Arj Barker

Arj Barker

Snowed In Comedy Tour brings some HBO talent to Golden

The Snowed In Comedy Tour is making its way to Golden, and will be at the Rockwater Grill and Bar on Jan. 23.

The Snowed In Comedy Tour is making its way to Golden, and will be at the Rockwater Grill and Bar on Jan. 23.

The show will feature four up and coming comedians, some of whom you will already be familiar with.

Arj Barker, best known for playing Dave on the hit HBO series the Flight of the Concords, is an American stand-up comedian who has already tallied a large list of accomplishments in his short career.

He has appeared on David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Bill Maher, Last Comic Standing, multiple Just For Laughs Galas, and has done three Comedy Central Specials.

Dan Quinn has taken some high profile opening gigs (Russell Peters, Rob Schneider, Tom Green and Tracy Morgan) and turned himself into an international headliner.

He was the winner of The Canadian Comedy Competition for Just for Laughs, and has been seen on CBC, CTV, and the Comedy Network.

Craig Campbell was the notorious host of Canada’s legendary Ed’s Night Party, and headline guest on numerous TV shows such as Jim Carrey Live, The Dennis Miller Show and Just for Laughs.

He has become a favourite at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and won an invitation to perform in the Best of Edinburgh program in New York.

Although raised in Canada, Pete Johansson has made a name for himself internationally, and now resides in London so he can keep up with all his touring around the world.

He has long been a fixture on Canadian, US, and British television, having appeared performing stand up on Comedy Central, Comedy Now, CBC’s Just for Laughs, NBC’s Friday Night and the BBC’s Russell Howards Good News.

Tickets for the Wednesday evening show are $10 in advance, and $15 at the door. There are only 100 seats available, so get your tickets at the Rockwater early.