Open Mics

Last Update - 06/07/16
Comedy of Chicago's Open Mic List!
NOTE if you want your mic listed be sure to send ALL INFO (address, time, web link etc)

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If a mic is NOT listed or if a certain Mic has CLOSED, let us know! james@comedyofchicago.com
(Suburb list @ bottom)

Monday
at The Four Star Lounge, 2666 N. Halsted
IT'S A WEEKLY MIC NOW
8:30 Sign Up / 9:00 Start
Industry Night, All Food & Drinks 50% off

Schubas Open Mic
@ Schubas
Sign Up 8PM, Show 8:30 PM
3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657
(773) 525-2508

The Chaser Open Mic
Comedy Sportz,
Fun room!
Solid hosts, a full bar, top notch lights and sound.
Sign Up @ 7:30, Show @ 9:30 PM 
@ 929 W. Belmont, Chicago Il.

Open Mic @ The Logan Theatre
@ Logan Theatre
SIGN UP ONLINE - Liaberman3@gmail.com
Sign up @ 8PM - First 5 Comics
Show @ 8:30PM
2646 N. Milwaukee Chicago Il.
773-342-5555

1909 N Lincoln Ave
Late Night Monday Mic!
Sign Up 10:30PM
Show 11 PM
Drink Specials a plenty...

1920 W Irving Park 
Sign up at 9:30PM
Show @ 10PM (After the showcase)
Huge cocktail list...
Lots of specials...

Riddles Comedy Club Open Mic 
5055 West 111th Street, Alsip, IL.
7:00PM Sign-up - 8:00PM start
Free weekly mic
708-422-5055

at Harbee Liquors & Tavern
1345 W 18th Street, Chicago IL. 
8PM Sign Up
8:30PM Show

Sign up at 8, Starts at 8:30
1934 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
 773-871-3757

Sedgwick Stop Open Mic
at The Sedwick Stop
1612 N Sedgwick, Chiccago Il.
Every Monday at 6 PM
List 5:30PM 
Mic 6PM

at the iO Theater
Sign Up @ 9PM - Show @ 10PM!
Full Bar + Kitchen
Comics get 4 Minutes
Near the North/Clybourn Red Line
Ph: 312-929-2401
Parking Lot Available On Kingsbury Ave!

Chicago Comedy Drip, Non-Boring Laughs
Second and Last Monday of the Month

at Barrelman Tavern: 6001 N. Paulina Ave.
Sign Up - 7PM - Show 8PM
4 min for comics
Showcase to follow the Open Mic starting at 9PM

Tuesday

NEW - HOUSE OF BLUES OPEN MIC - (LATE NIGHT MIC!)
at House of Blues - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago Il.
This is a "SCOUTING MIC" for the HOB weekly showcase.
Bookers will be in attendance.
One showcase guest spot will be booked from each mic!
List 9PM - Start 10PM - After showcase.
On 4th Floor Inside the Foundation Room VIP Lounge - Must have ID
Guest spot will be announced at end of each mic.

Magic Mic @ Patsys 
2825 N. Lincoln
Sign Up @ 8PM
Start @ 8:30PM
All you can eat Fish/Chicken & Chips
Hosted by Noah Gutierrez

Commit to the Bit Open Mic
at The Bar Celona
3474 N Clark St 
Hosted by Dylan Scott & Tyler Ross
Sign up 9:45 PM
Show 10 PM
$3 Mexican beer specials!

Jokes on Jarvis
at Poitin Stil - 1502 w. Jarvis.
Sign up at 8PM - Start at 8:30PM
Hosted by Michael Njuguna Robinson and Adrienne Brandyburg.
(773) 338-3285Every Tues.
Bring some hot bits!!

Pressure Billiards - 6318 N Clark St.
Every Tuesday @ 8:00pm
DRINK SPECIALS!
(773) 743-7665

Pat Kent Comedy Practice
at Finley Dunnes - 3458 N Lincoln AVE,
Sign up 8PM - Show 8:30PM
Weekly drink special

"Yes I Am Show Business" presents: Traffic Jam Open Mic
at The WIP Theater - 6670 N Northwest Hw
Show Starts @ 10PM - $5
Comedians Sign Up ONLINE
BYOB
(312) 692-9327
Tuesdays

No Comic Left Behind Open Mic
Weeds Tavern - 1555 N. Dayton St.
7:30 PM Sign Up, 8PM Start
Long Running Mic @ Sweet Dive Bar
312-943-7815

Rathskellar Mic at Lotties Pub
Lotties Pub
Drink & Food Specials!
8:30 PM, 1925 W Cortland St.
(773) 489-0738

Get Up Stand Up Open Mic
at The Public House Theater - 3914 N Clark, Chicago, Il.
8 slots available for sign up on Facebook page which will go up on Monday evening at 7pm. The first 8 get spots. We will also have 3 more spots available the night of the show via a lottery.
Show @ 9:30PM
Cheap Drinks!

Wednesday
Mary Lindsey - Owner of J&N

The Open Mic Show
at The Comedy Bar - 500 N LaSalle
Each performer must spin the infamous wheel!
Sign-Up - 9PM - Show 8PM
Slots are limited so come early! 

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy: Open Mic Night!
@The Chemically Imbalanced Theater
1422 West Irving Park Road
Great MIC @ Legendary Chicago Staple.
Sign Up: 9 PMShow: 9:30 PM
Wednesdays!

Stand Up and Shout Open Mic
at Nicks Beer Garden
1516 N Milwaukee.
Wednesday night, 
sign up at 8:45PM
show starts at 9PM

World famous club has Open Mic every week!
6 PM - Sign Up,
6:30PM - Show
3175 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657

pHree for All (pH Comedy Theater) - Open Mic
WEDNESDAYS AT 4:30PM
Sign Ups begin @ 4:00pm
FREE! BYOB!

IRISH EYES OPEN MIC
2519 N Lincoln, Chicago Il.
Sign 7:30 PM
Start 8 PM
$2 beers $3 wells $6 pitchers

@ Coles Bar - 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago Il.
Great open mic at fun Logan Square dive bar.
CHEAP drinks!
9:30 PM start.

You Joke Like a Girl – All Ladies Open-Mic and Showcase
at Volumes Bookcafe  - 1474 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Last Wednesday of Each Month
Sign up in person at 7:00PM - 14 spots, 4 minutes each
7:30PM Open mic - 8:45PM Showcase

Thursday
The Blarney Stone
3424 N. Sheffield Ave
Starts at 9:30 PM
Sign Up @ 8:30PM
Performers get 4-5 minutes of stage time.

To Whom It May Concern Open Mic
@ the Decibel Bar (4437 N. Broadway) in Uptown
Hosted By Ben Noble
7:30 PM Sign up
$3 drink specials and .50 cent chicken wings

at Spyners Pub - 4623 N. Western Ave
Signup @ 8:30PM
Show @9:30PM
Spyners Pub
Produced by Paula Ann, Cecilia Laird, and Mary Runkle

at Cody's Public House
1658 W Barry Avenue
Sign up @7PM
Show @ 7:30PM
$2 Rolling Rock and Schlitz

Beer Belly Open Mic
Every Thursday at Pint!
1547 N Milwaukee Ave # 7, Chicago, IL 60622
10:00 sign up. 10:30 start
Hosted by Jason Melton and Mike Makings,

JDA (Just Dickin' Around) Open Mics and Showcases
Hydrate Nightclub in Boystown - 3458 N. Halsted St.
Every Thursday at 8:30PM
1st and 3rd: All-Ladies Open Mic and Showcase
Sign up in person at 8PM - 14 spots, 4 minutes each
8:30 PM Open mic - 9:45 Showcase
2nd and 4th: All-Genders Showcase and Open Mic
Sign up in person at 8PM - 14 spots, 4 minutes each
8:30PM Showcase - 9:45 Open mic
Free pizza! - www.JustDickinAround.com

Hound Dog Comedy - Long Set Open Mic
at the 240 Lounge - 3948 West Lawrence
Sign up at 8:45 PM, Show 9PM
COMICS GET UP TO 10 MINUTES OF STAGE TIME and a FREE SHOT
10spots available each week!
Produced by Anna Marie Long and Kate Cullan
Every Thursday
773-757-3725

Friday
Power Hour! Open Mic
At The Gallery Cabaret
2020 North Oakley Avenue
Sign up @ 6PM
Starts @ 7-10PM

Feedback Feedbag Open Mic
at Patsy's - 2825 n. Lincoln Chicago, Il
10:30PM signup - 11PM start  
Comics get 4 minutes.
You can request a critique of your set at signup.
Hosted by Noah Gutierrez & Lancey Joe

Saturday
Stand-Up Open Mic. Everyone gets 5 minutes.
Full bar inside the theater!
9PM Sign Up
9:30PM - Show
Hosted by Lilly Allison & Eric Oren
Free!

Saturday Night Mic 
at Second City (room 405)
Sign-up is @8:30PM (or click to sign up online)
Starts @9PM
Note: This is a classroom setting.
Every Saturday

Every other Saturday 
2040 N Elston Ave.
Sign up 8:45PM, starts at 9:00PM 
(773) 800-0120

Late Late Breakfast 
First Saturday of every month 
at The Hideout (1354 W Wabansia) - www.latelatebreakfast.com
Doors/free pancakes/signups start at 2pm
Determined by random draw, 
List - 2:45pm, Starts - 3pm.

Sunday
at Reed's Local Tap - 3017 W. Belmont. 
Sign up @ 8:30PM
Start @ 9PM
NEW Sunday Night Mic!

@ Wills Northwoods Inn
One of the best Mics in Chicago...
Lots of Drink Specials!
7 PM sign up
8 PM start.

Alone Star Open Mic
@ At North Bar
Hosted By Zach Peterson and Kevin White
Sign Up @ 10:00, Show @ 10:30 PM
@1637 W North Ave (Near North & Ashland)
Ink UP Stand-Up
4443 North Broadway, Chicago, Il.
EVERY Sunday
4pm to 7pm.

Out Loud Open Mic
Second & Fourth Sundays)
@ Laugh Out Loud Theater Chicago
3851 N Lincoln Chicago, IL 60613 (Next door to Martyr's)
(773) 857-6000
Sign up @ 6:30pm
Show @ 7pm
Awesome bar & fun hosts!

BREEDING GROUNDS open mic
at Millies Tavern 1817 w. Wellington
Sundays 7pm signup 730 start.
Comics get 4 minutes. 
$2.75 coors/miller lites. 
Hosted by Noah Gutierrez and guest co-hosts!!

THE SUBURBAN COMEDY OPEN MIC LIST

SUNDAY
THE SMOKE BREAK OPEN MIC
The Oasis Cafe in West Chicago (2009 Franciscan Way)
Produced by: Steve Comeduley & Alex Crockman
8:00PM Sign Up - Start @ 9PM - SECOND & 4TH SUNDAY!
10PM Sign Up - Start @ 10:30PM - FIRST & THIRD SUNDAYS!

MAMMOTH COMEDY OPEN MIC (First & Third Sundays)
The LOL Theater in Schaumburg (601 N. Martingale Rd.)
Produced by: Josh Chubboff
Sign-up at 6:15, mic at 7:00
(NOTE: Due to theater restrictions, the list needs to cap itself at 25 comics, which is first come, first serve. The first 20 slots of the mic can be reserved by clicking on the event links, which you can find at the Mammoth Comedy Facebook page. Reserving a slot costs $5)

MONDAY
THE COMEDY SHRINE OPEN MIC
The Comedy Shrine in Aurora (4034 Fox Valley Center Drive)
Produced by: Dave Sinker and Jack Baker
Mic at 8:00
(NOTE: Due to the large amount of weekly sign-up, this mic on takes advance sign-ups, which you can do online: http://comedyshrine.com/shows/open-mic/)

RIDDLES COMEDY CLUB OPEN MIC
Riddles Comedy Club in Alsip (5055 W. 111th St.)
Produced by: Jay Washington
Sign-up at 7:00, Mic at 8:00

Shots and Giggles Open Mic 
at Tin Roof (In Basement) 
158 N Chicago Street, Joliet, Illinois. 
Sign Up at 8PM 
Mic starts at 9PM

Kafin Open Mic
Every Monday night!
1621 Chicago Ave, Evanston
Sign Up @ 6:30PM 
Start @ 7PM
*This is a Mixed Open Mic
Poetry, spoken word, creative writing, music, comedy, and other creative endeavors are welcome!
Hosted by local musician Brandon Cummings

TUESDAY
SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY AT MOE JOE'S
Moe Joe's in Plainfield (24033 W. Lockport St.)
Produced by: Johnny Pechous
Sign-up at 7:30, Mic at 8:30

COMICS OF STEEL OPEN MIC (Last Tuesday of the month)
Kryptonite Bar in Rockford (308 W. State St.)
Produced by: Jack Baker, Jared Corey, Matt Drufke, & Eric Younglove
Sign-up at 8:30, Mic at 9:00

WEDNESDAY
DAN D JAC'S
Dan D Jac's in Orland Hills (171st and 94th)
Produced by: Ray Fisher
Sign-up at 7:00, Mic at 8:00

A O.K. COMEDY OPEN MIC (2nd Wednesday)
House Pub in Saint Charles (16 South Riverside Avenue)
Produced by: Eric Rezendes & Shaun Fitzpatrick
7:30 sign-up, 8:15 mic

CIGARS & STRIPES
Mic starts @ 9PM
Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge
6715 Ogden Ave.
Berwyn IL, 60402
(NOTE: Comics encouraged to telephone venue on Wednesdays to sign up)

WEDNESDAY WEIRD COMEDY OPEN MIC (Every other Wednesday, next mic 1/21)
The House Cafe in DeKalb (263 E. Lincoln Highway)
Produced by: Chris May & Scott Galvin
Sign-up at 8, Mic at 9

THURSDAY NIGHT
The Alley's Stand Up and Sketch Comedy Night
210 Green Bay Rd, Highwood, Illinois
3rd Thursday of each month.
Sign up 7:45pm Show at 8:30pm