Our Pick:

Lewis Black brings his angry-at-the-world schtick to the Palace Theatre in his “Rant, White, and Blue Tour.” In  his inimitable, belligerent style, Black — a frequent guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart  — takes on history, politics, religion, and cultural trends. Nov 3, 8 p.m., $29.50+. Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, 518.465.4663;

Nov 3: The NY Kings Comedy Tour Five top comics who hail from our fair state will perform their explosive combination of fast-paced rambunctious humor about family life, growing up in the Bronx, and a unique analysis of the absurd that will leave you laughing till you cry. Featured comics include: Capone, Talent Harris, Rob Stapleton, Mark Viera, and Drew Fraser. 8 p.m., $32.50+. • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown St, Peekskill, 914.739.0039;

Nov 3: Stand-up Comedienne Tammy Pescatelli This funny lady brings her flippant sarcasm to Poughkeepsie with witty banter about sports, dating, family life, and television.  Having appeared on The Tonight Show, Last Comic Standing, The View and more, she is brash about her sex appeal, engaging a wide audience of men and women alike. 9–11 p.m., $20. • Laugh It Up! Comedy Club inside Mahoney’s Irish Pub, 35 Main St, Poughkeepsie, 845.418.3989;

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Nov 4: Comic Steve Shaffer Known as one of the cleanest comedy acts, Shaffer has appeared on VH1’s Stand Up Spotlight, Comedy Central’s The A- List, FOX’s Evening at the Improv, and NBC’s The Tonight Show. Nov 11: Comic Chris Roach This comic’s self-deprecating humor has enabled him to open shows for Kevin Nealon and Rosie O’Donnell as well as appear in a recurring role in the CBS series Kevin Can Wait. Both shows 9 p.m., $20. • Joker’s Comedy Club at G.W.’s American Burgers, 78 Brookside Ave, Chester, 845.345.1039;


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