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Stand-Up Comedy returns to Durban with a bang!

Stand-Up Comedy returns to Durban with a bang!

This month, catch SAFTA (South African Film & Television Awards) nominee, Trevor Gumbi, on tour! He’s joined by award-nominated comedian/writer – Mojak Lehoko (as seen on TV)! Back for another epic run is Zimbabwean funnyman – Long John!

Stand-Up Comedy Returns to S43!

Wednesday August 01

 

Station 43 (Morningside) hosts ‘Comedy Night’!

Delicious food, tasty beverages and an evening of non-stop laughter featuring some of SA’s funniest comics!

Jem Atkins hosts a POWER line-up!

Catch SAFTA (South African Film & Television Awards) nominee, Trevor Gumbi, on tour!

He’s joined by award-nominated comedian/writer – Mojak Lehoko (as seen on TV)!

Back for another epic run is Zimbabwean funnyman – Long John!

Open slot: Cyril Basker.

 Brought to you by On Fire Comedy – ‘Durban’s HOTTEST comedy specialists!’

 

Date: Wednesday August 1st
Time: 8:30
Venue: Station 43 (43 Station Drive, Morningside)

Cost: R100 – www.QUICKET.co.za OR available at the door on the night

Bookings Essential!

Info/Table Bookings:

Email: info@thatbrewingco.co.za / info@onfirecomedy.co.za

Phone: 031 303 2747

 

Book your place TODAY for a Wednesday night you won’t soon forget!

 Savanna Durban Comedy Week:

August 02 – 04

The stand-up comedy madness continues throughout the week with Trevor Gumbi, Mojak Lehoko and Long John, all on tour!

They’re joined by Jem Atkins, Mo Vawda and Neil Green!

 

Proudly brought to you by On Fire Entertainment, Savanna Cider, Gateway Hotel and Butlers Restaurant!

 

3 HOT shows from Glenwood to Hillcrest to uMhlanga:

 

Event details below – Check out www.onfirecomedy.co.za for lineups and shows.

 

  1. Amsterdam Comedy Club (Glenwood)

Date: Thursday 2nd August

Venue: Amsterdam Bar (143 Helen Joseph Rd, Glenwood)

Line-up: Neil Green (Host), Trevor Gumbi, Mojak Lehoko, Long John, Cyril Basker

Time: 8:30

Tickets: R50 at the door on the night

Info/Bookings: (031) 811 5449; info@onfirecomedy.co.za

Specials: Savanna Bucket Special; Savanna/Burger Combo deal

 

  1. Friday Night Comedy (Gateway Hotel)

This one sells out fast!

Gateway Hotel will once again be hosting a TERRIFIC line-up of some of the funniest and most-loved Comedians in Durban delivering 90-minutes of non-stop comedy entertainment!

 

Date: Friday 3rd August

Venue: Gateway Hotel (Centenary Blvd & Twilight Dr, Umhlanga Ridge)

Cost: R120 at Computicket / R150 at the door on the night

Info: 031 536 9200; info@onfirecomedy.co.za; www.computicket.com

Show starts 8:30pm

Line-up: Jem Atkins (Host), Trevor Gumbi, Mojak Lehoko, Long John, Mo Vawda, Nabeel Peer.

 

  1. Butlers Comedy Night (Hillcrest)

 

Date: Saturday 4th August

Venue: Butler’s Restaurant (24 Old Main Rd, Hillcrest)

Line-up: Jem Atkins, Trevor Gumbi, Mojak Lehoko, Long John, Tibs Dumi.

Time: 8:30pm

Tickets: R100 at the door on the night

Pre-sales – www.Quicket.co.za

Booking Essential!

Info/Bookings: (031) 765 3850 ; info@onfirecomedy.co.za;

Specials: Savanna/Pizza Combo deal: R85

 

Comedians:

Trevor Gumbi (JHB)

SAFTA (South African Film & Television Awards) nominee, Trevor Gumbi, is a South African comedian, writer and actor.

Gumbi is well-known for his roles on various TV shows and sitcoms – Ses’Top La – SABC1; Msawawa True South – the Mzansi Magic travel show; Jozi Zoo – eTV; The Real Goboza – SABC1; Comedy Central Presents – DSTV Channel 122; The Sober Companion – SABC3; Rented Family – SABC1; Friends Like These – SABC1, and more!

The man is an acclaimed writer, and a highly sought-after comedian and MC, with appearances at all of the major SA comedy events: Oppikoppi, Rocking the Daisies, King-size comedy jams, Blacks Only, Laugh out Loud, Arts Alive Comedy Festival and others.

While outspoken and sometimes controversial, Gumbi has amassed a huge following and has the talent and stage persona to back it up!

He has just completed a highly successful, country-wide tour of his latest, riotously funny solo show – ‘The Divorce Tour’ – so look out: he’s so hot right now!

 

Mojak Lehoko (JHB)

This award-nominated JHB-based comedian/writer is widely considered to be one of the best in the business.

Drawing his inspiration from the dusty streets of the townships as well as the lush greenery of suburbia, he has not only been nominated for a Comics Choice Award for his sterling performances on stage, but an international Emmy for his writing for Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola.

He is also an accomplished actor, MC and voice-over artist.

This man is hilariously funny and most definitely one of the rising stars in the SA entertainment industry!

 

Long John (Zim)

Long John (real name, Learnmore Mwanyenyeka) is a funny guy!

The last 8 years have seen him rise from “Zimbabwean funnyman” to “acclaimed African comedian”, with sterling performances all over SA and the UK.

He has shared the stage with some of the biggest comics in Africa (Riaad Moosa, Ane Kansiime, Loyiso Gola, to name a few) and is definitely one to watch out for!

Charming, honest and ridiculously funny, the man is a delight to watch!

 

Jem Atkins

Arguably one of the funniest entertainers we know…Atkins has been hosting and headlining shows all over Durban for several years now!

He has performed all over the country with some of the biggest names in the industry and is currently preparing for his highly anticipated 3rd one-man show later this year.

The guy is instantly likeable and very entertaining!

 

Mo Vawda
He’s been on the Durban Comedy Scene for a couple years now, and already Mo Vawda is showing he has what it takes to build a name in comedy.
With a confident stage presence and clean, well thought-out gags, he is instantly likeable and very funny!

His beat-boxing skills, spot-on accents and hilarious stories have made him popular across all ages and demographics!
Look out: he could be the next big thing!

 

Neil Green

After a decade in the comedy industry, Green has garnered a reputation as one of SA’s funniest comedians, and is indeed a rising star in the SA comedy industry.

Not only a highly sought-after comedian and accomplished MC, he is also a highly respected East Coast Radio DJ with a growing following!

Green’s sharp wit, commanding stage presence, packed-out one-man shows (‘I’m Ill’) and hilariously honest take on life have won him legions of fans throughout the country.

He recently finished a country-wide tour with 3 of SA’s biggest comedians, as part of the Johannesburg International Comedy Festival’s “Trending Comics”.

Look out for this guy!

The man literally has jokes for days…

 

 

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