Boston/New England Comedy Shows

A comprehensive list of independent comedy shows and venues that we think are just dandy.


studioThe Comedy Studio

Thursday-Saturday, 8pm show, doors at 7:30
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday: Hosted by Rick Jenkins, Comedian/Owner
$10 Thursdays, $15 Fridays & Saturdays.


A great place to see emerging talent along with lots of seasoned veterans and famous drop ins. This club gave comedians like Loiue CK, Shane Mauss, Brenden Small, Eugene Mirman & last comic standing favorites Myq Kaplan & Alingon Mitra their start. (Fun fact: Most of the UnScene staff has also completed their residency program!) An intimate room that frequently sells out on the weekends. Make sure to book tix in advance!






Beer Me Comedy
Winter Hill Brewing Company
328 Broadway, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02145
3rd Tuesday of every month
7:30pm, Free
Finally! Comedy in Winter Hill!
Dan Crohn hosts a hilarious night of free comedy at Winter Hill Brewing.



securedownloadThe Shaskeen, NH
Shaskeen Pub
909 Elm St
Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
Doors: 8pm, Show: 9pm, 21+
Every Wednesday

Comedy Night at the Shaskeen Pub is a 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.

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Castle Of Comedy at the Armory in Somerville
191 Highland Ave
, Somerville, MA
Every 3rd Thursday of the month

A fun, goofy show in a coffee shop inside of the Somerville Armory building. Awesome stand-up comedy along with music and a vaudeville style piano player. Delicious cookies. 


Hosteling International
19 Stuart St
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Last Thursday of every month
7pm, Free

Enjoy a hilarious evening of stand-up and witty humor at HI-Boston’s Community Room. Every month, the Boston Hostel gathers Boston’s best up and coming comedians to come perform in our Community Room space. These comedians deliver hysterical material, ranging from  comical observations to good ol’ fashioned self-deprecation. Come early to grab a coffee at our coffee bar, chat with HI-Boston’s huge traveler community, and then stick around for our after-show pub crawl to Central Square.  


The Gas at Great Scott
1222 Commonwealth Ave
Allston, MA
Formerly weekly show, happens a few times a month. Check Facebook page for details.

Awesome rock club venue. Brings in lots of great alt comics from all over the country.


Bogart LA Presents: The Mendoza Line
The Dugout Cafe
722 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Every Saturday
9pm, $5
John Baglio, Kevin Seefried, and Adam Langlois host a weekly comedy show across the street from the BU Central stop on the B-line. Cheap drinks, FREE POPCORN, and killer comedy. Fun, intimate dive bar atmosphere with a great audience and awesome comics.

Boston Comedy Chicks
Doyles Cafe
3483 Washington St, Jamaica Plain , Massachusetts 02130
2nd Saturday of the month, Oct.-Nov., Jan.-June

Boston Comedy Chicks is a community of comedians who perform regularly in stand-up comedy.  We have joined forces with WICF, the organization that brings the annual Women in Comedy Festival to Boston each spring. As part of the WICF family, Boston Comedy Chicks features comedians of all genders with a focus on showcasing women in comedy.  Don’t miss a single show as each month we will present a show with comedians from Boston and all over the country.


Brew Haha at the Armory
Arts at the Armory
14 Tyler St, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02143
1st Sunday of every month
7:30pm, Free/Donation
PJ Westin hosts this relaxed Sunday night comedy show! Really funny, no frills stand up with barrels of craft beer. 

Liquid Courage Comedy Club
Slumbrew Brewing Company
15 Ward St, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02143
Every Sunday
Free before 7:30pm, $5 afterward
Professional Comedians on Tap every Sunday at Liquid Courage Comedy Club at Somerville Brewing Company hosted by CJ Browne.