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Andrew Albert

Andrew Albert

Andrew got his stand-up comedy career started in 1997 as a dare at the Yuk Yuk’s in Windsor, Ontario. Much to his surprise it was an annual contest searching for the greatest Canadian amateur, and although he did not win, his stand-up routine won him second place. Since then he has entertained audiences from Florida to B.C. with his tell it like it is style. Andrew is also an accomplished sketch writer and performer as well as an actor both on stage and on the silver screen.

Now a fulltime professional touring comic, Andrew has performed twice at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, has appeared at the Boston Comedy Festival, the Hubcap Comedy Festival, three times at the YYC Comedy Festival and many others. His material has been heard on countless radio morning shows, SiriusXM and CBC radio. He most recently released a comedy album titled “Warning Canadian Content”, and he has another album currently in the works.

Andrew is also very passionate about food and wine, becoming a sommelier in 2008. He has kept one foot in the wine business and is currently working on a project to combine his two greatest loves into a national television series. A true road warrior there are very few weekends a year that he’s not somewhere in the world entertaining a crowd.

Testimonials
"When looking for someone to host the inaugural YYC Music Awards, the organizing team knew they needed an experienced personality who could entertain the inform at the same time. With his quick wit, and sharp mind, Andrew Albert filled that role like the seasoned performer he is. Funny, engaging and intelligent, Andrew Albert is a stand out in Canada’s entertainment industry."
-Shannon Ambrose - YYC Music Awards
"Andrew was absolutely fantastic and the client loved him! The feedback onsite was that this was the best banquet dinner we have ever had and Andrew was most definitely the reason! We would love to have him back next year."
-CATA Awards Ceremony Quebec City 2018
"Andrew Albert combines hilarious, relevant, modern material with a sharp style and an engaging stage presence. He's a staff and crowd favorite!"
-Angie Booth, Club Owner Yuk Yuk’s Calgary