This Week’s Shows

Sun September 23 2018

Cap City Open Mic

Sign up at openmic@capcitycomedy.comΠbetween Monday and Wednesday the week before the show. You'll be emailed back by Friday at the latest. If you get on the list, sign-in time is 7:30pm. Sets are 3 or 4 minutes.

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Sticks and Stones

Start your week off the wrong way by coming to Sticks and Stones! It's a weekly uncensored comedy open mic hosted by DJ Collins every Sunday. Sign up at 10 p.m. | Show at 1030 p.m.

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Mon September 24 2018

Monday Night Mash

A Weekly Comedy Mixed Tape Improv Comedy from Three Austin Improv Troupes, new and old. $5 gets you in and it’s always BYOB!

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Lustre House Comedy Open Mic

Every Monday, come tell jokes at Lustre Pearl East! Sign up at 8 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m!

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Basement Brawl

Basement Brawl is the premier weekly comedy clash on Monday nights at Fallout Theater in downtown Austin. Improv comedy troupes go head-to-head in an all-out comedy brawl-out, and the audience votes for the winner!

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Stage Dive

Sign up at stagedivemic@gmail.com until Monday at noon. Check in at 9:30 pm.

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Midnight

Sign up by 11:30 pm.

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Tue September 25 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 September 26 2018

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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Bryson Brown

Bryson’s smooth and laid back approach to everyday life situations makes him a crowd favorite. His popular stage phrase "I just want err body to feel comfortable” will make you do just that. The ability to pick through the smallest point of the subject, and always choosing material that’s close to his situation enables him to write and also keep his stage show fresh. Being able to adapt to any crowd has allowed him to perform at colleges, military functions, business functions, and comedy clubs across Texas and the U.S.

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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 September 27 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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Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. Bruce’s steady style of comedy has been showcased across the country, and he has been entertaining audiences young and old, and of all backgrounds, for years. His wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality set him apart from other standup comedians. Although Bruce is known for his adult comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity to win a laugh, and is no stranger is winning over new audiences with every appearance he makes. From his role as…

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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

Waterbed Comedy Party

The most fun late nite comedy show in Austin returns! Waterbed Comedy Party presents WATERBETO - a stand-up show benefitting Beto O'Rourke's campaign for senate. Besides stickin' it to certified booger-brain Ted Cruz, there'll be an amazing line-up of stand-up, funny vids, the DARK ARTS, and more. Featuring: -Elizabeth Spears (Moontower Comedy Festival, Finalist - Funniest Person in Austin competition) -Drew Woods (no real credits, but he can skateboard) -Special out-of-town guests that we can't reveal until showtime! -Appearances from Aaron Brooks and John Buseman Plus a FREE pre-show photobooth from An Indoor Lady Photography Thursday Sept 27, Spiderhouse Ballroom…

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Fri September 28 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

Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. Bruce’s steady style of comedy has been showcased across the country, and he has been entertaining audiences young and old, and of all backgrounds, for years. His wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality set him apart from other standup comedians. Although Bruce is known for his adult comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity to win a laugh, and is no stranger is winning over new audiences with every appearance he makes. From his role as…

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The ProZach Comedy Show

The ProZach Comedy show is premiering in Hyde Park this September. Hosted by Zach Morrow with performances by Tyler Groce, Melody Shifflet, Rob Gagnon, Christina Parrish and Danny Goodwin. Everyone's leaving in a good mood. 4405 Barrow Avenue September 28th at 8pm $5 BYOB  

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Ryan Cownie

Ryan Cownie is an unpredictable, likable noodle neck. Comedy courses through his blood. Comedy and Mtn Dew. He's performed at Fun Fun Fun Fest and at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, and is constantly pumping out hi-larious videos. Austinist describes him as, "a funny young punk, deeply so, in a way that an academic might call the performative asshole. Cownie's playful, bright and experimental sense of f*****g with you make him one of the most intriguing voices in the comedy scene." Originally from Nebraska, Ryan now resides in Los Angeles.

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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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Improvised Reality

Featuring Mediterranean Avenue & Fburg ColdTowne ThrowDowne champions, best friends, and recognized sovereign micronations Fburg and Mediterranean Avenue yank you from the medical waste dump that is the real world and welcome you into theirs through improv comedy. The stress of your daily life will dissolve like a marshmallow in lye while you enjoy their onstage simulations of real life. Maybe they'll be in a Starbucks. Maybe they'll be chopping vegetables. Maybe they’ll be two strangers in a restaurant trying to get a waiter to refill their water or something. Who knows?! Come take a ride on the comedy superhighway…

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Sat September 29 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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Bone Rattle

The Volstead lounge proudly presents Bone Rattle , a stand up showcase hosted by Espi Rivadeneira. Come see some of Austin’s best comics perform at 7pm Sept 29th! It's a free show so definitely arrive early for a seat! Also, give us an upvote on do512! http://do512.com/events/2018/9/29/bone-rattle The line-up: Andrew Murphy Michael Priest Elizabeth Spears Andrew Clarkston Taylor Dowdy

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Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. Bruce’s steady style of comedy has been showcased across the country, and he has been entertaining audiences young and old, and of all backgrounds, for years. His wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality set him apart from other standup comedians. Although Bruce is known for his adult comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity to win a laugh, and is no stranger is winning over new audiences with every appearance he makes. From his role as…

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Love Goat Open Mic

Sign up atΠ8:30 pm.

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Ryan Cownie

Ryan Cownie is an unpredictable, likable noodle neck. Comedy courses through his blood. Comedy and Mtn Dew. He's performed at Fun Fun Fun Fest and at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, and is constantly pumping out hi-larious videos. Austinist describes him as, "a funny young punk, deeply so, in a way that an academic might call the performative asshole. Cownie's playful, bright and experimental sense of f*****g with you make him one of the most intriguing voices in the comedy scene." Originally from Nebraska, Ryan now resides in Los Angeles.

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Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. Bruce’s steady style of comedy has been showcased across the country, and he has been entertaining audiences young and old, and of all backgrounds, for years. His wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality set him apart from other standup comedians. Although Bruce is known for his adult comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity to win a laugh, and is no stranger is winning over new audiences with every appearance he makes. From his role as…

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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

Ryan Cownie

Ryan Cownie is an unpredictable, likable noodle neck. Comedy courses through his blood. Comedy and Mtn Dew. He's performed at Fun Fun Fun Fest and at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, and is constantly pumping out hi-larious videos. Austinist describes him as, "a funny young punk, deeply so, in a way that an academic might call the performative asshole. Cownie's playful, bright and experimental sense of f*****g with you make him one of the most intriguing voices in the comedy scene." Originally from Nebraska, Ryan now resides in Los Angeles.

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