TimeOut picks the NZ Comedy Festival acts that may have slipped under your radar that you really shouldn't miss.

MUSIC MADE HILARIOUS (ON PURPOSE)

Love music as much as you love comedy? Then these are the gigs for you. At this year's festival, there's an impressive line-up of shows that incorporate music for maximum lols - and a maximum showcasing of talent. Laura Daniel and Joseph Moore return as Two Hearts with The Winery Tour, Jesse Griffin hosts Late Night Jazz Scat where comedians perform over a jazz band, you can catch an improv group creating Instant Broadway and see the characters of Jane Austen's writings improvise musicals that would have Austen rolling in her grave.

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