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Gig News: Chris Kent “Looking Up” Irish Tour 2019

Cork comedian Chris Kent returns with his 6thsolo show “Looking Up” will be touring Ireland between Jan-March 2019 and coming to a venue near you!

Tickets are on sale now from local venues and websites.

Chris has spent the past year balancing comedy with being a stay at home dad and trying to grow a beard. He has also removed the word “mate” from his vocabulary as it takes too much effort to say in an Irish accent.

 

T.V. appearances include the RTÉ 2 panel show Next Year’s News, The Craig Doyle Show and Conor’s Dad in the hit series The Young Offenders. In the UK, he has appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central for Comedy Central.On radio he has been a regular panelist for the RTE Radio 1 show The Second Republic and a guest panelist on BBC’s The Blame Game.

In 2010 he was the recipient of the Comedy Smack Down Award at the Galway Comedy festival, and Winner of the Bulmer’s Nuttin’ But Funny Comedy Award 2009. Following on from being listed as “One to Watch” in The Dublin magazine’s “Red Hot and Rising” for 2012, Chris Kent was voted as one of the Top Five Irish Comedians by Hot Press Magazine in 2013.

Jan 24th – Town Hall Studio Space, Galway

Jan 26th – Whelan’s, Dublin

Feb 1st – Dolans, Limerick

Feb 2nd – Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford

Feb 8th -The Mac Belfast

Feb 9th – Brogan’s Bar Omagh

Feb 14th -De Barra’s Clonakilty Cork

Feb 15th- Spirit Store Dundalk

Feb 16th – Mill Theatre, Dundrum Dublin

Feb 21st – Draiocht, Blanchardstown Dublin

Feb 23rd – Marketplace, Armagh

March 7th – Bantry, Cork

March 8th – Source Arts, Thurles

March 9th – Everyman, Cork

March 14th – Linenhall, Mayo

March 15th – Central Arts, Waterford

March 30th – Glor Ennis (studio space) Clare

 

‘Among the best acts I’ve seen’ ***** The Mirror 

‘Fresh and original material, extremely endearing performer’ **** Broadway Baby

‘Unequivocally talented raconteur’ **** EdFest Magazine

‘Compelling storyteller, truly surprising, beautifully delivered’ The Scotsman

‘Carefree comedic bulls-eye’ Dubliner Magazine

 

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