Comedian Jo Koy.


Jo Koy comedy show in Abu Dhabi postponed

Comedian Jo Koy’s show in Abu Dhabi this weekend has been postponed, organizer BluBlood announced on Thursday (October 26).

Jo Koy was scheduled to perform at Etihad Arena on Saturday (October 28). The show has now been postponed to May 26, 2024.

BlueBlood said the postponement was “due to unforeseen circumstances in the tour schedule.”

The organizer said that ticket holders will be able to use the same tickets in May. Those requiring a refund can contact their ticket provider by November 8.

“Jo Koy and the entire team look forward to bringing you an exceptional event on the new date and we are confident it will be an event to remember. We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and support,” BlueBlood said in a statement sent to

Speaking to ahead of his Abu Dhabi show, Jo Koy had promised fans an exciting show, with a preview of his Netflix special that he said he was shooting in Brooklyn on November 10. “I got some animated movies coming out on Netflix. That’s kinda like my home right now,” Jo adds.

His UAE tour follows the success of his show in Dubai last year and coming off the highly acclaimed Universal Picture film, Easter Sunday, and his Netflix special.

Jo’s uniquely relatable comedy pulls inspiration from his colorful family that has reached all kinds of people and translated into sold-out arenas around the world including Asia Arena in Manila, The Forum in LA, ICC Theatre in Sydney and Radio City Music Hall in New York City, to name a few.

“Every time I go, I love to see the town and see the people and catch the vibe and energy that way,” Jo Koy said, adding that during his Abu Dhabi tour, his son will be with him. What’s in their bucket list?

“I’m going to live vicariously through his eyes, so whatever it is he wants to do, I’m going to be next to him doing it,” he said.

Read the in-depth interview in the Expat Media Special Edition Magazine where Jo Koy pours his heart out about his comedy, his inspiration, Filipino culture, his father’s best advice, his hidden talent, the person who makes him laugh the hardest and more. ICA/Expat Media

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