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Very Special Guests

Every Jam Society features a troupe of silly, smart, sexy and upbeat variety artists.

Upcoming guests

Alina Sharipova

Alina Sharipova is a Russian- Belgian comedian based in Amsterdam. Her friends often compare her to herpes because she never really goes away. With a dark yet vulnerable style, commanding stage-presence and wit beyond compare, she takes her audiences on a ride with her comedy. In 2022 she has debuted two shows. Fear is Good, a show about her immigrant upbringing, her relationship with her mom and her Dutch boyfriend. And LET'S TALK, a unique, interactive show that blurs the lines between comedy, improv and therapy.

Alina is joining us
June 11th in Amsterdam

Andy Duncan

Depending on the amount of laughter, Andrew Duncan is either an absurdist comedian or a performance artist. Andy is half of the Duncan brothers and a third of the Masli-Duncan performance trio, creators of the award winning show Legs (a crowd pleaser in both London and in the Edinburgh Fringe) and its sequel, Logs (also very successful).

Andy is joining us
This year in Amsterdam

Emily Higginson

Emily Higginson is a comedian from America, but don’t hold that against her. After living in the Netherlands for over five years, she knows what it takes to annoy-and entertain-a Dutch crowd. Friends have described Emily as “average” and “kind of funny I guess”. Emily has described herself as “very tall” and “extremely funny”.

Emily is joining us
July 22nd in Amsterdam

Fedor Ikelaar

Fedor will take you on a laughter-filled, insane journey across the globe. With a combination of sharp wit and other foolishness, he shares his experience from living, working and failing abroad. A born and raised Dutchie, who always felt a bit out of place in the Netherlands, Fedor spent years moving from one country to another until he finally ended up in Nepal...where he felt even more out of place. Surrounded by spiritual Nepalese, occasional opium dealers, forgotten hippies and millennials trying to find themselves, he lost himself more and more but remained captivated by the madness of it all. Meanwhile, he's has performed in over 30 countries, appeared at a long list of international comedy festivals and was recently featured on the BBC.

Fedor is joining us
June 11th in Amsterdam

Fritz With A Z

Fritz with a Z is one of those rare combinations of comedy, magic, and improvisation. With performances at the invite-only Magic Castle in Hollywood and the Magic Circle in London under his belt, this award-winning conjuror is the only Dutch magician who has performed on six continents. Be prepared to get you magical and funny bone tickled!


Jermaine Jackson

HILARIOUS! Taking interactive performance to the next level

Herald Sun Australia

A trailblazer in impromptu magic

People’s Post South Africa

An outstanding showman with a terrific charisma to captivate any audience

The Trickery Aberdeen

The Netherlands has a great tradition in magic. Thank you for carrying on that tradition and for entertaining our members and guests so well!

The Magic Castle Hollywood

Fritz is joining us
June 11th in Amsterdam

Jeromaia Detto

Jeromaia Detto is an Australian improvisor and clown who relies far too much on audience members for his silly sketches and characters. With almost a decade of performance experience including winning the Australian 2019 National Maestro Competition, he is excited to share another one of his absurd characters with you all at The Jam Society!

silly and extremely playful...definitely a must-see

Glam Adelaide


worth the sore cheeks from the big laughs

Perth Happenings


a masterpiece in audience participation...each comedic moment was flawless

Xpress Mag

a raucous hour of completely bonkers comed

The Fourth Wall

Jeromaia is joining us
September 3rd in Amsterdam

Joseph Kearney

Joe is an Irish storyteller rooted in Amsterdam. A regular of the popular storytelling Mezrab, both on stage and behind the counter, Joe has recently premiered his solo show People are Awful, full of tales of recovery, heartbreak, love, and including a fair amount of puppets and queer stuff.

Joe is joining us
Sometime this year in Amsterdam

Red Bastard

America's dangerous, seductive comedy-monster delivers on this promise that something interesting must happen every 10 seconds. Experience the madness as Red Bastard immerses you in his absurd web of raw conversation, traps, rewards and catch-22s. Lines will be crossed and laughs will be had in this interactive feast of biting wit, improvisation and physical prowess.

Very, Very Funny.

New York Times

Utterly vital and riveting from start to end.

Time Out London

Top 5 Shows in the UK. A masterclass in physical comedy. His power to inspire and enthuse is undeniable.

The Scotsman

A once in a lifetime experience… a milestone in this reviewers understanding of theater and its power.

The Skinny

Bastard is joining us
Sometime this year in Amsterdam

Where can I see these guests?

June 11 (20:00)
Q-Factory (Amsterdam)
July 22 (21:00)
Q-Factory (Amsterdam)
with Emily Higginson and more guests to be announced
August 23 (1:00)
Monkey Barrel (Edinburgh)
guests to be announced
August 24 (1:00)
Monkey Barrel (Edinburgh)
guests to be announced
September 3 (20:00)
Q-Factory (Amsterdam)
with Jeromaia Detto and more guests to be announced
October 1 (20:00)
Q-Factory (Amsterdam)
Guests to be announced
November 12 (20:00)
Q-Factory (Amsterdam)
Guests to be announced
December 10 (20:00)
Q-Factory (Amsterdam)
Guests to be announced

Name-dropping section

Here is the hall of fame of performers who've joined The Jam Society in the past. You never know when they might come back... 😉