Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Feb. 21-27



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, Feb. 21

Hideaway Stand-up Showcase at 8 p.m.

Hosted by Eddie Conz. Featuring Bruce Bellile, D. Moore, Mike Buczek, Lenore Black, Wileek Divine, Danny Swiftt and Chesney Goodson.

Hideaway Bar & Grille ~ 516 River Highway, Mooresville ~ $5 cash at door

Tuesday, Feb. 22

Gorilla Preschool Improv Comedy at 9 p.m.

Shows similar to Whose Line Is It Anyway. The entire direction of the show is dictated by the audience and their suggestions, making it a very funny show.

Petras Piano Bar ~ 1919 Commonwealth Ave., Charlotte ~ $5

Wednesday, Feb. 23

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, Feb. 24

The Post President's Day Improv Show by Funny Bone Improv at 8 p.m.

In honor of Presidents' Day, please join Funny Bone Improv for a historical show about life as a politician, life in the revered White House, and life as a womanizer.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill ~ Two-for-$10

Friday, Feb. 25 & Saturday, Feb. 26

Tony Tone at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

With Tony on stage, you never know who might show up: Chris Rock, Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan, Bill Clinton, even Homer and Marge Simpson as you have never heard them before. He has appeared on television shows life: NBC's Later, HBO's Def Comedy Jam, and BET's Comicview.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, SC 29708 ~ $10

Saturday, Feb. 26

Improv Comedy by The Chuckleheads at 8 p.m.

The Chuckleheads' In Like a Lion Out Like a Lamb Comedy Improv Variety Extravaganza. So take off your toboggan hat, scarf, ear muffs, parka, gloves, long underwear, and bask in the warmth and sunshine of the Chuckleheads' and their latest comedy improv variety extravaganza.

NoDa at 28th Street ~ 2424 North Davidson St., Suite 110, Charlotte ~ $5 in advance; $10 at the door

Sunday, Feb. 27

Rory Scovel with Steve Forrest at 7 p.m.

Rory Scovel has appeared on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Featuring Steve Forrest, Derek Blackmon and Scott Moran.

Wok Bar ~ 127 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ~ $5 in advance; $10 at the door

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