Blackjack to bring laughs to Sparwood

Sparwood residents will have some laughs this week when the Blackjack comedy tour comes to town.

Mike MacDonald is known as King of Canadian comedy.

Sparwood residents will have some laughs this week when the Blackjack comedy tour comes to town.

The tour features internationally renowned headliners Mike MacDonald and Matt Billion.

Mike MacDonald has had many successful and well received live performances all over North America. In addition, he has appeared on numerous TV shows including Late Night With David Letterman, The Arsenio Hall Show, Just For Laughs, Showtime’s Comedy Club All-Star Show, A&E’s An Evening at the Improv, and Comedy Central’s The A List.

His popularity continues to soar in both the US and Canada. He has hosted both the Gemini Awards and the Just For Laughs 10th Anniversary Special for the CBC. MacDonald also holds the distinction of being the only comedian to perform at each and every Just For Laughs gala show.

Supporting act, Matt Billon has a solid reputation for his witty, creative and unassumingly clever material.

He has appeared on CBC’s “Madly Off in all Directions”, CBC “The Debaters” Much Music’s Video on Trial, XM Satellite Radio’s Laugh Attack, and his own one hour, jam packed special on The Comedy Network. Matt has been a finalist/winner in The Great Canadian Laugh Off, Stand Up & BITE Me and the Seattle International Comedy Competition. Matt has toured the EU and America.

The funny pair will be at the Sparwood Legion on Tuesday March 6. Doors open at 7 p.m. for show time at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15, and $5 from each ticket will go to the legion.

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