Updated January 27, 2017
Chicago has a vibrant and prolific stand up comedy scene. Classes and success stories are abundant from comedy houses like Second City, Improv Olympics, and Comedy Sportz. There are plenty of clubs showcasing Chicago's stand up talent like Zanies or Comedy Bar. Read on about bars and cafes where you might catch local comedians performing for free or low cost, or skip to the list of Chicago comedy shows by day of the week.
Weeds Tavern in New City/Lincoln Park has comedy night on Tuesdays at 9pm:
Timothy O'Toole's in Streeterville hosts the Comedians You Should Know series Thursday nights.
The Book Cellar has comedy nights hosted by the Kates:
Ancien Cycles in West Town hosts Guest List Comedy the first and third Saturday of each month.
Check the 'Comedy' filter to search the map for comedy nights in Chicago.
Chicago Comedy Shows by Day of the Week
Weeds Tavern, New City, 9pm
Chicago Joe's, Comedy Tub Show
Timothy O'Toole's, Streeterville, Comedians You Should Know
Ancien Cycles, West Town, 1st and 3rd Saturdays