This Week’s Shows

Tue August 21 2018

Playpen

Playpen: New Born Comedy Every Tuesday! Playpen is a comedy open mic hosted by Elizabeth Spears. Every Tuesday at 8 p.m., a selection of comics will each have three minutes to try out their new material. Comics are required to perform brand new jokes that have never seen the light of the stage! Some jokes will shine, some will retreat back into the darkness. Either way, every week will bring a fun and unique show. To attend Playpen, just show up and Pay-What-You-Want for admission! To perform on Playpen, email us at least 24 hours in advance at playpentnm@gmail.com. We…

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Sandbox

Every Tuesday at The New Movement Theater Rob welcomes comics to do anything other than traditional stand up. Dirty slideshows, eating competitions, bizarre yet lovable characters and countless other weirdos take the stage each week. We give away prizes from the "Rascal Pack" to bring the rascal out in you and try a new snack each week. SHOULD you buy those new cheeseburger flavored Pringles? I buy it and we try it so you can find out.

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Spit Bucket

Spit Bucket is a new, no nonsense, pound for pound, comedy show at the Uppercut Comedy Club at The Gatsby featuring Austin's most reckless comics.

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Wed August 22 2018

The Oasis Brewery Comedy Show

Justjoshingcomedy and Oasis Brewing is putting together a weekly FREE stand-up comedy show at The Oasis Brewery featuring the best comics in Austin and surrounding areas. We have a hilarious line up that will make you laugh your socks off! Come to Oasis Brewery where they have a great beer selection, great food, friendly staff and one of the best places in Austin to catch the best comedians in town. Come on in, grab a drink and enjoy the show. Valet Parking is available. Once again, this is a FREE show. Come on out and enjoy laughs, food and beer.…

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Tapas & Tiaras

Every Wednesday at Austin Daily Press on Cesar Chavez, hosted by Adam Serwa and Holli Cuomo! Email tapasandtiarasmic@gmail.com by midnight on Tuesday to sign up!

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Stark Raving Glad

Our Stark Raving Glad Comedy Showcase, hosted by Brian Bogart, happens each Wednesday at 805 Stark Street (off Lamar & Koenig). Show starts at 8:30pm so come early to grab some grub and a great spot!

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Poets welcome

The Night Owl

This is an open mic for stand up comedians--but if you got a poem or some real estate plan you wanna read-- I'm down with that!! Hosted by Adam Weightman Sign Up at 8:30 Go Up at 9:00

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Buzzkill

Buzzkill is a stand up comedy showcase that happens every week at The Buzz Mill in Austin, TX. Originally started by Katie Pengra, then hosted by comedy heartthrobs Allison O'Conor and Devon Walker, now hosted by amazingly talented Angelina Martin and Tyler Groce! Please email if you're interested in getting booked: buzzkillcomedyshow@gmail.com.

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Party Weekend

Sign up at 10.

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Thu August 23 2018

Fierce Mild

Sign up at 7:30, show at 8!

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Gutbusters

Every Thursday at 8, Hops and Grain pours the beers while Austin's finest bring you FREE comedy, featuring local favorites and amazing guests!

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Speed Mic

Sign up onlineΠby Tuesday.

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Low Blow Open Mic

Thursday nights at The Gatsby there's a new mic in town. Signup 9:30 Starts at 10 List capped at 15 comics, everyone gets 15 minutes If you didn't make the list at The Velv this week, or if you go up early, then head over to The Gatsby, just two blocks away. Hosted by Mike Swenson

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>Open Mic

10:00pm

The Gatsby

Fri August 24 2018

In the Treehouse

hosted by Chris Castles Austin Java on Barton Springs 7:30pm FREE SHOW - FREE PARKING EVERY FRIDAY - FULL BAR AND MENU

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Be Cool

Hosted by James Carrigan! Sign up at 7 Show at 7:30 We have to end around 9ish so the list is capped at 25.

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>Open Mic

7:30pm

Cenote

SURE THING

SURE THING RETURNS, every Friday at Fallout Theater. Duncan Carson! Brendan K. O'Grady! Comedians! $10 online/$12 at the door! NO BYOB | Full bar for purchase of drinks!

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Live at Coldtowne

Austin is home to some of the most talented and original stand-up comedians in the country. A staple of the Austin comedy scene, Live at ColdTowne is one of the longest running shows in the city. Originally started by Ramin Nazer, the show is now booked and hosted by Carina Magyar. Many of the performers featured at Live At ColdTowne have been on Comedy Central, Letterman, and Conan. The show’s format changes every week but usually ranges from 6-8 comics doing short sets, sometimes accompanied by a headliner. As always, the show is BYOB and starts promptly at 10PM. For…

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The Banter Show!

NYC's The Banter Show has come to Austin. Hosts Ximena & Mac Blake invite pairs of comedians to entertain - armed only with their unrehearsed on-stage banter. Throughout the show, random topics will pop up on a monitor to keep that sweet, sweet banter flowin' - and it's all going down at The Velveeta Room. This month's show features Aaron Brooks, Bryan Gutmann, Carina Magyar, Christina Parrish, Jasmine Ellis, Joe Staats, Pat Sirois, Ralphie Hardesty, Yola Lu, and Zac Brooks Friday, August 24 11pm. Part of the Velv's Friday Pop-ups series. $10 at the door.

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Sat August 25 2018

Chortle Portal

WHADDUP CHORTIE P!!! We're back for another season of hotboxin the basement with laughter! Same time, same place (7pm in the Taos Co-op basement), featuring the comedy stylings of: Some great comics! As always hosted by "the modern day voices of Ren and Stimpy" Andrew Clarkston and Danny Goodwin!

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Love Goat Open Mic

Sign up atΠ8:30 pm.

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8 Count—Real Talk Stand Up Comedy

Uppercut Comedy Club at The Gatsby Presents 8 Count—Real Talk Stand Up Comedy. FREE PIZZA from That's Real Comedy Pizza Owner Jimmy Tibbs! NO COVER! This is a show with virtually no censorship. So wear your grown up pants! Gonna be a good ass show! Bring all yo friends!

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>Showcase

10:30pm

The Gatsby

That Time of the Month

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered! Once a month, Meghan Ross will showcase talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin. August Episode features: Performance from Linzy Beltran (Jazz Kween) Interview with Strong Female Lead(er) Fatima Mann (Community Advocacy & Healing Project) Standup from Lisa Friedrich (Peep Show) Improvised commercials from Milkshake (Knockout Champs) $5 ticket includes a chance to win prizes from sponsor Sweet Ritual, plus free treats!

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