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And Now For Something Completely Different

17th Jul 2017

Do you ever feel like you want to do something a little different? Is eating dessert before dinner not enough? Is taking the long way home not hitting the spot? We've got the answer. Here is a round-up of events at the Underbelly Festival that are a little off beat, something new, completely unfamiliar. Go on, do different!

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School
24 July - 18 Sept | More Info
Dr. Sketchy’s is the world’s premier alternative drawing movement. Come wonder and draw the city's finest burlesque performers, bizarre circus acts, and rippling hunks of man-flesh. Watch them perform, have a drink and experience an Art Class like no other. 

Bang Said the Gun
25 July | More Info

So you think you don't like poetry? Think again. Bang Said the Gun is stand up poetry with heart, guts, energy and enthusiasm. Voted the best poetry night in the UK by the Times, Bang Said The Gun has made poetry cool again.
Featuring Dan Cockrill, Martin Galton, Laurie Bolger & Rob Auton
With special guests TIM KEY & JEMIMA FOXTROT

The Tap Pack
31 July - 1 Aug | More Info

No drips here, only tap. Slick suave and quite literally toe-tapping, The Tap Pack bring together modern classics with bonefide legends through world class tap dance. From Bublé to Beyoncé, Sinatra to Sammy Davis Jnr these boys' put some serious twinkle in their toes. 

Jamie MacDowell & Tom Thum
31 July | More Info

One beatbox sensation. One award winning singer-songwriter and guitarist. Together with a dab of irresistible on-stage charm they take to redefining music as we know it. 

The Magnets: Naked 80s
31 Aug | More Info

The ultimate 80s mix tape. Hear the 80s in a whole new way, strip back the synths and go a capella. Like Pitch Perfect with shoulder-pads, this fast paced nostalgia-fest of beatboxing, vocal gymnastics and harmonies The Magnets put on a show like no other. 
'A sonic phenomenon you have to see and hear to believe' ★★★★ - The Guardian 

Posted by jen@underbelly.co.uk