Top 18 Live Comedy Shows & Events: June 2022


Nick Kroll brings the Middle-Aged Boy Tour to House of Blues | Courtesy of Nick Kroll

Break your guts at these must-see live comedy shows and events in Houston in June 2022.

If you’re looking for a laugh, then we’ve got you covered with some of the biggest headlining comedians, stand-up acts and other stellar sets heading your way.

Want to dig for more laughs? Then check out our extensive collection of comedy events in our calendar.

Here are our picks for the best nights of the month to tickle your funny bone:

Top 18 Live Comedy Events This Month: June 2022

  • The Riot Comedy Show features Johnny Pemberton at Rudyard’s Pub | Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4 – Known as Bo on the hit NBC sitcom, Hypermarket, the comedian stops in Montrose for three shows in two nights. $15 and up. Hours vary.
  • TJ Miller at Houston Improv | From Friday 3 June to Sunday 5 June – Seen in dead Pool and on Silicon Valley, the comedian and actor takes to the improv stage for five sets over the weekend. $50 for 2 or more. Hours vary.
  • Alyssa Edwards at the Wortham Center | Sunday June 5 – The Ru-Paul All-Star and Netflix host dancing queen, Alyssa Edwards brings hilarious stories from her life on stage in Downtown. $39.50 and up. 8 p.m.
Hari Kondabolu does a night at the Secret Group | Photo: Rob Holysz; courtesy of Hari Kondabolu

  • Tony Roberts at Houston Improv | Wednesday June 8 and Thursday June 9 – Detroit’s Def Jam comic stops at the Marq*E comedy spot for back-to-back nights of hilarity. $44 for 2 or more. 7:30 p.m.
  • Hari Kondabolu at Secret Group | friday june 10 – Known for his 2017 documentary, The problem with Apu, the New York-based comedian brings his insights as an American Indian to the secret band scene, tackling social issues with satirical takes on the world around us. $20 in advance; $25 the day of the show. 8 p.m.
  • Annie Lederman at Houston Improv | From Friday 10 June to Sunday 12 June – Seen on shows like MTV girl code and Chelsea latelymore as Showtime’s writer and producer Who is America? with Sacha Baron Cohen, Annie Lederman performs five sets throughout the weekend at the comedy club in West Houston. $44 for 2 or more. Hours vary.
  • Nick Kroll at House of Blues | Saturday June 11 – Postponed to an earlier date in January, the Big mouth hilarious creator and comedian, who is also featured in Sing 2 and alongside Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in don’t worry darling, brings his Middle-Aged Boy Tour to House of Blues for a one-night engagement. $47.50. 8 p.m.
  • Bored Teachers Summer 2022 Comedy Tour at the Hobby Center | Monday, June 13 – The unique comedy platform for teachers around the world can be seen on social media with hilarious sketches, memes and familiar classroom frustrations, but now you can catch them live on tour Monday nights at The Hobby Center in downtown. $35 and up. 8 p.m.
Bayou Music Center welcomes Anjelah Johnson-Reyes this month | Courtesy of Anjelah Johnson-Reyes
  • Eric D’Alessandro at Houston Improv | Thursday June 16 – The viral video comedian is known for his celebrity impressions and parody covers, launching himself to global audiences with ‘Mask Off Remix (Walmart Diss)’. Now you can catch it for one night, just on the fly. $40 for 2 or more. 8 p.m.
  • Godfrey at Houston Improv | From Friday 17 June to Sunday 19 June – From BET to Comedy Central, and in movies like Soul plane and Zoolander, the Nigerian American comedian can be found everywhere as he travels to West Houston for five sets throughout the weekend. $44 for 2 or more. Hours vary.
  • Anjelah Johnson-Reyes at the Bayou Music Center | Saturday June 18 – The old MADtv actor known for his characters like Bon Qui Qui, and most recently seen in The Real Dirty Dancing on Fox, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes heads downtown for a night filled with laughs. $39 and up. 7 p.m.
  • The Riot Comedy Show features Cara Connors at Rudyard’s Pub | Saturday June 18 – The Just for Laughs actress brings her latest solo show, Pay directly, on the stage upstairs at British pub Montrose for a late set on Saturday night. $12 and up. 11 p.m.
  • Bobcat Goldthwait at Secret Band | Sunday June 19 – For decades, the gruff-voiced comedian has been making audiences laugh with roles in movies like police academyas director for Chapel Show and Community, and in his stand-up specials. He will come to EaDo for a Sunday evening set. $15 in advance; $20 the day of the show. 8 p.m.
Marlon Wayans plays one night at the Bayou Music Center downtown | Courtesy of Marlon Wayans

  • Damon Wayans at Houston Improv | From Thursday 23 June to Sunday 26 June – Across six sets in four nights, the legendary comedian and actor brings his genius of laughter to the improv stage for a can’t-miss comedy. $90 for 2 or more. Hours vary.
  • Marlon Wayans at the Bayou Music Center | friday june 24 – While his brother does four nights at the Improv, Marlon Wayans brings his own brand of jaw-dropping comedy to the downtown Bayou Music Center for a one-night show on the Microphone Fiend Tour. $49 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Michael Ian Black at Secret Band | Friday June 24 and Saturday June 25 – One-third of the Stella comedy troupe, and known for his roles in hot and humid american summer and other projects across TV and the big screen, Michael Ian Black does two nights at the EaDo comedy club. $25. 8 p.m.
  • An Evening with Vic DiBitetto at House of Blues | Saturday June 25 – The longtime comedian and actor has exploded on the pandemic with his YouTube videos where he delivers his grievances from the front seat of his car, and is now heading to House of Blues in Downtown for a live set. $25 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Alex Fernandez at Houston Improv | Tuesday, June 28 – The Mexico City comic can be spotted on Comedy Central and in its Netflix special, The best comedian in the world. Find him improvising for just one night. $50 for 2 or more. 8 p.m.

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