The Howard Stern-anointed Queen of Mean brings her weapons-grade snark and raunch to the Paramount Theatre for a night of insult comedy. (8:00). $43.50.
Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470
The laugh-packed underground of stand-up, sketch, and improv is going huge with comedy and music shows during SXSW, and you totally need to check their website to see the deets of this righteous explosion. March 8-17. Also, look ahead to the post-festival recovery with the Megaphone Show: Wednesdays, 9:30pm. $5. And Clubhouse, with Kath Barbadoro hosting the open mic. Mondays, 9pm. Pay what you wish.
New Movement Theater, 616 Lavaca, 512/788-2669