New & Rising Comedian Tips
Open Mics | Festivals | Groups
last updated 5/11/2019
To find open mics across the country, badslava.com & freemics.com/region are the most commonly used websites. However please be mindful that some info may be outdated. Therefore it's best to double check Facebook or Google for individual listings and follow up.
Boston mics (my city):
Regardless of where you live, do not limit yourself to one Facebook group, join other groups such as LA Comedy Scene, Stand Up Comedians Metro NY etc. You never know when you might travel and have an opportunity to do comedy. The best Facebook group to join to keep up to date with festivals is Comedy Festivals and Competitions
Click here for an Openly shared Google file: Comedy festivals (created by Marianne Ways).
For comedy festivals that you would like to apply to but do not know when their submissions will open, visit their website to join their mailing list and/or email them for more info. The best Facebook group to join to keep up to date with festivals is Comedy Festivals and Competitions
Sign up for the 2019 NACA (National Association for Campus Activities) membership and apply. If you have specific questions about the process for comedians, call Ebony the Associate Service Coordinator at (803) 217-3466.