Coffee and Comedy: enjoy free coffee and stand-up comedy in The City - Visit Brisbane


Coffee and Comedy: enjoy free coffee and stand-up comedy in The City

To celebrate this year’s highly-anticipated Brisbane Comedy Festival, from 20 July – 23 July, Brisbane’s finest City cafés will be milking laughs with free stand-up comedy occurring at two daily sessions – 10am and 1pm.

Brisbane Comedy Festival has assembled the perfect blend of comedy to turn your afternoon lull into an afternoon LOL, including Brisburned, Shad Wicka and Impromafia.

Affogato-mention, the first 100 coffees at each gig are completely FREE*!

Froth over the full lineup below to find out the crema de la crème of comedy coming to a café near you: 

Day 1: Tuesday July 20

10:00am at Bellezza Espresso Bar: The Naked Magicians

The Naked Magicians brews up the first cup of laughs and FREE* coffee at Bellezza Espresso Bar at 10am.

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: 12 Creek St, Brisbane City

1:00pm at The Maillard Project: Shad Wicka

We got 99 problems, but free coffee and laughs ain’t one. Head to The Maillard Project to see Shad Wicka solve all your problems.

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Location: 119 Charlotte St, Brisbane City

Image credit: Shad Wicka

Day 2: Wednesday July 21

10:00am at Botero House: The Naked Magicians

Visit Botero House to see The Naked Magicians (clothed) for a double shot of laughs and magic.

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Location: 258 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

Image credit: The Naked Magicians

1:00pm at Coffee Iconic: This Is Your Trial

Chai something different on you hump day and see This Is Your Trial at Coffee Iconic.

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: 340 George St, Brisbane City

Day 3: Thursday July 22

10:00am at Aquila: Brisburned

In case you missed day 1, Brisburned are back for the perfect blend of comedy and caffeine at Aquila.

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: G/82 Eagle St, Brisbane City

1:00pm at Strauss: ImproMafia

Gather the crew for a free brew and laughs with ImproMafia at Strauss.

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Location: 189-191 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City

Image credit: Impromafia

Day 4: Friday July 23

10:00am at The Single Guys Coffee Co: The Naked Magicians

There’s no better way to start you Friday than with The Naked Magicians (clothed) at The Single Guys Coffee Co.

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Location: 3/201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane City

1:00pm at Bean: This Is Your Trial

It’s the final session of the week! Wind down your Friday with FREE* coffee and laughs at Bean Cafe to see This Is Your Trial, an improvised comedy courtroom.

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Location: 181 George St, Brisbane City

Image credit: This Is Your Trial

For more information about Brisbane Comedy Festival, visit