Tonight is the start of the Central Valley Comedy Competition. By June 5, one comic will be crowned the funniest in the Valley. But before that, there are a number of preliminary sounds to sort out the finalists from the wannabes.
The prelims are running every day this week, at various locations around tonight. Tonight and Tuesday they’ll be at Crossroads. Wednesday they’re at The Press Box and Thursday they’re at Austin’s. The semi-finals are at Thai Palms on Saturday. For a full rundown of the comedy competition, read this story.
IN THE WEEK AHEAD
- Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum are at Save Mart Center on Tuesday.
- Mmm. Beer. It’s another year of Sudz in the City, Saturday at The Chuk.
- Another new comedy night — from A & C’s Comedy Connection — launches Friday at Babylon with headliner Jay Davis.
- New Boyz, Gilby Clarke, Bob Wayne & The Outlaw Carnies and Letlive make tour stops.
- The Star Palace’s summer concert series begins with Seventh Day Slumber.
- Once-popular local punk band Toxic Shock makes a return.
- Audie’s hosts the video shoot/concert for the new “Nickel Nickel Nine” anthem.