Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week, Feb. 15-21

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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.

Monday, Feb. 15

* Celebrity Show Aisha Tyler at Lake Norman Comedy Zone at 7:30 p.m.

Past hostess of Talk Soup, Aisha has also had reoccurring roles on TV shows like Friends, CSI and 24, among others. See her stand-up show tonight.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 16

* Charlotte Comedy Theater's Stand-Up Showcase at 8 p.m.

10 comics get five minutes each. Comics e-mail cycomics@gmail.com to claim your spot.

Hooligans at Courtyard Hotel ~ 140 Brevard Ct. ~ Free

* 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.

SK Net Café ~ 1425 Elizabeth Ave. ~ $2

* Tone X and Friends at 9:30 p.m.

Tone X and Chris Robinson host.

Skandalos ~ 5317 E. Independence Blvd.

Wednesday, Feb. 17

* Stand-Up Open Mic at 9 p.m.

Jackalope Jack's ~ 1936 E. 7th St. ~ $5

Thursday, Feb. 18

* Charlotte Squawks at 7:30 p.m.

Singers, dancers and actors parody pop-culture, politics, sports and our beloved Queen City.

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 N. College St. ~ Reservations 704-372-1000 ~ $29.50

* NoDa Stand-Up Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m.

Join host Mike Buczek as he brings you this weekly stand-up showcase featuring Charlotte's up-and-coming stand-up talent.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St. ~ No Cover

Friday, Feb. 19

* Improv Comedy from 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.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St. ~ $10

* Charlotte Squawks at 8 p.m.

Singers, dancers and actors parody pop-culture, politics, sports and our beloved Queen City.

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 N. College St. ~ Reservations 704-372-1000 ~ $29.50

Saturday, Feb. 20

* Stand-up Comedy at 8 p.m.

Stand-up comedy from nationally touring comedians Lawrence Thomas and Darrin Meyer.

Alive ~ 2909 N. Davidson St.~ Reservations 704-930-2200 ~ $15

* Improv Comedy from 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.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St.~ $10

Sunday, Feb. 21

* Charlotte Squawks at 7:30 p.m.

Singers, dancers and actors parody pop-culture, politics, sports and our beloved Queen City.

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 N. College St. ~ Reservations 704-372-1000 ~ $29.50

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