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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, May 17-21

Posted By on Tue, May 17, 2011 at 2:21 PM

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 17

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

The way open mic was meant to be with no language or content restrictions.  Every comedian who signs up goes up for 5 minutes.   Hosted this week by Johnny Millwater.

Crown Station Pub ~ 1425 Elizabeth St., Charlotte ~ $2

Wednesday, May 18

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 19

12x12 Super Challenge Stand-up Showcase at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m.

It's month five of the 12 month challenge and the comics are still going strong.  Join host Justin Chambliss and the challengers Steve Price, Pat Volgerson, Eric Shun, Debbie Millwater, Chris Brown, Patrick Steward, Jessica Winkleman, DeVan Penegar, D. Moore and Derek Blackmon for an all new show. With special guests Brian Zarbock and Caroline Monday.

Madison's On The Corner~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $5

Friday, May 20 & Saturday, May 21

Ron Feingold at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m. Ron sings all of his own back-ups, lead vocals and even vocal percussion creating a memorable musical comedy experience.

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

Friday, May 20

Open Mic at 10 p.m.

Stand-up and music open mic -- five minute sets.  Sign-up at 9:30 p.m.  Hosted by Brian Zarbock.

Petras Piano Bar ~ 1919 Commonwealth Ave., Charlotte ~ $5

Saturday, May 21

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 8:30 p.m.

Charlotte sketch comedy troupe makes its triumphant return in a new venue.  Good humor by bad people.

The Mill ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $12 cash at the door

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