Open Mics

A comprehensive list of comedy open mics in the Boston/New England area.


Iron Furnace

1495 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA
Every Sunday, 5 minutes for all performers.  Sign up at 7pm, show at 7:30pm
Host: Shawn Carter ,  Join the Facebook group HERE.

Midway Cafe
3496 Washington Street, Boston
9 pm
Lottery, Hosted by Angela Sawyer and Gabe Stoddard.



Sally O’Briens
335 Somerville Ave.
Union Square, Somerville
7:30-9:30 pm
2 minutes available for Show and Go.  Simply sign up on the list at 7pm.

Omoto Garden
1501 Bedford Street
Weymouth, MA
Every Monday, 5 minutes for all performers.  Sign up at 7:30pm, show at 8pm
Host: Tyler Swain

The Green Dragon
11 Marshall Street, Boston
Pre-booked; Contact Jessica at


Iron Furnace
1495 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA.  8PM
Weekly, Pre-booked show.  TWO 3 minute Lottery spots each week.
Lively comedy debates after the show.  Join our Facebook group HERE.

Middle East Corner
472 Mass. Ave, Cambridge
Hosted by Rob Crean and John Paul Rivera
Pre-booked, contact Rob at

Agoro’s (Show Me The Mic)
356 Chestnut Hill, Brighton Ave.  MA
List at 6:30.  Show 7pm.  5 min spots.
Hosted by Robbie MacDougall and Mike Tannian


Tavern at the End of the World
108 Cambridge St., Charlestown
Host: Phoebe Angle
Show and Go. Small parking lot behind bar and on street parking.
Best beer selection of any open mic I’ve gone to.

The Burren

247 Elm Street, Somerville

Golden Dragon
35 Pleasant Street
Weymouth, MA
1st, 3rd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 5 minutes for all performers.  Sign up at 7:30pm, show at 8pm
Host: Joe Palmer

Bishop’s Lounge
41 Strong Ave (3rd floor)
Northampton, MA, 01060
Weekly – Wednesdays AND Sundays (7:30p-9:30p)
Host: Nick Caron


The Shaskeen, NH
909 Elm St
Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
Doors: 8pm, Show: 9pm, 21+
Every Wednesday
booking and info:

Pre-booked. West Coast style showcase with eight 5 minute guest spots, a paid feature and headliner. While not an open mic, this show does welcome new talent, especially those trying stand up for their first time. Regularly hosts touring comedians, highlights from 2013 – 2014 include Kyle Kinane, Brody Stevens, Shane Mauss, Myq Kaplan, Dan Soder, Dead Kevin, Jared Logan, Kara Klenk, John Tole, and Giulia Rozzi.


Laugh Free or Die
494 Elm St, Manchester, NH
Hosted by Tyler Morrow.  Contact:  



The Hideout
Sign up at 7:30, show 8-10pm
340 Fanuiel Hall Marketplace, Boston
Show and go.

Rafferty’s Pub
10 Snow Rd, Marshfield
8:30pm, every other Thursday
Contact Chrissy Kelleher at for more info.

Thunderbar Comedy
186 Harvard Ave. Allston, MA
List at 6, show at 6:30.  Show and Go.
4 minute Spots. New Material/No material. So something new or something improvised. Old bits get the light.
Open Mic Break In
The Riot Theater
146A South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA
Last Thursday of every month
List goes out at 9:15 PM, show starts at 9:30 PM
5 minute sets
Show and go. 



Directions to all mics below!