So who is this guy?

Anesti Danelis is a Toronto-based musical and sketch comedian, actor, and writer. He serenades his audiences with his delightfully dark, genre-hopping songs, that 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 Apple Music, CD Baby, Spotify and more. 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

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. His pandemic themed musical comedy album Quarantine Bops is out August 27th, check out the 13 music videos for it here. 


Hey look, it's a comedy album.

Ooooo look at this comedy special.

Quarantine Bops

Quarantine Bops is a visual musical comedy album about our collective pandemic experience. Remember that? Check out the 13 music videos above or on, and listen to the album available in all the listening placed August 27, 2020. 



Toronto Fringe Festival (Postponed to 2021)
Hamilton Fringe Festival (Postponed to 2021)
London Fringe Festival (Postponed to 2021)
Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Postponed to 2021)


❝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.

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.


Mia Bezener

Riverlight Talent Management

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