Comedy in NOLA is your one stop calendar to find what stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy shows are happening right here in New Orleans! See what's happening this week below, or click the links above to see open mics, free shows, or filter by the type of show you're interested in.

Fri Jan 19

Comedy Fuck Yeah
Dragon's Den
8:30pm
FREE
Stand-up

Sat Jan 20

Local Uproar
ALLways Lounge
8:00pm
FREE
Stand-up
Modern Vaudeville
Hi-Ho Lounge
Signup: 7:30pm / Show: 8:00pm
FREE
Open Mic
Black Girls Giggles Presents
Resistance is Fertile Comedy Show and Dance Party
Poor Boys
8:30pm
FREE
Stand-up
Wait, What? - Comedy Show + Drinking Game
Seahorse Saloon
9:00pm
FREE
Stand-up

Sun Jan 21

Massive Fraud Presents
NOLA Comedy Hour
Hi-Ho Lounge
Signup: 7:00pm / Show: 8:00pm
FREE
Open Mic
Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget...
Saenger Theatre
8:00pm
$50
Stand-up
Rory Scovel: A Proper Gander Tour
One Eyed Jacks
9:00pm
$20
Stand-up
Stand-up or Shut Up
Igor's Buddha Belly Bar & Grill
Signup: 9:30pm / Show: 9:30pm
FREE
Open Mic

Mon Jan 22

Bear with Me
Twelve Mile Limit
Signup: 8:30pm / Show: 9:00pm
FREE
Open Mic
Comic Strip: Booked Stand-Up / Open mic
Siberia
Signup: 9:00pm / Show: 9:30pm
FREE
Open Mic

Tue Jan 23

Young Funny Presents
The Spontaneous Show
bar redux
Signup: 7:30pm / Show: 8:00pm
FREE
Open Mic
Massive Fraud Presents
Comedy Beast
Howlin' Wolf Den
8:30pm
FREE
Stand-up
Stand Up Comedy at Old Opera House
Old Opera House
9:00pm
FREE
Stand-up
Comedy Catastrophe
Lost Love Lounge
10:30pm
FREE
Stand-up
The XX Comedy Show
Mag's 940
Signup: 10:00pm / Show: 10:30pm
FREE
Open Mic
Stand Up Comedy at Old Opera House (Late Show)
Old Opera House
10:30pm
FREE
Stand-up

Wed Jan 24

Comedy Gold
House of Blues New Orleans
7:00pm
FREE
Stand-up
Think You're Funny?
Carrollton Station
Signup: 8:00pm / Show: 9:00pm
FREE
Open Mic
The Harsh Words with Friends Show Presents
Why So Serious? Comedy Open Mic
Lucky's Bar Grill and Laundromat
Signup: 9:00pm / Show: 10:00pm
FREE
Open Mic

Thu Jan 25

It's Good Comedy Presents
Crescent Fresh Open Mic
Dragon's Den
Signup: 7:00pm / Show: 8:00pm
FREE
Open Mic
Local Uproar Presents
Night Church
Sydney's Saloon
8:30pm
FREE
Stand-up
Comedy Gumbeaux
Howlin' Wolf Den
Signup: 8:00pm / Show: 8:30pm
FREE
Open Mic
Why So Serious? Comedy Mic at Igor's
Igor's Bar And Grill
Signup: 9:00pm / Show: 10:00pm
FREE
Open Mic
Comedy Caberet
Oz New Orleans
10:00pm
FREE
Stand-up

New Orleans Comedy News

Hell Yes Fest this week!

New Orleans welcomes comics from across the US this week as Hell Yes Fest 2017 takes place this week, 14th-19th November! You can see the full line up of shows right here: www.hellyesfest.com/schedule If you want to catch a showcase of sets... Posted on 15 November 2017 | 2:08 pm

TONIGHT: The first International House of Puncakes

Tonight (Friday 6th October) sees the inaugural International House of Puncakes, New Orleans' first live pun contest. 16 contestants will duke it out at the HiHo Lounge, using only their wordplay skills to win prizes. The show starts at 8pm and is free. C... Posted on 6 October 2017 | 10:42 am

Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

The great Monday night open mic at 12 Mile Limit is tonight collecting donations and donating its own share of the bar take to United for Puerto Rico, helping people affected by the recent devastating hurricane. Sign up is at 8.30 for comics, with the sho... Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:11 pm

Live punning comes to NOLA

New Orleans' first live pun contest happens at the HiHo Lounge on Friday October 6th. Inspired by the infamous Punderdome contest in New York, contestants will take to the stage in front of an expectant audience to run the pun gauntlet. There'll be three ... Posted on 24 September 2017 | 5:02 pm

NOLA comedy shows turn out for flood relief

The flooding unfolding in Houston and across Texas has a special resonance for New Orleans, and the local comedy scene is stepping up to raise some money for causes helping with the relief effort. All shows are free, and are accepting cash donations as we... Posted on 29 August 2017 | 1:54 pm

Subscribe

Get an email telling you about upcoming shows!