Is this thing on? 6 open mic nights in Sacramento

Looking for laughs? Look no further than local open mic nights — Sac’s aspiring comic scene will have you in stitches.

Young woman in jeans and black top, holding mic and smiling on a stage with a Comedy Spot backdrop.

Any comedian, regardless of skill, can perform at Sacramento Comedy Spot’s Tuesday open mic night.

Photo via Sacramento Comedy Spot

Tap tap ... *mic screech*

Whether your idea of a fun night out is watching aspiring comics try out bits, or maybe you’re the one who wants to work on your “tight five” — there are open mic nights all over Sacramento you can check out.

🎤 Downtown

  • Torch Club | Wednesdays | 6-8 p.m. | 904 15th St. | $10 | A Sacramento staple for 85+ years, you can count on Wednesday Open Mic Night at the Torch Club like you can count on death and taxes.
  • Lucid Winery | Thursdays | 7-9 p.m. | 1015 R St. | Free | Is there a better place to host a night full of laughs (and maybe some bombs) than a winery? We think not.

🎤 Midtown

  • Sacramento Comedy Spot | Tuesdays | 8 p.m. | 1050 20 St. #130| $6 | Whether you’re just starting on the stand-up scene or have been around the block a few times, everyone can participate + hone their skills. Sign-ups end at 7:30 p.m.
Man in plaid shirt and glasses, in front of a mic speaking to a seated crowd of about 20 audience members.

Stab Comedy hosts not one but two Open Mics a week, on both Thursdays and Sundays.

Photo via STAB! Comedy Theater

🎤 Land Park

  • STAB! Comedy Theater | Thursdays and Sundays | 8:30 p.m. | 1710 Broadway Blvd. | Free | Test out new ideas or refine your act in five-minute, rapid-fire sets. Sign-ups start at 8 p.m.

🎤 Elk Grove

  • A Seat at the Table Books | Fourth Fridays | 6:30-8:45 p.m. | 9257 Laguna Springs Drive #130, Elk Grove | Free | Tell a joke, play an instrument, sing a song — anything is possible on the fourth Friday of the month at this bookstore + cafe. All experience levels welcome.

🎤 Rancho Cordova

  • Log Off Brewing | Monthly, dates vary | 8-10 p.m. | 3054 Blvd. Ste. J, Rancho Cordova | Free | The next free Comedy Night will be Friday, Oct. 6 — hosted by Imin Love with Roman Spinale headlining.
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