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❝Had people

laughing non-stop❞

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Anesti Danelis is an award winning comedian, musician, writer, and filmmaker whose work has been featured on VICE, People Magazine, AV Club, Daily Mail UK, Extra TV and other radio and TV shows across the globe. He has an hour-long musical comedy special streaming worldwide on Next Up Comedy, has taped multiple television sets for CBC as part of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and has been heard on CBC radio's Laugh Out Loud. His comedic videos consistently go viral, raking in over 400 million views and listens, and nearly 1 million followers online. He's also created songs and ads for a few brands, like Splice, Adobe, Wealthsimple, International Delight, Trojan, and more. 

As a live act he tours his musical comedy specials to festivals earning both audience and critical praise. His debut show was announced as a Top 8 Best Comedy Shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Amused Moose Comedy Awards), and he has been nominated for Best Variety Act at the Canadian Comedy Awards, and has performed in Just for Laughs Montreal. I think I said enough?



Anesti Danelis: Six Frets Under streaming


Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Square Pegs Gala streaming CBC Gem



❝Brilliant blend of sharp wit, optimism, and perfectly dark humour.❞
​★★★★★ - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
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❝The audience were enamoured by the pretty flawless songs...​a master of his craft.❞
★★★★ - Mumble Comedy
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❝Danelis is a really talented lyric writer – sharp, smart, funny

and often unexpected and he has an engaging onstage presence. 
★★★★ - Musical Theatre Review
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❝Anesti masterfully controls the thin line between hilarity and

plain vulgar jokes... had people laughing non-stop❞
★★★★ - Deadline News
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❝Winning Canadian songsmith frequently hits a  high note of excellent comedy
★★★★ - The Wee Review
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❝Catchy tunes that had the audience howling... wildly inventive weirdness.❞
 - Mooney On Theatre

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❝laugh-filled, live-music show❞ ★★★/4 - The Toronto Star
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❝Anesti Danelis’ honest and inventive musical standup routine is always a sure bet... it’s hard to go wrong with Danelis’ well-honed lyrics and engaging stage presence.❞
- My Entertainment World

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❝Anesti Danelis certainly offers a balm for the “post COVID” isolation rawness

in the form of tears of cathartic laughter❞
- Parton and Pearl

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❝Musical comedian, Anesti Danelis, is an endearingly audacious guide

through the self-help aisle of his hilariously twisted imagination
- Intermission Magazine

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For comedy album Quarantine Bops:

❝nicely capturing the surreal normalcy that has defined our lives for much of 2020.❞
​★★★★ - NOW Magazine
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❝Musical comic Anesti Danelis has built up a loyal following with his TikTok songs

parodying stupid questions and answers❞ ​- NOW Magazine
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Anesti (me the guy writing this) has also been featured in...

People Magazine, ViceFox News, New York PostDaily Mail (UK)

New Zealand Herald, AV ClubExtra TV, RTL Explosiv (Germany),

Stern (Germany), News (Australia), ABC News

Kiss 92.5 FM,  99.7 FM, Flo 107.1 and more


Dont be weird, say hi.


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