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.
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Grand Ave Pizza Co. - Photo: Anthony Desamito

Monday’s 7:30 pm – CB Live

Host – Rotates

The Bucket List features 4 booked comedians kicking off the night. This lottery style open mic will be drawn at the beginning of the night so you will know early if you have a spot.

21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050

Monday’s 8:00 pm – Rosie McCaffrey's

Host – Angela Merkin Haines

Uptown Phoenix is the home of this booked show and open mic. Sign up for the open mike starts at 8:00 pm with the booked show. First open mic comedian hits the stage about 9:00 PM

906 E Camelback 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

Tuesday’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

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

Second Tuesday 9:00 pm – The Concierge

Host – Dietrich Rashad

Wow he said that is hosting a monthly open mic in Downtown Phoenix.

1140 E Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

Tuesday Aug 13th & Sept 17th – Crescent Ballroom

Host – Matt Micheletti

This is lottery style mic, so get your name in the bucket early. August 13th starts at 9 PM and September 17th at 8 PM. The open mic runs 4-hours. The mic now in the ballroom, opens with three booked comedians.

308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

Tuesday's 7:00 pm – El Charro Hipster

Host – Noah Florres

The Hipster mic is back, this time on Tuesday and lead by Noah Florres. Sign-ups start at 5:30 and the first comedian hits the state at 7:00 pm.

1325 N. Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Tuesday's 8:00 pm – Exodus Cultural Center

Host – Pat Price

Doors and the list open up at 7:00 PM. The tip bucket fills through-out the night and the audience decides who is the phunniest and takes home the bucket.

4516 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015

Tuesday's 8:30 pm – The Bench Bar

Host – DJ PEST and Bobby Johnson

$8 Cover, mixed show with prizes for performers though-out the mic. Pre-book at spot by hitting up Ira Denard, Ashley Combs or Bobby Johnson on Facebook.

1807 E Baseline Rd, Tempe, Arizona 85283

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's 7:00 pm – Linger Longer Lounge

Host – Angela Merkin Haines

Midtown Phoenix is the home of this booked show and open mic. Sign up for the open mike starts at 7:00 pm with the booked show. First open mic comedian hits the stage about 8:00 PM.

6522 N 16th St #6, Phoenix, AZ 85016

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 6:30 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 8:00 pm – Joe's Grotto

Host – Jason Thornton‎ & Salomon Diaz

A new weekly comedy Open Mic @ Joe's Grotto!!! Bucket Style Draw In Bumping Mic Format! Bring a battle and request to go up together!

13825 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032

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

Thursday's 8:00 pm – Starlite Lounge

Host –

It's a mixed mic on the Westside of Phoenix! Come check out this Glendale mic every Thursday, sign up @ 7:00 PM.

4346 W. Olive, Glendale, Arizona 85302

Thursday's 8:00 pm – Jobot Coffee & Bar

Host – Quenton Oney

Calling all Poets, Storytellers, MC’s, Comedians & Artists! Come out to Jobot Coffee & Bar this and every Thursday, sign up @ 7:30.

333 East Roosevelt St., Phoenix, Arizona 85004

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

Friday's 9:00 pm – Lovecraft

Host – Shelby Gonzales

The north valley has an open mic again. The list starts at 8:00 pm, while the first comedian /performer hits the  stage at 9 pm.

3128 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

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 6:45 pm, first comic goes up at 7 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

Every Other Sunday 8:00 pm – Roman's Oasis

Host – Bubba McComb & Tristian Bowling

The Southwest valley gets an open mic and there was much rejoicing! Sign-ups start at 7:00 pm. This venue is 21+ and you CASH only.

Upcoming Shows:  8/18, 9/1, 9/15, 9/29
16825 W Yuma Rd, Goodyear, Arizona 85338

Every Other Sunday 8:00 pm – The Grand

Host – Bubba McComb & Derek McFarland

Bubba McComb presents a Bi-weekly open mic in Downtown Phoenix. Sign-ups start at 7:00 pm. The show kicks off with 3 booked comics at 8:00 pm then onto the open mic portion.

Upcoming Shows: 8/11, 8/25, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6
718 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004