When the best nationally touring headline comics come through Austin, they play at Cap City. All the comics you enjoy for five sanitized minutes on Leno or Letterman can let their hair down and go nuts when they play live, and the spacious stage and showroom provide a relaxed, comfortable setting. Cap City also nurtures the local scene, hosting open mikes and special shows for up-and-coming Austin talent. With a full bar and good pub grub, Cap City is your one-stop entertainment shop, seven nights a week.
Winner of the Funniest Person in Austin
contest in 2013
and always one of the funniest people in this town, Blake's wrought total comedic devastation on crowds at Moontower, at SXSW, at Montreal's Just For Laughs, at – hell, at anywhere he opens his gob and says something, pretty much. And that Danny Palumbo
's part of this show, too, so how can you lose? Wed., Oct. 18, 8pm. $14-19.
As funny as a human can be and still play Day-Day Price on "The Wire," right? From Ashy to classy, courtesy of that Chappelle, yes? Now Rawlings is back in Austin to rock the four-cee stage. Oct. 19-21. Thu., 8pm; Fri.-Sat., 8 & 10:30pm. $18-23.