Louisville Laughs comedy events on tap for the fall

Louisville Laughs has a lot of great comedy shows and classes planned for you. Here is a breakdown of what’s on tap this fall.

Oct. 12 — Comedy Night at Gravely, 7 p.m.

Gravely Brewing Co.

Free tickets

Join Louisville Laughs for another popular Comedy Night at Gravely Brewing.
We have some of the region’s top comics taking the stage, including:

Mat Alano-Martin and Will Concannon of Bloomington, Ind., and Louisville’s Meech Dog and Reed Sedgwick.

Also on the show are Montreal’s Jonathan Burrello and Louisville comics Jen Cooper, Lucious Williams, Erika Avery and Hillary Boston.

Admission is free. Tickets ensure seating.

Enjoy a night of laughs, fresh beer and great food from Mayan Street Food.

Oct. 15 — Never Say Die Comedy Hour (or Two), 8 p.m.

Never Say Die

Free admission

Join Louisville Laughs at Never Say Die cocktail bar in St. Matthews for a comedy open mic.

This show features a special performance from Louisville favorite Lucious Williams.

At least one comic will earn $25 and Set of the Night.

See you Friday, Oct. 15 at Never Say Die!

To sign up to perform, message LouisvilleLaughs2@gmail.com or message Louisville Laughs on Facebook.

Oct. 24 — The Bard’s Town Open Mic

The Bard’s Town

Free admission

Join Louisville Laughs for a special open mic at The Bard’s Town hosted by Jake Hovis.

Have some laughs, great food and drinks at one of the most welcoming places in the city.

To sign up to perform, message LouisvilleLaughs2@gmail.com or message Louisville Laughs on Facebook.

Oct. 28 — Thursday Comedy Showcase, 7:30 p.m.

Aloft Louisville Downtown

Free tickets

​Join Louisville Laughs for our Thursday Comedy Showcase at the Aloft Louisville Downtown featuring comedian Holly Lynnea.

Holly is a Louisville native who has performed comedy across the United States and Canada. She is also a talented writer and a dancer.

Also on the showcase are Bloomington’s Ben Ziliak and Louisville comics Evan Lewis, Adriane Thompson, Justin Tabb, Deiandre Smith, Chris Bowman and Eric Groovely. Your host is Creig Ewing.

Admission is free, but tickets are needed to ensure seating, Donations are welcome.

Enjoy a drink and dinner or some killer wings at the Corner bar in Aloft’s comfortable lobby.


Nov. 7 – How To Comedy Class (Writing), 1 p.m.

Ten20 Craft Brewery

$75

Louisville Laughs is offering this comedy class that will focus on writing and is aimed at newer comics.

Instructors include comedian Keith McGill (headliner with 30 years’ experience), Bret Sohl (longtime writer The Tonight Show with Jay Leno) and Louisville Laughs’ Creig Ewing.

This class will be held Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. at the performance room at Ten20 Craft Brewery in Butchertown. You will learn how to get the most laughs out of your material.

Classes will be limited to 10 so you have individual time with the instructors.

If you would like to sign up for the class, email LouisvilleLaughs2@gmail.com.

Nov. 7 — Comedy at TEN20 open mic, 7 p.m.

TEN20 Craft Brewery

Free admission

Join Louisville Laughs for our popular comedy open mic at TEN20 Craft Brewery in Butchertown.

Comics — some new, some veterans — do their best to make you laugh and try out new material.

Comics also have the chance to earn $25 for sets of the night!

Come enjoy some laughs, craft beer, pizza from MozzaPi and more.

To sign up to perform, message LouisvilleLaughs2@gmail.com or message Louisville Laughs on Facebook.


Nov. 7 – How To Comedy Class (Emceeing), 1 p.m.

Ten20 Craft Brewery

$75

Louisville Laughs is offering this comedy class that will focus on emceeing and is aimed at comics who want to take the next step to bring value to your comedy resume and help get booked for more shows.

Instructors include comedian Keith McGill (headliner with 30 years’ experience), Bret Sohl (longtime writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno) and Louisville Laughs’ Creig Ewing.

Comics who complete the class will have opportunities to host shows and open mics put on by Louisville Laughs.

If you would like to sign up for the class, email LouisvilleLaughs2@gmail.com.

Comics can take both the writing and emcee classes for $125 total.

Nov. 18 — Comedy Night at Gravely Brewing

Gravely Brewing Co.

Free tickets

Join Louisville Laughs on Thursday, Nov. 18, as Comedy Night at Gravely Brewing Co. moves to Thursdays.

We have an All-Star show with some of our favorite comics from the region:

Kelly Collette

Kelly, of Cincinnati, has been a finalist on CMT’s Next Big Comic, and tours clubs and colleges throughout the country. Her jokes have been featured on Pandora and Sirius XM, and in a segment for NPR.

Mandee McKelvey

Mandee is one of the most popular comics in Louisville. She travels across the region doing standup comedy, has her own one-woman show and also regularly performs in costume with the Character Assassination group.

Melissa Doran

Melissa is a touring comedian and headliner who is one of the most sough-after comics in the Louisville area. She is relocating to New Jersey, so it’s a chance to see Melissa before she leaves.

Misty Stine

Misty has been the host of the Wednesday night Laughs in the Lounge open mic at The Caravan Comedy Club and is a favorite in the Louisville area.

Admission is free. Tickets ensure seating.

Author: Creig Ewing

Writer, comic, cubicle dweller. Louisville Laughs

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