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Jim Gaffigan Reviews

Comedy & Stand-up

Average customer review: 3.5 star rating (3.6 Stars)

Number of reviews: 16

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5.0 star rating V williams from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

BEST SHOW OVER

when someonecan not only sell out a thursday night show, but is also able to keep everyone laughing without anyone drinking....thats a comedian.

5.0 star rating Chris B. from Los Angeles, California

LIVES UP TO GREAT EXPECTATIONS!!

Wow...a hour and a half went fast, but my wife and I laughed in tears through the whole set!!! Are seats were Great i could almost touch his beard and Jim's new material hit on some everyday family situations that were classic!!He never disappoints, Great Comedian...one of the BEST!!

5.0 star rating Ian from Dallas, Texas

TOP COMEDIAN!

Don't usually go and watch stand-up but friends wanted to see Jim Gaffigan, and I'm more than glad we went! One of the funniest nights I've had in a long time, highly recommend others to go.

5.0 star rating Jeff from Toledo, Ohio

HEAD HURTS FROM LAUGHING SO MUCH

If you are going to the show because you like his comedy you will not be disappointed. His warm up guy was very funny also. Jokes kept coming, his ability to segue way from one topic to another is amazing.

5.0 star rating Andrea from St. Louis, Missouri

HILARIOUS!

Wow we laughed ourselves silly at the performance in St. Louis on February 19th! Jim was absolutely side-splitting. The opener was funny, too. We loved the new material, especially about his teenager, as we have teenage kids. Highly recommend this show!

5.0 star rating Paul McCain from St. Louis, Missouri

WONDERFULLY ENTERTAINING

I really enjoyed the Gaffigan concert. Wonderfully diverse selection of bits, from marching band music, parades, to explanations of Spanish Ham and Siestas.

5.0 star rating Elaine Novak from Cleveland, Ohio

FUN FOR ALL-JIM GAFFIGAN

Next time Jim Gaffigan is in Cleveland, pack up the family-your mother in law included- to see a mostly family friendly comedy event. Jim Gaffigan's comedy does not depend on swear words, scatological humor or graphic sexual situations to get laughs. His humor centers on the shared experiences of family, marriage and observations we all share but would be hesitant to say out loud. He is an every man trying to make sense of the foibles of everyday life. His self deprecating style makes him easy to relate to. The show was held at the Wolstein Ctr. just a tad smaller than the Rocket Field House. We sat in the handicapped seats which had a great view of the stage. The opening act was a comic, named Ted Alexandro, He was very funny and , again, his material was clean. A great matched set!

4.0 star rating from Chicago, Illinois

90% NEW, FUNNY, FRESH; 10% REHASH

Saw his 7:00pm show @ Chicago Theater 10/14/17. 90% funny, fresh! Last 10%, was verbatim rehash of "Beyond The Pale" material with just a smidge of supporting material thrown in. Good show; not great show.

4.0 star rating Eric Leclerc from Montreal, Quebec

GREAT FIRST HALF,... SECOND...GOOD

Very impressed with his first half where he didn’t limit himself to make a few “poutine” jokes to make himself relatable to his local audience, but a complete array of well researched jokes around the canadian culture from coast to coast. Hilarious! He did seem “out of it” at the very end when he finished with a sightly different “hot poket” routine before rushing off stage.

3.0 star rating Laura Marusinec from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

DISAPPOINTING

I’m a big Jim Gaffigan fan. Unfortunately, the show was very brief and somewhat stale, especially for the $100 price tag with all the fees and his wife’s book. Which he hardly mentioned. Since he has ties with Milwaukee, it would’ve been nice to have a little more personal touch. Nothing exceptional. The whole show was an hour and a half with the opener.

3.0 star rating Mary Pat dillon from Chicago, Illinois

NOT SO FAMILY-FRIENDLY

Jim has always prided himself on clean comedy. He did say something about the P word which was not necessary. Also if he’s clean, the his warm up should be also he was pretty vulgar about Viagra and it’s a fax. I saw many families with their young teenagers in tow and don’t think this warm up comic was appropriate.Also Jim looked very tired worn out and like to get up too late the night before. I do love him and he is funny but was not thrilled with this concert

3.0 star rating Tom from London, Ontario

DISAPPOINTED

My husband and I have watched all of Jim Gaffigan's specials and found them hilarious. We saw the second show of back to back performances and were fairly disappointed. Jim seemed tired and unenthusiastic. At times he almost seemed to slur slightly. Perhaps we caught him on an off night, but I honestly expected a more polished presentation.

2.0 star rating Dave Barkovich from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

WAS JIM DRUNK?

I really enjoy Jim and all of his work. I’ve watched probably over 20 hours of his comedy and it was exciting to see him try out all new material for us. What concerned me was the sloppiness that he displayed on stage. I’ve been known to put back a couple beers but he really seemed like he was drunk and that it affected his performance. To be honest he seems like such a nice guy and my disappointment in the performance is overshadowed by my concern for him personally. I hope he’s doing OK. In summary, my wife and daughter and I were rather disappointed in the overall performance because rod this

1.0 star rating Lisa W. from Detroit, Michigan

VERY DISSAPOINTING

The show was only one hour long and very disappointing. We have watched all of Jim's specials on television and think he is hilarious! Friday night in Detroit at The Fox, his performance was terrible! We were so disappointed! He talked about murder and death way too much and everything else he talked about was only marginally funny. There were only a couple of times we actually laughed out loud.

1.0 star rating Karen from St. Louis, Missouri

ST. LOUIS STIFFEL THEATER

Dissapointed of both his act and opening act. These two men were not funny. Was a big Jim Gaffigan fan, but would not buy tickets again. Seats were good, but show was a big let down. It sounded as if the whole upper left side of theater was not laughing.

1.0 star rating from Grand Rapids, Michigan

WATCH HIM ON VIDEO

Started late. Warm up comedian was funnier than Jim. Jim came out with no energy used insert here type humor to “relate” to the audience. Slurred words and appeared intoxicated. Barely any new material. Ended abruptly with a show that was well under an hour.

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