The spoken word section of a festival can often be overlooked when pre-festival hype is in full swing, but never with Electric Picnic.
The Vodafone Comedy Festival takes place in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens from Thursday 25 – Sunday 28 July 2013.
The Sky Cat Laughs Festival kicks off tonight in Kilkenny. With comedy from a host of Irish and international comedians (and what looks like a bit of sunshine) the weekend is shaping up pretty well. If you’re heading down, you should download their official festival app, it’s free.
Organisers of the 2013 Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival announced additional elements for this year’s programme.
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Dara has already sold out 30 nights at Vicar Street this year and recently performed his 100th sell-out night at the venue. He has announced extra dates for November.
It was obvious that the gig had been arranged at the last minute after Jaffa Cakes’ cancellation, and none of the acts were particularly well prepared.
Gillen is more mentalist than magician – although some of his feats are so baffling that at times magic seems to be the only explanation.
David O’Doherty’s 10 Days in Dublin appearance on Wednesday 11 July in Twisted Pepper was a warm-up act for the new show he’ll be doing this summer.
Overall, it was a short, largely sweet hour of gentle amusement rather than out-and-out hilarity, which, if the group have their way, may even come with complementary violence in the future.