Open mic list for Phoenix (and Tempe, Ahwatukee, Mesa, Chandler)

Metro 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.

Monday’s 7:30 pm – Tempe Tavern – 1810 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281

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.

Don’t forget your taco’s and PBR.

Plazma Open Mic

Monday 8:00 pm – Plazma – 1560 E Osborn Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Host –  Michael Palladino

Same great room, new great night! Sign-ups start at 7:30 pm, first open mic comedian goes up at 8:00 pm.

Get more info on the theme and comics of the Thursday Night booked show here.

Monday’s 9 pm – Devils Advocate – 955 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

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.

Please note that during football season the list will start at halftime, with the open mic starting following the game.

Tuesday’s 7:30 pm – Monkey Pants – 3223 S Mill Ave, Tempe, Arizona 85282

Host –  Kid Ever 

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.

This mic is brought to you by The Tough Crowd App and Arizona Audio.

Dos Gringos Tempe

Tuesday’s 7:30 pm – Dos Gringo’s Tempe – 8000 S. Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284

Host –  Jill Kimmel (or frequently 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.

Check it out!

Catalina Open Mic - Flyer Bubba McComb

Tuesday’s 8 pm – Catalina Sports Grill – 2939 N. 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Host –  Derek McFarland

Castaway Comedy brings you a weekly comic only open mic near downtown Phoenix. Get on the list starting at 7 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.

Tuesday’s 9 pm – Grand Ave Pizza Company – 1031 Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Host –  Trejon Dunkley and Guisseppi Giovanni

Hashtag Comedy Coner, 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 and stays open until 10 pm. The first comedian graces the stage at 9 pm.

Grand Ave Pizza closes 2 weeks mid-summer and storms can sideline the action, so watch our social media for updates.

Toso's Open Mic

Wednesday’s 7:00 pm – Toso’s – 2401 W Union Hills Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85027

Host –   Kevin Gilroy

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.

This open mic is proudly sponsored by Tough Crowd.

The Quail Lounge

Wednesday’s 8:30 pm – The Quail Lounge – 4134 North 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013

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.

Wednesday’s 9 pm – Boycott Bar – 4301 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013

Host –  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..

Casey's Woodshed

Wednesday’s 9 pm – Casey’s Woodshed Bar – 19 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283

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 the mic comes off the stand to get 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.

El Charro Hipster open mic

Every Other Thursday 7 pm – El Charro Hipster – 1325 Grand Ave Suite #4, Phoenix, AZ 85007

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:  01/17/19, 01/31/19, 02/14/19, 02/28/19, 03/14/19, 03/28/19.

improvMania Chandler

Thursday 8 pm – improvMANIA – 250 S. Arizona Ave Chandler , AZ 85225

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 – $5 – Free for open mic’ers.

Thursday 9 pm – Fuzzy’s- 18795 N Reems Rd Ste 109, Surprise, Arizona 85374

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.

Mystery Mic

First Thursday 10 pm – The Lost Leaf – 914 N. 5th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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.

Take some of the Mystery out of this month’s show here.

Friday 10 pm – Highside Bar – 9521 N. 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020

Host – Pat Price and Cofey

It’s a late night Friday Mic in Sunnyslope. This mixed mic will feature some sort of cash prize at the end of the night. Show runs 10 pm – 2 am, more details as we get them.