The Best Weekly Comedy Shows in Louisville


So, you’re sad and broke: Louisville’s local comedy talent can rectify at least the sadness, for free, almost any night of the week.

While you should definitely keep an eye on The Laughing Derby and The Bard’s Town’s event calendars for national and regional touring comedians, as well as Improv Comedy performances and special events, these are Louisville’s recurring comedy shows that are going on around town.

Late Late Breakfast

When:A�Sunday, 5:30 PM

Where:A�The Cure Lounge, Schnitzelburg

Laugh your hangover away at this free Sunday evening comedy show. If you blew all of your money on Saturday night, at least Louisville’s finest comedic talent can give you something to laugh about. Stand-up and sketch comedy, an anything-goes atmosphere.

late late breakfastCredit: LATE LATE Breakfast

Comedy Attack!

When: (Every Other)A�Sunday, 9:00 PM

Where:A�Groucho’s, Germantown

Come out on every second and fourth Sunday night of the month for a free show, the patented Comedy Attack! “Contained within is a newesque, experimental comedy show where comics go up and explore boldish and uncharted territory in front of a crowd of featuring Germantown’s finest crazy peoples.” Louisville’s finest local and regional stand-up comedians await. Stick around to sing some karaoke afterward.

Groucho's ComedyCredit: Groucho’s

Monday Night Comedy

When:A�Monday, 10:00 PM

Where:A�The Silver Dollar, Clifton

Free Comedy AND A�the Monday night service industry buffet, not to mention a legendary whiskey selection and a multiple-page beer list. Come out for some laughs and a free meal and the opportunity to check out the upstairs lounge of the Silver Dollar.

monday night comedyCredit: Johnny Stand-Up

Louisville Comedy Underground

When:A�Wednesday, 7:30 PM

Where: Laughing Derby, Highlands

The Laughing Derby (“The Comedy Club Formerly Known As The Comedy Caravan”) presents a handpicked showcase of talent every Wednesday night. The comics featured have made an impression on theA�nationally acclaimed comedian Steve Hofstetter, and his team. Come on down for this Humpday showcase for only $5.

laughing derbyCredit: Laughing Derby

Comedy Collider Open Mic

When:A�Thursday, 10:00 PM

Where: The Bard’s Town, Highlands

This is a free show-up-and-go-up style open mic show. See if you have what it takes to make the people laugh, or just sit back and enjoy the show. Either way, it’s a fine way to spend your Thursday evening.

Comedy MicCredit: Paul Newton

TheA�Young, Dumb and Full of ComedyA�Show

When:A�(Every Other) Friday, 10:00 PM

Where:A�The Bard’s Town, Highlands

This bi-weekly, pansexual comedy show brings to the stage some the greatest local and regional comedians every first and third Friday of the month. “The show that’s too good to be free, but is anyway.”

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