Best bets in Charlotte comedy, June 30-July 2



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

Thursday, June 30

Improv Comedy at 8 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 unique, funny show.

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

Thursday, June 30 & Friday, July 1 & Saturday, July 2

Pat Godwin with Sid Davis at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.

One of the most clever and prolific comedy songwriters in the business. Pat has appeared on Last Comic Standing, The Bob & Tom Show, The Bob & Sheri Show and The Howard Stern Show.

The Comedy Zone Charlotte at N.C. Music Factory ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte~ $10-$15

Friday, July 1

Charlotte Comedy Theater at 8 p.m.

Competitive short form where improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation.

Prevue ~ 2909 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10 cash at the door

Improv Charlotte at 7 p.m.

Improv Charlotte seeks to make a global impact by donating proceeds from their shows to charities. This show, titled "Proud to be an American" will feature musical guests and raise funds for Disable American Veterans.

Wine Up ~ 3306 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $5 donation

Saturday, July 2

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

Charlotte's favorite sketch comedy troupe makes its triumphant return in a new venue. Good humor by bad people.

The Mill ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $12 cash at the door

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