Best bets in Charlotte comedy this week

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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.

Tuesday, March 2

* Stand-up at Lake Norman Comedy Zone at 7:30  p.m.

Stand-up comedy from nationally touring comedian Shaun Jones.

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

* 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.

Courtyard Hooligans ~ 140 Brevard Ct., Charlotte ~ 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., Charlotte ~ $2

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

Tone X and Chris Robinson host.

Skandalos ~ 5317 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte

Wednesday, March 3

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

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

If you only had to pick one show to see, I'd recommend:

Thursday, March 4

* The Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Charlotte Affiliate is thrilled to present the city’s 9th annual Laugh for the Cure event, an evening unlike any other to help raise awareness and funding for breast health programs in our community. LFTC begins at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction held in the Spirit Square Atrium. Guests must be seated in the McGlohon Theatre by 7:15 p.m. for the live auction and hilarious PG comedy show. This year's comics are two of the finest comedians touring today, Frankie Paul and Debi Gutierrez, and they will have the crowd ‘laughing for a cure’! The evening concludes by 9:30 p.m.

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 N. College St., Charlotte ~ $42

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

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

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ No Cover

Friday, March 5

* Funny Bone Improv at 8 p.m.

At the last FBI show more than 110 people packed into the Hampton Inn-Matthews and gave the improvisors a standing ovation. Come see what this is all about.

Hampton Inn ~ 9615 Independence Pointe Pkwy., Matthews ~ 704-618-4203 $5

* Improv Comedy at 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., Charlotte ~ $10

Saturday, March 6

* Improv Comedy at 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., Charlotte ~ $10

* Stand-up Comedy at Alive in NoDa at 8 p.m.

Stand-up comedy from nationally touring comedians.

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

Sunday, March 7

* Funny First Sunday One Night Stand at 8 p.m.

Featuring T P Hearn and Nick Lewis.

House of Jazz ~ 8630 University Executive Park Dr., Charlotte ~ $15

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