Anesti Danelis is a musical comedian who wants you to know that he is hella fun and hella cool. His songs take inspiration from different styles of music and often comments on our collective human experience, so you know it's gonna be hella relatable. Optimistic and dark, absurd and grounded, silly and smart. Not only are these the names of his future children, but it's also what to expect at this concert of music and comedy that combines guitar, piano, and violin.
Anesti Danelis is a musical comedian who has charmed sold-out audiences on both sides of the Atlantic with his unique blend of optimistic yet dark, witty but ridiculous humour. He took his debut musical comedy show to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it was named one of the Top Eight Best Comedy Shows of the festival in the Amused Moose Comedy Awards. The show now lives as an album on Spotify and iTunes. His new show Six Frets Under debuted at the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival to a sold-out run and to both audience and critical praise. He also toured the show to the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it caught the attention of NextUp Comedy producers, and together they filmed a live-from-the-fringe comedy special which is streaming soon on www.nextupcomedy.com.
In 2019 he was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Variety Act, taped his television debut for the CBC at the 2019 Winnipeg Comedy Festival which will air on CBC sometime in 2020, was featured on CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud, and Global News Montreal. He will work for spanakopita.