Full line-up announced!
Hosted by Comedy Fest crowd favourite Arj Barker, this year’s Best Foods Comedy Gala will launch the 2018 NZ International Comedy Festival with one hell of an illustrious night of comedy in Auckland.
Arj Barker has a special connection with New Zealand and our Kiwi sense of humour, with many of us first getting to know him as Dave, in Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement’s hit HBO series Flight of the Conchords.
The Comedy Fest have lined up the best spread of talent showcasing a hilarious taster of who’s taking part in the month of Comedy Fest antics.
Joining Arj Barker on stage will be:
- Andrew Maxwell (IRE)
- Andy Zaltzman (UK)
- Aunty Donna (AUS)
- Dai Henwood (NZ)
- Dane Baptiste (UK)
- Eli Matthewson (NZ)
- Fuq Boiz (NZ)
- Hayley Sproull (NZ)
- Heath Franklin's Chopper (AUS)
- James Roque (NZ)
- Jimmy McGhie (UK)
- Justine Smith (NZ)
- Lauren Pattison (UK)
- Marcel Lucont (FR)
- Pax Assadi (NZ)
- Rhys Mathewson (NZ)
- Sarah Callaghan (UK)
- The Fan Brigade (NZ)
- The Umbilical Brothers (AUS)
- Wilson Dixon (USA)
The Best Foods Comedy Gala’s will be fast-paced events celebrating some of the world’s hottest gags and comedy stars. A rare opportunity to see so much talent in one room, we reckon this mouth-watering line-up should not to be missed.
Three will be filming this show for broadcast.
Proceeds from this show will be invested by the New Zealand Comedy Trust into supporting the growth of our comedy industry in Aotearoa.
Best Foods Comedy Gala
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Free live gypsy jazz quartet in an intimate cocktail setting.
Caretaker is a seated classic cocktail bar with a focus on fresh fruit, fine spirits and cocktails tailored to your tastes. Caretaker accommodates for groups of 6 or less only.
Live jazz bossa nova in an intimate cocktail bar setting.
Caretaker is a classic cocktail bar with a focus on fresh fruit, fine spirits and hand cut ice. Groups of 6 or less only.
Come and visit this boutique market in our new venue for 2018.
The Devonport Craft & Fine Food Market is the place to go for an amazing selection of high-quality, modern, unique, locally handmade crafts as well as a delicious range of locally produced food.
Hosted every week by one of Auckland's Top Movers and/or shakers.