7:30 and 9:45 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $25-$30. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
The stand-up comedian (and co-host of satellite radio talk show “Opie with Jim Norton”) has been a semi-regular guest star on Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer” and FX Networks’ “Louie.”
Jazz at the Bechtler
6 and 8:15 p.m. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. $14. www.bechtler.org.
The Ziad Jazz Quartet performs the music of the late Cannonball Adderley; one of jazz’s great alto saxophonists, he played a key role in the music’s late 1950s and ’60s hard bop heyday.
7:30 p.m. (also Saturday and Nov. 12-14). Studio 1212, 1212 E. 10th St. $20. www.froshowproductions.com.
FroShow Productions debuts with George Brant’s one-woman show about a fighter pilot (Caroline Renfro) whose career gets cut short due to an unexpected pregnancy and who’s reassigned to piloting drones from a trailer on a military base in Las Vegas.