9 comedy events in Huntsville you don’t want to miss, including Kevin Hart and more

Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart comes to Huntsville in February. (Kevin Hart on Facebook)

Did you know that Huntsville has an active stand up comedy scene?

From Stand Up Live to Shenanigans Comedy Theatre, there are lots of opportunities to get a laugh around town. Here’s a preview of some of the biggest shows coming to Huntsville next month, plus a few opportunities to get involved in the local stand up scene.

1. Michelle Rider

Michelle Rider
Michelle “Shelly” Rider poses at Birmingham’s Stardome Comedy Club. (Shellybellycomedy on Facebook)

Michelle “Shelly” Rider is known for her appearance on Season 3 of Netflix’s The Circle.

Date: February 1
Location: Stand Up Live

2. Sam Morril

Sam Morril
Sam Morril performs at New York’s Comedy Cellar. (Sam Morril on Facebook)

New York comic Sam Morril will be in Huntsville for three nights in February. You may recognize him from Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar, Last Comic Standing, America’s Got Talent or one of his many appearances on late night television.

Date: February 3, 4* and 5*
Location: Stand Up Live
Tickets: Feb. 3 | Feb. 4 7PM | Feb. 4 9:15PM | Feb. 5 6:30PM | Feb. 5 8:45PM

* Two shows

3. Nimesh Patel

Nimesh Patel is a New York-based comic who currently writes for A Little Late with Lilly Singh on NBC. He has previously toured with Chris Rock and Aziz Ansari.

Date: February 9
Location: Stand Up Live

4. Kountry Wayne, DC Young Fly, Lil’ Duval and Gary Owen

Kountry Wayne, DC Young Fly, Lil’ Duval and Gary Owen bring their Laughing for Love comedy tour to Huntsville on February 10.

Date: February 10
Location: Propst Arena

5. Nephew Tommy

Nephew Tommy
Nephew Tommy poses with Steve Harvey on the set of the Steve Harvey Morning Show. (Nephew Tommy on Facebook)

You probably recognize Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles as the cohost of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, which you can find Monday-Saturday mornings on 98.1 FM in Huntsville.

Date: February 10, 11* and 12*
Location: Stand Up Live
Tickets: Feb. 10 | Feb. 11 7PM | Feb. 11 9:15 PM | Feb. 12 7PM | Feb. 12 9:15PM

* Two shows

6. Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer and New York Times Best Selling Author Mick Foley is bringing his Nice Day Tour to Huntsville this February. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of his book, Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks, at the show.

Date: February 15
Location: Stand Up Live

7. Bert Kreischer

Bert Kreischer
(Bert Kreischer on Facebook)

Bert Kreischer finally comes to Huntsville on his Berty Boy Relapse Tour, an appearance originally scheduled to take place in June 2020.

Date: February 17*
Location: Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
Tickets: 7PM | 9:15PM

* Two shows

8. Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart will be bringing a phone-free show to the Mark C. Smith Concert Hall in February.

Tickets are currently on presale (accessible with code LAUGH22) and will be open to the general public Thursday, January 27 at 10AM.

Date: February 19*
Location: Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
Tickets: 7PM | 10PM

* Two shows

9. Weekly open mics

  • Madison Station Bar and Grill: Sundays at 8PM
  • Maggie Meyers Irish Pub: Mondays at 8PM
  • Salty Nut Brewery: Tuesdays at 7:30PM
  • The Bar at 805: Wednesdays at 8PM
  • Black Dog Grounds & Sounds: Thursday at 8PM

Which show are you grabbing tickets to? Let us know on Facebook and Instagram!

Emily Phillips
Emily Phillips
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