Louisville Laughs has a lot of great comedy shows, open mics, comedy classes and laughs scheduled this month. Here is a breakdown of what’s on tap for May.
Thursday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday Comedy Showcase
Join Louisville Laughs for our Thursday Comedy Showcase on May 12 at Aloft Louisville Downtown.
This standup comedy show will feature veteran comic Mike Nilsson, as well as a demonstration of the Same Game from comics Keith McGill and Donna Watts where the audience can participate.
Also on the show are comics Katy Bevins, Evan Lewis, Lacey Biller and Samuel Lee.
Admission is free. Tickets are requested to ensure seating.
Come for a night of laughter and great food and drinks from the Corner bar/restaurant in Aloft’s inviting lobby.
Sunday, May 15, 7 p.m.
Comedy at TEN20 open mic
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!
Comedy TEN20 is every first and third Sunday.
Monday, May 16, 7 p.m.
Louisville Laughs New Comics Workshop
Louisville Laughs is holding this free workshop aimed at giving new comics the basics to perform — from how to handle a microphone to how to find stage time.
Instructors will include comic Keith McGill, comedy writer Bret Sohl and Louisville Laughs’ Creig Ewing
Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m.
Comedy Night at Gravely
Join Louisville Laughs on April 21 for another night of laughter with Comedy Night at Gravely Brewing.
This showcase of standup comedy features appearances by Tyson Cox and Brian Pitre of Indianapolis; Austin Deller of Cincinnati and Louisville’s Katy Bevins, Lena Beamish, Eric Groovely and host Creig Ewing.
Come for a night of fun, fresh beer and great food from Mayan Street Food.
Friday, May 20, 8 p.m.
Never Say Die Comedy Hour (or two)
This is a special show at Never Say Die. We will open the show with performances by local favorites Tim Northern and Jeff Toy.
After that show, we will hold an open mic for comics.
Have a craft cocktail and join the fun.
Never Say Die shows are every third Friday.
Saturday, May 21, 8 p.m.
Bob Batch & Friends
Join Louisville Laughs for this special standup comedy event at the Falls City Taproom.
It will be a night of Louisville Legends of comedy with Bob Batch, Mark Klein and Donna Watts.
This is a show you won’t want to miss and can bring the whole family to see. Bob and Mark have worked across the country and on cruise ships and corporate events and have acts proven to entertain everyone.
Bob Batch is a veteran of more than 10,000 shows and has worked with everyone from Ray Charles to Robin Williams.
Mark Klein has entertained some of America’s largest corporations and has worked for numerous cruise lines.
Donna Watts is a veteran of radio and TV who recently features at The Comedy Caravan.
Tickets are $15. Join us for a night of laughter, fun and great beer and wine.
Sunday, May 22, 7:30 p.m.
Bard’s Town Clean Comedy Showcase
Louisville Laughs has a great night of comedy for the whole with some of our favorite comics from around the region doing clean comedy sets.
You’ll have a great night laughing along with Zach Wycuff, of Cincinnati; Jerrel Beamon, of Dayton, Ohio; Julie Heckman, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Chester Goad, of Cookeville, Tenn.; and Louisville’s Alex Whittenburg, Crystal Phoenix and host Creig Ewing.
This standup comedy show will take place in The Bard’s first floor lounge. Patrons wishing to dine should arrive early to dine in the main restaurant.
Thursday, May 26, 7:30 p.m.
Clean Comedy Showcase
Join Louisville Laughs for a Clean Comedy Showcase on Thursday, May 26, at Aloft Louisville Downtown.
This show features comics from around the region performing material suitable for the whole family.
It’s going to be a fun night with Adam Minnick from Cincinnati, Kris Izzi and Andy Imlay from Evansville and Louisville’s Lucious Williams, Hillary Boston, Lena Beamish, Andrew Riggs and Patrick Lynch.
Admission is free. Reservations ensure seating.
Come out for a night of laughs. Food and drinks available at the Corner bar/restaurant in the Aloft’s lobby.