Kelowna a stop on Freedumb Tour

Jim Jefferies will deftly tackle controversial issues that range from gun control to immunization

  • Apr. 5, 2016 9:00 a.m.

The “Freedumb Tour” is headed to Kelowna June 18.

Jim Jefferies, who is known as a  brusque, yet beloved comic, will deftly tackle controversial issues that range from gun control to immunization on his latest journey around the globe aptly named “The Freedumb Tour”.

An Australian comic that has performed around the world throughout the United States, South Africa and Asia, Jefferies and his caustic, brutally frank sense of humor has also been viewed by legions of fans worldwide on a series of HBO, Epix, Comedy Central and Netflix comedy specials.

His latest Netflix special “BARE” filmed at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre recently grabbed top honors at the 2015 Comedy Awards for “Comedy Special of the Year”. Jefferies’ previous comedy specials also include “Fully Functional”, “Alcoholocaust”, “I Swear to God” & “Contraband”. In 2013, Jefferies starred in his own comedy series on FX titled “Legit”.

He’s also been on numerous chat shows, panel shows and has even starred in a movie opposite The Hoff and Justin Bieber. Get your tickets Early!

Tickets for teh Prospera Place show go on sale Friday, April 8  at noon.

There are three ways to get a seat.

Go to www.selectyourtickets.com, call 250-762-5050 or go in person at Prospera Place

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