The Worst Comedy Night in Salford | The King’s Arms | Tue 10 Sep | FREE | 8pm
Lowering your expectations as much as it can with its title, Salford’s favourite open mic night returns to The King’s Arms for a night of mayhem and mirth. Don’t expect much and you’ll have the time of your life, expect too much and you’ll probably get thrown out for heckling. Win win.

Laugh Local | Chortlon Irish Club | Fri 13 Sep | £15 | 6.30pm
MC Justin Moorhouse presents a night of brilliant local comedy for those who reside in Chorlton, as well as those not afraid of the metro or the 86 bus. A bumper line up of comics sees local greats Greg Cook, Dave Williams and Johanna Wroe take to the mic, but make sure you get down for all the support as Peter Brush and Harriet Kemsley are definitely ones to keep an eye out for in the future.

Bill Bailey (pictured) | The Lowry | Sat 14 & Sun 15 Sep | £27 | 8pm
Chances are, if you’re a fan of Bill Bailey’s abstract musical journeys you’ll already have your tickets for at least one of these performances. The Lowry is steadily booking in some of the best acts around the country and is a great place to see a master of his craft in such a grand auditorium. So if you don’t have tickets, go get some. Unless you have little money, if so, see below.

Alex Boardman’s Young Guns | The Comedy Store | Sun 15 Sep | £6/3 | 7.30pm
For a comedy night on a budget, head down to The Comedy Store for Alex Boardman’s Young Guns to see the best and brightest the circuit has to offer. Taking over MC duties from Boardman is his good friend and Daily Mail villain Dave Longley. A brilliant wordsmith, Longley will keep things going at a cracking pace whilst the likes of Will Duggan, David Stanier and Ed Easton. Stanier is especially a stand out, a lot of his jokes don’t seem like jokes but his boundless enthusiasm and wry asides will keep you hooked.

Mon 9 Sep - Sun 15 Sep
Jess Hardiman
Published on:
Sun 8 Sep 2013