Best bets in Charlotte comedy: June 16-20



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, June 16, 2009

Taboo Tuesday Stand-up Open Mic at 9 p.m.

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic. This show is Rated R. No content or language restrictions. Comics, last call for sign-up at 9:30 p.m. All comics get five minutes. Elizabeth might be tore up, but find your way through the back entrance to tear down.

SK Net Café ~ 1425 Elizabeth Ave. ~ $2

WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2009

The Funniest Man in America: James Gregory at 7:30 p.m.

The Comedy Zone brings to you the South's favorite son, James Gregory. Bring your grandma, your co-workers or your priest ... everyone is sure to have a great time.

McGlohon Theater ~ 345 N. College St. ~ $25 (Reservations: 704-372-1000)

All-Stars Showcase Humane Society Benefit at 8 p.m.

Join 107.9 The Link's Potter for this enjoyable evening of great local comedy with headliner Johnny Millwater. Proceeds go directly to benefit Charlotte's Humane Society.

Wine-Up ~ 2nd Floor ~ 3306-C N. Davidson St. ~ $15

FRIDAY, June 19, 2009

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 & up only.

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

SATURDAY, June 20, 2009

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

Good humor by bad people. Funny at the Binary Level.

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

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