Paul McMahon is comedian based in the Byron Shire and has gained success with his laid back style of observational humour that we can all relate to. He has been a Triple J RAW comedy QLD state finalist two years in a row and was winner of the 2010 ‘Village Idiot’ comedy competition at the Bangalow Big Joke comedy festival.
Paul has been a regular on the comedy circuit. He has performed alongside, Tommy Dean,Frank Woodley, Steady Eddie,Ronny Chang, Austen Tayshus,, Tom Gleeson, Dave O’Neil, Chris Franklin, Akmal Saleh and recently opened for US comedian Doug Stanhope on his Australian tour... Paul is a regular performer at the Basement comedy at the GoldCoast Arts centre and is in demand on comedy circuits with his laid back style of observational humour. Paul performed with huge success to large audiences at Woodford Folk Festival, Nimbin Mardi Grass, Falls festival and his successful solo show “Hippycritical’ which he performed at the Brisbane Fringe Comedy festival.
Paul is the polite, quietly spoken guy next door who says what he really thinks on stage. Fathers, girlfriends, friends, shopkeepers, in fact everyone will be able to relate to Paul's easy going nature and hilarious perspective on life.
Paul McMahon has a knack for observation. In a world of comedy where sometimes it feels that everything has been said, Paul is able to go in and come up with fresh ideas. He's unobtrusively laid back on stage, and is capable of taking the audience by the short and curlies with a killer punch line. Paul McMahon is a funny bloke. Watch out for him. - Mandy Nolan
I was late for my own gig because I didn't want to miss a thing this witty hippy said. - Chris Franklin
Not only is Paul very funny, he has the best hair of any comedian I have ever met.- Akmal Saleh