Best bets in Charlotte comedy, Oct. 25-30



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, Oct. 25
Mike Merryfield at 7 p.m.
Mike jokes in a friendly, easygoing style that goes down like a great beer on a hot summer day.
The Comedy Zone Lake Norman at Galway Hooker Pub ~ 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius ~ $10

Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 26-29
Tom Simmons at 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Simmons was the winner of the San Francisco Comedy Competition. He is a soft-spoken, socially relevant comedian performing subject matter that ranges from the easily relatable to the mind-stretching funny.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 935 N. Graham St., Charlotte ~ $10-$15

Wednesday, Oct. 26
Wacky Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. (new start time with sign-up at 9:15 p.m.)
Hosted by Kevin Alderman. Free comedy, drink specials and fun prizes for the audience member who brings the most friends.
Jackalope Jacks ~ 1936 E. 7th St., Charlotte ~ Free

Thursday, Oct. 27
Laugh It Up Thursdays at 8:30 p.m.
Join hosts Chris "Funnyman" Robinson and 92.7's Fly Ty as they bring you hilarious comedy. This week comedian Zooman from Comedy Central and BET's Comic View.
Skandalos ~ 5317 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte ~ $10-$15

Friday, Oct. 28
Brendon Walsh featuring Carlos Valencia at 8 p.m. & 11 p.m.
Brendon has appeared on Comedy Central and NBC's Last Comic Standing. With DeVan Pennegar, Chris Layton and Carlos Valencia.
The Mill ~ 3306 N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10-$15

Saturday, Oct. 29
Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy at 9 p.m.
Charlotte sketch comedy troupe makes its triumphant return in a new venue.
The Mill ~ 3306A N. Davidson St., Charlotte ~ $10

Sunday, Oct. 30
Rated R: Improv Comedy by Charlotte Comedy Theater at 7 p.m.
Competitive short form improv where Charlotte's top improvisers compete against one another for your affection. Lots of audience participation.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte ~ 900 Seaboard St., Charlotte ~ $10

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