Posts Tagged ‘Kevin McAleer’
Yup, we’re back with even more comedians for you to ponder over Another unconnected bunch of randomers have taken over this post… enjoy!
Willa White started his comedy career as part of Des Bishop’s ‘Joy in Da Hood’ and has been taking the comedy scene by storm with his material based on his experiences growing up in Ballymun. Host of a regular comedy night at the Axis theatre Willa has also featured in numerous comedy events around the country. See him on Fri 27th @9.30pm (Cherry Top)
Tom Stade is a sought after headliner on the UK circuit, charming audiences with his magnetic stage presence, distinctive laid-back style and armoury of first-rate material. A must see act, you’ll find him on stage in the Iveagh Gardens on Fri 27th @9,30pm (Cherry Top) and Sat 28th @7.30pm (Comedy Hub).
Kevin Mc Aleer earned cult status in the early days of his comedy career with his slide show and since then has grown in popularity with UK and Irish audiences alike thanks to tv appearances which resulted in sell out tours. Check him out on Sat 28th @4.30pm (Joke Shop) or Sun29th @ 4.30pm (Cherry Top).
Great news Irish comedy lovers, the Vodafone Comedy Festival will be back in the Iveagh Gardens from Thurs 26th – Sun 29th July!
Sporting a line up of top Irish and international stars this collections of 37 unique comedy gigs is sure to give 20,000 fans “a bellyful of laughs” over the four-day festival.
The exciting line-up for this year features over 50 comedians from around the world including; “Man of 10,000 Voices” and Police Academy Star, Michael Winslow; the king of comedy cool Reginald D Hunter; the irrepressible Pub Landlord, Al Murray; Edinburgh Fringe winner & stand up poet Tim Key, South African Trevor Noah (currently championed by Eddie Izzard), the ever sassy US comedienne and regular Chelsea Lately guest, Natasha Leggero, 8 out of 10 Cats’ Josh Widdicombe, musical wizard Jay Foreman (who stormed Vicar St recently as support to Dave O’Gorman) and the joyous, hip-hop improvisation act that is Abandoman. Not to forget some homegrown talent with Tommy Tiernan, Jason Byrne, PJ Gallagher, Ardal O’Hanlon, David O’Doherty, Neil Delamere, The Nualas, David McSavage, Kevin McAleer, Barry Murphy and Dead Cat Bounce taking to the stage over the course of the festival too.
All that is just the tip of the comedy iceberg so you are guaranteed to find something to suit your personal comedy tastes and with tickets selling like hot cakes you’d be mad not to take a look at the shows on offer asap! For those of you who aren’t sure which combo of acts will entertain you most, sit tight and keep your eyes on the site we’ll be bringing a detailed breakdown of the who’s who of the festival next week but if you’ve made your mind up already then hop over to www.vodafonecomedy.com to book your tickets now
When: Thurs 26th – Sun 29th
Time: see gig listings for show times
Where: Iveagh Gardens Dublin
Cost: €20-€28 see individual gigs for pricing
The Stage Comedy Club bring the witty and amazing Kevin McAleer to The Abbey Tavern this Friday. If you don’t know who Kevin is, shame on you! Here is a short clip….
Want tickets now? They are €17.50 and available from Ticketmaster or from 018322006 . Support on the night comes from the hecklers nightmare that is Steve Cummins. A fantastic line up, not to be missed! More details can be found here
Where: The Abbey Tavern. Abbey Street, Howth
When: Friday 15th June 2012