Our Pick of Comedy Nights in Town to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Roshni posted on 09 December

Be it the start of the week or the end, who can possibly say no to a healthy dose of humour to take the edge off a busy day? And the good news is that we have enough of comedy nights and stand-up gigs in the city literally to last you through the week. So get ready to be struck with a case of the funnies with our curated guide to some of the best comedy nights in town.

LBB’s loving 

Urban Solace

Readers’ vote 

Take 5

Prost

This brewpub has stand-up and open mic comedy nights every Thursday. Mostly featuring artistes from Bangalore Comedy Club {a group of stand-up comedians from the city}, the event lets you sit back with a mug of beer and enjoy a laughter-filled evening, or even take up the stage and unleash your fun side.

When: Thursdays, 8pm onwards

Breweries

749, 10th Main, 80 Feet Road, Near Maharaja Hotel, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru

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Take 5

Having started with their Comedy Show nights {every Monday} almost three years ago, this lounge bar is an ideal option if you want to start your weekend on a fun note. Look out for performances by some of the best comedians in the city like Sanjay Manaktala, Sundeep Rao and Praveen Kumar, among others.

When: Mondays, 8pm onwards

Bars

64, MSK Plaza, 2nd Floor, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bengaluru

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Urban Solace

Known to be Bangalore’s first and longest playing stand up and open mic comedy night, LOL @ Urban Solace {every Wednesdays} has been on for nearly five years now. Having been the starting point for artistes such as  Kanan Gill, Vamsidhar Bhogaraju and Biswa Kalyan Rath, we think this might be the perfect way to give yourself an entertaining mid-week break.

When: Wednesdays, 8pm onwards

Cafes

32, Annaswamy Mudaliar Road, Opp. Ulsoor Lake, Ulsoor, Bengaluru

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The Local

Head to The Local on a Monday evening and beat those weekday blues with their Loco Mondays – Standup Comedy and Open Mic. Laugh yourself silly with acts by comics from Bangalore Comedy Club or talented patrons of the pub. Throw in a drink or two and you’ve got yourself a perfect Monday, we think.

When: Mondays, 8.30pm onwards

Casual Dining

4th Cross, 6th Main Road, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar, Bengaluru

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Chili’s American Grill & Bar

It’s Happy Wednesdays every week at Chili’s with their Open Mic Comedy Nights. Feast on some Tex-Mex fare and let the comedian for the week take you on a laughter ride.

When: Wednesdays, 8.30pm onwards

Casual Dining

1135, 100 Feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru

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The Biere Club

The Biere Club believes in starting the weekend early with a hilarious evening of stand-up comedy every Thursday. Naveen Richard {Bangalore-based stand-up comedian}, Amogh Ranadive {Mumbai-based comedian and humour writer} and Sapan Verma {one of India’s youngest comedians and founding member of East India Comedy} are among the artistes who have performed here.

When: Thursdays, 8.30pm onwards

Breweries

20/2, Vittal Mallya Road, Lavelle Road, Bengaluru

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The BFlat Bar

From events featuring artistes like Sundeep Rao and Praveen Kumar to comedy acts for charity, this restaurant and performance venue hosts 2-3 funny performances a month. While BFlat’s comedy events may not be on a weekly basis, they are certainly one to bookmark if a laugh riot is what you are looking for.

Bars

776, 2nd Floor, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bengaluru

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Rangoli Metro Art Centre

This cultural space becomes the venue for the Bengaluru Laughter Carnival Mini on the first Sunday of every month. Organised by Punchtantraa {a collaboration of artistes focussing on the artform of radical mime}, this monthly event sees a group of talented, stand up comedians as well as other artistes like illusionists and jugglers who go all out to give you an entertaining Sunday.

When: First Sunday of every month, 7pm onwards

Price: INR 300

Find Punchtantraa on Facebook here.

Cultural Centres

Beside MG Road Metro Station, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru

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