What initially seemed expensive actually turned out to be very cheap when you consider I was lucky enough to watch Jimeoin, Akmal, Arj Barker, Tripod, Axis of Awesome, Heath Franklin’s Chopper, Mad Max the remix, John Robertson, Toby Coleman, Seizure, Keasty, Mickey D, Greg Fleet, Rick Shapiro, Matthew Hardy, Nick Sun, Sam Bowring, Sally Kimpton, Chris Wainhouse, Paul Warnes, Alan Glover, Felicity Ward and Peter Berner all in the one day!
If you want an opportunity to catch some of Sydney’s favourite new and underground comics being funny for a cause, get down to Hermann’s Bar at Sydney Uni this Friday night (tomorrow).
This was the Sydney Comedy Festival show my kids begged me to take them to see, based purely on the CD I brought home from the last AoA show I saw. So we went as a family, and we did LOL. […] Lee Naimo’s long-suffering persona must take some sort of prize for most costume effort for a one-liner, Benny Davis’ musical arrangements will strain something if they get any tighter, and Jordan Raskopolous scowled like the devil and sang like an angel.
Penultimate night (for Viv) in Melbourne!
Sunday shows: Mother of the Year, Comedy Zone: Bottle Rockets, Anarchists Guild Social Committee: A Fine Selection, (updated to include Festival Club: Haus Party)
Update (Axis of Awesome @ Comedy Store), Wicked Women Comedy Cabaret Launch, Congratulations Dazz and Gazz, Chris Wainhouse filming DVD at the Laugh Garage, Scared Scriptless moves to the Roxbury Hotel, Tickets on Sale for Theatresports National Championships, A-List announces new dates for Carl Barron + 3 new A-List venues, Official Sydney Comedy Festival Preview Night March 27, RAW semifinals time
Sadly not on the same bill, because that would be a hell of a lot of fun!
Adam Hills: Comedy @ Marble Bar, 27 Jan 2009
Axis of Awesome: 2 Year Anniversary Sow @ Roxbury Hotel, 31 Jan 2009
This article has been updated since first posted. You may have noticed a dearth of updates the last few weeks – holiday time has taken its toll, I’m afraid.
However, here’s a few announcements of upcoming dates for you all:
By now many of you will have already had your workplace’s festive night out, and maybe (just maybe) it wasn’t that crash hot watching the office clown do the same routine as for the last five years. So why not go out for a night that you’ll really enjoy, with professional comic entertainers?
Ah, the US election threw my writing schedule totally out of whack! Apologies for the delays. Acts reviewed: Axis of Awesome, Sugar Sammy, Harley Breen, Jacques Barrett, Diverse Theatresports(R) Players (Cranston Cup) Venues: Marble Bar, Comedy Store, Belvoir Street Theatre
Whether you win or lose a bundle on the gee-gees, kicking on at a comedy show after the race is a fine way to finish off the day. Your comedy options are listed by State: SYDNEY Comedy @ Marble Bar: catch The Axis of Awesome supported by Ray Badran, Jay Sullivan and MC’ed by David […]