“This is honestly the best hour of BS around”: Arj Barker has returned
16.03.2021

“This is honestly the best hour of BS around”: Arj Barker has returned

Words by Arielle Richards

‘Australia’s adopted son of comedy’ is back.

ARIA Award-winner and Australian favourite Arj Barker is touring Down Under once again, returning with his brand new show, Arj Barker Comes Clean. As part of this, the beloved US comedian will bring an hour of laughs to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF), alongside other dates around the country.

What you need to know

  • Arj Barker is touring Australia with his show, Arj Barker Comes Clean
  • As part of this, the US comedian will perform at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival from Wednesday March 24 to Sunday April 18
  • Tickets for the hour-long show at Athenaeum Theatre are available now from Ticketek

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After a 2019 ARIA Award win for Organic cemented his esteem Down Under, punters can expect plenty of fresh laughs from Arj Barker Comes Clean – a show currently enjoying a run at Adelaide Fringe.

“Do I swear to tell the whole truth? No, but I’ll swear while telling the partial truth. And trust me, it’s a lot more fun that way. If you truly want to laugh, then take my word for it. This is honestly the best hour of BS around, I kid you not…” Barker says of the show.

Following MICF, Barker’s tour will see him performing at Australian venues around Australia through until May, including shows in Noosa, Perth, Sydney, Canberra and Albury.

Arj Barker hits the Melbourne International Comedy Festival from Wednesday March 24 to Sunday April 18 (bar Mondays). Tickets are available via Ticketek here.