Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Sept. 14-18



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, Sept. 14

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

Taboo Tuesday is the way open mic was meant to be: without content or language restrictions.  Rated R.  Comics come out for your 5 minutes.  Hosted by Olie.

The Mill at Boudreaux’s ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $5

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Explicit Content Stand-up Showcase at 9:30 p.m.

Hosted by Ryan Van Genderen.  Charlotte's comics break out their hardest hitting, edgiest humor that's too bold for other stages.  This show is NOT for the easily offended.

Closet Nightclub ~ 1202 Charlottetown Ave. Charlotte ~ $5

Thursday, Sept. 16

All-Stars Showcase Stand-up Comedy at 8 p.m.

Charlotte's brightest up-and-coming stand-up stars storm the stage.  A fast paced, funny show from start to finish.  Hosted by Danny Swiftt.  Featuring D. Moore, Brian Simms, Todd Spinks, Derek Blackmon, Aaron Bruggeman, Adam Portrais, Tyler Cox, Craig Carter, Kimmii Smith, and Joe Phoenix.

Fort Mill Comedy Zone at Madisons on the Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, SC ~ $10

Friday, Sept. 17

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.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10 for each show

Saturday, Sept. 18

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

Nationally touring headliner Tim Statum.  Tim is a Birmingham native who will keep

you in stitches with his southern style humor and storytelling.

Fort Mill Comedy Zone at Madisons on the Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, SC ~ $10

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