Open Mic Nights, Memphis Comedy Fest, and the February Podcast With Katrina Coleman
If you subscribe to the I Love Memphis Podcast on iTunes then you already know about the February podcast with amazing, hilarious guest Katrina Coleman. If not, well, go subscribe for free right here to make sure you don’t miss a minute of Kevin and me interviewing interesting Memphians.
If you’re not a subscriber, here is this month’s podcast featuring Memphis Comedy Fest director and comedian Katrina Coleman. Also in this post is a list of open mic comedy nights and info on how you can get more Memphis comedy. Just press play to listen right here on the site.
Memphis Open Mic Comedy Nights
Monday: Dru’s Place (1474 Madison Ave.) has an Open Mic Night starting at 8 p.m. with no cover and happy hour specials all night.
Tuesday: The Hi-Tone Cafe (412 – 414 N. Cleveland) has an Open Mic Night starting on Tuesdays in the small room. There’s no cover, ages 21 and up only.
Wednesday: Clicks Billiards (3705 Malco Way #122) has an Open Mic Night starting around 9 p.m. There’s no cover. Chuckles Comedy House (1770 Dexter Springs Loop, Cordova) hosts Open Mic Night on Wednesdays, too. Doors open at 6 p.m. and a $5 cover kicks in at 7 p.m.
Thursday: The P&H Cafe (1532 Madison Ave.) hosts an Open Mic Night starting around 9 p.m.
Other Memphis Comedy Events
– Memphis Comedy Fest is an annual multi-day showcase of visiting and local comedy of all kinds. This year, it’s March 5-8. Listen to the podcast for all details, then go to the Memphis Comedy Fest site to buy your tickets and see the full lineup when announced. Or follow them on the Twitters.
– Don’t Be Afraid of the Comedy is an evening of comedy hosted by Josh McLane on the first Monday of each month at the Hi-Tone, usually with three or four acts of local and visiting comics. Follow Stanley Justice Productions for exact dates and info.
– The Slightly Bent Showcase is standup comedy and live music hosted by Lisa Michael’s at Dru’s Place every other Friday. (February’s dates are the 13th and the 27th). Follow Dru’s Place for exact dates and info.
– Chuckles Comedy Club has live comedy during nightly shows Thursdays – Sundays. Check out their website for more info.
We couldn’t do this alone. Here are some lovely folks we’d like to thank.
– Gil Worth, of OAM Audio, for production and editing. Listen to the OAM Podcast network at OAMaudio.com for a slew of podcasts of all shapes and sizes.
– Rick Trotter, announcer for the Memphis Grizzlies, for generously offering his amazing voice work
– Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau (my employer) for supporting the I Love Memphis blog and podcast
– Katrina Coleman, for taking time out of her busy schedule to talk to us
– Hope Clayburn, for making soulful funky tunes like “Love is on the Way”, which we sample on the podcast