Best bets in Charlotte comedy, June 7-11



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, June 7

Taboo Tuesday Open Mic at 9:30 p.m. (Comedians sign-up at 9 p.m.)

The way open mic was meant to be with no language or content restrictions. Every comedian who signs up goes up for 5 minutes. This week hosted by Johnny Millwater.

Crown Station Pub ~ Formerly the SK Net Cafe ~ 1425 Elizabeth St. Charlotte, NC ~ $2

Wednesday, June 8

Open Mic at 10 p.m.

Comics work out new material (sign up at 9:30 p.m.). With host Ty Longworth.

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

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Improv Comedy by Funny Bone Improv at 8 p.m.

This is a highly interactive, audience participation show, which means that we need your suggestions. Come on out and see why they have a full crowd every time.

The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, S.C. ~ Free

Friday and Saturday, June 10-11

Frankie Paul at The Comedy Zone Fort Mill at 8 & 10:15 p.m.

With an animated appearance and a positive edge, Frankie Paul takes his crowd on a silly roller coaster ride. After it's over, the crowds are drained but want ride again and again.

Madison's On The Corner ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, S.C. ~ $10

Friday, June 10

Showkase Comedy Spotlight at 9 p.m.

Hosted by D. Moore. With Nikita & Paris Edwards. Featuring Sean Allen. Music by DJ EZ Ed.

Ramses Temple ~ 4919 Beatties Ford Road ~ $10 Advance / $15 Cash at Door

Saturday, June 11

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 8:30 p.m.

Charlotte's favorite sketch comedy troupe makes its triumphant return in a new venue. Voted as the 2010 Best of the Best for sketch comedy by Charlotte Magazine. Good humor by bad people.

The Mill ~ 3306A N. Davidson St. ~ $12 Cash at door

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