Monday, February 28, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week, Feb. 28-March 6

Posted By on Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 5:25 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

Monday, Feb. 28

Hideaway Open Mic at 8 p.m.

Join us for stand-up open mic.  Sign-up for five minute sets at 7:35 p.m..

Hideaway Bar & Grille ~ 516 River Highway, Mooresville ~ Free

Tuesday, March 1

Gorilla Preschool Improv Comedy at 9 p.m.

Shows similar to Whose Line is it Anyway. The entire direction of the show is dictated by the audience and their suggestions, making it a funny show.

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

Wednesday, March 2

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, March 3

Charlotte House of Comedy at 9 p.m.

Brought to you by Charlotte's legendary comedian Nick Lewis.

Allure ~ 1508 S. Mint St., Charlotte ~ $10

Friday, March 4 & Saturday, March 5

Michael Mack at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Michael Mack's songs and song parodies have played on radio stations across the country including "The Bob and Tom Show" and "XM Radio". He uses music, light, impressions, and parodies to produce a show starting in fun and ending with the crowd coming out of their seats in amazement.

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

Saturday, March 5

Mike Epps at 8 p.m.

Mike Epps' natural comedic ability was encouraged at an early age, and he began performing standup as a teenager. He moved to Atlanta where he worked at the Comedy Act Theater, before moving to New York City to star in Def Comedy Jam in 1995.

Bojangles' Coliseum ~ 2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $46

Sunday, March 6

Funny First Sunday at 7 p.m.

Funny First Sunday Laughing and Jamming comedians Nick Lewis & DS Sanders.

House of Jazz ~ 8630 University Exec Park Drive, Charlotte ~ $15 at the door

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