Top 15 Live Comedy Events This Month: March 2023

Comedian David Cross gestures while telling a joke
Comedian and actor David Cross comes to White Oak to close out March | Courtesy of David Cross

Get your laughs at these must-see live comedy shows and events in Houston for March 2023.

Find more comedy happening all month long in the 365Houston Calendar.

Here are our picks for the month’s top nights in comedy:

Top 15 Live Comedy Events This Month: March 2023

  • Stavros Halkias at Houston Improv | Friday, March 3 to Sunday, March 5 – Gracing the stages of the New York Comedy Festival and clubs across the country, the stand-up comic and podcast host hits up the Spring Branch comedy club for a weekend of laughs. $140 for 4, and up. Times vary.
  • Katie Boyle at the Secret Group | Saturday, March 4 – The hilarious comedian all the way from Ireland is bringing her signature bits on American culture, dating and shame down South to the Secret Group. $20 and up. 8pm.
  • Darren Fleet at Houston Improv | Thursday, March 9 – Cultivating an online following that numbers in the millions, the headlining comedian muses on many aspects of daily life through social media and is a frequent guest at comedy clubs across the country. $50 for 2, and up. 7:30pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Club presents Monroe Martin at Rudyard’s Pub | Friday, March 10 & Saturday, March 11 – The Philly comic has been seen on Last Comic Standing and spots on Comedy Central, as well as Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Now, he’ll be heading upstairs at the Montrose pub for back-to-back nights of new material. $17 and up. Times vary.
  • Tony Roberts at Houston Improv | Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12 – The Spring Branch club hosts Def Jam comic Tony Roberts for a weekend of high energy comedy that fans of BET’s Comicview and It’s Showtime at the Apollo know him for. $44 for 2, and up. Times vary.
Comedian Druski laughs while performing into the mic
Druski comes to Sugar Land for one-night only | Courtesy of Druski
  • Eddie B’s Teachers Only Comedy Tour at Smart Financial Centre | Monday, March 13 – It’s Spring Break, so gather all your educator friends for a night of raw hilarity from comedian and teacher Eddie B, who’s known for his popular “What Teachers Really Want to Say” videos that reveal what it takes to run a classroom. $32 and up. 8pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Club presents Carlos Santos at Rudyard’s Pub | Friday, March 17 & Saturday, March 18 – On back-to-back nights, the Montrose comedy spot hosts headliner Carlos Santos, who most recently was seen in the lead role on Netflix’s Gentefied. $17 and up. 7pm and 9pm.
  • Carlos Ballarta at Houston Improv | Friday, March 17 to Sunday, March 19 – The Mexico City comic can be seen recently in his Spanish-language Netflix special, Falso Profeta, and now takes the Improv stage for a weekend of his signature comedy and intuitive insights. This set will be performed in Spanish. $60 for 2, and up. Times vary.
  • Druski at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, March 18 – There’s not much Druski hasn’t done, from collaborating with rappers like Drake, Lil Yachty and Jack Harlow to cultivating an online following of more than 5 millions fans eager to see his comedic skits and celebrity-filled adventures. He’ll be stopping by Sugar Land for a one-night only performance. $39.75 and up. 8pm.
  • Theo Von at Bayou Music Center | Wednesday, March 22 – The comedian and podcast host that slings jokes with a Southern drawl heads to Downtown for a big night of comedy. $48 and up. 8pm.
Comedian Carlos Ballarta in dark sunglasses tells a joke
Carlos Ballarta brings a Spanish-language set to the Improv stage | Courtesy of Carlos Ballarta
  • The Riot Comedy Festival at Rudyard’s Pub | Thursday, March 23 to Sunday, March 26 – More than 60 performers descend on the Montrose pub for a weekend of comedy across three stages, plus a street carnival, beer and cocktails, and tasty eats. Headlining talent includes Billy D. Washington, Gianmarco Soresi, Lara Beitz, Steph Tolev, Cipha Sounds, and Joe Machi—not to mention a slate of Houston’s funniest comics, podcasters, and more. Individual shows start at $25; $160 for all-access, early bird discounts available. Times vary.
  • Michael Blackson at Houston Improv | Thursday, March 23 to Sunday, March 26 – The African King of Comedy stakes out a weekend at the Improv, delivering laugh after laugh from fans of the Wild ‘N Out star. $110 for 2, and up. Times vary.
  • Therapy Gecko Live at the Secret Group | Friday, March 24 – Emerging from the world of Reddit and YouTube, internet sensation Lyle Forever hits the Secret Group stage in a signature gecko suit to talk with fans willing to share their hopes, dreams and life lessons in a one-of-a-kind set in East Downtown. $28 and up. 8pm.
  • David Cross at White Oak Music Hall | Thursday, March 30 – The legendary comic known for roles in Arrested Development and Mr. Show, as well as his recent stand-up set, I’m From the Future, David Cross comes to the downstairs stage at White Oak with a stop on his Worst Daddy In The World Tour. $42.50 and up. 7pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Club presents Will Burkart at Rudyard’s Pub | Thursday, March 30 – The LA-based comic brings his national tour to Montrose with a one-night only stop at the upstairs stage. $15 and up. 7pm and 9pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.