Best bets in Charlotte Comedy, Jan. 18-22



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, Jan. 18

Pizza, Beer & Comedy at 10 p.m.

Come and enjoy "Pizza Beer & Comedy" with your girl Nicci Hoo & special guest comedians.

The Mellow Mushroom ~ 2820 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte ~ Free

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Open Mic at 10 p.m.

Do you have some new material to work out? Sign up at 9:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, Jan. 20

12 x 12 Super Challenge at 8 p.m.

Twelve comics have accepted the challenge: write a new 5 minute set every month. Hosted by JBliss. Featuring Eddie Conz, D. Moore, Patrick Steward, Steve Price, Derek Blackmon, Pat Volgerson, Eric Shun, Jessica Winkleman, Devan Pennegar, Christopher Brown, and Olie Cuevas.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, SC ~ $10

Friday, Jan. 21

Janet "Tennessee Tramp" Williams at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

Janet has an endearing stage presence that makes her audiences think of her as a crazy grandmother, a wacky aunt, or a nutty neighbor. All can relate to her in some way.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, SC ~ $10

Saturday, Jan. 22

Michael Winslow at 7:30 p.m.

Known as the "Man of 10,000 Sound Effects" for his ability to make realistic sound effects using only his voice. Michael Winslow's first television appearance was on The Gong Show in which he squeezed in spot-on sound-alikes of Benji the movie dog, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song".

McGlohon Theatre ~ 345 N. College St., Charlotte ~ $20

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