our Emcee is Thunder Bay's 2018 Best Comedian, Chris Holland. Opening the show is a young and talented local comedian, second place winner at the 2017 Thunder Bay Comic Idol Competition, Jesse Kuokkanen. Featuring one of Canada's greatest up-and-coming comedians, Rick Rowley!
January 2018 Headliner
John Wing's comedy career spans over three decades and includes six appearances on the Tonight Show, nine Just for Laughs Comedy Festivals, five Winnipeg Comedy Festivals, and over 200 television appearances. He can be heard on CBC Radio's The Debaters, and is a contributor to Definitely Not The Opera. He created, co-wrote, and starred in the CBC radio sitcom, Man, Woman, & Child.
A regular performer in Las Vegas, as well as cruise ships all over the world, John is also the author of a comedy memoir, When You See The Reg Light, Get Off. John has performed at Comedy Festivals in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Halifax, Vancouver, Moncton, St. John's, and Milwaukee. He has opened for the Smothers Brothers, The Mills Brothers, The Lennon Sisters, Tony Martin, John Raitt, Debbie Boone, Jan & Dean, and The Grateful Dead. John has completed more than 100 radio commentaries for CBC Radio's The Debators and has been featured on The Arsenio Hall Show and The WB Network.
This past fall, John performed across Canada on the Annual Just For Laughs Comedy Tour.
Proceeds from each show go to support Cancer Research Initiatives through the
Northern Cancer Fund