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Frenchy – Turn It Up

'Turn it up' is an expression which, like many Australian expressions, can come with multiple meanings depending on the various inflections placed on the phrase. At times it can mean partying hard and going all out, whereas at other times it can be an expressions of derision and disbelief. When the immortal phrase was first […]

The Usual Dagos

Coming together to share the stage in Sydney this February for one show only, a star-studded line-up of A-list comedians will feature in an exclusive stand-up event, The Usual Dagos. Comedians including Joe Avati, George Kapiniaris and TV star Tahir will welcome new members of the Dagos family to the stage; James Liotta, Piero Viavattene, and […]

Bert Kreischer – Body Shots World Tour

American comedian Bert Kreischer’s comedy show is unlike any other. Rather than following a set routine of jokes Kreischer instead describes his show by saying, “It’s like being in my living room when I stand up to go get some beers but then I end up telling a story instead and take my shirt off.” […]

Shane Mauss – A Good Trip

Having recently tied up a 100+ city tour throughout the US, Shane Mauss is bringing his psychedelic comedy routine, A Good Trip down under. The show involves a mixture of storytelling, stand-up and a little education on the history, laws and science behind the world of psychedelics. “It’s an interesting subject as are the stories that […]

Dave Hughes – Deluded

Over the course of his career Dave ‘Hughesy’ Hughes has evolved into much more than simply a stand-up comic, as he now regularly appears on national radio and television. Despite this career progression his “first love” continues to call him back to the stage. “I love doing stand up more than anything else so I’ll […]

Rove McManus – That’s Me Talking

Many of us likely know Rove McManus from his incredibly popular television show Rove Live, however his journey began performing stand up comedy. This weekend Rove returns to his roots in Australia for the first time in nine years. In the years since Rove last performed in Australia he has worked on a multitude of […]

Jethro Tull (Ian Anderson)

I’m sitting in Sydney’s beautiful State Theatre, thinking about a young school friend, a genius, who introduced me to the album Aqualung and is the reason I know about Jeffro Tull. The lights dim the audience scream, Ian Anderson walks onto the stage holding his flute above his head. The man behind Jeffro Tull, a […]