Dan Quinn will join a bunch of comedian friends to bring a night of hilarity to Campbell River on Jan. 12.

Beat winter blahs with Snowed in Comedy Tour

What happens when four top comedians want to spend one month in western Canada snowboarding?

What happens when four top comedians want to spend one month in western Canada snowboarding?

They combine forces to bring you the Snowed in Comedy Tour. Arj Barker (Jan. 13 – Feb. 4), Craig Campbell, Pete Johansson, Dan Quinn and Glenn Wool (Jan. 10-14) come together for a terrific night of standup comedy. During the day they will be hitting the slopes, then the evening playing the best venues western Canada has to offer. the tour comes to Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre Jan. 12

When Dan Quinn wanted to combine his two favorite passions, snowboarding and stand-up comedy. He came up with the snowed in comedy tour. Where the entire tour schedule is built around what ski-hills he will be able to hit during the day. This has been an adventure that he counts himself as blessed to be able to experience.

The tour starts in Nanaimo on Jan. 10. and ends in Vernon on Feb. 4 with 20 different cities on the way. They will be hitting Victoria at the Mcpherson Playhouse on Jan. 13 and Vancouver on Jan. 14 to play the Granville Island Stage. They will be in Calgary for four shows on Jan. 27 and 28 at the laughshop before heading back in to B.C. For the full schedule please see below.

This is the fourth year of the tour and it continues to grow. Last year was a huge success but expects to be even bigger this year with the addition of Arj Barker.

Barker has been growing steadily in to international stardom. He is already a huge star in Australia, where he regularly plays to crowds of thousands. He is known to audiences from playing “Dave” on the HBO sitcom Flight of the Conchords. He was creator of the off-broadway hit the Marijuana-logues and can be seen in three comedy central specials in the U.S. and two Late Show with David Letterman appearances.

All of the acts are internationally recognized and have received various awards in different countries around the world. Pete Johansson just taped a comedy special in Amsterdam for Showtime with Russell Peters. Craig Campbell has been selling out theatres in the UK after his highly successful performance on the BBC show Michael Macintyre’s road show. Glenn Wool recently won the Best of the Fest Award at the Sydney comedy festival beating out big names like Henry Rollins, Alonzo Bodden and Tommy Teirnan, becoming the first Canadian to ever win the award.

For tickets to the Campbell River show, call the Tidemark at 287-PINK.