Open Mics!

Updated 09/04/14 
Comedy of Chicago's Open Mic List!
These rooms are CURRENTLY active but it's always smart to call/check on your own (NOTE: Rooms in Wrigleyville often close due to Cubs games so be sure to call during baseball season). If you know of a mic NOT listed OR if a certain Mic has closed - let us know!

at Reservoir - 844 W Montrose Ave, Chicago
Sign up @ 9PM - Show @ 10PM.
7+ minutes depending on list,
Great specials! - $6 16oz Highlife and Whiskey/Tequila shot!

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

Taco Mondays: A Comedy Open Mic
Taqueria & Bar - 1450 W. Webster
Sign up @ 8:30PM
Starts @ 9PM
$3 Jameson, $2 Grab bag beer!
Taco Specials!

Open Mic @ The Logan Theatre
@ Logan Theatre
8PM sign up, Show @ 8:30PM
2646 N. Milwaukee Chicago Il.

Open Mic @ The Globe Pub
Sign up at 8, Starts at 8:30
1934 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613

Open Mic @ Merkle's Bar & Grill
@ Merkle's Bar - 3516 N. Clark,
8:30 PM Sign Up, 9 PM Show
$10 Gift Card prize each week!

Late Night Monday Open Mic!
11PM Sign up, 11:30PM Show
3466 N Clark, Chicago, Illinois 60657
Hosted by Keegan Buckingham and a rotating cast of co-hosts.

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.

3340 N Halsted
Sign Up at 10pm - Show at 1030 pm
Music, comedy and more!
(This is a MIXED open Mic)

Riddles Comedy Club Open Mic 
5055 West 111th Street, Alsip, IL.
7:00PM Sign-up - 8:00PM start
Free weekly mic
Hosted by Jay Washington!

Sumthin Nutty Open Mic
First Monday of Each Month
@ The Sub T Lounge
Sign Up @ 9PM, Show @ 9:30
2011 W North Ave, Chicago Il.

at the Fizz Bar and Grill (Lincoln&Belmont)  
Sign up @ 9:30PM
Starts @ 10PM
Hosted by Collin A. Bullock & Janine Phan
Drink Specials a plenty.

4-Trey Open Mic!
@ The Four Treys Tavern - 3333 N. Damen Ave,
MORE Cheap Booze!
Sign up 9:30PM - Show starts 10PM

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

Sign Up @ 7PM - Start @ 8 PM
Specials - $3 drafts, $4 fireball, $3 Jim Beam drinks, $3 Pinnacle Vodka drinks

LP Stadium Open Mic
@ Lincoln Park Stadium Bar & Grill
3423 N Clark Street
8:30 PM List - 9PM Start
$5 Taco Dinners
$5 Imports & Margaritas

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

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

Sh!T Creek Open Mic
PhD Pub - 1257 S Halsted St.
7:30pm Sign-Up
8:00pm Show
$3 Rolling Rock Tall Boys 
$3.50 Tullamore Dew 
$3.50 Lagunitas 
$4 Fireball

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.
Sign Up @ 9PM
Show @ 9:30PM
Cheap Drinks!

Black Sheep Variety Show - Open Mic
at Bar Bar Black Sheep - 1415 North Milwaukee Avenue
10:30 sign up 11:00 start up
Note* This is a MIXED mic!
Every Tuesday

Open Mic @ Jokes and Notes,
STILL the best open mic in Chicago.
8:PM Sign Up
4641 S King Dr.
(773) 373-3390

Beer Belly Open Mic Comedy Debut Show
at Pint Chicago - 1547 N Milwaukee, Chicago, Il.
New Open Mic!
Every Wednesday!

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

Chemically Imbalance Comedy: Open Mic Night!
SOLID MIC @ legendary Chicago staple.
Sign Up: 9 PM
Show: 9:30 PM
1422 W. Irving Park Road

pHree for All - Open Mic
Sign ups begin @ 9PM
Random order draw.
Comics get 4-5 minutes
at The Sedgwick Stop - 1612 N Sedgwick
5pm sign-up!

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

Bootleggers Open Mic 
@ Bootleggers Bar,
13 W. Division St, Chicago IL.
(312) 266-0944S
Starts at 8:00 PM

The Atomic Comic
at the Greenhouse Theater Center - 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL
1/2 Showcase 1/2 Open Mic
Mic sign-up @ 7PM
Showcase Starts @ 7:30PM
Mic to follow immediately after!

Open Mic @ Coles,
@ Coles Bar - 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago Il.
HIPSTER CENTRAL open mic at great dive bar.
9:30 PM start
5:30 SIGN UP!

The Riff
Brisku's Bistro - 4100 N Kedzie
A mic focused on spontaneity and creating new material. Comics will be given a phrase/word/name to start their 4 minute set. Best Riff gets a prize at the end of the night.
Hosted by Elizabeth Gomez and Sameena Sultana
Last Wednesday of every month
Starts @ 7:30 PM

Hamburger Mary's Open Mic
Featuring host Jason Apollo.
@ Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark (above Hamburger Mary's),
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the Month. 
Poetry, Music, Comedy, Dance and Drag...
You've got 5 minutes in the spotlight.
Sign at 7:30PM and the show starts at 8PM

 Candela Comedy Open Mic
@ Candela Restaurant - 2451 N Milwaukee Ave. 
8PM Signup - 9PM Start
Comics get 5 Minutes!

at The Wheel House - 3553 N Southport Ave. 
Signups @ 7PM - Start @ 8PM 
$10 all-you-can-drink wristband from 7-8PM
Every Thursday

SILLY GOOSE Showcase & Open-Mic
at Goose Island Wrigleyville Brewpub - 3535 N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60657
SILLY GOOSE is a weekly Showcase & Open-Mic every Thursday 
6:30PM - Showcase
8PM Open Mic

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

In the Works Open Mic - VENUE CHANGE!
At Underground Lounge - 952 W Newport Ave.
Sign Up @ 7:30
Show at 8:00pm
Awesome venue, lots of drink specials.

955 W. Belmont, Chicago Il.
@ 7 - Start @ 7:30
This is a mixed, theatrical open mic!

JDA (Just Dickin' Around) Open Mic and Showcase
1st and 3rd THURSDAY!
@ Hydrate nightclub in Boystown - 3458 N. Halsted
All female open mic and showcase!
Mic Starts at 8:30 (email for spots - NO show up and go up)
Followed by featured performers showcase
info/web -

Bridgeport Coffeehouse Open Mic
at the Bridegeport Coffehouse - 3101 S Morgan St. Chicago Il.
FIRST Thursday of EVERY month.
Open to any form of performance, stand-up, music, improv, etc!
Sign up 6:30 - Show 7PM

Power Hour Comedy Open MIc
Power Hour Open Mic
Sign up @ 6:30PM
Show starts promptly at 7PM
At The Gallery Cabaret
2020 North Oakley Avenue

Shark Show Open Mic
at Patsys 2825 N. Lincoln, CHICAGO IL.
Hosted by Noah Gutierrez
Sign Up @ 10:30PM - Show @ 11PM

Open Mic at Room 405 at The Second City Training Center
1608 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL
Start @ 10:00PM - End @ Midnight
Weekly Saturday Mic! (Good room for new comics in a class type setting, if your looking for a smoke filled bar this is not the room for you)

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

Sunday night 7 p.m. 630 Sign up
5 minute slots @ A.J. Hudsons
3801 N. Ashland, Chicago Il.

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)

at Revolver 3759 N Damen Ave
8:30 pm
Hosted by Dylan Scott & Tyler Ross

Work It Out Open Mic
at the Township - 2200 N. California
Starts @ 6PM!
HOSTED BY Monte LaMonte + Special Guests
$3 drink specials - SUNDAYS!

Fun Simulation 2000 Open Mic!
at Reed's Local Tap - 3017 W. Belmont. 
Sign up @ 8:30PM
Start @ 9PM
NEW Sunday Night Mic!

The Sunday Morning Open Mic
@ Second City - Donny's Skybox Theatre, 4th floor of Pipers Alley
1608 N. Wells St. in Chicago 
11AM Sign up in advance
Email: for more info.

First Sunday of every month,
5-7pm - Sign-ups at 4:30
1107 w. Berwyn Ave., Chicago
(773) 944-0592