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How to Find a Good Comedy Club

By Charles Hopkins Published 07/6/2006 | Entertainment

There is nothing better on a night out than enjoying a good comedian. At the right comedy club, you can have a good time with your friends and laugh together. However, what if you are in a city with which you are not familiar? How are you to find a good comedy club in such a situation? It can be done and by checking out some of these tips, you will be able to find a good comedy club without a problem.

The most obvious consideration is the Internet. If you are in a town with which you are unfamiliar, and if you are staying in a hotel, you will likely be able to get free Internet access. Once online, you can search for comedy clubs in the town where you are. Likely, you will find sites that list them as well as some reviews. If you are taking children, you will want to look for a family comedian. Take advantage of the reviews to make sure you go to the best comedy club in town. There is no need to settle, right?

Another way you can find a good comedy club somewhere you are not familiar with is to go drop a dollar or so on a local newspaper. Comedy clubs advertise like crazy because they want to get the names of their acts out there. If you look in the local paper, you will be able to not only glean what comedy clubs are around, but you will also be able to see which acts are going to be performing where. That can be a real help in making sure you find a good place to laugh.

Third, you can talk to people in the town. By talking to locals, you can find out where the comedy clubs are and which one is the best by simply making conversation. If you are not a great small talker or are not meeting a lot of people during the day, then see if you have a concierge at your hotel. If so, he or she should be able to tell you which comedy club is the best as well as be able to get tickets for you if necessary. If you dont have a concierge, you can at least talk to the front desk clerk, who is undoubtedly a local.

Finally, you can see if there is a department of tourism or entertainment in the city where you are. They will have brochures, special bargains and even additional information available. Though not all cities will have such a resource, it is certainly worth a try.

Finding a good comedy club is certainly worth the effort. You can enjoy a night out, get some good laughs, and be with your friends. However, finding a good comedy club in a town you are visiting can sometimes be a challenge if you dont know where to look. Luckily, in this day and age, you have a number of resources available to you. Try the Internet for comedy clubs, look at local newspapers, talk to people, and maybe even check out a tourism or visitors center in the town. If you take these steps and use the resources around you, you can have a night at a good comedy club with little effort.