Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024 has previewed its side-splitting line-up!

Get ready for a good time as Brisbane Comedy Festival returns in 2024 with the world’s best and brightest comedians from Friday 26 April to Sunday 26 May 2024.

More than 20 Festival favourites and fresh new faces are among the first big acts announced in a diverse program of more than 300 events across three iconic Brisbane venues: Brisbane Powerhouse, The Tivoli and The Princess Theatre.

In this first program release is Brisbane Comedy Festival’s Opening Gala, Australia’s favourite comedic export back at Brisbane Comedy Festival for the first time since 2013, Josh Thomas, national favourites Nazeem Hussain, Joel Creasey, Rhys Nicholson, Reuben Kaye, Luke Heggie, Ivan Aristeguieta, and international artists Melanie Bracewell, Guy Montgomery, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Sh!t-faced Shakespeare and many more.



Tickets are on sale for these first big acts from 10am Friday 17 November.

Make the most of a month of comedy and big belly laughs by snapping up tickets and subscribing for program updates at

Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024
Brisbane Powerhouse, The Tivoli and The Princess Theatre
26 April – 26 May 2024