Phoenix Open Mics
There is stage time at an open mic everywhere across the Phoenix metro area most nights of the week. If you are from out of town, trying out new material, or trying comedy for the first time the shows on this list are all show-up and go up. If you are looking for comedy showcases (booked mics), you can find those here.
Keep an eye on our social media channels for any last minute changes or cancelations.
Grand Ave Pizza Co. - Photo: Anthony Desamito

Monday’s 7:30 pm – Tempe Tavern

Host – Jeremy Ditto

Start lining up for this comedy open mic near the campus of Arizona State University at 7:00 pm when the list goes up. 7:30 pm is when the first comedian jumps on stage and gets things rolling.

1810 E. Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281

Monday's 8:30 pm – Plazma

Host –  Michael Palladino

Same great room, new great night! Sign-ups start at 8:00 pm, first open mic comedian goes up at 8:30 pm. Get more info on the theme and comics of the Thursday Night booked show here.

1560 E Osborn Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Monday's 9:00 pm – Devil's Advocate

Host – Dustin Rounds

Punchlines on the Patio is a comedy, open mic on the campus of Arizona State University. The list for this regular weekly mic starts at 8 pm with the first comedian going up about 9 pm.

955 E. University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

First and Third Tuesday 7:30 pm – Money Pants

Host – Kid Ever - Sponsored By Tough Crowd and Arizona Audio

This East Valley open mic features comedy, music, and other spoken word performers. The list starts at 7:00 pm, while the first comedian /performer hits the new stage at 7:30 pm.

3223 S. Mill Ave, Tempe, Arizona 85282

Tuesday's 7:30 pm – Dos Gringo's Tempe

Host – Jill Kimmel (or generally a guest host)

It’s a Comedy Fiesta every week at this south Tempe open mic for comics only. Sign-ups begin at 6:45 pm giving you plenty of time to load up on taco’s before the funny starts at 7:30 pm.

8000 S. Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284

Tuesday's 7:30 pm – Catalina's Sports Grill

Host – Derrick McFarland

Castaway Comedy brings you a weekly comic only open mic near downtown Phoenix. Get on the list starting at 6 pm, and the first comedian grabs the mic and hits the stage at 8 pm. You can also check out the Castaway Comedy Showcase at Sic Sense Theater on Sunday night.

2939 N. 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016

First Wed. of Month 7:00 pm – Stir Crazy

Host – Lamar Mitchell J.R.

The show will feature 3 show up go up spots, 5 sign up spots, and 3 booked spots. The sign up will be opened up at 12 PM the day of show at

6751 N Sunset Blvd Ste E-206, Glendale, AZ 85305

Wednesday's 7:00 pm – Toso's

Host – Kevin Gilroy - Sponsored by Tough Crowd

The Toso’s open mic returns. It is again a mixed mic so not only will include great comedy but also poetry, music and other spoken word performers. The list starts at 6:30 PM, the first performer hits the stage at 7 PM.

2401 W. Union Hills Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85027

Wednesday 7:30 pm – Lacuna Krava Bar

Host – Durrell Hearns

Roosevelt Row in Downtown Phoenix features a new weekly open mic. Sign-ups start at 7:70 pm and the night begins when the first comedian heads to the stage at 7 pm.

1821 N 3rd St Suite 12, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Wednesday's 8:30 pm – Quail Lounge

Host – Steve Maxwell

The Melrose district of downtown Phoenix is home to The Quail Lounge and a Wednesday open mic for comedy. Get there at 8:30 pm, maybe go up at 8:30 pm when the first comedian hits the stage. Wednesday night’s mean there is Comedy On Tap.

4134 N. 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013

Wednesday's 9:00 pm – Boycott Bar

Host – DJ Mellow B

Hump Day Hilarity hits Downtown Phoenix, Jokes until 11 pm and then DJ Mellow B spins music until everyone goes home. Bobby Johnson starts the list early on Facebook if you want to get a jump on the crowd.

4301 N .7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013

Wednesday's 9:00 pm – Casey’s Woodshed Bar

Host – Ben Anderson and Zak Feesh

Baseline and Mill Ave in Tempe houses this weekly open mic for comedy. Comedians can get there name on the list starting at 8:30 pm and things rolling at 9 pm. The first Wednesday of each month will feature G.L.O.W. a booked showcase featuring the ladies of Phoenix comedy from 9p-10p.

19 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283

Every Other Thursday 7 pm – El Charro Hipster

Host – Durrell Hearns

Just outside of downtown Phoenix you will find this bi-weekly comedy open mic. Sign-ups start at 6:30 pm and the night begins when the first comedian heads to the stage at 7 pm.

Upcoming Dates:  04/11/19, 04/25/19, 05/9/19, 05/23/19.
1325 Grand Ave Suite #4, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Thursday's 8:00 pm – improvMANIA

Host – Ryan Paul Johnson

Manic Open Mic is your chance in Chandler to workout your comedy chops. The list gets started at 7:30 pm and a comedian will kick off the night of comedy at 8 pm. Admission is $5 but you get in for free if you are an open mic’er.

250 S. Arizona Ave Chandler, AZ 85225

Thursday's 9:00 pm – Fuzzy's

Host – Chris Yak

The west side of Phoenix finds its self a weekly open mic. This open mic features comedy, music and other spoken word performers. The list starts at 8:30 pm, while the first comedian /performer hits the new stage at 9 pm. Half Price drinks for open mic’ers.

18795 N Reems Rd Ste 109, Surprise, Arizona 85374

First Thursday of the Month 10:00 pm – The Lost Leaf

Host – Matt Micheletti

The first Thursday of each month means The Mystery Show and Open Mic. The list gets started with The Mystery Show at 9:00 pm, the first open mic comedian hits the stage at the conclusion of this months Mystery Show.

914 N. 5th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Friday's 10:00 pm – Highside Bar

Host – Pat Price

It’s a late night Friday Mic in Sunnyslope. This mixed mic will features a "tip bucket"cash prize at the end of the night. The open mic runs 10 pm – 2 am after the weekly booked show.

9521 N. 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020

Sunday's 7:00 pm – Grand Ave Pizza Company

Host – Joshua Harrison

Hashtag Comedy Corner, a Drift Compatible Production, is a downtown Phoenix open mic for comics of all levels.  You can get on the list starting at 8:45 pm, first comic goes up at 9 pm. Grand Ave Pizza closes 2 weeks mid-summer and storms can sideline the action, so watch our social media for updates.

1031 Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Sunday's 7:00 pm – PAZ Cantina

Host – Pat Price

This mixed mic will features a "tip bucket"cash prize at the end of the night. The open mic runs 7 pm – 9 pm.

330 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004