Clubs & Showcases

Updated 4/06/14
YO! It's the Comedy of Chicago official comedy club and showcase list! Here is what we believe to be the best stand-up comedy shows in the City.

Monday 
100 Proof Comedy
@ Comedy Sportz, 8 PM
929 W. Belmont, Chicago Il.
Every Monday

The Female Funnies (Zanies)
3rd Mondays
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027

Monthly comedy show @ sex positive Adult Toy Store.
3rd Mondays
8PM, 3436 N Lincoln Ave,
Chicago, Illinois 60657

Shine Box Comedy
1st Mondays at Cole's
2338 N. Milwaukee Ave
3rd Mondays at The Owl
2521 N Milwaukee

Tuesday 
Hoo HA Comedy
at BEER in Chicago, Illinois
This Female comedy collective brings the funny every week.
FREE and NO DRINK MIN!! 
Lots of specials!
3419 N. CLARK

The Side Bar Show
At the Riverview Tavern
1958 W Roscoe St. 60618
Every Tuesday, Doors @ 8:30PM
$4 Beer 1/2 Appitizers
$5 Cover - 2 for 1 online!!

Chicago Underground Comedy
Every Tuesday
@The Beat Kitchen, 
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
$5 Cover

Proxy Morons
at Beer - 3415 Clark St. Chicago Il.
Every Tuesday!
FREE

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

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!

Stand-Up Throw Down
2200 North California, Chicago Il.
Great Showcase with solid lineups!
7PM Every Wednesday!

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!

Chicago Department of Comedy
at Bar Forza - 2476 N Lincoln Ave
Comedy in Lincoln Park!
Great Lineups - FREE SHOW - Drink & Food specials!
Doors open at 7:30, show starts at 8:00.

at Patsys - 2825 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Il.
Tons of food & drink specials...
FREE - Every Other Wednesday - 9PM

Good Stuff Variety Show
at Patsys - 2825 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Il.
Stand-Up - Storytelling - Improv - Music
FREE - Every Other Wednesday - 9PM

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!
FREE!

Pilsen Stand Up!
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.

Double Feature!
Monthly show happening the final Wednesday of each month.
Stand up's split stage time with short films from Chicago-based filmmakers.
Click link for updated info.

Flabby's Comedy Clambake Hosted by Flabby's Angels
Weekly Showcase
at the Grandbar - 1600 W. Grand
Wednesdays, 8-11
$5, Ladies get in free

Thursday  
Stand Up Stand Up
Every Thursday @ 9pm
The Crocodile
1540 N Milwaukee Ave
Free!

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

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

at bar 10 DOORS - 1251 W. Taylor St. Chicago Il.
New Showcase in Little Italy! (West Loop)
FREE! 8PM!
Every Thursday!

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

JDA (Just Dickin' Around) Showcase
@ Parlour on Clark - 6341 N. Clark Street
Mixed gender showcase!
Starts at 8:30PM
2nd THURSDAY! www.JustDickinAround.com

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

I Shit You Not
@ Township
A monthly Thursday showcase!
Storytelling series focused primarily on failed restraint and bodily blunders told by some of Chicago's finest comedians, storytellers and regular people.
2200 - 2202 N. California Ave, Chicago - (773) 384-1865

Killer Komedy
Every other Thursday ("Bringer Show")
1902 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60613

Tassel Free Comedy
Every Thursday
830PM at the 240 Lounge
3948 W. Lawrence, Chicago Il.
 
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
Every Thur - Sat
157 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654
Get $5 with Code COC13

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

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

Wiggle Room
Burlesque and stand-up comedy!
at The Everleigh Social Club
939 W Randolph, Chicago IL.
Every Friday - 10PM!

Talk Hard With Jamie Campbell
The Uncensored Late Night Talk Show. 
Every Friday at Midnight @ ComedySportz Chicago

The Shit Show
Last Friday of Every Month!!

The God Sex and Death Variety Hour
With Danny Black
Last Friday of Every Month
THE HIDEOUT, 630 PM SHARP

Saturday
Zanies
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 COMEDY BAR
Every Thur - Sat
157 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654

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

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

Make Yourself at Home!!
at The Hidden Shamrock
Great freaking showcase, one of my favorites right now...
Tight lineups, proper room in the back, great specials.
FREE & $3 Specials!
Saturday!

The Blackout Diaries
Every Saturday!
At The Lincoln Lodge
4008 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago Il.

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 
Entertaining Julia
Every Sunday
At the Town Hall Pub
Comedy, music, burlesque and the far stranger brought to you weekly at 9pm. 
Hosted by the Puterbaugh Sisters
$3 Ten High Whiskey and $1 mystery (and or jello) shots.
3340 N Halsted St Chicago, IL 773 472 4405 

A FREE stand-up comedy showcase twice a month at The Innertown Pub.
Bringing the best of live comedy in Chicago to the Ukrainian Village!
Every 2nd and LAST Sunday of the month from 7-9 PM
Beginning July 14th and 28th!
1935 W. Thomas St., Chicago, Illinois

The Best Medicine Show
at The California Clipper - 1002 North California Avenue, Chicago Il.
Every Sunday at The California Clipper!
Always FREE! 8:30 pm

Pressure Billiards - Comedy + Music
6318 N. Clark
FIRST & THIRD SUNDAYS
Show time: 8:30

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

Sunday, Bloody, Sunday
1719 W. Albion 2:00PM 
(One Sunday a month)