NEXT DONG – 22/FEB/2013

Dong the ultimate, and only, hip hop comedy night is back, bringing you the freshest comedians, beatboxing and the biggest tunes.

£6 early bird tickets sold out / £10 advance tickets onsale

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Featuring:
Legendary award winning comedian, writer and actor, who his a former Time Out Comedian of the Year winner and has appeared in numerous TV & Radio shows including the Sony Award Winning BBC Radio 4’s Down The Line; the explosive and exhilarating Felix Dexter.
“ …a warm and charismatic live performer” – The Observer

Stars of their own critically acclaimed sketch show on E4, which won the British Comedy Awards 2012 Best Sketch Show and Broadcast Awards 2013 Best Comedy Programme; the bizarre, anarchic and surreal Cardinal Burns.
Endlessly creative and wonderfully funny” – Time Out

FHM’s Stand Up Hero finalist, writer and actor for MTV Base & BBC3’s The Jason Lewis Experience and writer for BBCR4′s The Now Show, The News Quiz and Can’t Tell Nathan Caton Nothing; the edgy and intelligent Ola.
“a vibrant, likeable performer who refreshingly encapsulates a young, urban spirit” – Chortle

Host and star of the BBC’s Sorry I’ve Got No Head and Popatron, Channel 4’s Star Stories, and Hackney Empire New Act of the Year 2009 winner; our homie Fergus Craig.
“a complete natural on stage” – Chortle

Battle Jam Champion, 2012 Freeze Showcase Beatbox Battle winner and a regular judge of the UK Beatbox championships; the Human Soundscape Hobbit.

Sony Award winning radio host and resident DJ at Supa Dupa Fly, the Hip Hop legend Big Ted.

Venue: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Doors: 7.00pm till late
Tickets: £10 advance / £12 on the door

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DONG – 30/NOV/2012

**We’re very excited to announce that the show is being recorded for BBC Radio 1 for a new show called ‘Dong Comedy’ to be aired at Christmas.**

Dong – the night where hip hop and comedy collide – is banging back into action and serving up a dazzingly bling mix of phenomenally “hip” comedians, beatboxing and big tunes.

Hosted Ex-rapper DOC BROWN, whose has sold dates with his one-man show ‘Unfamous’, supported Ricky Gervais on his European Tour in Spring ’12 and launched his own comedy show ‘4 O’Clock Club’ on CBBC.

PLUS:

  • Bright young comedian, improviser and actor, MARLON DAVIS, who won the FHM ‘Search For A Stand-up’ Competition in 2010 and has appeared on BB3’s Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, BBC2’s The Steve K Amos Show and Channel 4’s The Five O’Clock Show.
  • Model, TV presenter and comedian, MICHELLE DE SWARTE, who hosted E4’s Dirty Digest and presented ITV2’s The Fashion Show and BBC3’s Free Speech.
  • Star of the BBC’s Sorry I’ve Got No Head and Popatron and Channel 4’s Star Stories, FERGUS CRAIG, who won the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 2009.
  • Finalist for the 2011 Chortle Student Comedy Award ROB CARTER.
  • Battle Jam Champion, Vauxhall UK Beatbox Championships finalist and is a regular judge of UK Beatbox championships HOBBIT.
  • Sony Award-winning DJ and Hip Hop legend BIG TED.

So get your Danny Brown snapback on and let Doc Brown bring you some dope jokes and superphat tunes.  And remember, YODO – You Only Dong Once.

Venue: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Doors: 8.00pm till late
Tickets: Free

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DONG – 21/SEPT/2012

DONG is back from September all up in your grill with a sick line up of super-fresh comedians, videos, Dong Dancers, badass beats from Sony Award winning ex-KISS FM radio show presenter Big Ted and the heaviest Hip Hop Karaoke this side of Brooklyn. Word.

Early Bird Tickets are sold out / £8 Advance ticket onsale now

Featuring:

  • Parading over this epic night will be return host, New Zealand legend, and awarding winning comic Jarred Christmas.
  • Dope character comedian Jamie Demetriou, who was shortlisted for BBC’s 2011 Laughing Stock Competition and currently developing material for Channel 4.
  • Star of the BBC’s Sorry I’ve Got No Head and Channel 4’s Star Stories, the very slick Fergus Craig.
  • Ian Smith winner of the Beardy Award and finalist in the Chortle Student Comedy Award in 2008 and 2010 and all round funny G-uy.
  • Plus the beatbox legend Hobbit, a Battle Jam Champion and judge of the UK Beatbox Championships.

Venue: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Doors: 8.00pm till late
Tickets: £8 advance / £12 on the door

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DONG 25/MAY/2012

DONG, the night where Hip-Hop & Comedy collide, is back with maximum swag and a bumping roll call of comedians, dancers, vids and beats … plus hip-hop karaoke on the rizzle!

Those blessing the mic include:

  • Award winning Hip-Hop comedy improv duo ABANDOMAN
  • E4’s new dons of the sketch show CARDINAL BURNS
  • One of Britain’s most inventive comedians ADAM BLOOM
  • Freestyle Sketch artist DAMIEN SLASH
  • Hosted by MC FERGUS CRAIG who is a regular on BAFTA nominated BBC sketch show Sorry I’ve Got No Head.

Sony Award winning ex-KISS FM radio show presenter BIG TED will beon the wheels of steel all evening; there’ll be exclusive Hip Hop videos; performances from the DONG Dancers; and the night will finish with some HIP-HOP KARAOKE

You know you better be rocking fly 110s and a sick-ass grill … or Hush Puppies and a retainer – it’s up to you. Word is born, son!

Venue: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Doors: 7.30pm till late
Tickets: £10 advance from TicketWeb / £15 on the door

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DONG 23/MAR/2012

Come and get your DONG on, the night where Hip-Hop & Comedy collide is back at the Rich Mix with another phat line-up of super-dope comedians, Dancers, Videos, DJ and Hip-Hop Karaoke!

TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!

Line Up Includes:

  • The human beatbox genius BEARDYMAN.
  • Chap-Hop superstar MR B GENTLEMAN RHYMER, who’s on a one-man mission to introduce Hip-Hop to the Queen’s English.
  • Ex-rapper, comedian and bloody good entertainer DOC BROWN.
  • Surreal sketch group ROBIN AND PARTRIDGE.
  • Hosted by MC FERGUS CRAIG who is a regular on BAFTA nominated BBC sketch show Sorry I’ve Got No Head.

Sony Award winning ex-KISS FM radio show presenter BIG TED will be on the wheels of steel all evening; there’ll be exclusive Hip Hop videos; performances from the DONG Dancers; and the night will finish with some HIP-HOP KARAOKE! BOOM!

Venue: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Doors: 7.30pm till late
Tickets: £10 advance from knock2bag.com / £15 on the door

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DONG 21/JAN/2012

DONG – where Hip-Hop & Comedy collide – smashes into 2012 with a stellar line-up of guests at Rich Mix on Saturday 21st Jan. Expect super-dope Comedians, DJs, Dancers, Videos and Hip-Hop Karaoke!

£6.50 TICKETS AVAILABLE THROUGH TIME OUT DEALS TODAY ONLY!

Line Up Includes:

  • Irish super comedian, the multi award winning ANDREW MAXWELL who recently made his debut on BBC 1’s legendary Live At The Apollo!
  • Musical comedy double act GINGER & BLACK.
  • Rising star ED GAMBLE who is co-writer and host of the Chortle Award nominated Peacock and Gamble podcast.
  • Comedian, writer and social commentator DANE BAPTISTE.
  • Hosted by MC FERGUS CRAIG who is a regular on BAFTA nominated BBC sketch show Sorry I’ve Got No Head.
  • Sony Award winning KISS FM radio show presenter BIG TED on the wheels of steel.

And there’ll be exclusive videos; performances from the DONG Break Dancers; prizes for the best dressed B-Boy (or Girl) and HIP-HOP KARAOKE so throw on your Phat Gold Chains and get ready to bless the mic and be a Suburban superstar! Word Big Bird!

Venue: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Doors: 7.30pm till late
Tickets: £10 advance from knock2bag.com / £15 on the door

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ROUND 2 – 25/NOV/2011

Review to follow….

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