Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Sept. 20-25



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

Monday, Sept. 20

Mitch Fatel at 7:30 p.m.

With his seemingly innocent and friendly demeanor, the veteran comedian quickly engages the audience and then catches them off guard with his mischievous observations

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 North College St., Charlotte ~ $25

Tuesday, Sept. 21

The Southern Comedy Quartet at 8:30 p.m.

Jarrod Harris, Sean Patton, Nate Bargatze, and Rory Scovel.  These comics have been featured on Comedy Central, Conan O'brien, Jimmy Fallen, VH1, and Tru TV.

Tremont Music Hall ~ 400 West Tremont Ave., Charlotte ~ $8

Wednesday, Sept. 22

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. 23

Real American Comedy Showcase Stand-up Comedy at 8 p.m.

Stand-up and sketch comedy all in one show. Join Butch Hockersmith, host of the hit public access TV show 'Real Americans with Butch & Skeeter', as he brings you this very special comedy showcase featuring Olie, Craig Carter, Ryan Van Genderen and Chesney.

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

Friday, Sept. 24

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

Nationally touring headliner Ron Feingold.  More than just stand-up comedy - funny a cappella songs too.

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

Saturday, Sept. 25

Whose Live Anyway at 7 p.m.

Whose Line Is It Anyway performers Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Chip Esten and Jeff B. Davis leave their audiences gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is the key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage. It's a night of unforgettably funny interactive comedy.

Knight Theater ~ 430 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ~ $34.50

Ron White at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White is best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the "Blue Collar Comedy" phenomenon.  Seen on The Late Show with David Letterman and  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Ovens Auditorium ~ 2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $44.75

Sunday, Sept. 26

Celebrity Ben Bailey at 7:30 p.m.

Acclaimed stand-up comedian and Emmy Award winning host of Cash Cab, Ben Bailey will be here for one night only. As a stand-up he has also been profiled in publications such as the New York Times, Maxim, the Associated Press.

McGlohon Theatre~ 345 North College St., Charlotte ~ $25

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