The following is a list of Open Mic nights in Toronto.

Note: Open mics change around a lot. Please call the venue before you go.



Art Bar Open Mic, Pauper's Pub. November 24 2011. Photo By Pearl Pirie aka Pesbo on Flickr. cc-by-nc-nd.


  •  The Groove Bar & Grill  -OPEN MIC Night at 9pm- 1952 Danforth Ave., 1Block West Of Woodbine Ave., Toronto, ON M4C 1J4 647-350-1917 Please message through facebook. - Please come in and support talented local musicians.
  • The Rovers - 570 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON, M6G 1K1. 647-348-0409 / 10:00 PM
  • Tota Lounge - 592 Queen St W, Toronto, ON, M6J 1E3. 416-580-9983 / 10:30 PM
  • Yuk Yuk’s Tuesdays 9:30, 224 Richmond St. W Call to sign up 10am Tuesdays, 416-967-6431 ext. 126 – leave your name and phone # Check after 4:30 – 416-967-6431 ext. 127
  • Standing on the Danforth Tuesdays 9pm, Eton House – 710 Danforth (Just E of Pape Stn.) Go introduce yourself to Jo-Anna Downey
  • I Heart Jokes @ the Central, Tuesdays 6pm, The Central – 603 Markham Street Go introduce yourself (second floor)
  • Revel York Music Open Mic @ The Central, Tuesday 8pm-2am The Central - 603 Markham Street (main floor)
  • Open Mic Comedy at The Port Tuesdays 8:30 sign-up, 9pm show, The Port – 1179 Dundas St. W at Ossington – contact Jon Hyatt, or just show up for lottery spots
  • Double Deuce Saloon, 9:30 PM start, Host: Vanessa Young, Monthly CONTEST for performers: Every time you play you are entered to win 3 hours of recording studio time!!! HD VIDEO AND AUDIO SERVICES PROVIDED: Need a new video reel? Want to get work at the TO bars but don't have any footage for experience? DVD reels are available for $40. Includes edited footage of your full set, name/contact info and bar logo. Audio is recorded through the soundboard and is very good quality! $5 Tall Boys, $12 Teapots (12 shots *liquer mix) 1168 QUEEN STREET WEST NO COVER Facebook Group
  • Open Stage (FREE BEER FOR PERFORMERS!)- Winchester Kitchen and Bar (51A Winchester, east of Parliament, upstairs) - FREE - 9pm to 2 am, HOST: Nikola Vucicevich, WHAT: Any and all talents (Musicians, Comedians, Dancers, Magicians, etc...), 416 323-0051 Facebook Group
  • Club Alibi (529 Yonge St., just south of wellesley st.) - NO COVER - 8pm to 11pm, HOST : Deb Pearce, WHAT : Comedy, Drag, Karaoke, Poetry, Talent, etc. Facebook Group, 416-964-9869
  • Axis Gallery and Grill, 8:00 PM Open Mic, 3048 Dundas Street West - (416) 604-3333
  • The Bar With No Name, 1651 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1A6, Host Alan Mason, 9:00 p.m., Music, comedy, poetry, talent
  • Café Au Lait (Club Gio) Host: Peter Verity, Pre-set list of performers, play by invitation (ask in person), 9:00 PM Start, 2040 Danforth Ave (1/2 block W. of Woodbine Subway) (416) 467-7577
  • Renaissance Café, 8:30 PM Online signup at (click on venues), 1938 Danforth Ave. (2 ½ blocks west of Woodbine)(416) 422-1441
  • The Gladstone Hotel,"Scribes & Muses" Host: Sean McShane, 9:00 PM, 1214 Queen W. (416) 531-4635
  • The Press Club, 9:00 PM, 850 Dundas W. (416)364-7183



  • Dave's - 730 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto, ON, M6C 1B3. 416-657-3283 / 08:30 PM
  •  The Groove Bar & Grill  Open Mic Comedy (Sign-up at 9:30pm) at 10pm -1952 Danforth Ave., 1block west of Woodbine Ave., Toronto ON M4C 1J4, 647-350-1917 - Please message through facebook.  Great place to practice your set or routine.  4 years and running. Rockie Raccoon's Eatery - 2579 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4P 2J1. 416-484-6464 / 10:00 PM
  • Dave's Gourmet Pizza, Host: Herb Dale, Sign up 8 pm. 730 St. Clair Ave. W (Just west of Christie St). (416) 652-2020
  • Café Au Lait (Club Gio), Host: Frank Wilks, Pre-set list of performers, play by invitation (ask in person) 9:00 PM Start, 2040 Danforth Ave (1/2 block W. of Woodbine Station) (416) 467-7577
  • Renaissance Café, Dr. B's Medicine Show (hosted by Brian Gladstone), 9:00 PM, 1938 Danforth Ave. (2 ½ blocks west of Woodbine Ave.)
  • Gate 403, 9:00 PM, 403 Roncesvalles Ave. (South of Dundas West Station) (416) 588-2930
  • The Lakeview Lunch (Restaurant), Hosts: Maria Kasstan & Trish Kerr, 8:00 - 11:00 PM, 1132 Dundas West, (at Ossington) (416) 535-2828
  • The Local Gest (Restaurant). Open Mic with Porter. 9:00pm-1:00am. 424 Parliament St. (Just North of Gerrard) (416)961-9425 Every Thursday EXCEPT the first Thursday of each month. 
  • Rockie Raccoon's Open Mic with host Ryan Casselman, 10pm start, sign-up starts 9:45, 2579 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor, 5 blocks north of Yonge and Eglinton, Open Daily from 4pm. PA and Mics provided, originals and covers welcome, food and drink specials!
  • Hot Box After Dark Thursdays 7pm, Hot Box After Dark" – 193 Baldwin St. Go introduce yourself
  • Poor John’s Cafe at 1610 Queen Street West (between Sorauren and Roncesvalles) – Contact Daniela Saioni via email at with the subject line “Spot at West End Girls.” Please include some information about your comedy if the producer does not know you, and please note that spots fill up months in advance, especially for the token male spot.
  • Thursday Nights at The Starving Artist 9pm, The Starving Artist at 584 Lansdowne ave. Come introduce yourself to host Natasha Henderson. to book a spot email
  • Tasty Comedy Thursdays 9:30, La Revolucion – Keele and Dundas contact Jeff Danson
  • Starving Artist Thursdays 9:00, The Starving Artist 584 Lansdowne Ave. – Contact Natasha Henderson
  • Open Mic at "The Barrel: Live Public House", starts at 21:00 until close, registration at 20:30.



  • A.C's Bar and Grill, Hosts: Dean Gray Trio, 9:00 PM Start, 1151 Dundas St. West (Mississauga @ Erindale Stn. Rd. 1 mile W. of Mavis).
  • Renaissance Café, Afternoon Country Jam, 2:00 - 5:00 PM, 1938 Danforth Ave. (2 ½ blocks west of Woodbine)
  • Scratch Daniel's, Host: Shawn Sage, 9:30 PM - 1:00 AM, 2207 Queen Street East. (416) 690-5020
  • Spillin’ The Beans Comedy Saturdays 7pm, Full of Beans Coffee House – 1348 Dundas Street West 5 lottery spots plus booked contact Rene:
  • Crown and Tiger TSaturdays – 8pm, 10pm and 12am show, Crown and Tiger Pub – 414 College just E of Bathurst – Various bookers for earlier shows, 12am is first come first serve
  • Crown and Dragon Saturdays 9pm, Crown and Dragon Pub 890 Yonge St. – contact Ryan Horwood
  • Comedy Hub Saturdays 8pm, Honey’s Bistro – 1061 Birchmount Ave. (Scarborough) contact
  • The Loaded Dog Saturday Matinee & Jam - 1921 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough, contact,
  • The Grover Pub Saturday Open Mic with Host Carmen Toth - 676 Kingston Road (Kingston & Main), Toronto, 8:30pm sign up, 9pm-1am. 4 songs per artist.


  • Edenhall, Acoustic Open Mic, Host: Nico Henderson. Impromptu collaborations are encouraged! 9:00 sign up, music 9:15pm-2am. 193 Baldwin Street, Kensington Market, Toronto. Website: Edenhall Open Mics
  •  Grossman's Tavern, Acoustic Jam, Host: Nicola Vaughan, 4:30 - 9:30 PM, 379 Spadina Ave. (Spadina & Cecil St.)
  • Grossman's Tavern, Blues Jam, Hosts: The Nationals with Brian Cober, Great Blues Show 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM Open jam after Midnight
  • Labyrinth Lounge, Host: Chris, 10:00 PM, 298 Brunswick Avenue (Bloor and Brunswick, just south of the Future Bakery), (416) 925-7775
  • Gabby's Bistro, Host: Greg Godivitz Every other Sunday, 8:00 PM, 383 Eglinton Avenue East (just east of Mt. Pleasant) 416-484-4101
  • Southside Johnny's, Hosts: Rebecca with Phoenix (Rock/Pop/Funk/Blues) - This is an open jam., 3653 Lakeshore Rd. Etobicoke, (416) 521-6302
  • Happy's Bar and Grill, Hosts: The Happy Bastards, 498 Horner Ave., Etobicoke, (416) 521-9119
  • Ein-Stein’s Comedy Sundays 8pm, Ein-Stein’s Pub – 229 College St. (between St. George and Spadina)
  • Stoner Sundays Open Mic @ Vapour Central - ?PM, Vapour Central 667 Yonge St. Upstairs. – Contact host Mike Rita
  • Launchpad Comedy Sundays at 9pm, The White Swan – btwn Donlands and Pape Stn. on the Danforth
  • Pour Boy Saturdays 10pm The Pour Boy Pub – 666 Manning St (and Bloor) Introduce yourself to Will Smeaton
  • La Revolución - 2848 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON, M6P 1Y7. 416-766-0746 / 07:00 PM
  • West Shore Bar & Grill - 877 Bayly St, Pickering, ON, L1W 3M3, 3pm to 7pm, all ages welcome,


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