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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Nov. 15-20

Posted By on Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 5:09 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, Nov. 15
Almost Homeless Comedy Tour at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Stand-up comedy from seven people: Duncan Pace, Matt Connolly, Muggsy, Collette Desingue, Jeremy Jacksen, Louis Skaradek and Steve Cowen. Also featuring Charlotte’s own Blayr Nias.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 935 N. Graham St., Charlotte ~ $10

Wednesday, Nov. 16
Mike Speenburg at at 8 p.m. (Doors at 7 p.m.)
Conceived in the back of a '69 Firebird and raised on hush puppies and fried bologna, comic Mike Speenberg has taken his own unique brand of "generational comedy" across the country.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 935 N. Graham St., Charlotte ~ $10-$15

Thursday, Nov. 17-Saturday, Nov. 19
Julian McCullough at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
McCullough has been featured as a "New Face" at the Just For Laughs Festival in 2007, won the "New York's Funniest" comedy competition in 2008, filmed his comedy special, Comedy Central Presents in 2009 and recently appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 935 N. Graham St., Charlotte ~ $10-$15

Thursday, Nov. 17
12x12 Super Challenge Stand-up Showcase at 8 p.m.
Join challengers Steve Price, Pat Volgerson, Debbie Millwater, Chris Brown, Patrick Steward, Eddie Conz, DeVan Penegar, Derek Blackmon, and D. Moore for an evening of freshly written comedy.
The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill

Friday, Nov. 18
Aaron Karo at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
On the heels of his acclaimed Comedy Central special "The Rest Is History," Karo presents an all new stand-up event that promises to be his most outrageous and hilarious to date.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 935 N. Graham St., Charlotte ~ $20-$25

Fresh Brewed Comedy Open Mic at 9 p.m. (Pre-show at 8 p.m.)
Check out the freshest open mic in our opening week. Try out our stage or come and watch some of the hottest local talent from across the Carolinas. Hosted by Burpie and Featuring JBliss.
Dilworth Coffee ~ 350 George W Liles Parkway NW, Suite 110, Concord ~ $5

Saturday, Nov. 19
Live Show and Filming of Pure Comedy Laughs at 8 p.m.
Hosted by Nikita B. Featuring Kevin Alderman, Burpie, Eric Shun, Spike Davis, Mary Asher, Simpi Net and Grave Digger.
Johnson C. Smith University's Biddle Memorial Hall Auditorium ~ 100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte

Sunday, Nov. 20
Rated R: Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 7 p.m.
Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $10

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