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 May 16, 2019
Monday Night Mic with Basial – 9 p.m.
Sign up at 8:30 p.m., show at 9:00 p.m. Mic features beer and pizza specials at one of the hottest spots in town for independent comedy. Out-of-towners and newbies welcome. Sign up / go up open mic. Hosted by Basial.
Midtown Crossing Grill – 394 N Watkins St, Memphis, TN 38104.
Click’s Humpday Comedy Showcase – 9 p.m.
Oscar Pruitt hosts this monthy on the third Wednesday showcase/open mic with limited slots. Show features a DJ. Signup at 8:30. Beer and appetizer specials.
Click’s Billiards – 3705 Malco Crossing # 112, Memphis, TN 38125
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. Signups are held wednesday afternoon on the Memphis Comedy Facebook Page. Held at Memphis’ most legendary dive. Hosted by Richard Douglas Jones.
P&H Cafe – 1532 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
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