Open Mics

Check out a mic to see newbies learn the ropes and seasoned comics hone their new material. Support them while they’re local so you can say “I remember when” once they hit it big.

Visit the Facebook group to make sure the mic is happening before you drive all the way to the venue.


Chop Schticks @ Mr. Sushi Clifton

1st & 3rd Mondays | 9:30 sign-up | 10pm start | Show up, go up

Open Mike’s Open Mic @ Listermann Brewing Company

2nd & 4th Mondays | 6:30 sign-up | 7pm start | Show up, go up

What’s The Hubbub? @ The Hub

2nd & 4th Mondays | 9:30 sign-up | 10pm start | Show up, go up

Insert Jokes Here @ The Talon Tavern

2nd & 4th Mondays | 8:30 sign-up | 9pm start | Show up, go up




Punch Lines on Short Vine

1st & 3rd Tuesdays | 8pm start | bucket spots drawn at 8:00

Olde Time Open Mic at McLevy’s Pub

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 7:30 sign-up | 8pm start | Show up, go up


Go Bananas Comedy Club

Every Wednesday | 8pm | Bringer, must sign-up via email



1st & 3rd Thursdays | 10pm sign up | 10:30pm start | Show up, go up

Comedy by the Slice at Mac’s Pizza Mainstrasse

2nd & 4th Thursdays | 9 pm sign up | 9:30 pm start | Show up, go up


Yippie Calle M*th*r F*ck*r at Cantina Calle

1st & 3rd Sundays | 7:30 sign up | 8pm start | Show up, go up


Check out one of these stellar shows to see locals and nationally touring acts showing off material carefully honed night in and night out. You’re guaranteed to have a great time.


Truth Serum

1st Mondays | 7pm | MOTR Pub | FREE


MOTR Mouth

2nd Tuesdays | 8pm | MOTR Pub | FREE

Too Drunk, Too Loud

Final Tuesdays | 9pm | Drinkery OTR | FREE


Thursday Night Buzz

2nd Thursdays | 8pm | Myrtle’s Punch House | FREE


4th Thursdays | 8pm | Myrtle’s Punch House | FREE


Future Science

Final Sundays | 10pm | MOTR Pub | FREE

Go Bananas Comedy Club

gblogo_transparencyCincy Stand Up is brought to you by Go Bananas Comedy Club

This legendary club has been Cincinnati’s home for stand up comedy for over 25 years. Producing quality shows featuring the best comedians across the country, an evening at Go Bananas is a guaranteed great night out. Five nights a week you can take in a show at one of the country’s most beloved comedy clubs, and it’s right in your back yard!

Visit the Go Bananas website to check out upcoming shows, purchase tickets, and sign up for the mailing list so you never miss out on what the club’s got coming next.

Nurturing local talent has always been at the core of Go Bananas, which is why the weekly Pro/Am has developed a reputation for being the best comedy open mic in the city. On any given week, you might a newbie performing for the first time, some solid local up-and-comers honing their acts, and a nationally touring headliner who just happened to be passing through town on a Wednesday