Daniel Townes & Tommy Dassalo
Daniel Townes – So Far So What
Back for his 6th Festival with a brand new show. Join Daniel Townes for a night of jokes, jokes and more jokes. 60 minutes of hard-hitting laughs.
Daniel began performing comedy in 2003 and since emerging on the scene as one of the country’s hottest prospects he has taken his gags global. Based in Sydney and sometimes London, he is one of Australia’s youngest international comedians having performed in Singapore, Germany, Spain, Ireland, South Africa, Canada, Holland, and all over the UK.
As well as being a regular at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe and Sydney’s Comedy Festival, Daniel has also performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the prestigious invite only Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, the latter kudos aspired to by the whole industry. He has also been seen on Good News Week, The Comedy Channel, The NRL Footy Show and Stand Up! (ABCTV)
With his youthful exuberance, charming storytelling and wickedly sharp turn-of-phrase, Tommy Dassalo has fast found himself amongst Australia’s most sought after young stand-up comedians and television writers and podcasters.
He has appeared on ABC’s ‘The Librarians’, ‘Sleuth 101’ and ‘Dirty Laundry Live’ and has written for top-rating and award-winning television shows, including ‘Talkin’ Bout Your Generation’, ‘Spicks and Specks’, ‘The Project’, ‘You’re Skitting Me’ and ‘This Week Live.’
He also hosts a weekly podcast ‘The Little Dum Dum Club’ with fellow comedian Karl Chandler – one of Australia’s most popular comedy podcasts. Each week, they chat with a different guest from the cream of Australia’s comedy crop. Past guests include Tim & Eric, Shaun Micallef, Yumi Stynes and Marc Maron. The show regularly cracks the iTunes top 10, and has amassed a loyal following of listeners both in Australia and overseas.