Regular Comedy Gigs List

This is a listing of  regular comedy gigs in Aotearoa (New Zealand) I’ve been building for a while. The data is live-updated but cached for up to 10 minutes.


Data (Tabular)

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Regular Gigs
Gig Name
Contact Person or URL
Day of Week
Big Wednesday BlanksPro with open spotsAucklandWednesdayWeeklyClassic, Queen StreetMore advanced amateurs doing their best material and pro performers doing new material.
Breaking Boundaries Queer Open Mic the pageOpen with non-comedy actsAucklandFridayMonthlyGrid Akl, Pakenham St WestAll performers are expected to be somewhere in the LGBTIQaAaP+. Unsure as to event frequency.
Comedy on K-Road Kevan, Roland Mirabueno and Steven LyonsOpen MicAucklandThursdayTwice Monthly, Second, FourthRevel Cafe, Karangahape Road
Down To Clown!/DownToClownComedy/The DTC MassiveProAucklandFridayWeeklyBasement Theatre
Fresh Comedy at Revelry MicAucklandWednesdayWeeklyRevelry Bar, Ponsonby Road
Gong LarsenOpen with non-comedy actsAucklandThursdayTwice Monthly, First, ThirdThirsty Dog, Karangahape Road
Pop Up Comedy with open spotsAucklandSundayWeeklyGeorge Bar, Ponsonby Road
Pro Night: Premium Comedy BlanksProAucklandThursdayWeeklyClassic, Queen Street
Pro Night: Premium Comedy BlanksProAucklandFridayWeeklyClassic, Queen StreetReplaced by Late and Live in December
Pro Night: Premium Comedy BlanksProAucklandSaturdayWeeklyClassic, Queen StreetReplaced by Late and Live in December
Raw BlanksOpen MicAucklandMondayWeeklyClassic, Queen StreetMoves to Saturday Night 10 PM during January and Early February
Shore Funny LyonsOpen MicAucklandMondayLast of monthThe Vic, Devonport
Snort the pageProAucklandFridayWeeklyBasement TheatreImprov
Talk Show And Tell!/TalkShowAndTell/Paul AmosProAucklandWednesdayMonthly, FirstGolden Dawn, PonsonbyComedy line up show with late night talk show bits inbetween acts.
UoA Comedy TexorOpen MicAucklandTuesdayFortnightlyBrew on Quay, CBD
Alvarados Comedy Open Mic MicChristchurchTuesdayFortnightlyAlvarados Mexica Cantina6 minute spots
Skitch, please describe in notesChristchurchSundayMonthlyTwo ProductionsWriter/performer development series.
Strange’s Comedy MckenzieOpen MicChristchurchWednesdayweeklyStrange & Co
Firing Lines MicDunedinWednesdayLast Wed of the monthZanzibar, DunedinSign ups on the night possible
Open Mic Night HarlechOpen MicDunedinFridayThird Wed of the monthCraftbar, Dunedin
The Angle Fri of the momthInchbar, Dunedinpaid show
Nivara Lounge Comedy Workshop KystenOpen MicHamiltonWednesdayThirdNivara Lounge, Victoria StreetBar is in basement, nicely set up area for performing.
Open Mic Comedy at Lucky Finns RolingOpen MicHamiltonWednesdayFirstLucky Finns, Hood Street
Comedy Concepts Caldwell (Tito)Open MicPalmerston North/ ManawatuFridayQuarterlyThe Dark Room, Palmerston NorthPaid MC position.
Funnies for Fundraising Caldwell (Tito)ProPalmerston North/ ManawatuNo set venueFundraising gig for local community groups, sports clubs, schools etc.
Parbaked LOL's Caldwell (Tito)Open MicPalmerston North/ ManawatuFridayQuarterlyThe Dark Room, Palmerston NorthPaid MC position.
The Comedy Hub: Live @ Caldwell (Tito)ProPalmerston North/ ManawatuFri/SatMultiple per monthMultiple venuesThe name of the show we takes to towns around the region. No set day/frequency currently.
The Royal Rumble SatherleyOpen MicPalmerston North/ ManawatuThursdayFortnightlyThe Royal Hotel, Palmerston NorthPaid MC position
Blindset Burgisser ProWellingtonFridayMonthly, FirstCavern Club
Dank Comedy Show WoodProWellingtonFridayMonthly, ThirdWellingtonbest show wellington comedy awards 2016
Hard Cases MicWellingtonThursdayFortnightlyCavern ClubSign up on the night - sign up at 6.45pm - don't be late!