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TASTE Comedy Night Fundraiser

Meet in the park for some big laughs with family-friendly comedians, music, and a live auction in support of the Parkdale Food Centre! Free admission!

Please note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations is required to enter the seating area of the park.

The line-up:

Heather Hurst
“Why are you waiting to die to quit a job you hate?” That message, clear as day, is what propelled Heather to leave her comfortable government job and begin performing stand-up comedy. Having performed in clubs all over North America, in 2017 she was a finalist in the Absolute Comedy Prove You’re a Comic and the Cracking up the Capital competitions in Ottawa. She just wants to make you laugh. Why would you disappoint her?

George Asilly
The alpha male in any room, George Asilly brings the silly to you: face to face. Looking into his eyes and you will understand quickly…he is the one and only Andy Kaufman reincarnated.

Paul Crummey
The 2016 Yuk Yuks off the Rails champion will bring you to his club: CrumClub.

Janelle Niles
Janelle launched her comedy career in January 2019 and started producing soon after. Exploding in the Ottawa comedy scene with her shows Comedy at Eddy’s and Got Land? indigenous comedy show, Janelle aims to communicate cultural concerns in the indigenous community through laughter. Her dream is to perform on the Just for Laughs stage in Montreal at Théâtre St-Denis. Janelle incorporates all genres of comedy into Got Land? to improve the growth of indigenous entertainment in comedy. She additionally runs an independent comedy show for amateur comedians in the nation’s capital for all aspiring comedians.

Musical guest: IN HOCK
Acadian-born singer/songwriter In Hock experiments with blending styles and moods into idiosyncratic pop songs. His love of recording music by means of layering has rendered him a multi-instrumentalist. His passion for piano and guitar makes his music melodically exhilarating, filled with hooks and catchy old-timey tunes retrofitted for the new generation of hopeful music enthusiasts.

 

Event Details

  • September 25
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm