He’s finally back! Ian Karmel Returns to Toronto for 5 shows!
The breakout performer from JFL42’s 2014 festival, Ian Karmel returns for a fun weekend at Comedy Bar
Friday June 23rd – Sunday June 25th
Live at Comedy Bar – 945 Bloor St W (at Ossington Station)
Tickets are $20
with guest Phoebe Bottoms on all 5 shows
Marc Maron: “I was like, holy shit this guy’s strong. Holy shit how am I gonna follow that? This guy’s an ANIMAL. This Ian Karmel fella. He’s a big boy, with a big tone, big jokes.”
Friday June 23rd 8pm & 10pm
– 8pm Comedy Bar Mainstage
Hosted by Brian Ward
Click Here for 8pm Tickets
– 10pm Comedy Bar Cabaret Stage
Hosted by Jordan Foisy
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Saturday June 24th 9pm & 11pm
Comedy Bar Mainstage
9pm Hosted by Rhiannon Archer
– 9pm Click Here for 9pm Tickets
11pm Hosted by TBD
– 11pm Click Here for 11pm Tickets
Sunday June 25th 7pm
Comedy Bar Mainstage
7pm Click Here for Tickets
Ian Karmel is an LA-based stand-up comedian, actor, and writer originally from Portland, Oregon. He currently writes for the Emmy award winning The Late Late Show with James Cordon, of which Ian was one of the founding writers in the the show’s 2015 re-creation. Previously a staff writer and round table regular on E!’s Chelsea Lately, Ian has also preformed stand-up on Conan, The Late Late Show, and Comedy Central. His debut comedy album 9.2 on Pitchfork was released last year to rave reviews. Ian’s latest production is his podcast All Fantasy Everything, funny people and experts coming together to fantasy draft pop culture.
Hometown hero, Ian played an instrumental role in Portland, Oregon’s comedy renaissance and was voted Portland’s Funniest Person in 2011 – beloved for his appearances on IFC’s Portlandia, the Blazers wrap-up show Talkin’ Ball, and now 4 years running weekly column in the Portland Mercury, Everything as Fuck. With roots in improv, Ian’s training includes The Groundlings and the Upright Citizens Brigade. In 2013, Ian was invited to the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was a breakout stand-up in the New Faces category.
Ian currently tours as much as possible and regularly preforms around Los Angeles. You can catch him co-hosting his own monthly show, Good Looks, named one of 10 Best New Stand-Up Shows by LA Weekly.