Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Sept. 13-18

Posted By on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:39 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, Sept. 13
Saints & Sinners: Matthew Lumpkin & Patrick Jolle at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Mixing the mainstream, working man's material of Matthew Lumpkin with the ego boosted flair of Patrick Jolle into one hilarious and down right entertaining comedy experience.
The Comedy Zone Lake Norman at Galway Hooker Pub ~ 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius ~ $10

Wednesday, Sept. 14
Main Stage Showcase at 7:15 p.m.
Emerging talents showcase their best material. Featured this week are Steve Price, Ben Jones, Blayr Nias, JMills, Matt Johnson and Jason Smith. Free with paid admission into the hypnotist show.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ Free

Thursday, Sept. 14-Saturday, Sept. 17
Hypnotist Rich Guzzi at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Rich invites volunteers from the audience to get hypnotized. Be amazed at what happens next as he gives them suggestions to do the most outrageously funny things you can possibly imagine.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $10-$15

Thursday, Sept. 15
Super Challenge at 8 p.m.
12 comedians started this Challenge back in January; perform a new five minute set every month for twelve months. A few comedians have definitely dropped off. Find out this Thursday which of our Super Challengers will rise to The Challenge and take the stage.
The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ Two item minimum order

Friday, Sept. 16
Underground Comedy, Arts & Music at 9 p.m. (Doors at 8 p.m.)
Comedy by John Colwell, Dick Garcia, Karen Wins, Derek Blackmon, Chris Layton and Anthony Crawford. Music by 2013 Wolves, The Bear Romantic & Ross Adams.
Tremont Music Hall ~ 400 W. Tremont St., Charlotte ~ $6-$8

Saturday, Sept. 17
Family Friendly Improv by The Chuckleheads at 7 p.m.
The Chuckleheads' Super Duper Totally Family Friendly For All Ages Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza. Treat you to a night of laughter, music, singing, and fellowship.
First Christian Church ~ 1200 East Blvd., Charlotte ~ $7 suggested donation

Sunday, Sept. 18
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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