The Outdoor Comedy Store 2012

What a show! Both Tauranga and Hawkes Bay were treated to a huge night of laughs from our stars. Stunning shows and memorable times. Thank you to all who came and had a night of LOL-ing. What the world needs now is more laughter, and we truly hope you got your fair share. Join our Facebook Page to leave comments and tell us your favourite bits. The comedians loved performing for such great crowds and they thank you very muchly for turning out and making these gigs extra special. Well done indeed folks.

ED BYRNE - Ireland

- TAURANGA, 12th Jan, TECT Arena
- HAWKES BAY, 14th Jan, Black Barn Vineyards

The Outdoor Comedy Store is New Zealand's most unique comedy event that is everything Kiwi's love about summer! Relaxing back with friends and family, with a refreshing drink in hand and the laughs rolling in. With a critically acclaimed comic line-up and a variety of stunning venues, the shows are set to be the ultimate night of entertainment, fun and hilarity.

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Ed is an internationally renowned comic who has just completed a massive month-long, sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival and is currently on the second leg of a huge 118-date tour throughout the UK. Ed last performed in NZ in 2009, touring his hugely successful show 'Different Class'. He is also a regular on top Uk television programs Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You. Incredibly popular with Kiwi audiences, this is a special chance to see an international comic at the top of his game in an environment like you've never seen him before.

Wilson is a New Zealand favourite, easily the country's most loved American who loves New Zealand just as much. He is excited to yet again return to our shores to play to a Kiwi summer crowd and make us laugh with his guitar, boots and hat to match. Another sold out run at this year's Comedy Festival, Wilson is one comedy cowboy who is just getting better and better.

Ben needs no introduction. One of New Zealand's foremost comedians, his continuous run of sellout shows throughout the country stand testament to his sheer comedic brilliance. He is a regular panelist on TV show 7 Days, where he is also a head writer, and has won the Billy T and Fred Awards.

Simon will host the event, and has become a household name through his many impersonations and impressions. Simon has appeared on numerous TV shows and Comedy Gala's, as well as playing gigs right throughout the country.

Venue:Tauranga & Hawkes Bay!