Third Coast Comedy Club presents


A city-wide competition with shows at Burning Acre, Crazy Gnome, Yazoo, and Third Coast Comedy Club. The winning comic is named Nashville’s Funniest Comic and takes home a $1,000+ grand prize.
Participants must be local to the Nashville scene!

All dates are now full*

*contestants may only sign up once
April 25th at Burning Acre – FULL
April 26th at Crazy Gnome – FULL
April 27th at Burning Acre – FULL
May 1st at Crazy Gnome – FULL
May 2nd at Yazoo – FULL
May 3rd at Yazoo – FULL
May 4th at Burning Acre – FULL
Entry fee: $25


How many comics are participating?
We have slots for 84 comics (12 per night). If all spots fill up, we’ll evaluate adding another night!
How long does each comic get?
In Round One, everyone gets 4 minutes. 
How many comics advance?
Three comics from each night will advance to Round Two. 
How do you decide who advances?
Winners will be determined through a combination of an audience vote and also by a panel of judges.
Who are the judges?
We’re still working on that but expect it to be a combination of Nashville celebrities, working comics, and diverse artists. 
What happens to the entry fee?
100% of your entry fee goes into a pot for the winning comic. The grand prize is at least $1,000 but can grow larger based on sign ups. If all 84 slots are filled, that’s $2,100!
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