Sacramento Stand-Up Competition

Friday, June 23, 7 p.m., The Comedy Spot, $10.50-$40.50

Photo courtesy of the Comedy Spot

Thirty comedians from around the country will face off over two days for a $1,000 grand prize. Friday night’s qualifiers consist of five-minute rounds with punchliners like Oakland’s Krista Fatka (pictured above) and Atlanta impressionist Cyrus Steele, who’s performed on Showtime At the Apollo and America’s Got Talent. On top of the final round, Saturday night showcases Sacramento greats like Mike E. Winfield, and past champions Kiry Shabazz and Michael Patten. 1050 20th Street, Suite 130;