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 www.CharlotteComedyLIVE.com.
Tuesday, Sept. 6
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 five minutes. This week's host is John Colwell.
Crown Station Pub ~ 1425 Elizabeth St., Charlotte ~ $2
Wednesday, Sept. 7
Live show and TV taping of Crazy Late with Johnny Millwater at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)
If you love Conan, then chances are you'll like this entertainment talk-show featuring celebrity interviews, stand-up comedy, fake commercials, sketches and musical guests. Come be part of a live studio audience.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $5
Thursday, Sept. 8-Saturday, Sept. 10
Tim Wilson at 8 p.m.
Tim Wilson understands the life of the ordinary man - the mundane frustrations that everybody knows and puts up with. Tim's most popular songs include: "Trailer Park Woman," "That Wuttin' a Marlboro," "Acid Country," "Chucky Cheese Hell," "It's a Sorry World," and "The Booty Song."
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $15-$20
Thursday, Sept. 8
Explicit Content at 9:30 p.m.
Rated-R for mature language and content. Edgy, blue and irreverent. For those with a twisted sense of humor. Not for the easily offended. Ages 18 and up only.
The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill
Friday, Sept. 9
Second City Improv at 7:30 p.m.
Direct from Chicago.
Arts Council of York County ~ 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill ~ $35
Saturday, Sept. 10
Jim Holder at 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.
With an attitude aimed at making people laugh uncontrollably, Holder strikes incredibly close to home with his cynical descriptions of everyday subjects. He's spontaneous, interactive and funny.
The Comedy Zone Fort Mill ~ 900 Crossroads Plaza, Fort Mill, SC 29708 ~ $10
Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 8:30 p.m.
MTV’s Talking Baby takes over the show.
The Mill ~ 3306 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $12 cash at the door