Authentic South African comedy kick starts Heritage weekend at Carnival City

Carnival City has rounded up a diverse mix of proudly South African comedians to kick off the Heritage weekend at its new Bru’s venue on Friday, 23 September 2016.

On the bill for the comedy night are Deep Fried Man, Vittoria Leonardi, Trevor Gumbi and Alfred Adriaan.

Comedy fans can look forward to loads of laughter as each comedian brings their own unique blend of humour to the evening.

Award winning comedian Deep Fried Man’s quirky, clever and original style of comedy has seen him establish himself as a top South African comic very quickly.

His material is witty, relevant and combined with hilarious songs which he tailor makes to suit the audience.

Deep fried man’s songs are outrageous, uniquely South African, sometimes satirical and controversial but always entertaining. Armed with his guitar and special brand of humour, Deep Fried Man, is a surefire hit with audiences across the country.

In his 15 years on stage, Leonardi has tried to show audiences a new way to see the world – slightly skewed, a bit quirky and governed by cartoon law.

From shoe sizes to the inner workings of the Roman Army; from heavy metal to relationship jargon, this comic takes the world, turns it sideways and gets us to see it as it could be if we’d all just reach behind our backs, pull out a cream pie, throw it and learn to laugh.

While outspoken and sometimes controversial, Gumbi is a firm favourite on the local comedy circuit.

Gumbi has performed at all the major comedy events all over the country, including Kings & Queens, Rocking The Daisies, Kingsize, Blacks Only, Laugh Out Loud, Arts Alive and Oppikoppi.

With his expressive eyes, facial expressions and energy he always has his audiences in stitches.

Adriaan is a young comedian flying up the ranks in the SA comedy scene with two consecutive South African comics’ choice nominations under his belt in the best New Comedian and Best Intermediate Comedian categories.

His comedy is based on his life growing up in the rural Eastern Cape with hilarious stories that range from Public School education to his complicated relationships with the fairer sex.

The fun and games will start at 20h00. Tickets for Bru’s comedy nights are best pre booked via Computicket to avoid disappointment.

Tickets are R100 per person.

Bru’s is open from 12h00 to 23h00 on Mondays through to Thursdays,
from 12h00 to 02h00 on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 12h00 to 22h30 on Sundays.

Quiz Nights take place every Wednesday night and in addition to comedy nights on Fridays, there is live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday evenings.

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