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Wilson Dixon: Up On Cripple Creek [Comedy]
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Wilson Dixon: Up On Cripple Creek
Following on from the amazing success of last year's total seel out season of "Wilson Dixon's American Dream", our favourite country singer Wilson Dixon returns to both Auckland and Wellington for the 2011 NZ International Comedy Festival with the World Premiere of Up On Cripple Creek - a brand new, show about his
oddball family and life on the farm in Colorado, USA.
has become one of the most loved acts at the Comedy Festival over the past 3 years.
Last year, over 3,500 fans attended Wilson's shows in AKL & WLG, making him one of the biggest shows and earning him the Festival's supreme award, "The Fred", for artistic achievement.
In 2010 Wilson
toured the UK with "American Dream", and was invited to appear on UK comedy great Stephen K Amos' BBC2 TV Series "The Stephen K Amos Show".
is one of the biggest draw cards for comedy in New Zealand, and traveled back here in late December 2010 to star in TV2's "Comedy Christmas Cracker - The Work Do", and to appear on the "7 Days" end of year special on TV3.
The inspiration for UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK comes from a recent break Wilson
took in Cripple Creek from his
busy touring schedule.
What was supposed to be a 4-day holiday turned into a 4-week ordeal in which Wilson
had to spend a lot of time with his
Returning home, Wilson
vindictive horse Andrew had got so fat he
couldn't leave the barn.
brother Jethro made a snowman that caused an avalanche wiping out his
sister Darlene's trailer, his
Uncle Randy suffered an unfortunate accident in his
homemade sauna, and after a freak snow storm cut Cripple Creek off from the world... Wilson
might never leave the farm again.
is also very excited to announce The World Wide Release of his
2nd album, "Introducing Wilson Dixon" at this year's Comedy Festival.
1st album, "Wilson Dixon's
Greatest Hits" received massive success with 3 singles from that album topping the NZ iTunes Top 100 Comedy Songs in 2010 - "Never" #1, "Philosophy" #1, "The Mirror" #2.
"Introducing Wilson Dixon
" presents more of Wilson's genius philosophic melodies of life.