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
Heyyyy, it's stand-up comedy at the Alamo Ritz! And funnyman Young's abetted by Brian Boyd and Mack Lindsay in this curmudgeonly take on Valentine's Day and relationships. (10:00). $12.
Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320