They have gigged all across the world in recent years including supporting Ed Sheeran on his UK Tour, but Abandoman– the 7th best hip-hop act in Ireland (by their own estimations)- are finally coming back to our shores to dazzle Irish audiences with their never-twice-the-same comedy improv hip-hop act.
Abandoman’s biggest Irish shows to date will see them use a blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation to transform the audience’s likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales. If that sounds like something that just has to be seen to be appreciated, then you’d be right. So check this out:
Abandoman Life +Rhymes Irish Tour will be live at a venue near you this May and June. Tickets – from €15 / £12 – will be on sale Wednesday March 16th @ 9am from www.ticketmaster.ie and local venues. Check out www.robbroderick.com for more details.
Fri 20th May – Roisin Dubh, Galway
Sat 21st May – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
Wed 25th May – Mandela Hall, Belfast
Thursday 26th May – Sugar Club, Dublin
Friday 27th May – Daly’s Comedy Club, Omagh
Thursday 9th June – O’Keeffes, Clonmel
Friday 10th June –Dolans, Limerick
Sat 11th June – Portarlington Festival “BARE In The Woods” (afternoon)
Sat 11th June – Kavanaghs, Portlaoise
“Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile.” – Chortle.co.uk ★★★★
“Raucous, expansive and relentlessly hilarious” The Times
“Killer punchlines. Note-perfect, lyrically mind-blowing hip-hop improv. Genius!” – The Stage.
And just in case you didn’t know, Abandoman are made up of Dubliner Rob Broderick and his band mates Sam Wilson and Dan Attfield.
They are previous winners of the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year, Musical Comedy Awards and the Adelaide Fringe Festival “Best Comedy – Newcomer” awards. The past few years have seen Abandoman performing throughout Europe, the US, Canada and Australia; as well as supporting multi-platinum artist Ed Sheeran on his sell-out UK tour. Abandoman have previously appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, The Ray D’Arcy Show (RTE), The Al Porter Show; BBC Radio 1‘s Live Lounge, and Sky Arts Latitude coverage. They are firm favourites at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and have stormed numerous festivals such as Electric Picnic, Bestival, Latitude, Altitude, Rockness, Glastonbury and V Festival.
They are one of hottest live comedy acts on the global circuit at the moment. Go see and get involved.