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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week, May 3-8

Posted By on Tue, May 3, 2011 at 11:54 AM

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, May 3

Taboo Tuesday Open Mic at 9:30 p.m. (comedians sign-up at 9 p.m.)

No language or content restrictions. Every comedian who signs up goes up for five minutes. This week hosted by Steve Price.

Crown Station Pub (formerly the SK Net Cafe) ~ 1425 Elizabeth St., Charlotte ~ $2

Wednesday, May 4

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, May 5

Charlotte House of Comedy at 9 p.m.

Hosted by Charlotte's legendary comedian Nick Lewis. Charlotte's home for urban comedy.

Allure Restaurant & Lounge ~ 1508 S. Mint St., Charlotte ~ $10

Friday, May 6

Improv Charlotte at 8 p.m.

Local improv with a global impact. Improv Charlotte (formerly Sharazad) will perform long form and short form comedic improv games.

Wine Up ~ 3306 N. Davidson St., Ste. C, Charlotte ~ $5

Friday, May 6 & Saturday, May 7

James Sibley at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

A regular on "The Bob and Tom Show" and "The John Boy and Billy Big Show." He did guest spots on the hit NBC sitcom My Name is Earl or playing opposite Billy Bob Thorton in Mr Woodcox.

Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Sunday, May 8

Marcus D. Wiley at 6 p.m.

Oooh I'ma Tell Momma, is another comedy classic created by Marcus D. Wiley of the Yolanda Adams Morning Show! No matter how good or bad times are you can always depend on momma.

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 N. College St., Charlotte ~ $25

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