Lars Callieou Edmonton Comedian
AFTER DINNER COMEDIAN
Lars Callieou Bio
Lars Callieou has done almost all there is to do in Canada. He has a comedy special currently airing on the Comedy Network, appearances at the Just for Laughs and Halifax Comedy Festivals and his comedy radio show was nominated for a 2011 Canadian Comedy Award. Lars Callieou has been on CBC’s The Debaters, XM Radio and Shaw Cable.
From his humble beginning in a pub to headlining his first club, Lars Callieou has compiled an impressive list of comedy credits and has received countless awards.
In America, Lars Callieou was a finalist in the Seattle International Comedy Competition, he’s traveled overseas multiple times to entertain the servicemen and women and he’s appeared at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Boston Comedy Festival and played Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club in Las Vegas. At the end of last year Lars Callieou toured with Miss Joan Rivers for a second time. She even requested him personally, “Get the funny Canadian kid again.” He’s become an overnight success in just 9 short years.
In his childhood, Lars Callieou spent eight years on the road with his musician parents, who sang the 1979 Canadian hit “Part Time Country Star.” “Watching my parents respect each show, no matter how many were in the audience — it was never about the empty seat, it was about the full seats.”
Lars Callieou was named the Funniest New Comedian in Edmonton when he won the Comedy Idol competition when he first started doing comedy. Since then he has been featured on City TV, CBC Radio and on his own weekly comedy radio show on CJSR 88.5 FM in Edmonton which he hosts Wednesdays at midnight.
Lars Callieou has gone on to open shows for the likes of Mitch Fatel, Kevin Pollack, Aries Spears, Russell Peters and Mike MacDonald. He has a comedy special currently airing on the Comedy Network, appearances at the Just for Laughs, Halifax and Edmonton Comedy Festivals. He’s been on CBC’s The Debaters, XM-Sirius Radio and Shaw Cable.
Lars Callieou is a comedian who delivers edgy humour. Lars is one of the most naturally funny and charismatic stand-up comedians on the scene today.