Two comedy shows in Abbotsford in 2012

Comedians Gerry Dee and Ron James will perform in Abbotsford in 2012.

The Ron James show will include a 90-minute monologue.

The Ron James show will include a 90-minute monologue.

Two comedians will be performing in Abbotsford next year.

Gerry Dee, Jan. 20

Canadian comedian Gerry Dee will be hitting the road once again this January, with a performance at the Abbotsford Arts Centre on Friday, Jan. 20.

With a new sitcom, “Mr. D” premiering on the CBC network Jan. 9, on Monday nights at 8 p.m.,  Dee is one of Canada’s most recognized comedians. He was nominated for Best Male Comic in Canada in 2004, 2006, and 2007.

In addition to his scheduled tour, the funny man will also be releasing a DVD entitled, “Life After Teaching,” which includes past stand-up material.

Tickets for his show are $46.50 and can be purchased online at www.bellperformingartscentre.com.

Tickets purchased online can be picked up at the Abbotsford Arts Centre box office starting at 7 p.m. on Jan. 20. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Ron James, May 11

Tickets are now on sale to see Ron James live at the Abbotsford Arts Centre May. 11.

With five television comedy specials to his name, the Ron James show is into its third season on CBC on Fridays at 8 p.m.

His on-tour performance has been called, “gut-busting, knee-slappingly funny.”

Tickets range from $40.63 to $46.43 and are available at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Box Office, at 9201 Corbould St., or by phone at 604-391-7469.

Showtime is 8 p.m.