Sunday, 24 March 2024

RAW COMEDY 2024 – Thursday & Sundays during February & March 2024

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

Thursday & Sundays during February & March 2024

For the past 28 years, emerging comedians have gathered for a showdown of wits in this nation’s most extensive and esteemed open-mic comedy competition. This year is no different, get ready to witness the rise of the next wave of comedy legends as they take the stage in the quest to find the ultimate ‘hidden gem’ of the comedy world.

Don’t miss out on experiencing our talented competitors in peak condition as they engage in an hilarious battle at RAW Comedy 2024!

RAW Comedy Alumni include: Anne Edmonds, Hannah Gadsby, Ronny Chieng, Matt Okine, Becky Lucas, Aaron Chen, Sarah Kendall, Sam Simmons, Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Rhys Nicholson, Tom Ballard, Sam Campbell, Georgie Carroll, David Woodhead, Cassie Workman and more.


RAW Comedy 2024 Heats: $24.00 plus booking fee | RAW Comedy 2024 Semi Finals: $26.00 plus booking fee | RAW Comedy 2024 QLD State Final: $30.00 plus booking fee (booking fees – online: $1 per ticket | phone/door: $3 per ticket)

Click here for more information and to book online:

Brisbane Heat 1 Thursday 1st February 2024 8:00pm
Brisbane Heat 2 Sunday 4th February 2024 7:00pm
Brisbane Heat 3 Thursday 8th February 2024 8:00pm
Brisbane Heat 4 Sunday 11th February 2024 7:00pm
Brisbane Heat 5 Thursday 15th February 2024 8:00pm
Brisbane Heat 6 Sunday 18th February 2024 7:00pm
Brisbane Heat 7 Thursday 22nd February 2024 8:00pm
Brisbane Heat 8 Sunday 25th February 2024 7:00pm
Townsville Heat Thursday 29th February 2024 8:00pm
Cairns Heat Saturday 2nd March 2024 8.00pm

QLD Semi Final 1 Sunday 3rd March 2024 7:00pm
QLD Semi Final 2 Sunday 10th March 2024 7:00pm
QLD Wild Card Heat Sunday 17th March 2024 7:00pm

QLD State Final Sunday 24th March 2024 7:00pm

Please familiarise yourself with SDCC’s Terms & Conditions of Sale prior to purchasing your tickets by visiting

*No free tickets. Groupon/Scoopon/Cudo/Deals and all other discount vouchers are not valid for this performance*

Online ticketing will close four (4) hours prior to show start time on the day of the event. After this time, tickets will be available for purchase on the door unless sold out prior. The Sit Down Comedy Club is licensed – strictly no admittance to people under 18 years of age. Performer line up is correct at time of publication, however is subject to change without prior notification and at the discretion of management. Filming may be occurring in the venue for this performance. Seating allocated by SDCC depending on booking group sizes and order of bookings. PLEASE NOTE: You may be seated at a table with other booking groups.