Chris Griffin at the Biltmore: Win Tickets

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

JFL NorthWest presents Vancouver’s own Chris Griffin – the comedian, not the cartoon character – for two performances at The Biltmore Cabaret on October 18, 2018. Vancouver-based Chris Griffin has established himself as one of comedy’s most dynamic storytellers and you can attend this show which will be part of a live comedy taping.

Chris Griffin at the Biltmore

When: Thursday, October 18 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm
where: The Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver)
Tickets: Available online now for 7:00pm & 9:30pm.

Chris Griffin Photo: Rebecca Blissett
Chris Griffin, photo credit: Rebecca Blissett

After winning the Great Canadian Laugh Off, Chris set his academic degrees aside (BAs in English and Political Science), quit his stable job, sold his house, and hit the road to do what he loves best – drinking, making people laugh, and reclaiming his name after enduring over a decade of awful “Family Guy” jokes.

It was a gamble that paid off. In 2016, he became the only Canadian comic in over 40 years to reach the finals at the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. That same year, he won top prize at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Competition here in Vancouver.

He has been featured at JFL NorthWest, Vancouver’s Just For Laughs Festival, for three consecutive years and has shared the stage with such notable comedians as Norm Macdonald, Doug Stanhope, and Bert Kreischer. At this year’s Festival, Griffin was the only local comedian to appear on Ari Shaffir’s infamous “Renamed Storyteller Show”.

Griffin’s enthusiasm to dive into life’s wildest experiences without any consideration for the consequences has made him a uniquely entertaining storyteller and a favourite at festivals and clubs across Canada and the U.S. As if that’s not enough, in 2018 he picked up the “Rampant Male Shirtlessness Award” at the inaugural JFL NorthWest Comedy Awards. Shirt on or off, things are looking up for ol’ Griffo.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to Chris Griffin’s 7:00pm show, here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at 12:00pm on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Follow Chris Griffin on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more info.

Update The winner is Ana!

17 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. OJFriday, September 14th, 2018 — 2:02pm PDT

    Love good comedy.

  2. EileenFriday, September 14th, 2018 — 11:56pm PDT

    Always love JFL!

  3. Laura LangsSaturday, September 15th, 2018 — 6:48am PDT

    The last time we went to standup we wondering why we didn’t go more often.

  4. SteveSaturday, September 15th, 2018 — 6:49am PDT

    We’ve never seen him but I’ve heard good things, please enter us!

  5. AmandaSaturday, September 15th, 2018 — 9:22am PDT

    I love comedy! Would love to take my husband to see the show!😊

  6. KatieSaturday, September 15th, 2018 — 1:14pm PDT

    We would love to come see him!

  7. MaryanneSaturday, September 15th, 2018 — 4:19pm PDT

    Looks like a fun night out!

  8. Teresa KSunday, September 16th, 2018 — 3:37am PDT

    Would love to win!

  9. Kara HustonSunday, September 16th, 2018 — 12:29pm PDT

    This would be a great kickoff to my birthday weekend. Thanks for the chance!

  10. RickySunday, September 16th, 2018 — 9:40pm PDT

    This would be great!!

  11. Shelley ButcherSunday, September 16th, 2018 — 10:56pm PDT

    This would be so much fun!

  12. AnaMonday, September 17th, 2018 — 9:36am PDT

    Sounds like a good time

  13. Christina KosiancicMonday, September 17th, 2018 — 3:34pm PDT

    Laughter is the best medicine and I Could sure use a good laugh!

  14. AlbertMonday, September 17th, 2018 — 10:26pm PDT

    Would love to go to a comedy taping!

  15. carolynTuesday, September 18th, 2018 — 8:31am PDT

    yay

  16. Pauline WilkinsonTuesday, September 18th, 2018 — 12:25pm PDT

    This looks great z

  17. Yvonne QuilichiniThursday, September 20th, 2018 — 9:39pm PDT

    Woohoo!! Sounds hilarious!

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