(Updated 19 September, 2022)
Practice is essential to a stand-up comedy career. Sure, the Hard Knock Knocks stand-up comedy course will allow you to hit the ground running, but even we acknowledge that it’s still no substitute for getting up on stage, trialling your material, and bombing – often.
Here’s a regularly updated list of open mic comedy rooms in Sydney. If you know of others, or can recommend an update, please contact us.
Fresh AF Comedy, The Chippo Hotel (apply beforehand), 87-91 Abercrombie St, Chippendale – 7.00 pm
Sweeney’s Comedy, Sweeny’s Hotel, 236 Clarence St, Sydney – 7.30 pm
Stand-up at the Iron Duke, The Iron Duke Hotel, 220 Botany Rd, Alexandria – 7.30 pm
Sticks and Stones, Chippo Hotel, 87-91 Abercrombie St, Chippendale – 7.30 pm
Crown Comedy, Lewisham’s Louis Hotel, 794 Parramatta Rd, Lewisham – 7.30 pm
Breaking Comedy, Bar Centrale, 2/186 Queen St, Campbelltown – 7.30 pm
Campfire Comedy, Town & Country Hotel, 2 Unwins Bridge Hotel, St Peters – 7.30 pm