Vodafone Comedy Festival at Iveagh Gardens 2016

With over 80 international and home grown acts to mark its 10th year in Iveagh Gardens. The festival takes place in 5 fully seated indoor venues over 4 days from July 28th – 31st and tickets are on sale this Monday 13th June @ 9am.

American comedy acts include Bill Burr (Breaking Bad), Joe DeRosa (Better Call Saul), Dan Soder (Billions, Inside Amy Schumer), Sasheer Zamata (SNL & ACLU’s Celebrity Ambassador for Women’s Rights), Chris Gethard (Broad City, The Chris Gethard Show), Annie Lederman (MTV’s Girl Code) and Rory Scovel who recently finished shooting the feature film The House alongside Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler. We also have Jake & Amir’s Podcast (College Humour), Kate Berlant (Netflix Presents: The Characters), Alex Edelman (winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award for best Newcomer in 2015) as well as Leonard Ouzts, Jay Larson, Ian Edwards, Liza Treyger and of course our very own adopted son’s Aidan Bishop, who will host The International Comedy Club, and Des Bishop who is returning from New York to perform at this year’s festival.

UK festival favourites Milton Jones, Adam Buxton with his amazing Bug: David Bowie Special and Sara Pascoe (hot on the back of her new book ‘Animal: The Autobiography of a female body’) return along with Canadians Tom Stade & Stewart Francis, Australian’s Felicity Ward and Sammy J & Randy, Sophie Hagen from Denmark and Marcel Lucont from France.

As always, this year’s line-up brings together & celebrates the amazing array of Irish comedy talent including established acts like David O’Doherty, Al Porter, Apres Match, Deirdre O’Kane, Maeve Higgins, PJ Gallagher, Foil Arms & Hog, Jason Byrne, Aisling Bea, Eleanor Tiernan and Neil Delamere as well as rising stars like Abandoman, Andrea Farrell, Davey Reilly, Danny O’Brien, Alison Spittle and Joanne McNally.

Check out the official website for more information and full line up.

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