2012 VODAFONE COMEDY FESTIVAL TO BE BEST LAUGH EVER
Top international and national stars of comedy to have them rolling in laughter at Iveagh Gardens from July 26th to 29th
Vodafone Ireland, together with Aiken Promotions, is today, Monday, June 11th, delighted to announce the greatest ever gathering of comedy acts on Irish soil for this year’s Vodafone Comedy Festival in Iveagh Gardens from July 26th to 29th.
Over 20,000 people will attend the festival in the stunning surrounds of the Iveagh Gardens where they will witness performances across four specially created festival theatres, enjoy the colourful splash of street performers, live music and also savour the delights of gourmet food and drinks.
The full-line up, which will be made up of some fantastic home grown and international talent, will be announced on Wednesday June 13th. Among the top international acts flying in for the festival include comedian and “Man of 10,000 Sound Effects”, star of the Police Academy series (as Sgt. Larvelle ‘Motor Mouth’ Jones), Michael Winslow who was in Dublin today with fellow Vodafone Comedy Festival acts The Nualas to announce the event.
Said Sponsorship Manager at Vodafone Ireland Robert Hyland: “The Vodafone Comedy Festival has become not just the premier comedy festival in Ireland but one of the leading festivals in Europe. It is a coming together of the best ever assembly of comedy talent in this country and we are delighted to be associated with it.”
Said Festival Director, Bren Berry, of Aiken Promotions: “I have been working with comedians on comedy festivals for many years and this is one they all love to play at and that’s what makes it so good. The comedians love the atmosphere, the Irish crowds and the surrounds.”
Pre-sale tickets for the Vodafone Comedy Festival will run from the 14th – 17th June and are available through the Vodafone Comedy Festival Facebook page www.facebook.com/vodafonecomedyfestival. General release tickets will be available from 18th June on www.ticketmaster.ie. The festival is sold on a show by show basis and is a strictly over 18s event.