Get your funnybone well and truly tickled at Durban Comedy Week

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This month’s Durban Comedy Week, which runs until September 2, will feature the talents both Cape Town and Johannesburg funnymen – Loyiso Madinga, Westley Cockrell and Stuart Cairns.

They will be joined by local comedians, Jem Atkins and Neil Green, for the gigs hosted by On Fire Comedy.

  • Wednesday, August 31 at 8.30 pm at Amsterdam Comedy Club, Amsterdam Bar/Restaurant: 143 Helen Joseph Rd, Glenwood, Durban. Tickets R50. Inquiries and bookings: 031 811 5449.
  • Thursday, September 1 at 8.30 pm at the New York Comedy Club, New York Restaurant and Bar: 101 Innes Road, Morningside, Durban. Tickets R60. Inquiries and bookings: 031 312 9605.
  • Friday, September 2 at the Tina’s Hotel Comedy Night, Tina’s Hotel (Restaurant and Bar), 14 Beryldene Road, Kloof. Tickets R100. Inquiries and bookings: 031 764 7843.

Durban comedy is on fire!

Jess Knauf and Jem Atkins

Jem Atkins and Jess Knauf

Durban comedy promoters, Jem Atkins and Jess Knauf (On Fire Comedy), have been nominated for a prestigious award at this year’s 6th Annual Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards.

They’re up against national comedy promoter heavyweights – Cape Town Comedy Club, David Kau (Blacks Only brand), Goliath & Goliath, and Gino Fernandez (Cape Town) – for the highly prized Best Friend of Comedy award. Continue reading

Comedy stars, Joey Rasdien and Alfred Adriaan, set to wow Durban

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Joey Rasdien.

JOEY Rasdien and Alfred Adriaan will be headlining Durban Comedy Week, from July 27 to 31.

The event, which is being hosted by On Fire Comedy, will also feature well-known Durban comics, Jem Atkins, Neil Green, Masood Boomgaard, Neville Pillay and Kelvin Stoffels.

Also on the line-up are hot, up-and-coming Durban acts Tyson Heffer, Kwanda Radebe, Tibs, Mohammad Vawda and Troy Tesla. Continue reading