The best open mic nights in Sydney

Whether you want to try out fresh material or just watch it, these are the best nights to check out.
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Sydney has a fairly healthy open mic scene these days, with several popular weeklies where you can sign up on the night – rather than hustle the promoter to get your foot in the door. Here are four we recommend. 

Looking for a post-show drink? Sydney's best bars will keep you going, and grab a late night snack and one of our faves.

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MONDAYS: Cactus Juice

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Comedians Jamie Kirk and Ben Kochan host this open mic room, previously called POS Comedy.

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THURSDAYS: Tudor Comedy

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This weekly features a local emcee and short sets by emerging comics as well as open mic spots.

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THURSDAYS: Crown Comedy

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This weekly at Lewisham's Louis Hotel mixes longer stand-up sets from names you know with open mic.

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