JFL42 Announces Headliners

JFL42 unveils headliners to play Toronto's third JFL festival

If you haven’t already heard, the third annual JFL42 Festival is set to take over Toronto again this fall. With its biggest and most star-studded lineup to date, JFL42 features eight hilarious headlining shows at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, with six amazing comedians. Join Superfriends for some super exclusive presale info! Here’s who you can look forward to seeing this fall: Seth Meyers — Saturday, September 27 The host of NBC’s Late Night and former SNL star comes to Toronto with a headline stand up set filled with his trademark wit and unbelievable charm. These performances will be his first in Toronto after hosting the Emmy’s this coming August and since being named one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” for 2014. Lena Dunham — Saturday, September 20 This is the exclusive opportunity to hear from the star and creator of HBO’s Girls — including a Q&A and special reading from her upcoming collection of essays Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” before it hits bookshelves. Nick Offerman — Saturday , September 20 Known as Ron Swanson on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Offerman has been in feature films such as We’re The Millers, 21 Jump Street and will be back for the sequel 22 Jump Street this summer. Last year he released his first book titled Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living. Offerman will be bringing his brand new solo show Full Bush to JFL42. He also has a great moustache. Amy Schumer — Friday, September 19 Schumer has quickly become one of the top-touring comedians working today with her shows selling out across North America. She is the creator, star and writer of her own Comedy Central show, Inside Amy Schumer, which broke TV ratings records from its first night on the air and is currently filming her upcoming movie Trainwreck, directed by Judd Apatow. Joe Rogan — Friday, September 26 A stand-up comedian for more than 20 years, UFC personality and former Fear Factor host, Joe Rogan has no trouble selling out theatres internationally. Currently preparing to release his third comedy special, Rogan also hosts The Joe Rogan Experience, an award-winning comedy podcast on iTunes. Wanda Sykes. — Friday September 26 Universally respected comedian, author and voice artist, Sykes nabbed an Emmy for her writing on HBO’s The Chris Rock Show in 1999, and has since been seen in countless films and television series such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, Monster-in-Law, Evan Almighty and her own late night talk show on Fox, The Wanda Sykes Show. JFL42 is also set to feature comedians Tig Notaro, Tim Minchin, Mike Birbiglia, Doug Benson, Broad City, Paul F. Tompkins, Chris D’Elia, Kumail Nanjiani, Rory Scovel, Nikki Glaser, Ron Funches, Joe DeRosa, Brody Stevens, Andy Kindler, Cameron Esposito and many more! JFL42 takes over the city of Toronto on September 18, and runs through to September 27. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 6, but you could win passes all week long just by listening.