Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Oct. 5-9



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, Oct. 5

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 five minutes. Hosted by Olie.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 6

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, Oct. 7

Funny First Thursday at 9 p.m.

This month we feature "Comedian Lav Luv" from the Monique show and Bill Bellamy's "Who's Got Jokes" The show will also display the hilarious talents of Comedian Burpie. Music by DJ Shogun.

Twilight Caribbean Restaurant ~ 10210 Berkeley Place Drive, Charlotte

Friday, Oct. 8

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, Oct. 9

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

Nationally touring headliner Matt Davis. Believing nothing is "off-limits" his material ranges from the taboo and unspoken to the simple facets and truths of everyday life all spun together by an off track train of thought at full steam ahead.

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

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