Louis C.K. is one of the sharpest and most talented American comedians. He has a straight, unfiltered delivery, and when he's onstage, you get everything from pointed observations on race to rants about his kids getting him up at ''six-fart-on-a-kitten's-twat-in-the-morning.'' Along with his performances, Louis has become a fan favorite for another reason: He comes cheap. His recordings are on sale on his Web site for the obscenely low price of $5 (he’s cut out distributors and retailers completely). On his current tour, he's using his own ticketing process to make sure that no fan has to pay more than $45 to see him tell jokes. That's 45 real dollars, by the way, not $45 plus tax and user fees. This is a chance not only to see one of the most important comedians today, but also to support an artist who's leading the charge against jacked-up ticket prices.
Fri., Oct. 19, 7:30 & 10 p.m., 2012
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.