The Brisbane Comedy Festival Is Back: Here’s What You Need To Know

Laugh Out Loud

By Bianca Licina | 7th March 2024

Ready the tissues Brisbane because you’re about to be in tears. And no, we’re not talking the boohoo type of tears, we’re talking the laughing-until-your-eyes-water type of crying. 

Put your hands together folks because our River City is welcoming back the Brisbane Comedy Festival for another year and let’s just say we’ve already cleared our calendars in anticipation.

This April and May, the Brisbane Comedy Festival is back with a stellar lineup of Australia’s funniest faces, as well as some new kids on the block ready to get the punchlines kicking.

The program is chock-a-block with 350 events, featuring 130 comedians across the city’s iconic venues of the Brisbane Powerhouse, The Tivoli, The Princess Theatre and The Fortitude Music Hall.

Brisbane Comedy Festival

Who will be there?

At this year’s Brisbane Comedy Festival, audiences can expect a lineup of comedians and TikTok stars from near and far, ready to get us slappin’ our knees all night long.  Australia’s favourite comedic export Josh Thomas will be returning for the first time in over a decade to our humble city, as well as Joel Creasy who is making a return to the comedy circuit after 4 years. Not to mention the one and only Nazeem Hussain and legendary British comedian Stephen K Amos.

Let’s not forget our favourite Aussie TikTok stars Nick White and Mel Buttle who will be gracing the stages of Brisbane, along with other comedy legends Felicity Ward, Nikki Osborne, Dilruk Jayasinha, Sam Taunton, Rhys Nicholson, Reuben Kaye and Tommy Little (we’ve only scratched the surface btw, find the full lineup here

Running from April 26 to May 26, get ready to belly laugh, giggle, chortle, and chuckle. Tickets are on sale now – get yours here!

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By Bianca Licina Certified shopaholic, Bianca is happiest in her favourite pair of jeans with a piccolo latte in hand.
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