Tom McLean from Ottawa, Ontario
BILL BURR GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND AT OTTAWA NAC SHOW
They say Bill Burr is a Comedian's comedian, in that other stand-up comedy performers study and admire his skill and technique on stage. On March 6th Mr. Burr showed that he's also a people's comedian, smoothly engaging the crowd in the NAC theater as he delivered entirely new material, a lot of it Canada-specific, and went 45 minutes over the 1 hour show time. Certainly it was clear Burr was playing with some new material as he covered topics from ghosts, to the way men and women commit murder, to dictators and their silly antics. Throughout, the crowd was roaring, and I lost my breath several times as Burr dove through his bag of observational humor while offering hilarious impressions of people caught in funny situations. At show's end, Burr conversed directly with the crowd, asking about Canada's different provinces and telling stories about his trip so far. More than worth the money, this show is a must-see and great for a date night. Don't bring kids. Thanks Bill! GFY
Nesha Doyle from Chicago, Illinois
I am a fan FOREVER! Bill burr makes me laugh so hard my stomach, head and cheeks hurt! I love seeing him at the Chicago Theater. Please continue to come back.
Olivia Porter from Chicago, Illinois
BILL BURR IS BACK!
Bill's 2016 tour was a little off but this time he rocked! Vintage Bill is back!!
Kimberley from Phoenix, Arizona
THE BEST NIGHT EVER !
I had the best time last night ! Bill Burr for president, most definalty! If you ever have the opportunity to see this man live in person you must I mean you absolutely HAVE to go. You will not be disappointed. He put on the best performance from his introduction all the way through until the very end he KILLED it ! Laughing entirely! My 1st time seeing him in person and it was every bit as great as expected , he did not disappoint! I Can't wait to see him again. His opening act was fucking amazing too. LOVE IT! Too funny ! Best show EVER !! Thank you Bill Burr - you win , hands down 👊 Phoenix LOVES you !!
Jerry Fenski from Dallas, Texas
Ok last night in Dallas we witnessed a comic at the top of his game. It felt like he was as much improvising about the crowd and Texas as he was working material. Laughs from start and left wanting more. No question the most solid show I've seen live. All hail Burr.
Kimberley from Minneapolis, Minnesota
BILL BURR KILLED IT
All new material, Bill had everyone laughing from start to finish. The set was tight and ready for a new special. Bill is my favorite comic and never disappoints. His humor is relatable even as a LAYDY and I was cracking up just talking about it later. Would not take children or my mother to the show although the crowd varied in age from early twenties to mid-seventies.
Kristen from San Francisco, California
Bill Burr hung tight last night in San Francisco at the beautiful Nourse Theater- weaving in between nuance with ease- even amidst some kook heckler. His transparency made him oh so relatable and that spitfire comeback had the crowd rolling. Keep it coming old man. Like a fine wine- you get better with age. The surveyor imitation using the mic stand had us in stitches. Thanks for the orchestral seats - we were anticipating a drumroll by yours truly. Next time, Homey! The gorgeous architecture of the venue was similar to Great American Music Hall or the Warfield. Tastefully antiquated art deco and crown molding framing the large ceiling. Such a classy venue to welcome Mr. Burr back to our beloved SF! I would not bring my daughter nor my Mother. Their skin is a little less thick and minds a bit too prestine for his content.
Beth Rio from Santa Rosa,, California
DID NOT DISAPPOINT
My introduction to Bill Burr's humor was on Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars..." Since then, I've loved nearly everything I see him on. I jumped at the chance to see him in person. He was on fire from the moment he walked on stage! He is so comfortable on stage and with the crowd - handled comments from audience brilliantly. He referenced his favorite topics, the ones we've all come to know and love....over-population, oversensitive people, extreme PC....and threw in plenty of current topics that were also tailored to locals/SF. Saw him in the old Nourse Theatre which looked its age, but you forgot all about the hard seats, "grandma's house-smell," and disaster-waiting-to-happen emergency exit layout of the place by Bill's second utterance. But the location of the theater was great (Hayes Valley), surrounded by ample great eateries and good parking options. Not sure i would go out of my way to go to this theater again.....unless Bill Burr came to town! Can't wait to see hi again!
S. Trauman from Nashville, Tennessee
BILL BURR AT THE RYMAN IN NASHVILLE LATE APRIL, 2018
Great performance ! My husband and I came down from Louisville to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We are big fans of Bill Burr and we both felt like he was at his funniest. Well worth the $400 we paid for tickets. We were in center section 5th row. Perfect seats. Can't wait to see him again. ST Louisville, ky
Wendy Smith from San Francisco, California
BILL BURR FOR PRESIDENT
San Francisco May 17, 2018 show. If you ever have the pleasure of seeing this qucik witted, candid, side splitting comedian Bill Burr I suggest you do it. It's not very often you are surrounded with laughter from his first joke to the last. Bill Burr is a comedical genius who shot off one hysterical joke after another. Bill Burr for President. Seriously do yourself a favor whoever reads reviews take this to heart and go laugh your ass off seeing this man perform. Thank you Bill I have a great time.
Ed Gutonski from Pittsburgh, Pennsyania
Funny as hell!! Performed longer than thought best $50 spent in a long time!
David Marshall from Kitchener, Ontario
BILL BURR FINDS KITCHENER
The Man came to town. How he found Kitchener? Long story but as Bill says, he just jumped on a bus. He used mostly new material from what I could remember. With all the mental fortitude I could muster I tried to remember a hilarious moment near the start of his performance but Bill erased my memory with so many gut-wrenching jokes. Bill craft is near or at the top as he melded Canadian content into his performance and dealt stealth blows to a few loud mouth patrons. I woke the next day as if I had a full blown 80's 20 min workout on my abs and face from laughing so much. Burr's opening acts were also top- notch. I paid about 70 bucks for more than decent seats...great value. The Kitchener theatre is top notch, not sure if there's a bad seat in the house. My second time seeing Bill Burr live, with the first coming in Hamilton a few years ago. He's a must see and he might be just the best out there!
from Vancouver, British Columbia
BETTER THAN HIS SPECIALS!
Loved the show at Just for Laughs Northwest at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC yesterday. He did an excellent job of Canadian, local content without being patronizing (I think my favorite treat of the show). His comedy was spot on and as a fan it was awesome to not hear repeat jokes - like many comedians in concert. Truly worth the ticket and the travel!
Colin Mac from Vancouver, British Columbia
Seen a couple specials on tv a few years back and when I heard he was coming thought great I will go. Caught the ferry got a hotel even took a loss on two tickets I bought for someone else. But man what a show if I was not smiling my checks were stiff from howling to the tear point So glad I went he is good at what he does and would do it again
Stephanie from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
BILL IS THE BEST!
There was no slow build up to the funny bits—Bill was hilarious from the very start. I am so impressed by the way Bill didn’t settle into becoming a cliche of his younger funny self - at the same time he still sounds completely authentic and remains the funniest guy of all. Awesome show!!
Jb from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
First off...the show was almost 3 hours long. Lots of laughs...funny stuff about the 'burgh and the people here. Seemed a little right winged. Which was surprising.
Richard Rieck from Cleveland, Ohio
ONE OF THE BEST !!!
Bill Burr definitely should be in the conversation now with Chapelle and some of the other greats. He did not disappoint last night in Cleveland and he hit on some pretty tough topics like guns , feminists, abortion and past and current Presidents that had everyone laughing their ass off. He says what we are all thinking and he is definitely one of the greats so if you get the chance to see him trust me you wont be disappointed.
Immune from Seattle, Washington
Bro roasted the whole planet and on such a high level! Some of the jokes were over some peoples heads, he literally went off it was amazing.
Greg from Montreal, Quebec
EXCELLENT, BUT THé ENTRY PROCEDURES AND LINE UPS…NEVER AGAIN
Excellent, but thé entry procedures and line ups…never again. Play Laval Bell Center for 4 sets brah.
Nunya Biznass from Boston, Massachusetts
DOUBLE B AT FENWAY
He absolutely killed from opening bit till the end.
Jaime from Boston, Massachusetts
IT’S BILL FREAKIN’ BURR
Bill was hilarious as usual. Making fun of just about everyone and bringing us back to the good old days before social media. As for Fenway…. No! The ticket said it started at 7, it didn’t till 8. So you get charged a $48.00 “convenience fee” for an hour and a half, and it wasn’t convenient when they still made you go to the box office to go pick them up! So what the hell was the convenience? The batting nets and stacks of speakers in the way didn’t help. The crowd chanted “shut them off” meaning the lights… Fenway just needs to get their act together and stop over charging. But, Bill is definitely worth every penny. I would suggest seeing him somewhere else. It was a historic show. But, taking our phone and smart watches during the show was a bit much.
Saul Goodman from San Francisco, California
No real funny new material. Expected a lot more, being away so long from stand up. Oaland arena venue a rip off for floor seating by the stage.
Muneeb Ahmad from Toronto, Ontario
It was a routine from which i could tune in and tune out. Just like his podcast. My friend appreciated it because he prefers a story-telling type of humor. But, imo, that should be reserved for podcasts. But I suppose that that is his appeal. Not too sophisticated or clever; just relatable and common. Have seen him twice now, in toronto. Despite the years, the subject matter is the same: man vs woman, husband vs wife, canada vs usa, back then vs now, feminists vs etc... Paid a 100$ for the nose-bleeds. Didn't mind the distance as it wasn't a concert. The yodl pouches were a pain in the ass and we actually ended up missing the opening introduction and segment because the yodl employees didn't have enough yodl pouches. So we waited an additional 30 minutes until they retrieved some pouches from wherever they end up. Obviously not kid-friendly. It was a show and should remain a show for die-hard Bill Burr fans. The whole arena was packed. Wouldn't take a date to it. Expensive beers and alcohol, which is to be expected. Overall, a pleasant experience for those used to and appreciative of Bill's comedy.
John medina from Denver, Colorado
A LITTLE OFF
For the 3 of us in the fronf row,, some of itcwas funny, and some was like a rambling podcast.... a lot of dough for not too much show
Dave (originally PA) from Nashville, Tennessee
BILL MISSED IT THIS TIME ON HUMOR REQUIRING SOME TRUTH TO BE FUNNY
Bill's Atlantic City show last summer, and his opening comic, were fantastic. It was an enjoyable surprise given the few podcasts that listened to prior. This show in Nashville was like a rambling podcast, he missed on knowing the audience he intended use to provide comic relief. For our group that also saw him in AC, the conclusion of last night's show in Nashville are the same...with mostly new material, it was weak in wit and too long of ramblings without a humorous punchline.
Not a fan of Bill from Columbus, Ohio
BILL BURR THERAPY SESSION
I’ve seen taped Bill Burr shows and thoroughly enjoyed them I was expecting the same or better to see him live. In the end I felt like I was sitting in the corner listening to his therapy session. Clearly he had a tough childhood and he absolutely l, positively hates women. I feel sorry for him, his wife and his daughter. I hope he gets the help he needs.
Mici from Toronto, Ontario
BB WASN'T FUNNY
We love Bill Burr but his performance at Scotia bank Arena in Toronto wasn't funny. He was indeed pushing the boundaries and saying provoking stuff which was good,.. but somehow he wasn't relatable, everything was just sliding off of us, ... was it the venue vibe maybe? His opening act was another female comedian that was shouting about her vagina all the time... sad, sad outlook at my sex's comedic state at the moment. Maybe it was that....? p.s. we also love Jim Jeffries and his standup in person was amazing!
from St. Louis, Missouri
He is an awful human if you can even call him a human. I’m embarrassed that I even was in the fox when he was there. I had to walk out to save myself. I thought I was going to a comedy show, one that makes you laugh, not one that makes you want to vomit because of the putridness that was being displayed on stage. I will definitely do more research on the next comedian I waste my time and money on.
Jon Klauswitz from Beloit, Wisconsin
WHAT A BUMMER
Was Bill trying out new material to see what worked and what didn't? His routine wasn't funny at all. I'm a huge fan and was so disappointed. I'm not offended by anything so this is not one of those types of reviews. He's usually the hammer but last night he was the nail. His signature brilliant, side splitting hilarity must've been left in the dressing room. And who signed off on the two jamokes who opened for him?? I've been more entertained watching something heat up in the microwave. I still love ya Billyboy but go back to the drawing board...because with what you did last night, I wouldn't trust you to make a glass of water. What a bummer
Jon Klauswitz from Beloit, Wisconsin
WHAT A BUMMER CONTINUED...
As for some of the reviews people are giving...c'mon!!! Roaring? The crowd wasn't roaring at all. I was there last night and the place didn't explode with laughter. Pffssshht...People who laughed were either simple minded easily appeased folk who lacked the intelligence to recognize the sizzle from the steak. You laughed b/c you expected to laugh. Bill wasn't funny at all and I'm a fan of his previous work! However, the theater is awesome! What a beautiful place and the staff, as usual, was great! Our seats were great and I love going to see shows at Miller Highlife Theater. We had a great dinner too at Santino's nearby. Great food and service. The high light of our night was dinner at Santino's and admiring the architecture of the theater!
Sher W from Washington, District of Columbia
WHAT THE HECK
Not only we didn’t laugh. I felt stupid for buying tickets to watch this guy. On line I watched his best gigs and laughed. On the live show the audience on our part was quiet and not amused at all. He needs new material asap.
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