18.6 C
Byron Shire
October 25, 2021

Right-royal comedian headlining at Kingscliff

Latest News

Superior to civilisation as we know it

Indigenous folk of the Australian continent existed in superior fashion to civilisation as we know it   My evidence, your Dishonour?   There were no policemen, no wrongful...

Other News

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Love U 4 EV

In order to transition from a fossil fuel powered car industry I think we need to address our car culture. We’re petrol heads. Mad Max would have been a very different movie if Mel had to find a charging station instead of fuel.

No means no, say traditional owners

As Water Week draws to a close, with a theme of 'Caring for Water and Country', a group of Widjabul Wia-bal elders have emphatically said they do not want the Dunoon Dam proposal to be put back on the table by pro-dam councillors.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

Charges laid after police pursuit at Murwillumbah

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have been investigating several incidents of stolen motor vehicles from within the Kingscliff area over the past month.

End of Days

Sometimes life would be a lot simpler if I could just believe in God. If I could believe that...

Looking for men with osteoarthritis of the knee

Pain from arthritis can be debilitating and ‘is the most frequent cause of disability among adults in the developed world,’ says Professor Stephen Myers from Southern Cross University (SCU).

Andy Saunders.
Andy Saunders.

Stand-up comedian Andy Saunders,  hailed as the hit of this year’s Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala, will be the feature act at next week’s Kingy Comedy event at Kingscliff Bowlo.

Saunders is arising star on the comedy circuit. He is a Biripi man, father, husband and comedian.

he was hailed as the hit of this year’s Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala and is a regular on their national and international touring roadshow where Saunders performed in South East Asia for the Malaysian royal family.

Saunders uses humour to break down the barriers.

Born and bred in Taree, Saunders is an indigenous man who uses comedy to reframe everyday experiences.

His sharp observation and his talent for impersonation and beat boxing give his shows a little something special.

Organisers of the comedy show at Kingscliff say ‘it’s impossible not to love Saunders. Engaging, charismatic, and off the cuff, this 6 foot 3 streak of wit can’t be held down’.

‘Saunders is a small town boy with the confidence to take on the world’, they say.

Saunders said ‘I always say you’re born with two things. Talents and the ability to learn skills, hone them and her really good at something’.

‘Everyone’s got a talent, sometimes you have to wait a bit in life to discover it. Mine just happens to be standing in front of people and presenting stuff and not being scared to do it’.

Saunders is the feature comedian at Kingy Comedy at Kingscliff Bowlo on Thursday ,13 October, and will be joined by Tyson Karrasch as support and Paul McMahon as MC.

Start time is 7.30pm. Entry is free.

Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

No Ballina commemoration for 11 November

Speaking on behalf of the Ballina RSL sub-branch, Dick Wills BEM has announced that there will be no public commemoration service in Ballina for Remembrance Day next month.

COVID update: two new cases in Lismore and fragments in Byron’s STP

The Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir, today say that two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the District to 8pm, 23 October.

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must we not? But the answers...

Christian fundamentals

Robin Harrison’s letter (13 October) made me realise how Christian fundamentals are little known, yet so freely referred to. There are at least three...