The laughs won’t stop at GrandWest

2015-06-23 06:00
Comedian Loyiso Gola

Comedian Loyiso Gola

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Comedy fans can brace themselves for laugh-’til-you-drop fun with some of South Africa’s foremost comedians performing at GrandWest’s Roxy Revue Bar this winter.

The month-long comedy festival begins on Wednesday 1 July with Loyiso Gola’s one-­man show, Loyiso Gola Live, which runs until Saturday 4 July. Next in line is Dave Levinsohn in LAUG# @ ME between Wednesday 8 and Saturday 11 July with Kagiso ‘KG’ Mokgadi as the opening act.

Conrad Koch and Chester Missing perform in Gagging Order from Wednesday 15 to Saturday 18 July. Opening for them will be cabaret star Ghia Human. The second last week of the comedy festival features Kagiso Lediga in A Wordy Purpose. Comedienne Mel Jones opens for him from Wednesday 22 to Saturday 25 July.

The festival culminates with Martin Evans in War Donkey from Wednesday 29 July to Saturday 1 August. Opening for him is Dalin Oliver, who presents the Comedy Sundowner events at GrandWest’s Hanover Street venue on the first Sunday of ­every month. V

All shows start at 20:30. Tickets cost R90 per person per show and are available at Computicket. WIN! WIN! WIN!


Two readers can each win double tickets to watch Kagiso Lediga in A Wordy Purpose on Wednesday 22 July. SMS the word “Kagiso” followed by your name to 45527 before 12:00 on Wednesday 1 July to enter. Another two readers can each win double tickets to see Martin Evans in War Donkey

on Wednesday 15 July. SMS the word “Martin” and your name to 45527 also before 12:00 on Wednesday 1 July to enter. SMSes cost R1.50


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