Best Night Ever Show? Steve Martin to host two shows at Just For Laughs Montreal

When is a gala more than a Gala? How about when it's Steve Martin making his Just For Laughs Montreal debut? That's happening this July, as the festival has tapped Martin to host what it's dubbing as its first Best Night Ever Show.

Martin will host two shows on Saturday, July 17, at the St. Denis Theatre, with a selection of top comedians plus an appearance by bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers (who currently are on tour with Martin). Tickets go on sale Saturday at

If you think that's something, check out what Montreal will have to provide for Martin. Here's Steve Martin's tour rider!


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