As the headline suggests, here are a few of the best places to find comedy events in Charlotte from stand-up to improv to sketch comedy and more. For a complete listing of all comedy visit www.CharlotteComedyLIVE.com.
Tuesday, April 26
Tim Kidd at The Comedy Zone Lake Norman at 8 p.m. (seating at 7 p.m.)
Tim intends to flood the rest of the world with his upbeat, twisted brand of southern fried humor.
Galway Hooker Pub ~ 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius~ $5
Wednesday, April 27
Open Mic at 10 p.m.
Do you have some new material to work out? Sign up at 9:30 p.m.
Jackalope Jacks ~ 1936 E. 7th St., Charlotte ~ Free
Thursday, April 28
Craig Ferguson at 8 p.m.
Craig Ferguson's breakthrough in the U.S. came when he was cast as the title character's boss, Mr. Wick, on The Drew Carey Show. And host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $30 & up
Friday, April 29 & Saturday, April 30
Valarie Storm at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.
This "Good-ole Gal" from Florida was a finalist on Next Big Star with Ed McMahon. Growing up the youngest child and only girl in a large family, she describes herself as a "tomboy in high heels".
Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10
Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 8 p.m.
Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation.
Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10 cash at the door
Sunday, May 1
Funny First Sunday 9 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)
Funny comedy hosted by Nick Lewis & DS Sanders.
House of Jazz ~ 8630 University Exec Park Drive, Charlotte ~ $15 at door
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