Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Aug. 10-14



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, Aug. 10

Taboo Tuesday Stand-up Open Mic at 8 p.m.

Back in a brand new location, Taboo Tuesday is the way open mic was meant to be: without content or language restrictions. Rated R. Comics come out for your five minutes.

The Mill at Boudreaux's ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ Free code to get in is "Gumbo"

Wednesday, Aug. 11

Stand-up Open Mic at 9 p.m. (sign-up at 8:30 p.m.)

Show us your funny side and feel free to get up to tell your own jokes. Or just hang out with friends and take in the laughs.

Jackalope Jacks ~ 1936 E. 7th St., Charlotte ~ Free

Thursday, Aug. 12

Explicit Content Stand-Up at 8 p.m.

This show is Rated R and not for the easily offended. Edgy, dirty, and even blue material that's inappropriate for other stages. For those with a twisted sense of humor.

Fort Mill Comedy Zone at Madison's on the Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ $10 cash at the door

Friday, Aug. 13

Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 8 p.m. & 10 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 for each show

Saturday, Aug. 14

Stand-up Comedy at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Nationally touring headliner Phil Hogan. His show is a Southern flavored blend of stand-up, original comedy songs, guitar goofiness, and musical impressions.

Fort Mill Comedy Zone at Madison's on the Corner~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill~ $10

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