The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story. In a market still dominated by American acts with American TV credits a small Canadian comedy tour has managed to succeed. Like the Tragically Hip they have done it by touring and gaining fans one performance at a time. The Tour started 10 years ago with 9 shows and has now grown to 48 cities with 55 performances, including 4 straight nights in Whistler, BC.
The 2017 tour received numerous standing ovations and was the most successful to date. It has now grown to become one of the largest comedy tours in Canada. Four international comedians come together to create one amazing show with each bringing a unique and hilarious take providing something for everyone. The show features 4 of the best comedians Canada has to offer. Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn, the wild man MC Craig Campbell, The $25,000 great Canadian laugh off winner, Paul Myrehaug, as well as 5 time Canadian Comedian of the year nominee, Pete Zedlacher. Damonde Tschritter, winner of the Seattle Comedy Competition will replace Craig Campbell in Alberta,Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario from Feb 21-March 17.
When Dan Quinn started the Snowed In Comedy Tour 10 years ago to go on a snowboarding vacation with some of the funniest comedians in the world, he never realized how big it would become. Now with over 1 million dollars in ticket sales the tour continues to grow every year. The entire first half of the schedule is built around what ski-hills he will be able to hit during the day then do comedy shows at night to pay for it.
The tour starts in Prince Rupert, BC on Jan 3 and ends in Thunder Bay on March 17. It has become the largest comedy tour in Canada. This year 5 more cities will be added in Manitoba and Ontario. The first leg of the tour makes stops in Prince Rupert, Smithers, Terrace, Prince George, Kamloops, Sun Peaks, Whistler, Victoria, Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Nanaimo, Salmon Arm, Vernon, Revelstoke, Golden, Banff, Lethbridge, Cranbrook, Fernie, Nelson, Castlegar, Penticton, Kelowna and Vancouver.
The second leg of the tour plays Grande Prairie, Athabasca, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lloydminster, Medicine Hat, Swift Current, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, North Battleford, Bonnyville, Fort McMurray, Camrose, Brandon, Portage La Prairie, Winnipeg, Kenora, Thunder Bay.
Dan Quinn has done numerous appearances on TV and radio and has won the Canadian Comedy Competition at Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. He has done Comedy Now on CTV, The Debaters, Sirius XM radio and won Best of the Fest at the Hubcap Comedy Festival in Moncton. He travels around the world performing in England, The U.S. Australia, Switzerland and France
Craig Campbell is a Canadian who is now based out of the UK, where he has performed on the hugely successful Michael Mcyntyre Comedy Road show. He is mega star comedian, Frankie Boyle’s opening act, in arenas in the United Kingdom. To Canadian audiences he may be remembered for being the former host of Ed the Sock and numerous Just For Laughs Appearances.
Paul Myrehaug now resides in London, England but was born in Camrose, Alberta and tours around the Globe. He won the Great Canadian Laugh off $25,000 prize and has been on Just For Laughs, Sirius XM and the debaters.
Pete Zedlacher is becoming one of the most recognized acts in Canada. He has been nominated 5 times for Comedian of the year, done the Just For Laughs Gala 8 times and won the Sirius-XM Radio Top Comic
Competition. Along with his Acting Credits he is now writing for the CBC Johnny Harris show, OF ALL PLACES.
The tour features four very different, yet all incredibly talented performers, with numerous TV and festival credits. Together they make up a fantastic evening of comedy, where everyone will walk away with their own personal favorite.