Underground Comedy Railroad five-city tour for Black History Month

Underground Comedy Railroad

The Unknown Comedy Club has announced The Underground Comedy Railroad, a five city stand-up comedy tour February 4-20, 2023 visiting Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario. These showcases will celebrate the 11th Anniversary of The Underground Comedy Railroad, an annual tour that has traveled across Canada for Black History Month since 2012.

Beginning February 4 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, The Underground Comedy Railroad will hit the road with Black comedians from across Canada including tour co-founders Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow, plus Kevin Christopher, Tamara Shevon, George Rivard, Alan Shane Lewis, Keesha Brownie, with special guests Travis Lindsay, Evan Carter, Zabrina Douglas, and Cedric Newman.

The Underground Comedy Railroad is known for being the first ever all black comedy tour in the country, bringing diverse

Rodney Ramsey
Daniel Woodrow
Tamara Shevon

perspectives to regions who have never experienced this kind of unique cultural event.

The Underground Comedy Railroad Tour was created by Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow in 2012 to create opportunities and introduce the voices of black Canadian comedians to new audiences abroad. Every year a new line-up of comics is selected for their hilarious and uniquely Canadian comedic perspectives on everything from race to everyday life.

Since launching in March 2021, The Unknown Comedy Club (UCC), Canada’s premiere, Black-owned, online comedy club, has been filling the comedy void, and setting a higher standard for online shows. The UCC is a live events streaming platform that specializes in broadcasting the best interactive virtual stand-up comedy and corporate team building experiences. 

Tour dates: Saturday, February 4 – DoubleTree by Hilton Halifax in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Saturday, February 11 – The Rose Theatre – Studio in Brampton, Ontario; Saturday, February 11 – Comedy Bar West in Toronto; Sunday, February 19 – The Comedy Nest in Montreal; Monday, February 20 – National Arts Centre – Fourth Stage in Ottawa.