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FULL 2019 PROGRAM AVAILABLE FROM 12 FEB 2019

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

The Festival Club

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

The Festival Club

The heartland of the Festival Club is MAX WATT'S – it’s THE place to see the who’s who of comedy letting loose on stage and on the dancefloor. #festivalclub #MICF #youhadtobethere

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WEEK 4 LINE UPS

TUE 16 APR: POLITICAL TUESDAY MC Sammy J, Jude Perl, Ahir Shah (UK), Anuvab Pal (India), Fakkah Fuzz (Singapore), Alice Fraser, Pat McCaffrie, Jamali Maddix (UK)

 

WED 17 APR: ROB HUNTER LATE O’CLOCK with special guests Fern Brady (SCO/UK), Guy Montgomery (NZ), Laura Dunemann, Aunty Donna, Michelle Brasier, Naomi Higgins, Matt Stewart, Josh Ladgrove and MORE!

 

THUR 18 APR: 10 COMEDIANS FOR 10 BUCKS MC Michael Shafar, Gillian English (CAN), Tim Hewitt, Pax Assadi (NZ), Clare Cavanagh, Chloe Black, Andrew Portelli, Gavin Sempel, Brett Blake, Aidan ‘Taco’ Jones, Nikki Osborne

 

FRI 19 APR: COMEDY BONANZA MC Becky Lucas & Cameron James, Joel Creasey, Naveen Richard (India), Fin Taylor (UK), Simon Amstell (UK), Ivan Aristeguieta, Geraldine Hickey, Zack Dyer, Celeb Five (Sth Korea) AFTER THE COMEDY (12.30am) DJ Isabel Angus

 

SAT 20 APR: COMEDY BONANZA MC Steph Tisdell, Sumit Anand (India), Kanan Gill (India), Chris Redd (USA), Sam Jay (USA), Dilruk Jayasinha, Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall, John Hastings (CAN), Donna Brookbanks (NZ) LIP SYNC BATTLE FINAL Hosted by Rhys Nicholson, Mawaan Rizwan (UK), Felicity Ward, Lessons with Luis, Granny Bingo AFTER THE COMEDY (12.45am) DJ Felicity Ward

 

 

TUESDAYS 2 & 16 APR $15 TIX: Doors 10.45pm
POLITICAL TUESDAY: The very best in political comedy and satire. Hosted by the politically-inclined Tom Ballard (2 APR) and Sammy J (16 APR). Watch out, #auspol!
 

TUESDAY 9 APR $15 TIX: Doors 10.15pm
DON’T YOU KNOW WHO I AM? – HOSTED BY JOSH EARL: The hit podcast that asks who knows whom, who knows what because who knows why!  Featuring Des Bishop (IRL/USA), Hamish Blake, James Acaster (UK), Felicity Ward, plus more!

 

WEDNESDAYS 3 & 10 APR $15 TIX: Doors 10.45pm
STAMPTOWN COMEDY NIGHT: A raunchy, chaotic, full-on trainwreck, hosted by anarchic, Norwegian-American comedy duo Zach & Viggo (USA/NOR).
 

THURSDAYS 28 MAR, 4, 11 & 18 APR $10 TIX: Doors 11.15pm
10 COMEDIANS FOR 10 BUCKS: The very best hand-picked emerging comics at the Festival.
 

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS $20 TIX: Doors 11.15pm
COMEDY BONANZA: The Festival’s biggest names line up and let loose! Late-night comedy that’s unscripted, unhinged and possibly x-rated. You have been warned! Fridays will be hosted by dynamic duo Becky Lucas & Cameron James (Be Your Own Boss, ABC TV)
 

SUNDAYS 31 MAR, 7 & 14 APR $15 TIX: Doors 10.15pm
HAUS PARTY! with Otto & Astrid: Die Roten Punkte “rock ze haus” along with our favourite DJ Andrew McClelland in an evening of Eurotrash and the very best musical comedy, circus and variety acts. Ich Liebe HAUS PARTY!
 

WEDNESDAY 17 APR $15 TIX: Doors 11.15pm
ROB HUNTER LATE O’CLOCK: Now in its 9th horrifying year, Rob Hunter’s cult favourite and infamously terrible talk show returns to Club. Comedy at its most excruciating!
 

THE LATE, LATE ENTERTAINMENT AFTER THE COMEDY FROM 12:30AM
SATURDAYS 30 MAR, 6, 13 & 20 APR
LIP SYNC BATTLE: Hosted by the incomparable lip syncer himself – Rhys Nicholson!  An epic battle from the best lip-syncing comics in da biz. Not to be missed!
 

FRIDAY 5 APR
GERALDINE QUINN’S SPANDEX BALLET - DONNIE DARKO: Grab your bunny ears and skeleton tracky dacks as Spandex Ballet and guests take on the giant 80s soundtrack of 'Donnie Darko'. Tears for Fears, Duran Duran, INXS… COMMIT TO SPARKLE MOTION!


 

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