Winners of the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year, Musical Comedy Awards and the Adelaide Fringe Festival “Best Comedy – Newcomer” awards, Abandoman create musical songs and sketches at lightning speed based on audience interaction. Come to the show, drop your suggestions in the ring and watch as Abandoman make musical magic, creating hilarious raps and musical sketches at lightning speed. No two shows will be the same.
This year saw Abandoman as multi-platinum artist Ed Sheeran’s main support act on his sell-out UK tour that culminated in two nights at London’s Brixton Academy; in February this year, Abandoman performed in Australia for the first time, where the show was nominated for the two comedy awards at the Adelaide Fringe Festival (“Best Comedy” and “Best Comedy Newcomer”) and won the latter.
Abandoman has appeared on BBC3′s Live at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, BBC2′s The Stephen K Amos Show, on Sky Arts as part of their Latitude coverage and many radio shows, including BBC Radio 1′s Fun And Filthy Cabaret, alongside Dappy from N Dubz.
The show has recently appeared at festivals such as Bestival, Latitude, Altitude, Rockness, Glastonbury, Hop Farm, V Festival. They performed at the 2010 Brits after-party, Daisy Lowe’s 21st birthday party and have opened for numerous comedy and music acts such as Micky Flanagan, Tommy Tiernan and DJ Yoda.