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Comedy shows

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by Michael Sproles, Feb 16, 2017 at 11:25 AM.

  1. Michael Sproles

    Michael Sproles Tourist

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    We would like to see a couple of comedy shows while in Vegas in late March. Any recommendations of comedy shows. Just about anyone other than Carrot Top , would not go if the tickets were free.

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    vinnie and go see the top he is great

    rich little was fun
     
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    Brad Garrett Comedy Club - usually has two comedians plus a "host" been there 3 times and always funny. Brad Garrett is there in March for some shows too.
     
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    I'll disagree with you on Mr. Top :) But anyway, I've found the comedians to be mostly equal with the Vegas comedy clubs. Some are very good, some average, some not so good. Garrett's club is great when he's performing. It costs more but worth it. Vinnie Favorito is hilarious. But also not for the PC crowd. Everyone is a target. Saw him at the Flamingo and thought he was hilarious. One comedy show that was horrible was Sin City comedy. The two comics were barely out there and weren't funny. The "dancers" in between were lame. We were out of there in a little over an hour and happy to be leaving.
     
  5. Michael Sproles

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    Well we are the complete opposite of political correct so probably would love to see that show.
     
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    Brad Garrett and Andrew dice clay are my two favorites, but like most i went to see carrot top without expecting much and he was hilarious, even saw it a 2nd time
     
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    I second Vinnie and he definitely picks on on the crowd a lot (I was fresh meat). Regarding Carrot Top, everyone always responds the same way who doesn't know what his show is really like when I say I have seen him several times. There is a reason the show is rated so highly.... It is awesome. Tons of dick jokes and constantly updated. I think most people just can't get the annoying commercials out of their mind he was in during the 90's. Definitely in my top few entertainment acts I have seen in Vegas. I don't think I have ever heard someone say they did not thoroughly enjoy the show and how they had no idea it would be so funny.
     
  8. Michael Sproles

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    Well maybe I should reconsider my thoughts on carrot top because I would fit into that category of forming an openion from the 90's.

    Positive we will go see Vinnie though...
     
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    I sure miss places like the Riviera Comedy Club and Second City at the Flamingo!
     
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    Another vote for the orange one. Absolutely LOL! One of the few acts we have seen twice and will see again.
     
    Will give them a try!
    Actually enjoying Atlantic City!
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    planning on seeing Piff The Magic Dragon at The Flamingo in April :)
     
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    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Have seen Vinnie a few times. Good stuff. Sometimes Mirage will have a comedian in for the weekend. Hard to know when.

    As to Carrot Top - he has probably sold more tickets than any other comedian in recent history. Good show.
     
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    I've been to CT several times with people who have never seen him live and weren't "fans" and all of them thought he was hilarious. And it's very affordable.

    When Vinnie was at the Flamingo you could buy a CD right after of that nights show for $20 and it got you 2 free tickets to a future show. I don't know if he still does that but we went back to see him a couple of nights later. I don't know if he still does that.
     
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    Ralphie May, he was even funnier the Eddie Griffin. New headliner at Harrahs. He is pretty much a rated "R" comedian, but very spot on his comedy
     
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    Been to lots of comedy shows in Vegas. Carrot Top was hands down the best (have seen him twice actually). Only one close was Howie Mandel.
     
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    Howie Mandel, wow, I saw him MANY years ago, late 80's and he was great.

    Going to see Ralphie in May.
     
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    Piff came to Houston several months back, Maybe because have already saw some of his stuff on TV be was a bit disappointed
     
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    Saw howie Mandell in the penthouse of Sahara with maybe 20 people in the room. We stood up and walked out. I was a fan previously but it was painfull to watch don't think I laughed once. I still like howie but it was not good. Never seen carrot top I am another one that has read nothing but good about him but can't get past the 90's.
     
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    I always recall CT pulling the items out of a trunk/suitcase etc. but his act has dramatically improved over the years.
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