Veteran comedian Tony Roberts takes the stage at Helium Comedy Club for five shows over three nights from July 6 to 8. Roberts established his comedy cred with appearances on “Def Comedy Jam” and “Comic View” on BET. He’s been on multiple tours across the country and filmed a number of stand-up comedy specials. Roberts will perform at Helium at 7:30 and 10 p.m. July 6 and 7, and 7:30 p.m. on July 8. Tickets range from $20 to $32. Info: buffalo.heliumcomedy.com.
Over at Rob’s Comedy Playhouse, Mark Saldana is set to headline at 8 p.m. July 7. The Indian-American comic has been honing his skills and act over the past decade, leaning into his culture and heritage for laughs. Saldana has also appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” series. General admission tickets range from $10 to $12. Info: robscomedyplayhouse.com.
One of the best things about comedy is the freedom to laugh at inappropriate humor. If you’re looking for the raunchiest, nasty material from local comedians, be sure to check out the Dirty Dozen show at 8 p.m. July 11 in Helium Comedy Club. The show will feature some of Buffalo’s best comedians, including “Funniest Person” contest winners Rick Matthews and Clayton Williams. The Dirty Dozen is hosted and produced by Louie Gee. Tickets for the general admission show are $10 and group rates are available. Info: buffalo.heliumcomedy.com.