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Comedy, Tue 15 Oct 2019, £31.50

Kevin Bloody Wilson: Almost Awesome Tour!

Kevin Bloody Wilson: Almost Awesome Tour!

Details

A long time ago, a long way from anywhere, in a West Australian mining town called Kalgoorlie, the legend of Kevin Bloody Wilson was born. It all started innocently enough - just a guy with too much time on his hands changing the words to other people's songs, and writing a few of his own, purely for the fun of it.

Thirty-five years later, countless live gigs and millions of album sales down the track, Kevin Bloody Wilson has not only found his niche, he's grabbed an esky and a deckchair and he's made himself really bloody comfortable in it!

Kev's songs match the Kalgoorlie landscape, dry and unforgiving. These songs are uniquely Australian, and yet year after year, album after album, tour after tour, people from all corners of the globe keep laughing their guts out at Kevin Bloody Wilson's completely authentic and original body of work.

The bawdy ballad has been around forever. The Bard, William Shakespeare, wrote bawdy verse. Scotland's Wee Robbie Burns wrote an entire book of dirty ditties and bawdy poems.

The bawdy ballad has lifted the spirits of Troops from both sides of wartime conflicts, and who of us doesn't remember at least two or three bawdy limericks? Yet, in today's politically correct times, it seems only one person is perpetuating and preserving this unique art form - KEVIN BLOODY WILSON.

Labeled by '60 Minutes' as Australian Comedy Icon and defender of free speech, Kev's Master Craftsmanship and world-wide popularity, is further proof that Kevin Bloody Wilson is the sole owner of an entire genre of music, The Contemporary Bawdy Ballad. Some politically correct snowflakes may find Kev a bit offensive....

Age guidance: 14+

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 15 Oct 2019 19:30

Prices

Tickets: £31.50.

Address

Singleton Street,
Swansea,
SA1 3QJ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SS 652928  Lat: 51.61784 Long: -3.94844

From East - Approach Swansea via M4 leaving the motorway at Junction 42 for Swansea (Signposted Llanelli, Swansea). Turn left onto the A483 (Fabian Way) Signposted Swansea. At traffic signals (Parc Tawe Bridge) continue forward onto the A4067 Signposted Gower (you will pass Sainsburys on your left) follow signs for City Centre. Take the right hand lane (passing Tesco on your right) and turn right at the Traffic lights onto West Way.

From West - At M4 Junction 49 roundabout take 3rd exit onto the M4 Signposted Cardiff, Swansea, Llanelli. Leave the M4 at Junction 47 take 4th exit at roundabout onto the A483 (Signposted Swansea West). At roundabout take 1st exit Signposted Swansea. At traffic signals continue forward onto the A483 Signposted City Centre. At roundabout take 2nd exit (city centre). At next roundabout take 3rd exit (city centre). Keep in right hand lane and at traffic lights turn right onto the A4118 Signposted City Centre. At traffic signals continue forward onto Orchard Street (B4290). At traffic signals bear right onto The Kingsway. Keep in left lane continue forward (Signposted Gower). Turn left onto Dillwyn Street. Bear left onto Singleton Street.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.8 miles from Swansea station