A bunch of comedy shows coming up

comedian Joel McHale

Joel McHale will be at the Rivers Casino in December.

A series of people will be coming to the Capital Region over the next few months and they're hoping will you give them money. In return, you'll be hoping they make you laugh.

And here's a rundown of a bunch of those shows...

This is not a comprehensive list of comedy shows. If there's one not in here that you think is worth mentioning, please share in the comments.

November 16: The Jim Breuer show at The Egg is sold out.

November 17: Lynne Koplitz at Cohoes Music Hall
Had her own Netflix special last year. 8 pm -- $25 ahead / $30 day of

November 24: Andy Sandford at Proctors
Second time around at the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series. With hosts Ethan Ullman and Thomas Attila Lewis, and feature acts Maria Heinegg and Jordan Jensen. 8 pm -- $15 ahead / $20 day of

December 5: Carlos Mencia at Albany Funny Bone
Mind of Mencia and many other shows. 7:30 pm -- $25

December 6: Maria Bamford at Albany Funny Bone
Most recently from her Netflix series Lady Dynamite. 7 pm -- $25

December 28-29: Steve-O at Albany Funny Bone
From Jackass. (A no-mobile phone show.) various times -- $25

December 29: Joel McHale at Rivers Casino
From Community and many other things. 8 pm -- $40 and up

December 29: Adam Mamawala at Proctors
Part of the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series. With host Ethan Ullman and feature acts. 8 pm -- $15 ahead / $20 day of

January 23-24: Bert Kreischer at The Egg
From many TV shows. (The January 24 show is sold out.) 8 pm -- $37.50

January 26: One Man Star Wars Trilogy at Proctors
"[Charles] Ross retells the classic bad hair trilogy in 60 minutes- no costumes, no props, no sets- all the characters, the music, the ships, and the battles." 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm -- $30

February 8-9: John Witherspoon at Albany Funny Bone
From Friday and many other movies, still kicking. various times -- $25

February 17: Steve Martin + Martin Short at Proctors
"Now You See Them, Soon You Won't." Featuring the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. 8 pm -- $75.50 and up

March 2: Jim Gaffigan at The Palace
Hoootttt pockets. (A second show has been added.) 7 pm and 9:30 pm -- $39.75 and up

March 14: Chris D'Elia at The Egg
From many TV shows. 8 pm -- $35 and up

March 16: Lewis Black at Troy Music Hall
"The Jokes On US Tour." Famous for his Daily Show segments back in the day. 8 pm -- $38 and up

March 17: Tape Face at The Egg
A guy with tape over his mouth. Draws on mime, clowning, and prop comedy. 8 pm -- $24.75 and up

April 5: Paul Reiser at The Egg
It's the Reiser renaissance. 8 pm -- $25 and up


Larry the Cable Guy and John Crist will be at the Palace on 2/16

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