A hectic April finished at one of my favorite clubs all categories: The Pipeline in London. I was booked as support comedian in a lineup that also included people like Simon Munnery, Sol Bernstein, Abigoliah Schamaun and We Love Comedy’s own Sean Brightman.
It was a wonderful evening, as always at The Pipeline, even though Simon had a cold. Sol was a really fun guy and nice to chat with before and after. Abigail had a rough style that I really liked.
The gigs in UK give me a lot and help me develop as an artist. I really hope the autumn will bring more of similar ones, at The Pipeline and elsewhere.
May brought me back to Prästgården in Töreboda again, the second time in three months. I was headlining for a full house again, and everybody – me, fellow comedians, owner and audience – had a really great evening. Was fun to see that I have no problems with delivering 40+ minutes of standup that makes the audience laugh until they get tears in their eyes. And then keep laughing.
In May I also returned to my favorite club in Sweden: GASTA in Gävle. They were among the first pro-clubs to book me back in 2009, and I have been booked there ever since. The last years as a support act to renowned Swedish acts like Thomas Oredsson, Ann Westin, Magnus Betnér and Jörgen Sjöberg. It was a great gig-as always in Gävle-and I feel that the Gävle crowd is one of my favorite crowds. They seem to love my act and I love them back.
The month ended with a gig in a party-tent in Kristinehamn three hours drive from home. Me and Martin Krantz performing for 30 or something persons that had chosen to watch standup in the rain instead of staying at home watching TV. But they seemed to have fun, and we gave them a good laugh or two.
June: Gothenburg as main act at Grindstugan. The colleagues in Gothenburg has a warm and friendly attitude that is really great. I always feel welcome and there is never a harsh word. To be booked as main act/headliner in such a good lineup is an honor indeed.
The season finished with a gig in Jakobsberg, as support act to Swedish comedian Shan Atci.
Now I am going to write new stuff. I won’t do Edinburgh this year since I rather do clubs in UK. The Free Fringe in venues off-off everything else is fun to do, but you don’t develop too much as comedian. The challenge in 2015/2016 will be places like Monmouth, Scunthorpe, Burton-upon-Trent and so on. And of course hopefully a gig or two at my fav club all categories The Pipeline.
See you later, mates