Bill Burr, Trevor Noah, Nikki Glaser among names on just-announced JFL NorthWest comedy festival roster

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      F Is for Family's Bill Burr, The Daily Show's Trevor Noah, and podcaster Jo Koy are just some of the big names heading to next year's JFL NorthWest festival, taking place from March 1 to 10, 2018.

      The event unveiled its list today, with shows at venues around town, and single tickets and a new three-show pass going on sale Friday (December 8) at 10 a.m. at

      American comedian, writer, and actor Bill Burr, perhaps best known for his breakout role on Chappelle's Show, will hit the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on March 8 at 7 and 9:30 p.m.

      Tacoma-raised Koy, a weekly guest on The Adam Carolla Show podcast before starting his own podcast, The Koy Pond with Jo Koy, hits the same stage on March 7.

      And Noah headlines two shows the same evening of March 9 at the Queen E. His Daily Show correspondent, Ronny Chieng, by the way, hits the Rio Theatre on March 3 and 4.

      Rachel Feinstein plays the BIltmore March 9.

      Other names coming to Vancouver for the third annual rendition of the fest include Saturday Night Live cast members Jay Pharoah and Sasheer Zamata, Lady Dynamite star Maria Bamford, and Brian Regan, Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Birbiglia, Nikki Glaser, Ali Siddiq, Beth Stelling, Vir Das, Rachel Feinstein, and Jim Norton. See a full list of names and venues below.

      Podcast fans will be fully entertained: aside from Koy, Todd Barry hosts a live podcast March 8 (as well as a standup show March 10);  Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld bring their advice podcast “If I Were You” to the Vogue Theatre on March 8; and podcast star (and former UFC and NFL athlete) Brendan Schaub performs March 1 at the Biltmore. 

      In addition, JFL NorthWest presents, in association with SiriusXM, the best in local talent with the Best of the West Series featuring:All You Can Eat Laundry; Barely Legal; Comedy Bucket: Panel Edition; Cords comedy; Fox Hole Comedy; the Hero Show; Jokes Please; The Lady Show; Little Mountain Improv; LMG News; Musical Jokes; The Outsiders Comedy; Phantom Signal; the Ryan and Amy Show; Sidekicks; and Tinder Tales.

      See below for a full list of shows and dates; find more details and tickets here.

      Trevor Noah returns March 9.

      Bill Burr – Thursday, March 8 | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00pm & 9:30pm

      Trevor Noah – Friday, March 9 | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00pm & 9:30pm

      Jo Koy – Wednesday, March 7 | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00pm

      Maria Bamford – Saturday, March 3 | Vogue Theatre | 7:00pm

      Brian Regan – Monday, March 5 | Vogue Theatre | 7:00pm

      Jay Pharoah – Saturday, March 10 | Vogue Theatre | 9:30pm

      Anthony Jeselnik – Thursday, March 8 | Vogue Theatre | 9:30pm

      Mike Birbiglia’s “The New One” – Friday, March 9 | Vogue Theatre | 7:00pm

      Nikki Glaser – Thursday, March 8 to Saturday, March 10 | Yuk Yuk’s (various times)

      Jim Norton – Friday, March 2 | Vogue Theatre | 7:00pm

      The Fighter and The Kid Live – Friday, March 2 | Vogue Theatre | 9:30pm

      Sasheer Zamata – Friday, March 2 | Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00pm

      Todd Barry: 30th Anniversary Crowd Work Tour – Saturday, March 10 | Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00pm & 9:00pm

      Todd Barry Podcast Live – Thursday, March 8 | Fox Cabaret | 7:00pm

      Ari Shaffir – Saturday, March 3 | Vogue Theatre | 9:30pm

      Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show – Sunday, March 4 at Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00pm

      Jake & Amir: “If I Were You” Live Podcast – Thursday, March 8 | Vogue Theatre | 7:00pm

      Rachel Feinstein – Friday, March 9 | Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00pm

      This Is That – Sunday, March 4 | Vogue Theatre | 7:00pm

      Ryan Hamilton – Friday, March 2 & Saturday, March 3 | Rio Theatre | 7:00pm

      Beth Stelling – Thursday, March 1 | Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00pm

      Kyle Kinane – Thursday, March 1 at 7:00pm & Friday, March 2 at 9:30pm | Rio Theatre

      Tom Papa – Thursday, March 1 to Saturday, March 3 | Yuk Yuk’s (various times)

      Cameron Esposito & Rhea Butcher – Friday, March 9 | Rio Theatre | 7:00pm

      Ronny Chieng – Saturday, March 3 at 9:30pm & Sunday, March 4 at 9:30pm | Rio Theatre

      Vir Das – Thursday, March 8 | Rio Theatre | 7:00pm

      SiriusXM’s Top Comic Showcase – Wednesday, March 7 & Thursday, March 8 | The Comedy Mix (various times)

      Ali Siddiq – Saturday, March 3 | Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00pm

      Brent Morin – Friday, March 9 & Saturday, March 10 | The Comedy Mix (various times)

      Debra DiGiovanni – Thursday, March 1 to Saturday, March 3 | The Comedy Mix (various times)

      Brendan Schaub – Thursday, March 1 | Biltmore Cabaret | 9:00pm

      The Alternative Show Hosted by Andy Kindler – Thursday, March 8 to Saturday, March 10 | Yuk Yuk’s (various times)