Comedy in New Orleans this week (April 30, 2018)



Your weekly guide to comedy shows around town, below:


Chris Lane hosts Comic Strip with standup comedians and burlesque performers at 9:30 p.m. at Siberia.

Standup comedy showcase NOLA Comedy Underground returns to Favela Chic with host Ed Black at 8 p.m.


Carrey B hosts a standup hour hour at Prime Example from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. as part of Give NOLA day.

Cyrus Cooper and Vincent Zambon host standup comics at Comedy Beast at the Howlin' Wolf Den at 8:30 p.m. Free admission.

Cassidy Henehan hosts the standup comedy showcase Comedy Catastrophe at Lost Love Lounge at 10 p.m. Free admission.

There are two standup comedy shows at the Old Opera House at 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Free admission.


Leon Blanda hosts the standup showcase Comedy Gold at Big Mama's Lounge at the House of Blues at 7 p.m.

Comedian Jeff D’s Comedy Cabaret features comedy and drag performances at Oz on Bourbon at 10 p.m.


Standup showcase Night Church is at Sidney's Saloon at 8:30 p.m. Free admission (and free ice cream).


Vincent Zambon hosts the Comedy Fuck Yeah standup showcase at Dragon's Den at 8:30 p.m. Free admission.

Laughter for the Soul features Corey Mack, Carissa Copper and Jaques West with host B Dub at 9 p.m. at Avenue Bar and Restaurant (1929 Franklin Ave.). Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.


Standup showcase Local Uproar is at the AllWays Lounge at 8:30 p.m. Free admission (and free ice cream).

Long-running imrpov group Brown performs at 8 p.m. at Brieux Carre. Free admission.


Standup comic and actor Michael Blackson performs at the Mahalia Jackson Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $15.75.

Open mics

Monday: Kate Mason and Laura Sanders host Bear With Me open mic at Twelve Mile Limit at 9 p.m. Sign-up is at 8:30 p.m. Comic Strip is at Siberia at 9:30 p.m. Sign-up is at 9 p.m.

Tuesday: Comedy collective Young Funny hosts The Spontaneous Show at Bar Redux at 8 p.m. Sign-up is at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Think You're Funny? is at Carrollton Station. Sign-up is at 8 p.m. CBD Social's Comedy Open Mic is at CBD Social at 10 p.m. Sign-up is at 9:30 p.m. Run the Light is at 10:45 p.m. at Buddha Belly. Sign-up is at 10:15 p.m.

Thursday: Comedy Gumbeaux is at the Howlin' Wolf at 8:30 p.m. Sign-up is at 8 p.m. Crescent Fresh is at the Dragon's Den at 8 p.m. Sign-up is at 7 p.m. Why So Serious? is at
Igor's at 10 p.m. Sign-up is at 9 p.m.

Saturday: Laugh Till It Hurts is at 7 p.m. at The Well. Sign-up is at 6 p.m.

Sunday: NOLA Comedy Hour is at Hi-Ho Lounge at 8 p.m. Sign-up is at 7 p.m. Stand-up or Shut Up is at Buddha Belly at 9:30 p.m. Sign-up is at 9 p.m.


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