D.J. Demers is an award-winning stand-up comedian, who appeared on season 11 of America’s Got Talent. He has performed stand-up on Conan and was the winner of the 2014 Homegrown Comics Competition at the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. After winning the competition, D.J. was invited to perform at a TV taping, the first time that has happened in festival history. He was also a featured performer at Toronto’s JFL42 comedy festival in 2014, the winner of the 2013 Toronto Comedy Brawl, was a finalist in NBC’s Stand-up for Diversity, and won Best Breakout Artist at the 2015 Canadian Comedy Awards.
DJ appears at the Opening Gala.