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Coffee & Comedy: enjoy free coffee and stand-up comedy in the city

To celebrate this year’s highly-anticipated Brisbane Comedy Festival, from 21 February – 5 March, Brisbane’s finest CBD cafés will be milking laughs with free stand-up comedy from 2pm – 3pm (AEST) weekdays.

Brisbane Comedy Festival has assembled the perfect blend of comedy to turn your afternoon lull into an afternoon LOL, including Taboo’s Harley Breen, Craig Quartermaine of Black Comedy fame, and 2017 RAW Comedy winner Zack Dyer. 

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: 

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Friday 21 February at Aquila: Harley Breen

Host of Channel 10’s Logie-nominated Taboo, Harley Breen brews up the first cup of laughs at Aquila Coffee.

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Location: 82 Eagle Street, Brisbane City

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Monday 24 February at Bean: Big Fork Theatre

Chai new things at the cosy nook, Bean, to hear the first session of The Mixer, showcasing the freshest improv from Brisbane’s up and coming comedians, presented by Big Fork Theatre.

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: Laneway, 181 George Street, Brisbane City

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Tuesday 25 February at Botero House: Chris Ryan

Head to Botero House to see Chris Ryan, Sydney Comedy Festival’s 2019 Best Newcomer, who will share her most mortifying stories and bad ideas that went terribly pear-shaped. 

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: 258 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

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Wednesday 26 February at Brew: Zach Dyer

Take your crew to Brew and have a yarn with Zach Dyer, as seen on ABC’s Comedy Up Late 2018 and winner of RAW Comedy 2017.

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Location: Lower Burnett Lane, Queen St Mall, Brisbane City

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Thursday 27 February at Felix For Goodness: Dusty Rich

Stop by Felix For Goodness for a double shot of laughs with one of South Africa’s best comedian and contemporary artist Dusty Rich.

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: 50 Burnett Lane, Queen St Mall, Brisbane City

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Friday 28 February at Frankie & GeorgeThe Stevenson Experience

Top off your Friday brew-tifully at Frankie & George to chuckle along with identical twins and three-time Best Comedy Award Nominees, The Stevenson Experience.

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: 366 George Street, Brisbane City

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Monday 2 March at John Mills Himself: Craig Quartermaine

Check out John Mills Himself to watch national RAW comedy finalist, Craig Quartermaine, who is the renowned sharp-tongued writer for ABC TV’s hugely popular Black Comedy.

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: 40 Charlotte Street, Brisbane City

Tuesday 3 March at Morning News Café: Big Fork Theatre

Visit Morning News Café for belly laughs with Big Fork Theatre’s The Mixer, showcasing more improv by Brisbane’s up-and-coming comedians.

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: 333 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

Wednesday 4 March at Strauss: Craig Quartermaine

Better latte than never! Visit Strauss if you missed out on the witty Craig Quartermaine’s previous Coffee and Comedy session or simply to get an extra shot of his razor-sharp jokes.

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: 189 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City

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Thursday 5 March at The Single Guys: Mark Lombard

Because words can espresso how much Brisbane means to us, step inside The Single Guys to watch Brisburned presented by Mark Lombard, for a hilarious satirical sketch expressing a love/hate relationship of living in Brisbane. 

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Location: 3/201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane City

For more information about Brisbane Comedy Festival, visit www.brisbanecomedyfestival.com