Monday, August 17, 2009

Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week, Aug. 17-23

Posted By on Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 1:31 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

Tuesday, Aug. 18

* Stand-Up Comedy at Lake Norman Comedy Zone at 7 p.m.

Nationally touring headliner Dave Tucker.

Galway Hooker ~ 7044 Kenton Dr., Cornelius ~ 704-895-1782 ~ $10

Wednesday, Aug. 19

* Comedy Class Graduation at 8 p.m.

Instructors Tom Haines & Joel Pace present to you their latest class of up-and-coming comics.  Hosted by Johnny Millwater.  Thirteen comics dazzle you with their new, best 3-5 minutes.

Wine-Up in NoDa ~ 3306 N. Davidson St. ~ No Cover

Thursday, Aug. 20

* Celebrity Show Dustin Diamond at The Lake Norman Comedy Zone at 7 p.m.

Yes, TV's Screech of Saved By The Bell Fame, Dustin Diamond, hits Lake Norman Comedy Zone with his comedic witticisms this Thursday night.

Galway Hooker ~ 7044 Kenton Dr., Cornelius ~ 704-895-1782 ~ $20.

Friday, Aug. 21

* Explicit Content Stand-Up Comedy Showcase at Charlotte Comedy Theater at 10 p.m.

Not your daddy's comedy show.  Comics break out their rawest material to delight your twisted sense of humor.  No content or language restrictions.  Rated R.  18 and up.

The Nook (formerly the Graduate) ~ 1308 The Plaza ~ $10

Saturday, Aug. 22

* Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at Charlotte Comedy Theater at 10 p.m.

Good humor by bad people.  Funny at the Binary Level.  Charlotte's premiere sketch comedy troupe delights us with this epic show.

The Nook (formerly Graduate) in Plaza Midwood ~ 1308 The Plaza  ~ $10

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