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”.