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July 12–14

Preacher Lawson

“Always the loudest” is how Preacher Lawson describes his experience as a teenager breaking into the professional comedy scene. This is the still-young comedian’s “get to know me” tour; three thing audiences will discover: the buff funny man is a fitness fanatic, vegan, and Spongebob fan.

7 p.m. at Helium Comedy Club (30 Mississippi Street)

Heliumcomedy.com/buffalo, 853-1211

 

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July 3

Defiant Monkey Improv

The improvisational duo features Karen Eichler and Andrew Spragge creating on-the-spot theater based on audience suggestions and participation.

7 p.m. at Kenan Center

(433 Locust Street, Lockport)

kenancenter.org, 433-2617

 

July 5–6

Mark Normand

A New Orleans boy who cut his teeth in the New York scene, Normand’s relaxed delivery puts the audience at ease whether he’s laying down humorously inappropriate observations or cracking jokes at his own expense.

7 p.m. at Helium Comedy Club

(30 Mississippi Street)

heliumcomedy.com/buffalo, 853-1211

 

July 6

Matteo Lane

The New York-based comedian is fluent in five languages with a singing range of six octaves, and lived in Italy as an oil painter and opera singer before starting his comedy career.

7 & 9:30 p.m. in the Tropicana Room

(National Comedy Center, 203 West Second Street, Jamestown)

NationalComedyCenter.org, 484-0800

 

Blane Kelly

See musical comedy, impressions, and more.

7 p.m. at Rob’s Comedy Playhouse (call for time)

(1340 N. Forest Road)

robscomedyplayhouse.com, 688-1867

 

July 12–14

Preacher Lawson

Described as one of the most likable, animated characters you’ll ever see perform, Lawson has been bringing his brand of goofy, high-energy comedy to the stage since he was seventeen.

7 p.m. at Helium Comedy Club

(30 Mississippi Street)

heliumcomedy.com/buffalo, 853-1211

 

July 13

Ron White

White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Now, he has established himself as a star by becoming a chart-topping, Grammy-nominated comedian.

8 p.m. at Seneca Niagara Casino

(310 4th Street, Niagara Falls)

senecaniagaracasino.com, 299-1100

 

July 18–20

Vicki Barbolak

She’s been named a member of Jay Leno’s NBC Laugh Squad, won Funniest Mom in America on Nick @ Nite, and has been featured by E! Television as the Next Breakout Star to come from The Comedy Store.

7:30 p.m. at Helium Comedy Club

(30 Mississippi Street)

heliumcomedy.com/buffalo, 853-1211

 

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