Street Performers

lisa lottie city spec 2016

Lisa Lottie

UK and Australia
Contortionist/entertainer

Let Lisa lure you into her world of cabaret, contortion, hoops and hoots with her world-class performance that has travelled from Holland to India to our doorstep here in Ireland! Don't forget to tweet! @lisa_lottie

Performing in Dublin & Cork
lizardman city spec 2016

The Lizardman Experience

US
Sideshow

The Lizardman has been a professional entertainer for 20 years. His full body transformation including over 700 hours tattooing, subdermal teflon implants, filed teeth, and, of course, a bifurcated tongue has been documented by Ripley’s Believe It or Not in the form of over 30 full sized statues of The Lizardman on display in museums worldwide. Don't forget to tweet! @thelizardman23

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Alakazam

Australia
Contortionist

A spot of tennis anyone? Well hide your racket ‘cause Al might need it for his next act! Alakazam can contort his body into almost any shape and can even fit himself through a tennis racket.. His show is a mix of cheeky comedy combined with incredibly freaky body contortions, not forgetting to throw in the sky-high feats of danger for good measure. Don't forget to Tweet! @Thehumanknot

Performing in Dublin & Cork
chipolatas city spec 2016

Chipolatas

UK
Circus/theatre/music

What’s better than the circus, the theatre and a live band? All three combined? Chipolatas have gone and made your dreams come true by merging all three of these amazing art forms into one 3-piece live show! These "Gentlemen of The Road" are unique in blending accordion and acoustic rhythms with hip-hop and street style. Don't forget to Tweet! @TheChipolatas

Performing in Dublin & Cork
kamikazee 2016 city spec

Kamikaze Fireflies

US
Variety Show

Rob Williams and Casey Martin are the dynamic duo who make up Kamikazee Fireflies. Their energy is infectious as they mix comedy and circus together with juggling, hula hoops, German Wheel and whip cracking. Don't worry about snacks for the kids, Rob might make a sandwich... with his feet... Mayo and all! Don't forget to Tweet! @kamikazefirefly

Performing in Dublin & Cork
city spec grant goldie 2016

Grant Goldie

Ireland
Juggler

Grant's act has been described as "Dancing in the face of Gravity". His humorous, charming and highly technical act is an unmissable performance boasting tonnes of skill and laughs. Winning People's Choice in Germany for 7 years running should definitely make him your choice (along with many other world class performers) this year at Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular! @igrantgoldie

Performing in Dublin & Cork
jon hicks 2016 city spec

Jon Hicks

UK
Speed Painter

Jon Hicks takes life as a blank canvas and throws paint at it - literally. His unique performance combines comedy, street theatre and dollops of paint as he transforms his blank canvas into a bewildering display of skill and surprise! His speedy hands don't wait around so make sure you don't miss out on this unique performance.

Performing in Dublin
charlier caper 2016 city spec

Charlie Caper

Sweden
Magician

Charlie Caper is an entertainer with a swing beat in his heart and a love for the good life. Sweden’s Got Talent crowned him their winner in 2009 so we can guarantee he is marvellously entertaining! His lightning speed tricks will have your head spinning and cheering for more. Don't forget to Tweet! @charliecaper

Performing in Dublin
bb city spec 2016

Bloxed Beats

UK
Beat Boxers

No. You're not hearing things. Or are you? Bloxed Beats have an extraordinary ability to sound like anything they want. They consist of three uniquely talented musicians who create one of the most exciting, energetic and upbeat performances using only their mouths as instruments. See you in Merrion Square for some spectacular beats! Don't forget to Tweet! @bloxedbeatbox

Performing in Dublin
leap 2016 performers city spec

Leap

Australia
Acrobatics

Leap is a duo acrobatic show that flips traditional ideas about gender upside down with a strong lady and a graceful man. Both have excited the audiences of Dublin/Cork a number of years ago with their brilliant solo shows "Reuben DotDotDot" and "Betty Brawn: Strong Lady Show". Join us this summer in Merrion Square and let these looper leap their way into your lives!

Performing in Dublin
reuben 2016 city spec

Reuben Dotdotdot

Australia
Acrobatics

Reuben Dotdotdot is most well known for his hand balancing and Chinese pole acts. After years of touring he has become a regular at street performer festivals all over the world. He brings arresting, and almost unbelievable, circus skill to the street. He’s flashy, urban-chic, charming and absolutely unforgettable. Don't forget to Tweet! @reubendotdotdot

Performing in Cork
tumble circus city spec 2016

Tumble Circus

Ireland
Circus/theatre/comedy

Tumble Circus provide a unique experience of innovative and contemporary Irish circus. Their shows are an absurd jaunt into the soul of man, alive with the endless possibility of the human body and the joy of performing. Their comedy street theatre show is not afraid to ask challenging questions about modern culture and has been noted as street theatre from the dark side of feel good @tumblecircus

Performing in Dublin & Cork
seb whipits city spec 2016

Seb Whipits

Germany
Flaming whip juggler

Sebastian Whipits is a quirky, funny and sassy whip performer. He Is the only whip juggler in the world and while the accent is not to be taken seriously, his talents definitely are! The show features whip cracking, whip juggling and an unbelievable duel fire whip finale. It'll be the absolute whip craic!

Performing in Dublin & Cork
ole city spec 2016

Olé

US
Dance/music/comedy

Ole! is flamenco, but not as you know it. The show is a chaotic mix of virtuoso Spanish guitar, daredevil juggling, flamboyant flamenco dancing, and zany slapstick comedy. The performers also pump up the volume and pull out all the stops with the extraordinary cajon drum, gypsy stick dance and palmas. You'll find these three amigos performing at Just Eat Street - music while you munch!

Performing in Dublin
rich and thom city spec 2016

Garaghty and Thom

UK
High energy comedy

This double act of highly energised physical comedy performances has been seen in theatres, cabarets on TV and Radio, streets all over the world and now right to your doorstep here in Dublin! Rich and Thom create unforgettable shows in almost any situation and strive to amaze and amuse audiences. It takes two to make a thing go right!

Performing in Dublin
titan city spec 2016

Titan the Robot

UK
8ft fully animated interactive Robot

One of the most in-demand acts currently operating in the world today. The show is a unique blend of comedy, street theatre and music creating a fantastic show that is unrivalled in the world today. Funny, fast paced and full of surprises, where you come to expect the unexpected! You will find Titan in Laya Healthcare's Greatest Place on Earth area. Don't forget to Tweet! @TITANtheROBOT

Performing in Dublin & Cork
doktor kaboom city spec 2016

Doktor Kaboom

US
Science show

Grab your lab coats kids, because mad German scientist Doktor Kaboom is coming to the 'ESB Spark Your Imagination' area. Mixing safety goggles with giggles, Doktor Kaboom will excite, educate and entertain kids of all ages. He'll be looking for super kid scientists to assist him in his zany experiments, so make sure to come visit. Get ready to get psyched about science! KABOOM! @DoktorKaboom

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Kobbler Jay

Canada
Juggler

Kobbler Jay is a world renowned street performer and entertainer. He performs the fastest most furious apple juggling routine you’ll ever see & can gracefully walk barefoot on broken glass while juggling flaming torches.Take all of that, combined with his talent for tossing knives atop a terrifying tower of tables teetering on a tube, you end up with a show you simply cannot miss! FB @kobblerjay

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Jack Wise

Ireland
Magician

Many Magicians master sleight of hand but few develop any comedic talent. Jack Wise has accomplished both! Crowned the first ever Irish winner of the Street Performance World Championship in 2010, Jack is back with his molotov mix of industrial strength magic & spine tingling Sword Swallowing. It's a hilarious roller-coaster ride of show that's not to be missed! Dont forget to Tweet @jackwisemagic

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Her Majesty's Secret Circus

USA
Circus & Comedy

Two highly trained Secret Circus agents are on a mission to save the planet from boredom one show at a time. Using their extremely high IQs, plunger arrows and a huge stealth unicycle, their original comedy and awe-inspiring tricks are bound to save the day. With a license to thrill, the award-winning Secret Circus Show is action packed fun for all the family. Follow on FB @SecretCircusShow

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Monsters of Schlock

Canada
Comedy Sideshow

What do you get when a scientific genius and a master magician get together? You’ve guessed it! the World's Most Extreme Two Man Circus Sideshow Comedy Magic Extravaganza. Twin brothers, Orbax and Sweet Pepper are The Monsters of Schlock who bring together amazing physical stunts with irreverent slapstick comedy to create a show that’s double the trouble and double the fun! Tweet @OrbaxandPepper

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Mr.Fish

International
Comedy Circus

Ever seen a man ride a 10ft unicycle with one leg whilst balancing a gold fish on his foot? No? The Amazing Mr. Fish presents us with a circus, comedy and mime extravaganza. Not since the vaudevillians of yesteryear have so many skills been seen in one amazing show and not even they could do it with a fish down their trousers. What Happens Next?...you’ll have to see it to believe it! FB @Mr Fish

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Pogo Fred

USA
Entertainer/ Acrobatic Pogo Stunt Show

Regarded as one the best jumpers on the planet, Pogo Fred multiple World Record Holder puts on an extreme pogo stunt show guaranteed to impress audiences of all ages. Watch in awe as he jumps over 7 feet into the air while performing daring flips and outstanding tricks on his pogo sticks. Don’t forget to Tweet @Pogofred

Performing in Dublin

Olé

USA
Dance/Music/Comedy

Olé! is flamenco, but not as you know it. The show is a chaotic mix of virtuoso Spanish guitar, daredevil juggling, flamboyant flamenco dancing & zany slapstick comedy. The performers pump up the volume and pull out all the stops with the extraordinary cajon drum, gypsy stick dance and palmas that will have all the family dancing. Don't forget to Tweet @PaulMoroccoOle

Performing in Dublin

Strange for Hire Sideshow

USA
Vaudeville Variety Show

Introducing Coney Island legend Mr. Donny Vomit & Hollywood's own Showgirl of the Sideshow Miss Frankie Sin. Feel your heart race & jaw drop as you witness acts of danger, novelty & befuddlement for your amusement! From sword swallowing, human blockhead, whip cracking & many more awe inspiring feats, there's certainly something for every perilous palate! Follow on FB @StrangeForHire

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Billy Kidd

UK
Magician/Escapology

Billy Kidd brings to magic what most magicians don’t or can’t....magic with a female twist, a chick doing tricks. Her sleight of hand is a marvel to behold. Watch as she attempts to read your mind, restores chaos to order, turns paper to money and performs a signature comedy escape routine inspired by Houdini. Don't forget to Tweet @Billykiddshow

Performing in Dublin & Cork

Mina Clown

Argentina
Circus/Theatre

Turn that Frown upside down- Mina Clown is bringing her world renowned show to your very doorstep here in Dublin. The witty and spontaneous Mina Clown presents a highly visual show featuring large doses of circus humour, theatre and audience participation that will be sure to keep the family laughing and smiling throughout.

Performing in Dublin

Nino Costrini

Argentina
Clown

Niño Costrini is a world renowned performer who entertains the audience with his playful charm and mischievous personality creating the perfect recipe for laughter and disaster! The show is a firm favourite on the festival circuit delighting audiences of all age in over thirty countries with his unique brand of contemporary clowning. Don't forget to Tweet@MundoCostrini

Performing in Dublin

Lords of Strut

Ireland
Acrobatics/Dance/Comedy

Lords of Strut are a comedy duo of talented but idiotic brothers Famous Seamus and Sean-tastic who will do anything to be famous. Parodying celebrity culture, their high energy street performance of acrobatics, break dancing & very original comedy will leave a sea of somewhat confused but most definitely amused faces in their wake. Don’t forget to Tweet @LordsofStrut

Performing in Dublin