Weekly Comedy Open Mics in Memphis

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Open mics are a fantastic place to see comedy being molded, made and, sometimes, completely stepped on. They are usually free, and a chance to see great bits come to life, and horrible bits die.

Memphis hosts a variety of open mics in different parts of town on every weekday. Most mics allow 3-5 minutes of stage time for anyone who signs up. Punctuality is almost always appreciated. Hosts and venues are listed below. To sign up at an open mic, usually showing up on time and speaking with the host is all that is required.

List current as of April 20, 2017

Monday

Dru’s Place Monday Mic Comedy – 9 p.m.

Sign up at 9 p.m., show at 9:30 p.m. Mic features beer and pizza specials and constantly changing stage decor. Out-of-town features are a regular occurrence and welcome. Sometimes there is a joke theme. Host is Doug Gillon.

Dru’s Place – 1474 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104. This mic has a facebook page.

 

 

The Word – 8:30 p.m.

What’s on your mind? Is it a poem, a song, a joke? Come share it at #TheWordMemphis at The Den– 656 Marshall Ave! Live band, Chinese Connection Dub Embassy + hosts, Tonya Renee Dyson & Darius Phatmak Clayton. Doors open at 7:30p. Show starts at 8:30p. $5 admission all night long!

The Den – 656 Marshall Ave, Memphis, TN 38104.

 

 

Tuesday

Soul Speak @ Mot & Ed’s – 8 p.m.

This weekly open-mic features music, spoken word and poetry as well as comedy. Held at Mot & Ed’s southern eatery, kitchen is open but alcohol is BYOB. $5 entry for audience members, $3 for performers.

Mot & Ed’s – 1354 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

 

The Stage is Yours Open Mic – 8 p.m.

Chuckle’s Comedy House hosts the only Memphis open mic held inside a dedicated comedy club. Mic often features an experienced headliner to close the show.

Chuckle’s Comedy House – 1770 Dexter Rd, Cordova, TN 38016

 

 

Wednesday

RockHouse Live Open Mic – 9:30 p.m.

Amanda Walker hosts the weekly open mic at Rockhouse Live in midtown. This mic is known for its length, prizes, and fun joke themes.

This mic has a Facebook page.

Rockhouse Live Midtown – 2586 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38112

 

Click’s Humpday Comedy Showcase – 9 p.m.

Oscar Pruitt hosts this weekly showcase/open mic with limited slots. Show features a DJ and step & repeat backdrop. Signup at 8:30. Beer and appetizer specials.

Click’s Billiards – 3705 Malco Crossing # 112, Memphis, TN 38125

 

Thursday

P&H Cafe Comedy Open Mic – 9 p.m.

Arguably the most popular open mic in Tennessee, the P&H Open Mic regularly attracts full crowds and 20 to 30 comics per night before the list is closed. Punctuality is helpful in getting a spot on this one. Held at Memphis’ most legendary dive. Host is Tommy Oler.

P&H Cafe – 1532 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

 

Upcoming Events

  • Click's Humpday Comedy Showcase

    July 26, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
    Clicks, 3705 Malco Crossing # 112, Memphis, TN 38125, United States

    Oscar P hosts the Click's Humpday Comedy Showcase.

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  • Open Mic Comedy!

    July 26, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Rock House Live Midtown, 2586 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38112, USA

    Comedy night! No cover Drink and food specials! Sign up at 8:30

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  • Smokin' & Jokin'

    July 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    6135 Mt Moriah Road Ext, Memphis, TN

    Reggie Jr. hosts this weekly showcase of sketches and standup.

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  • P&H Open Mic Comedy

    July 27, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
    P & H Cafe, 1532 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104, United States

    Tommy Oler hosts the weekly P&H mic. Sign up at 9, show at 9:30

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