Clubs/Shows

Updated 05/06/16
It's the official  Comedy of Chicago club and showcase list!

Monday 
100 Proof Comedy
at The Comedy Sportz Theatre - 929 W Belmont Ave, Chicago Il.
Weekly Monday showcase at a legendary comedy venue. Puts together a great show.
773-549-8080

Sadsacks and Wisecracks
at High-Hat Club - 1920 W Irving Park, Chicago, IL.
Great new showcase that has been putting together some real killer lineups...
FREE SHOW - What!?
Every Monday
8PM!

Five Star Comedy Showcase
at The Four Star Lounge, 2666 N. Halsted 
Last Monday of the Month   
Industry Night, Food & Drinks 50% Off
8:30PM
Guest Spot Giveaway via Random Draw Lottery

@ The Village Tap, 2055 W Roscoe St.
Weekly comedy show booking comedians of all skill levels for a fun, supportive room.
The camp theme extends to everything from the room itself to the energy of the show.
Feels like a camp talent show full of friends ready to support.
Produced & Hosted by Samantha Berkman and Tessa Orzech!
Every Monday 8 PM

The Female Funnies (Zanies)
Great lineup of all female comedians.
Every 3rd Mondays
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027

Best Night Ever
at the GMan Tavern
3740 N. Clark St.
Every Monday!!
(773) 549-2050

Tuesday 
Cocktail Comedy
@ The House Of Blues
Inside the Foundation Room
329 N Dearborn St, Chicago
Enjoy cocktails & comedy after work inside a swanky VIP lounge. Featuring comedians from Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, the Laugh Factory + MORE! DJ Tony spins the beats before and after show.
Doors @ 7PM Show @ 8PM
100% FREE
Every Tuesday!

Chicago Underground Comedy
@The Beat Kitchen, 
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
Doors @ 9:00
Show @ 9:30PM
$5 Cover
Tuesday!

The Comedy Bowl: Season 3 
at Diversey River Bowl
2211 West Diversey Pkwy, Chicago.
Weekly stand up comedy and trivia showcase!
EVERY OTHER TUESDAY - Running from 1/12 to 7/26
Food and Drink Specials!
Doors open at 7, Show starts at 8PM
$20 Large Pizza with 1 pitcher domestic beer
$3 PBR’s & $15.50 pitcher of Blue Moon.
Producer and Host: Mona Aburmishan
EMAIL- TheComedyBowl@gmail.com FOR ANY QUESTIONS.

Puppet Party
Third Tuesday of the month at 8pm
at Elbo Room 2871 n Lincoln Ave
ran by Lisa Peters, Tien Cao, Kaitlyn Grissom and Paul Miler
"a stand up comedy show where comedians have to share the stage with two heckling puppets"
$5/ free for comics

Limited Edition
Third Tuesday of the month at 10:30pm
at Elbo Room 2871 n Lincoln Ave
ran by Lisa Peters
"an improvised and extemporaneous stand up show where comics are forced to come up with their sets on the spot"
$5/ free for comics

622 N. Fairbanks Ct. Chicago Il.
Every Wednesday at 9:00 PM.
$10 Cover @ door - $5 Online!

The Blind Bet Show
at the Pony Inn
"A stand up comedy show with no intention of revealing the headliner"
9pm at The Pony Inn - 1638 W. Belmont
WEDNESDAYS!

Surprise Party
at Lilly's Bar
2515 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614
"Recommended" - The Chicago Reader
Featuring Chicago’s favorite comedians, some performing straight stand-up and others who have been given challenges designed to promote a fun night of comedic risk-taking.
FREE
Wednesdays at 8:00PM

Flabby at the Abbey
Showtime 8:30PM
Free Admission @ Abbey Pub
3420 W. Grace Chicago Il.

Every 3rd Wednesday 
at Martin's Corner Bar
2056 W. 22nd Place
773 447 0776

Spooky Dooky - starts in August
First and Second Wednesday of the month at 8pm
At @north 1637 W north ave
ran by Lisa Peters and Rebecca Loeser
"a stand up comedy show that's so scary you'll poo yourself. Based on creepy conspiracy theories and tales of eerie encounters this show brings you the facts! . . . and stand up."
$5 cover


Thursday  
Stand Up Stand Up
Every Thursday @ 9pm
The Crocodile
1540 N Milwaukee Ave
$5 at Door - $3 ONLINE

This Week's Show
Downstairs at Bar Celona
3474 N Clark, Chicago
every Thursday at 8:30 pm
No cover, $5 pitchers!

The Attic Comedy
1st & 3rd Thursdays, 9PM
Lincoln Tap Room, 3010 N Lincoln
$5 Boilermakers
Featured comics perform 20 minute sets

the kates on broadway
The best female stand-ups in Chicago
1st Thursday of the month
Laugh Factory
175 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL
(773) 327-3175

The Comedy Bar
500 N LaSalle Street, Chicago IL.
In River North!
(312) 836-0499
Thur - Sat

Parlour Car
A stand up Comedy show
Every Thursday, 8PM, FREE!
@ Bar Deville
701 N. Damen

Rat Pack Comedy
at the Holiday Club Chicago - 4000 N Sheridan Rd.
Rat Pack Comedy is every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month!
8PM at The Holiday Club
Drink Specials!

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

Cupcake Cabaret Showcase
7PM, Comedy + Real Cupcakes!
2020 N. Oakley Ave. Chicago Il.
FREE!

Flabby Hoffman's Three Ring Circus
Second Thursday of Every Month
@ 8 p.m. - FREE!
Phyllis' Musical Inn
1800 W. Division Street

FIRST Thursday of the month.
At Uncharted Books, 2630 N Milwaukee Ave

Friday 
Zanies
Great national comedy acts.
All Week Long!!
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027

Andorka's Comedy Revue
at Andorka's Sandwich Shop 
2100 S Halsted in Pilsen 
8PM Second Friday of every month

Up Comedy Club
Comedy all week long!
230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor, Chicago
(312) 337-3992

The Comedy Bar
500 N LaSalle Street, Chicago IL.
In River North!
(312) 836-0499
Thur - Sat

The Laugh Factory
Comedy all week long!
3175 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL
(773) 327-3175

the kates
Rad line ups of all female comedians and storytellers
2nd Friday and Last Saturday of the month
The Book Cellar
4736 N Lincoln Ave
773-293-2665

Black Box Comedy
6670 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago Il.Friday and Saturday nights at 10PM
$15 and BYOB
Rotating national touring and local headliners!
Check out lineups at www.wiptheater.com/black-box-comedy/

The Lincoln Lodge
Chicago's longest running showcase.
2011 W. North Ave.
Every Friday!

Laugh Near Minimalist Furniture: A Comedy Variety Show
Comedy variety show featuring stand up, improv, sketch, & music
Monthly on FRIDAYS - 7PM
Check website for dates
Site: www.teamuscomedy.com
Saturday
The Laugh Factory
Comedy all week long!
3175 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL
(773) 327-3175

Black Box Comedy
6670 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago Il.Friday and Saturday nights at 10PM
$15 and BYOB
Rotating national touring and local headliners!
Check out lineups at www.wiptheater.com/black-box-comedy/

The Comedy Bar
500 N LaSalle Street, Chicago IL.
In River North!
(312) 836-0499

the kates
Rad line ups of all female comedians and storytellers
2nd Friday and Last Saturday of the month
The Book Cellar
4736 N Lincoln Ave
773-293-2665

The Blackout Diaries
At The High Hat Club - 1920 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 4008
Comics + Real People tell true drinking stories
Recommended!
Every Saturday! 8PM!

The Two Hour Comedy Hour
Every Saturday! 7PM
At the Gallery Cabaret
2020 N. Oakley Ave, Chicago Il.

1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Suite 321, Chicago, IL
Doors @ 8 PM, Show @ 8:30 PM
FREE & BYOB!

Brass Chuckles Comedy: comedy that kicks ass!
SECOND Saturday of the month!
10pm $10 BYOB
Playground Theater
3209 N. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60657

Sunday 
Tuxedo Cat Comedy
at The Innertown Pub - 1935 W Thomas St., Chicago, IL 60622
Free. Smart. Comedy. 
Every 2nd and LAST Sunday of the month from 7-9 PM 
at the Inner Town Pub in the Ukrainian Village.
FREE
Blipsters on Broadway
@ Laugh Factory Chicago
Sundays 8PM

Arcane Comedy Showcase
A Logan Square comedy show
@ The East Room, 2354 N Milwaukee Ave
Every Other Sunday at 8PM

at the Burton Place in Old Town - 1447 North Wells Street, Chicago, Il.
First Sunday of every month.

Mom Genes: 
A new comedy showcase. Mom knows best. 
3rd Sunday of every month - 8PM
@Windy City Inn 
Producers: Kristin Ryan, Carma Nibarger & Alexandra Tsarpalas