Clubs/Shows

Updated 6/17/15
It's the official  Comedy of Chicago club and showcase list!
Here's what we believe to be the best stand-up comedy shows in the city.

Sunday 
Sunday Comedy Night
Henry's Chicago
18 W. Hubbard (downstairs)
A weekly Sunday showcase of Chicago's finest comedians
Doors @ 7PM
Show @ 8PM
NO COVER
Industry Night = 50% OFF Drinks
Sundays!

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

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

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

Monday 
Set to Scene
at iO Chicago - 1501 N. Kingsbury St
Improvised stand up sets at the world famous iO theater
Hosted by Tyson Karrasch & Nicholas Rouley
Every Monday! - 8PM

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!

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 First and Third Monday

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

Secrets, Lies & Alibis SEPTEMBER
Tomorrow at 8:00pm
at The Elbo Room - Location: Elbo Room, 2871 N Lincoln Ave
First Tuesday of the Month, 
Doors at 8PM, show at 8:30PM
Price: $3 suggested donation (no drink minimum)
Website: www.SLAComedyshow.com
Twitter: @SLAComedyShow
facebook: www.facebook.com/SLAComedyShow

Black Star Comedy
@ Estrella Negra
2346 W Fullerton Ave Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-5993
Every 3rd Tuesday of the month 7:00PM

Wednesday
Comedians You Should Know
At Timothy O'Toole's Pub
622 N. Fairbanks Ct. Chicago Il.
Every Wednesday at 9:00 PM.
$10 Cover @ door - $5 Online!

The Social Take Over!
@ Laugh Factory Chicago.
Comedians take over audience member social media accounts.
Hilarity ensues.
Wednesdays!

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!

Brass Chuckles Comedy: comedy that kicks ass!
Uptown Underground: 4707 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640
EVERY Wednesday! Comics always get in free, once on running Comic Comp List
7:30PM sign up in person for open mic
8:00PM comedy showcase $10 (free if on Comic Comp List)
9:00PM open mic (10 spots, 4 minutes each)
More info and tickets at www.BrassChucklesComedy.com.

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

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

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

The Sedgwick Stop Showcase
at The Sedgwick Stop - 1612 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, Illinois 60614
Monthly showcase following the early mic.
Wednesday at 8PM!!

Crab Juice Comedy Showcase @ Quenchers!!
at Quenchers Saloon - 2401 N. Western
First Wednesday of every month
Next show, March 4 - 8:30PM

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 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

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

Kick Punch Stand Up!
FREE & BYOB
Alt stand-up show performed at independent comic book store in Logan square!
Did we say it was Totally Free & BYOB!
Fridays at 8PM!

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

Jokes and Notes
Comedy Wed - Sun!
4641 S King Dr, Chicago, IL
(773) 373-3390

Saturday
Great National Comedy Acts Every Week!!
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027

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

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

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

Jokes and Notes
Comedy Wed - Sun!
4641 S King Dr, Chicago, IL
(773) 373-3390

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