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The Spoken Word Lounge

phone:773-690-0099
venue:facebook.com/events/413451325474642
event:facebook.com/solacesoulssundays
host:facebook.com/JERONIMOSPEAK
SOLACE SOULS SUNDAYS IS FINALLY HERE AND ITS TIME FOR ME TO UNVEIL WHAT I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON, THIS IS THE NEWEST WAVE OF ENTERTAINMENT TO GRACE THE CHICAGO ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY AND SCENE, THIS WILL BE A OPEN MIC/ SHOWCASE LIKLE NON OTHER… FEATURING THE HOTTEST ARTISTS, BANDS, AND ENTERTAINERS… THE NEW SOLACE SOULS OPEN MIC WILL BE THE 3RD SUNDAY IN CHICAGO WHICH IS APRIL 19, 2015 AND FOLLOWING EVERY 3RD SUNDAY… THERE WILL BE FOOD, DRINKS, GIVE A WAYS AND MORE, WE ARE OFFICIALLY TAKING SPOKEN WORD TO ANOTHER LEVEL, COME BE APART OF SOMETHING LEGENDARY, COME BECOME ICONIC, COME AND SHOW YOUR PEERS, FRIENDS, FANS, AND IDOLS HOW YOU HAVE ARRIVED AT A PLACE OF SOLACE

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Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Aug 20
  • Sunday, Sep 17
  • Sunday, Oct 15
  • Sunday, Nov 19
  • Sunday, Dec 17

Underground Wonder Bar

Open Mike Showcase (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 7pm

Hosted by Pete Special

710 N Clark St
Chicago, IL
phone:312-266-7761
venue:undergroundwonderbar.com

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Sahrah
  • Last updated: November 3, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Aug 20
  • Sunday, Aug 27
  • Sunday, Sep 03
  • Sunday, Sep 10
  • Sunday, Sep 17

Reed's Local

event:facebook.com/FunSimulation2000
Advance spots available on Chicago Comedy Scene Facebook page. $2 Hamm's.

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: July 29, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Aug 20
  • Sunday, Aug 27
  • Sunday, Sep 03
  • Sunday, Sep 10
  • Sunday, Sep 17

Quenchers Saloon

phone:773-276-9730
venue:quenchers.com
event:myspace.com/quenchersopenmic
host:myspace.com/quenchersopenmic

This listing was last updated over 4 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Aug 21
  • Monday, Aug 28
  • Monday, Sep 04
  • Monday, Sep 11
  • Monday, Sep 18

Red Line Tap

Flatts and Sharpe Open Mic at the Red Line Tap (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Erik Lobo+rotating guest co-host

7006 N. Glenwood
Chicago, IL
phone:773-274-5463
event:facebook.com/openmicflattsandsharpechicago

Sign up at 7:30pm, music starts at 8pm. FREE!!

We provide full backline, additional hookups for all electronics, an on staff a sound person, and a comfortable environment for you to come show us your stuff and to network with local Chicago musicians.

We ask all performers keep to 15min., or 3 songs.

Need anything else? Just ask! All genres welcome (full bands, acoustic, electronic, comedians, etc.)

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: June 20, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Aug 21
  • Monday, Aug 28
  • Monday, Sep 04
  • Monday, Sep 11
  • Monday, Sep 18

Pressures Billards

Hot Spot Open Mic
Every Tuesday at 8pm

Hosted by Sydney Adeniyi

6318 N. Clark
Chicago, IL
phone:773-743-7665
venue:pressurebilliards.com

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Edd Fairman
  • Last updated: April 16, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Aug 22
  • Tuesday, Aug 29
  • Tuesday, Sep 05
  • Tuesday, Sep 12
  • Tuesday, Sep 19

Fuller's Pub

phone:773-478-8060
Check facebook page for details. PA, mikes with stands. Drums available if you call ahead, alternating hosts, free parking lot in back, 1 drink minimum. Cheap drinks

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Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Aug 22
  • Tuesday, Aug 29
  • Tuesday, Sep 05
  • Tuesday, Sep 12
  • Tuesday, Sep 19

Moher Public House

phone:773-467-1954
venue:moherchicago.com
event:moherchicago.com
host:madman-blues-band.com
8pm Signup. All styles of music are welcome.

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Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Aug 22
  • Tuesday, Aug 29
  • Tuesday, Sep 05
  • Tuesday, Sep 12
  • Tuesday, Sep 19

Checkerboard Lounge

event:facebook.com/checkerboard.tuesday
host:facebook.com/MzJaePoet
"Cocktails & Conversations" is hosted by Mz. Jae. Laid back set that welcomes poetry, comedy and music. Musicians should RSVP in advance to ensure all equipment and necessary items are in place for an optimal performance. The cover is always $5.

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  • Submitted by Mz. Jae
  • Last updated: September 28, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Sep 12
  • Tuesday, Oct 10
  • Tuesday, Nov 14
  • Tuesday, Dec 12
  • Tuesday, Jan 09

City Newstand

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 7pm
4018 N. Cicero
Chicago, IL
phone:773-545-7377
venue:citynewsstand.com

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: August 10, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Aug 22
  • Tuesday, Aug 29
  • Tuesday, Sep 05
  • Tuesday, Sep 12
  • Tuesday, Sep 19

Bootleggeg's

event:rushanddivision.com
Sign up before the show begins!

This listing was last updated over 4 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Lauren M
  • Last updated: October 4, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Aug 23
  • Wednesday, Aug 30
  • Wednesday, Sep 06
  • Wednesday, Sep 13
  • Wednesday, Sep 20

Harrigan's pub

Slam Jam (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Wednesday at 7pm

Hosted by nate marsh

2816 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL
phone:773-248-5933
venue:harriganspubchicago.com
host:natemarshtunes.com
Full band open jam with comedy/poetry slam. Steps from the Diversey brown line station.

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  • Submitted by nate marsh
  • Last updated: March 21, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Aug 23
  • Wednesday, Aug 30
  • Wednesday, Sep 06
  • Wednesday, Sep 13
  • Wednesday, Sep 20

Jackhammer Sports Bar

Sing Your Ass Off Live Band Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Wednesday at 9pm

Hosted by Manny Capozzi

6406 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL
Gay friendly, people friendly. drink specials

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Jeff Richards
  • Last updated: January 13, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Aug 23
  • Wednesday, Aug 30
  • Wednesday, Sep 06
  • Wednesday, Sep 13
  • Wednesday, Sep 20

Phyllis's Musical Inn

phone:773-486-9862
event:facebook.com/ElizabethsCrazyLittleThingPMI
host:richexperience.net/page28.html
Open mic night for poetry, music, comedy, performance art, literary experiments, and whatever you can come up with. Push the envelope; hurt me with your weirdness. We welcome the cerebral, the obscene, the grotesque, the random, the perverted, the odd, the comforting, and the disconcerting. Imagine Jack the Ripper, Mae West, the Marquis de Sade, Betty Boop, Gertrude Stein, and Jack Spicer having an orgy with Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Bjork, Gershwin, Scissor Sisters, Merle Haggard, and Nick Drake providing the music with George Carlin, Sarah Silverman, and Emo Phillips making jokes and inviting others to join along.

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Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Sep 13
  • Wednesday, Oct 11
  • Wednesday, Nov 08
  • Wednesday, Dec 13
  • Wednesday, Jan 10

Cole's

Comedy Open Mic
Every Wednesday at 9pm

Hosted by Cameron Esposito and Adam Burke

2338 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL
phone:773-276-5802

Comedic variety band Foz the Hook Opens for Comedy open Mic hosted By Cameron Esposito and Adam Burke. Sign up starts at 5:30pm show starts 9:00, with Foz, comedians at 9:30.

cameronesposito.com/home.html

www.rooftopcomedy.com/comics/AdamBurke

fozthehook.blogspot.com/

This listing was last updated over 4 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Submitted by Casey
  • Last updated: February 27, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Aug 23
  • Wednesday, Aug 30
  • Wednesday, Sep 06
  • Wednesday, Sep 13
  • Wednesday, Sep 20

Hairpin Arts Center

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Dawn Marie Galtieri and Daniel Stetzel

2800 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL
$5 cover includes one drink

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  • Submitted by Rob Reid
  • Last updated: October 30, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Aug 17
  • Thursday, Aug 24
  • Thursday, Aug 31
  • Thursday, Sep 07
  • Thursday, Sep 14

Chicago Bagel Authority (CBA)

CBA Original Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 7pm

Hosted by Steven Lazarov

955 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL
phone:773-549-1982
venue:eatcba.com
event:eatcba.com
Open kitchen and BYOB, right off the Belmont CTA station.

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  • Submitted by nate marsh
  • Last updated: May 29, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Aug 17
  • Thursday, Aug 24
  • Thursday, Aug 31
  • Thursday, Sep 07
  • Thursday, Sep 14

K's Dugout

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
First Thursday of the month at 9pm

Hosted by Mel Washington of Fox's Empire and Guitarist of TooWhiteCrew

1930 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL
phone:773-561-2227

Signup is :30 before 1st performance and continuously throughout the night until 10:30.

Last performance usually is at 11pm.

Play whatever you feel.

P.a. is provided and small gtr tube amp

please bring your own instrument!

Great corner bar with great specials and awesome staff

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Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Sep 07
  • Thursday, Oct 05
  • Thursday, Nov 02
  • Thursday, Dec 07
  • Thursday, Jan 04

Gallery Cabaret

phone:773-489-5471
venue:gallerycabaret.com
event:facebook.com/thegallerycabaret
Yes real cupcakes for the audience come laugh your ass off and drink 6 dollar pitchers of Linnie and 2.50 drafts. stay for open mic with Texas Fred that starts at 9:30

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Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Aug 17
  • Thursday, Aug 24
  • Thursday, Aug 31
  • Thursday, Sep 07
  • Thursday, Sep 14

The Night Cap

event:facebook.com/event.php?eid=123867871025528
host:karlrorvik.com

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  • Submitted by Karl Rorvik Music
  • Last updated: November 14, 2012

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Aug 17
  • Thursday, Aug 24
  • Thursday, Aug 31
  • Thursday, Sep 07
  • Thursday, Sep 14

Trophy Room

phone:312-600-6920
venue:trophyroombar.com
event:wamilive.com/events
host:mikeytothep.com
Gin & Jokes is a Hip Hop // Comedy focused open mic but all acts are welcome. We will have industry professionals there every night scouting acts for paid gigs and opportunities.

Credits

  • Submitted by Mikey to the P
  • Last updated: July 14

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Aug 17
  • Thursday, Aug 24
  • Thursday, Aug 31
  • Thursday, Sep 07
  • Thursday, Sep 14

Lupito's

Local Artist's Night / Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Friday at 6pm

Hosted by Manuel / Tony

2010 S Damen
Chicago, IL
phone:773-414-5445
Come out and share your art / music / poetry! (Also, enjoy Lupito's awesome fresh juices, smoothies, ice cream, sandwiches, and more.)

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  • Submitted by Manuel
  • Last updated: June 18, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Aug 18
  • Friday, Aug 25
  • Friday, Sep 01
  • Friday, Sep 08
  • Friday, Sep 15

Gallery Cabaret

phone:773-489-5471
venue:gallerycabaret.com
event:facebook.com/thegallerycabaret/app_128953167177144
Yes Ken from Wed night at Coles will be bringing a special comedy show to the Gallery Cabaret. why is it special? Well you will have to come to find out.

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Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Sep 01
  • Friday, Sep 08
  • Friday, Oct 06
  • Friday, Oct 13
  • Friday, Nov 03

God's Garage

Friday Nite Open MIC (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Friday at 7pm

Hosted by Rocky Galati

5450 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL
phone:773-747-7056
venue:godsgarage.org
host:rockyg.com

Credits

  • Submitted by RockyG
  • Last updated: July 16

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Aug 18
  • Friday, Aug 25
  • Friday, Sep 01
  • Friday, Sep 08
  • Friday, Sep 15

Human Thread

OpenMind OpenMic (music, comedy, poetry)
First Friday of the month at 6pm

Hosted by Jonathan Poblano

645 W. 18 st.
Chicago, IL
phone:312.243.9423
venue:humanthread.net

Credits

  • Last updated: August 1

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Sep 01
  • Friday, Oct 06
  • Friday, Nov 03
  • Friday, Dec 01
  • Friday, Jan 05

Joie De Vine

Open Mic with The Internationalists (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Saturdays at 9pm

Hosted by The Internationalists

1744 West Balmoral Ave
Chicago, IL
phone:773-989-6846
venue:facebook.com/pg/joiedevineandersonville

Join us for the neighborhood's only Saturday Night Open Mic. Welcome to all--singers, musicians, poets, comedians--we want to hear YOU!

Bring your talents and entertain us!

Hosted by The Internationalists

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Upcoming Dates

  • No nights scheduled.

No Shame Theatre

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Saturday at 10:30pm

Hosted by Huck Poe

3036 Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL
event:wearetheagency.org
5 min original material. Theatrical open mic. 5$ cover , bar

This listing was last updated over 2 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: July 19, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, Aug 19
  • Saturday, Aug 26
  • Saturday, Sep 02
  • Saturday, Sep 09
  • Saturday, Sep 16

Joie De Vine

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Selected Saturdays at 9pm

Hosted by The Internationalists

1744 West Balmoral Ave
Chicago, IL
phone:773-989-6846
venue:facebook.com/pg/joiedevineandersonville

Credits

  • Submitted by Brian Melehan
  • Last updated: June 27

Upcoming Dates

  • No nights scheduled.

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