Lewis Black

Those people too young to remember comedian Don Rickles might think that Lewis Black originated the “angry guy” style he’s famous for. Ah, no. Don Rickles, who was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show and a Las Vegas regular during the ’60s and ’70s, was spouting insults long before Black came on the scene. So while Black wasn’t the first angry comic, he is among the best of them working today. Black, in town for a one-night stand at the Bayou Music Center, has built a career on saying things other people are embarrassed to even think about.

Catch his act at 8 p.m. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas. For information, call 713-230-1600 or visit livenation.com. $39.50 to $59.50.
Fri., Nov. 14, 8 p.m., 2014

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