Joe Emilio

Location: Based in Cape Town


Artist Info

Career Highlights

  • Performing at Rocking the Daisies 2013
  • Performing at Synergy 2013
  • Performing at Northlink college charity event 2014
  • Performing at the Soweto theatre for SA comics choice: Newcomer showcase 2014
  • #ThatsFunny stand-up comedy show 2014
  • Performing at Spar Birthday event 2014
  • Performing for Prestige Academy 2015
  • Performing at Sellenbosch Social Event for Medical Students 2015
  • Performing at The Box (Jhb) 2015
  • Performing at ICLP Group 2016
  • Performing for Angels Table View 2016
  • Performing at Kego Charity event 2016
  • Performing at Private Safaris event 2016
  • Opening Act for XWE Event 2016
  • MC/Host for Out of Africa Children's Foundation Comedy Fundraiser (2016)
  • Performing at Cape Town Comedy Club (2016)- 1 of the top 10 Comedy clubs in the world!
  • MC/ Host at Rock n Run Festival Windhoek, Namibia 2017
  • Semi- Finalist in the 2017 #ShowUsYourApples Stand-up Comedy Competition held at the Cape Town Comedy Club
  • Muizenberg Comedy Fest 2017 – Support Act in the Comedy Showcase
  • BNI Galla Event Comedy performance 2017
  • MC for the Walker Challenge at V&A Waterfront 2017
  • Funderland MC 2018
  • Concerts in the park MC 2018
  • Support Act at Cape Town Comedy Club 2018

Joe Ma Se BBQ- One-man show

  • Debuted October 2016 Collective Arts Theatre - Joe Ma Se BBQ
  • July 2017 Highlander sports bar - Joe Ma Se BBQ
  • September 2017 Aandklas - Joe Ma Se BBQ
  • September 23rd, 29th and 30th- Cape Town Fringe Festival 2017

Comedy Special:

  •  "South Africa's American" August 2018

Performance Options

  • MC for weddings, corporate events, functions, award ceremony and more

  • Stand-up comedy performances

  • Basic Sound hire 

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  • “It’s a must-see for all South Africans; you will relate and laugh at everyday things that you wouldn’t normally consider as funny…” - Dirty Pink City - Joe Ma Se BBQ review 
  • “Joe is a storyteller comedian, energetic and lively on the stage. His comedy is fresh and original…” – Cape Town Comedy club


Typical Budget for Joe Emilio is
R8000 - R15000.


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