Rafi Gonzalez is one of the fastest rising and highly sought after comedians in the New England area and beyond. With a background as a nationally touring singer in a rock band, Gonzalez had no problem transitioning his command of the stage into the comedy world. Originally from Puerto Rico, Rafi uses his experiences growing up with clashing cultures to consistently engage and entertain crowds of all ages and facets of life.
Already a regular at all the major clubs in the northeast, he has also appeared onstage at Carolines on Broadway, Dangerfield’s, Levity Live, and so many more legendary clubs. In 2017, he came in first place at the Finger Lakes Comedy Festival in Ithaca, NY. Rafi started traveling nationally opening for Instagram sensation Joselito in 2019. In 2020, Rafi made a guest appearance on the nationally acclaimed podcast “History Hyenas” with Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas. In 2021, Rafi started opening nationally for Phoebe Robinson (Two Dope Queens Podcast).
Rafi has shared the stage with some of today’s top comedians such as Nikki Glaser, Phoebe Robinson, Pablo Francisco, Carly Aquilino, Big Jay Oakerson, Mark Normand, Jessimae Peluso, Gilbert Gottfried, and many more.