Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Oct. 12-16

Posted By on Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:50 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

Wednesday, Oct. 12
The Best of the Carolinas Showcase at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
The fastest rising stars in the Carolinas all find their way on to one stage for this special performance. Special comped tickets for Creative Loafing readers. Visit and use the code word "Debbie" to get free tickets.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St.. Charlotte ~ $5 (Free with code "Debbie")

Thursday, Oct. 13-Saturday, Oct. 15
Nephew Tommy at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
From the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show! There’s more to Tommy than radio talk, he’s an actor, writer, comedian, and entrepreneur. Opener for Luther Vandross for three years.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $20-$25

Thursday, Oct. 13
Laugh It Up Thursdays at 8:30 p.m.
Join hosts Chris "Funnyman" Robinson and 92.7's Fly Ty as they bring you hilarious comedy. This week Comedian Zooman from Comedy Central and BET's Comic View.
Skandalos ~ 5317 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $10-$15

Friday, Oct. 14
Kier at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.
Singer, songwriter and comic. See why colleges love him and why he was voted as "CoffeeHouse Entertainer of the Year".
Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10

Saturday, Oct. 15
Rated R: Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 8 p.m.
Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation.
Wet Willies ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $10

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 9 p.m.
The Charlotte sketch comedy troupe brings its funny madness to the stage of The Mill.
The Mill ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $12 cash at the door

Sunday, Oct. 16
Jarrod Harris at 8 p.m.
His views on rednecks, airlines and Craigslist are only some of the many topics that can send him into ridiculous raves. He's taking an alternative avenue to the usual comedy fare.
Petra's Piano Bar ~ 1919 Commonwealth Drive, Charlotte ~ $10

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