This week’s comedy: Oct. 10-16

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Billy Wayne Davis will perform
Billy Wayne Davis will perform

Billy Wayne Davis will perform at the Velveeta Room Saturday.

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, http://www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. “Punch!” with Matt Bearden. 8 p.m. Tuesdays. $5-$9. Dov Davidoff. 8 and 10: 30 p.m. Friday. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. $17-$21. Jen Kober. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. $10-$16. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, http://www.capcitycomedy.com.

“Octoberfest of Funny!” Esther’s Follies presents political comedy, magic and musical satires of Rick Perry, the Texas National Guard, Ted Cruz, President Obama, Hillary Clinton and more. 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 8 p.m. Thursdays. $24. Esther’s Pool, 525 E. Sixth St. 512-320-0553, http://www.esthersfollies.com.

Paramount Theatre. Tig Notaro. Aside from being, you know, funny on stage, the movie (“In a World,” “Walk of Shame”) and television veteran (“Suburgatory,” “Garfunkel and Oates”) is also an author, TED talker, podcaster and frequent NPR guest. 8 p.m. Thursday. 713 Congress Ave. $32-$40. 512-474-1221, www.austintheatre.org.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “Crash Every Party,” 8 p.m. Fridays. “Mister Morbid’s,” 10 p.m. Fridays. “Risen,” 8 p.m. Saturdays. “Weirdsville, USA,” 10 p.m. Saturday. ‘The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sundays. Free-$12. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, http://www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. the New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590, http://www.newmovementtheater.com.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Avery Moore. $5. 11 p.m. Friday. Billy Wayne Davis with Duncan Carson. $10. 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday. Speed Mic. $5. 9 p.m. Thursday. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, http://www.thevelveetaroom.com.

 

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this blog had the incorrect date for Tig Notaro at the Paramount. The correct date is Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.


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