The Pit Chapel Hill, at 462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, is a comedy club that presents stand-up and improv comedy shows, and also hosts comedy classes.
PIT stands for The Peoples Improv Theater.
Visit The PIT’s Facebook page to see a full listing of upcoming events. Here’s some of what’s coming up:
462 Stand-Up Showcase
Third Saturday of month, scheduled through December 21st, 2019
A late night stand-up showcase featuring 5 of NC’s best comics every third Saturday of the month.
Neville’s Quarter Songwriter Bonanza II
Sunday, June 9th, 2019
3 p.m. to 7:40 p.m.
Free (but tips are appreciated)
This is a celebration of songwriters and community in this BONANZA of original NC music.
Neville’s Quarter is a young and energetic folk/Americana duo, comprised of Brian Moyer and Lex Headley, who are known locally for hosting a weekly Facebook Live Program (www.Facebook.com/NevillesQuarter) every Wednesday at 6 pm. On their show they feature a new local songwriter and perform a few of their own tunes as well. All the performers at this event have or will soon be performing on their program. Come out and discover some of the area’s finest 20-30 songwriters perform in a festival style setup of four stages at The Pit Comedy Club on Franklin St. in Chapel Hill. All performances will be entirely acoustic and set up in a listening room style.
We have amazing emcees teaming up to host this event including the return of Bob Johnson from Whup, Glenn Jones host of the Songwriters nights at The Hot Tin Roof, and music lover Kathy Farinola.
New hosts include poet and songwriter Kim Lane, WHUP Pass The Hat host Kirk Ridge, Mike Bennett of Professor B Studios, and Joyful Jewel’s Mariah Wheeler.
We are asking attendees to bring one item of non-perishable food to donate to TABLE, a local non-profit that helps families with food items.
This event is FREE but tipping musicians is encouraged. Please bring cash to buy CD’s and merch as well.
Becca Rae, Leah Kaufman, The Couldn’t Be Happiers, Daniel Ayers, Isabel Taylor, Abigail Dowd, Daryl White, Kim Lane, Eric Bannan, Jud Hair, Tim Smith, Derick Kirkman, Lex Headley (Solo), Stan Lewis, Alice Osborn, Tony Low, Mike Gaffney, Kirk Ridge, Doug Baker, Charles Pettee, Michael Daughtry, Alex Meredith, Jeff Wall, Arcus Hyatt, James Vincent Carroll, Ryan Bonner, and Chet Nichols.
Please tip the musicians and maybe buy some merchandise!
Attention Horse Comedy Presents: The Roast of Thanos
Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Join Attention Horse Comedy for the roast of everyone’s favorite Mad Titan, THANOS! Comedians will take on the roles of The Avengers and hilariously insult Thanos in a Friars Club-style roast that’s guaranteed to make you laugh! Will the PIT Chapel Hill still stand after Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have burned and zinged (zung?) Thanos and his Infinity Gauntlet? Come and find out!!
Chapel Hill, NC