Ireland Week Presents : The Real Irish Comedy Tour Event
Date: Saturday 3rd November at 10pm
Hollywood Improv, 8162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
The Real Irish Comedy Tour brings the best blend of Irish comedic talent to the United States to showcase modern Ireland in hilarious fashion. Our mission is to promote and advance Irish comedians in the United States by fostering partnerships, growing audiences, and entertaining attendees with Ireland’s unique wit and storytelling talent and give you a night not to be missed.
After last years sell out show, Ireland Week is back to present a hilarious night of Irish Comedy. Join David Nihill, Francis Quinn, David Finnerty and host of special guests to be be announced for a guaranteed night of real rib tickling laughs straight from The Emerald Isle
Sean Finnerty: After 21 years growing up in Ireland, Sean moved to America where he started performing stand-up comedy after a series of mature decisions that he failed to make. Since then, his quick wit and infectious energy have seen him make a real mark in the last number of years. Having performed at comedy festivals all over including Edinburgh Fringe, Boston Comedy Festival and Asheville Comedy Festival, Sean has also been selected to perform in major competitions such as Comedy Central “Up Next” and Stand Up NBC. He made his television debut as host of Fireball Run on Amazon Prime and has also opened for WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.
Francis Cronin is an Irish born and raised comedian, actor, writer, producer and ex-Irish army officer. In 2012 Frank won the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the WAFF Awards and was nominated for an ‘Outsider – Person of the Year Award’ in 2013 for his comedic documentary series about living in a tent for his entire final year of university. He has performed in front of crowds from 50-5000. He wrote the hit Irish comedy series ‘The Boys.’ and wrote and starred in BlackPills’s ‘SuperHigh.’ Francis has made numerous TV appearances in Ireland and America and you can catch him on Fox’s Laugh’sTV. Francis is currently working with SNL alumni on beyondthecomics.com and starring weekly in Equal’s
Dave Nihill, originally from Dublin is an NPR featured storyteller and bestselling author. Dave has performed at leading comedy clubs across the US including the Improv, the Punchline, The Comedy Store and the Upright Citizens Brigade. He was part of the Irish Kings of Comedy Tour, San Francisco Sketchfest, the Kansas City Irish Festival, and runner up in NPR the Moth’s largest US Grandslam storytelling competition at the 1400 seater Castro Theatre in San Francisco. He has shared the stage with the likes of Harland Williams, Whitney Cummings, Dana Gould, Jermey Hotz, Pat Hazell, Charles Fleischer, Colin Murphy and Frank Conniff and this year he became the first Irish person win the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition in its 43 year history. His work has also been featured in Inc, The Huffington Post, The Irish Times, The Irish Independent and TV3