Curated by Angelo Gingerelli
Comedy Open Mic at Bank on Mattison (Angelo Gingerelli) – Open Mic every other Wednesday at one of the coolest bars in Asbury. Show is free for audience, $5 for performers and each comic gets between 5-10 minutes of stage time depending on how many people sign-up. Upcoming Shows: 6/10 and 6/24. www.FifthRoundMovement.com for more info.
The Spelling Bee (Taylor Allen) – Monthly shows at The Saint. Usually brings in “alternative” headliners like Kyle Kinane and Kurt Braunohler with local comics opening the show. Upcoming Shows: Check “Spelling Bee” on FaceBook
Bust-A-Gut Comedy Clubs (Geno Talarico) – Weekly shows at Nino’s Pizza in Ocean featuring pretty well known headliners (Bob Levy, DC Benny, etc.). www.genopalooza.com for more info.
6/6: Julia Scott & Rich Carrucci
6/13: Sheba Mason & Mike Boyer
6/20: Chris Rich & Vinnie Nardiello
6/27: Gary Ewing and John Poveromo
Jersey Jokers (Chris Covert) – Monthly Open Mic at The Dublin House in Red Bank (first Thursday of every month). Jersey Joker shows at various locations in Red Bank featuring regional headliners and local openers. Upcoming Shows: Dublin House Open Mic on 6/4. www.jerseyjokers.com for more info.
Improv Jam (Mike O’Keefe) – Weekly improv shows with stand-up comics opening the show at “Where Music Lives” in Asbury Park. Upcoming Shows: most Saturdays in June. More info at www.tickets.asburyparkmusiclives.org
Big Dawg Open Mic (Dan Gagliardi & Rob Avon): Open Mic at Crust & Crumble Pizzeria (The Shoppes on Cookman Ave.). Every other Thursday, no cover. Upcoming Shows: 6/4 and 6/18.
Open Mic every Tuesday at Toms River’s Revolutionary Lounge featuring Comedy, Poetry and Music hosted by Chris “Rockwell” Pilato. Shows are from 6pm to 9pm every Tuesday.
Booked comedy show every month featuring the area’s best young comics hosted by Chris Rockwell and Mark Henely. Next Show: 6/20. For more info on both shows check out www.revlounge.com