So who is this guy?

Anesti Danelis is a Toronto-based comedian, musician, and writer. He serenades his audiences with his delightfully dark, genre-hopping songs, which are a classy mix of observational and surreal humour. He toured his debut show Songs for a New World Order to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it was named Top Eight Best Comedy Shows of the festival in the Amused Moose Comedy Awards. Songs for a New World Order now lives as his debut comedy album on Spotify. Find it here.

His second show Six Frets Under experienced a sold-out run, and audience praise at the 2019 Toronto Fringe. At the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, his show caught the attention of NextUp Comedy, and he filmed a special which is now streaming worldwide at www.nextupcomedy.com

He was nominated for Best Variety Act in the 2019 Canadian Comedy Awards, taped a televised GALA for the 2019 Winnipeg Comedy Festival now streaming the CBC Gem app, was included in Toronto Sketch Comedy Festivals Best of the Fest 2020, and has been featured on many publications after is Job Quitting Song went viral worldwide. Most recently he released his visual musical comedy album Quarantine Bops and it's music videos have gained over 100,000 views across social media. Check them out here. 

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Hey look, comedy albums.

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Ooooo comedy specials.

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Anesti Danelis: Six Frets Under streaming www.nextupcomedy.com

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Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2019 - Square Pegs Gala streaming CBC Gem

Musical comedy videos

 

Gigs.

  • TBD
    Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Postponed to 2021)
    Edinburgh
    August 6th - 30th
    Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Touring my musical comedy hour to this Fringe Festival. More information soon!
  • TBD
    Toronto Fringe Festival (Postponed to 2021)
    Toronto
    Time is TBD
    Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Touring my musical comedy hour to this Fringe Festival. More information soon!
  • TBD
    Hamilton Fringe Festival (Postponed to 2021)
    Hamilton
    Time is TBD
    Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Touring my musical comedy hour to this Fringe Festival. More information soon!
  • TBD
    London Fringe Festival (Postponed to 2021)
    London
    May 2020
    London, London, ON, Canada
    Touring my musical comedy hour to this Fringe Festival. More information soon!
 

Press.

❝Brilliant blend of sharp wit, optimism, and perfectly dark humour.❞
​★★★★★ - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
read review here

❝The audience were enamoured by the pretty flawless songs...​a master of his craft.❞
★★★★ - Mumble Comedy
read review here

❝Catchy tunes that had the audience howling... wildly inventive weirdness.❞
 - Mooney On Theatre

read review here.

For comedy album Quarantine Bops:

❝nicely capturing the surreal normalcy that has defined our lives for much of 2020.❞
​★★★★ - NOW Magazine
read review here

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.

Representation

Mia Bezener

Riverlight Talent Management

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