Daniel Townes

Daniel Townes is one of Australia’s funniest comics and stands out because of his unique, laidback standup style.  He has just been performing for a little over 10 years and has already achieved a place right beside the big-name comedians  with  twice  as  much  experience.  His  fresh and  fascinating  brand  of  humor  has  the  crowds  in  stitches wherever he performs. Intelligent, sharp-witted, and always in control of his audience’s laughing instincts, Daniel Townes is a genuine standup comedian who is fast achieving international fame and recognition.

Daniel is an authentic Aussie humorist who has already impressed audiences in Singapore, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Holland, the UK, Ireland, and Canada. He has been in the spotlight for almost all national comedy festivals including  Adelaide,  Sydney  and  Melbourne,  and  has  also  stood  up  at  the  prestigious  Edinburgh  Fringe.  A  top candidate  for corporate events, private  parties,  commercial  shows,  and  all  other  types  of  comedy events, Daniel Townes never fails to amuse. Contact us to find out if he’s coming your way and if he’s suitable for your event.


Daniel is relaxed and confident when he gets on stage, as if he has all the time in the world. He spins his story with amazing  artfulness,  absorbing  his  audience  in  the  narrative.  His  engaging  anecdotes  are  riddled  with  rib-tickling punch  line  that  keep  hitting  with  relentless frequency,  making  people  double over  with  laughter.  He  is  aware of the  taste  and  the  psyche  of  his  listeners  and  delivers  just the  right  blend  of  observation,  cringe,  blue,  and  black genres to have them laughing right through the end. He’s a smart and refreshing comic who’s not to be missed.

He’s  a  natural  comic  who  loves  to  be  on  stage.  He  warms  up  his  audience  with  his  low-energy  delivery  before breaking  the  most  hilarious  lines  to  have  everyone in  gags  and  stitches.  Daniel  improvises  his  humor  from  the dichotomies of modern life. His acerbic social commentary receives a massive response from his audience, who are too involved in his act to resist callbacks. He’s a daredevil and ventures into the most morbid subjects armed with his extraordinary wit, emerging with steaming hot jokes every time. A welcome and valuable artist on any event list, he will give you the best bang for your buck.


Daniel Townes has performed to packed houses at virtually every comedy festival in Australia. He has gone around the world with his signature Oz blend of standup and has received uproarious applause from crowds wherever he has performed. He’s a permanent fixture at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Adelaide Fringe, and Sydney Comedy Festival. He was invited to the exclusive Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, and was a heartthrob at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Daniel is  also  a regular  on  TV  and  radio  and  has  appeared  on  dozens  of  top-rated  shows,  including  Footy  Show, Stand  Up  Australia,  Good  News  Week,  and  many  others.  Rolling  Stone  says  Daniel  is  “a  breath  of  fresh  air”. Adelaide Advertiser calls him “charming and disarming”.