Magners International Comedy Festival - Kinsale

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Magners International Comedy Festival returns to Asia in March 2016.


International comedians from Canada, USA, Ireland, Colombia, Scotland and England join artists from Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam and Bangkok.  Altogether over 20 artists will be performing in the region.  Many have TV, David Letterman, Jay Leno and International Comedy Festival appearances under their belt and many are making their debut shows in Asia. 


Paul Morrissey (USA)

Comedian known for his many TV appearances on "The Late Show with David Letterman" & "The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson." He's been selected to perform at the prestigious Montreux Comedy Festival in Switzerland, HBO Comedy Festival and the Great American Comedy Festival. The Ex-TV Sports Anchor also appeared in the Nike "Riquickulous" commercials with NBA stars.  Paul and is a frequent guest on sports talks show like “Artie Lange Uncensored."


Matt Davis (USA)

With over one million online video views, and five full length comedy albums, Matt Davis is a comedic force of dark and dirty humor.
In 2012 Davis did The Nasty Show at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.  A year later, he was featured at SketchFest in San Francisco. Already a veteran touring performer, he recently headlined the 12 show Operation Laughter tour for U.S. troops in the Middle East and Africa (presented by Armed Forces Entertainment) that covered nine bases in five countries (2013).


Pete Grella (USA/HK)

Pete Grella moved to Hong Kong from New York City 7 years ago and hasn’t looked back!

He has opened for many visiting comics (including Tom Cotter, Paul Ogata, Ruben Paul and Butch Bradley) and has performed in Macau (at the MGM Macau), Singapore, Seoul and Shenzhen. He has also performed in improv festivals in Beijing, Manila and Seoul.

In addition to performing stand-up and improv, Pete also teaches improv and is the co-producer of the annual Hong Kong International Improv Festival.


Check out the other shows!

March 19 at Solas:
'All Irish' series by Punchline Comedy: