The 8th Vodacom Funny Festival

Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre presents the best in stand-up comedy this winter.


Looking for this year's Vodacom Funny Festival? The rebranded comedy showdown is now called the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival! 

---

The 8th annual Vodacom Funny Festival, Cape Town’s largest comedy event is back with side splitting comedy from Monday 11 June - Sunday 8 July.

Featuring both local and international stand-up comedians and speciality acts, this side-splitting festival is the only comedy event in Cape Town to be officially included in the “Cape of Greats Events” listing by the city’s tourism department.

 


The Vodacom Funny Festival Line-up 2012:

  • Alan Committie – SA’s top MC returns to run proceedings with a wit sharper than a Minora blade
  • Imran Yusuf – UK’s new sensation, a hit at the 2011 Edinburgh Festival 
  • Kev Orkian – Winner of the "best musical comedy" at the prestigious 2011 Edinburgh Festival, back with his new show 
  • Kurt Schoonraad – The face of Cape Town’s comic scene 
  • Piet Potgieter – Afrikaans comedy with a twist 
  • Carl Wastie – Or Constable Carl as he has become known, makes sure that all cell phones are off 
  • The Boy with Tape on his Face returns with a new bag of tricks (11–23 June only)
  • Jon Hicks – Speed painting with a difference, revealing a portrait of sheer brilliance (25 June – 8 July only)
  • Gamarjobat – Known all over the world as the “kings of silent comedy” (11–30 June only)
  • KG – Kagiso Mokgadi, affectionately known as KG, son of a sangoma. Direct from Pretoria with heavyweight comedy knockout gaga (2–8 July only)

Vodacom Funny Festival dates and times: 
Opens on Monday, 11 June, at 8m
Thereafter Monday–Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 5pm and 8pm

The show runs for two hours and 45 minutes and is not suitable for children under the age of 18.

Price: R140p/p and are available via Computicket, but look out for specials via CityMob.co.za as well.

Discounts (all tickets must be for the same performance): 
10–29 tickets R125p/p
30–49 tickets R120p/p
50–99 tickets R115p/p
100 or more tickets R110p/p
Entire house R95p/p

For all stand-up comedy evenings happening throughout Cape Town and surrounds this June, be sure to check out our Events Section.

For updates on happenings in and around Cape Town for kids, for you or for the whole family, be sure to subscribe to our free monthly Editor’s Picks Newsletter and follow us on Twitter.

Tue
H:31°
L:16°
Wed
H:28°
L:18°
Thu
H:22°
L:15°
Fri
H:22°
L:14°
Sat
H:24°
L:16°
Sun
H:30°
L:16°
Mon
H:24°
L:18°
Cape Town Events Calendar
 
June 2011
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om ...

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and ...

The Cape Town Magic ClubMonday Night Magic at the Cape Town ...

Fans of mind-bending trickery, saucy sorcery and sleight of hand will be blown ...

Spur Winter Trail Run SeriesThe 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series®

Run wild and free this summer with this top-notch trail series

National Rooibos Day in ClanwilliamRooibos Day in Clanwilliam

Join the world record attempt at this family-friendly tea festival.

Slave descendantsMy Naam is Februarie - Identities ...

View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

Terracotta Army Exhibition Cape TownThe Terracotta Army and the First ...

Step back in time and discover one of the world’s greatest treasures at this ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine ...

Rock on dude!

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

Find your spot#FindYourSpot with Place in the Sun ...

Col'Cacchio invites you all to come and try their custom designed pizzas and ...

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape ...

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

La Mer Restaurant at Radisson Blu Hotel in Sea PointFree Dessert Special at La Mer ...

Indulge in any main course at this elegant Sea Point eatery and get a ...

Postcard view of Cape Town South AfricaHelicopter Tour Special with NAC Cape ...

Save 15% on breathtaking private helicopter flights around the Mother City ...

Rush X FIT 2RUSH X FIT Trampoline Fitness Training

Jump, leap and fly your body into better shape at this fun and exhilarating ...

Summertide Art Exhibition 2016Summertide Art Exhibition

Add a pop of culture into your summer with this exquisite exhibition

Into The Blue Seal 2Seal Snorkeling Special with Into The ...

Snorkel with seals and receive a 10% discount when mentioning ...

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 4Date Night at The Piano Bar in Cape Town

Tuck into four tapas and a bottle of wine for R250 on Mondays at this intimate ...

Vista Parties World of Birds Bird 2Vista Parties' World of Birds Birthday ...

Road-trip to this fun Hout Bay park and spend your child’s special day ...

Avontuur Wine Estate horsesGuided Farm Walks on Avontuur Wine ...

Take a stroll through this destination winery and learn more about its ...

Tin Noakes Diet Salad from Rcaffe menuRcaffe's Tim Noakes Diet Menu Specials

This lovable Long Street restaurant’s new offering is perfect for those on ...

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om ...

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and ...

The Cape Town Magic ClubMonday Night Magic at the Cape Town ...

Fans of mind-bending trickery, saucy sorcery and sleight of hand will be blown ...

Spur Winter Trail Run SeriesThe 2017 Spur Summer Trail Series®

Run wild and free this summer with this top-notch trail series

National Rooibos Day in ClanwilliamRooibos Day in Clanwilliam

Join the world record attempt at this family-friendly tea festival.

Slave descendantsMy Naam is Februarie - Identities ...

View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

Terracotta Army Exhibition Cape TownThe Terracotta Army and the First ...

Step back in time and discover one of the world’s greatest treasures at this ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine ...

Rock on dude!

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

Find your spot#FindYourSpot with Place in the Sun ...

Col'Cacchio invites you all to come and try their custom designed pizzas and ...

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape ...

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

La Mer Restaurant at Radisson Blu Hotel in Sea PointFree Dessert Special at La Mer ...

Indulge in any main course at this elegant Sea Point eatery and get a ...

Postcard view of Cape Town South AfricaHelicopter Tour Special with NAC Cape ...

Save 15% on breathtaking private helicopter flights around the Mother City ...

Rush X FIT 2RUSH X FIT Trampoline Fitness Training

Jump, leap and fly your body into better shape at this fun and exhilarating ...

Summertide Art Exhibition 2016Summertide Art Exhibition

Add a pop of culture into your summer with this exquisite exhibition

Into The Blue Seal 2Seal Snorkeling Special with Into The ...

Snorkel with seals and receive a 10% discount when mentioning ...

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 4Date Night at The Piano Bar in Cape Town

Tuck into four tapas and a bottle of wine for R250 on Mondays at this intimate ...

Vista Parties World of Birds Bird 2Vista Parties' World of Birds Birthday ...

Road-trip to this fun Hout Bay park and spend your child’s special day ...

Avontuur Wine Estate horsesGuided Farm Walks on Avontuur Wine ...

Take a stroll through this destination winery and learn more about its ...

Tin Noakes Diet Salad from Rcaffe menuRcaffe's Tim Noakes Diet Menu Specials

This lovable Long Street restaurant’s new offering is perfect for those on ...

TouchBass - 1TouchBass Yacht and Rooftop Party

There is nothing more luxurious than a sunset sail

yogazone yoga kaapstad cape townDance Yoga Workshop

Turn your Downward Dog into a Dancing Dog

Biltong and BrewBiltong and Brew in Stellenbosch

Quirky deli just outside of Cape Town

Monotype Workshop at Warren EditionsMonotype Workshop at Warren Editions

Learn the art of creating stunning painted monotypes at this creative workshop

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island ...

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with ...

The Beauty BarCape Town Beauty Bar

Trendy hair and beauty salon in the CBD

Mangata RestaurantMangata Restaurant in Simon’s Town

Fine dining in the South Peninsula

Mary Anne Constable10 Questions For: Mary Anne Constable

Architect, journalist, singer and songwriter Mary Anne Constable is a symbol of ...

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.