Every Monday – Beat the Frog
You may know this night by reputation as it has a long list of big names who have previously took on the Frog and won! Peter Kay, Johnny Vegas and Jason Manford to name but a few! The premise is up to 10 acts take to the stage and do 5 minutes of material, the twist being 3 crowd members are given cards, if the cards stay down they progress to the clap off to determine the winner. However if all 3 cards go up within the 5 minutes then they are out of there!
The night is held every Monday at the Frog and Bucket Comedy Club, located in the city’s trendy Northern Quarter area of the city centre.
Price: £5 OTD (£6 online w/ booking fee)
Next Event: Monday 25th September
Location: Oldham Street, Northern Quarter
Previous Review(s): Beat the Frog World Series Final
2nd Monday of Every Month – Dead Cat Comedy
Regular alternative comedy night held at Sandbar, just off Oxford rd. The night is held on the 2nd Monday of every month and boasts an array of up and coming comedians as well as established acts. As well as the regular ‘pay what you like’ night at Sandbar they also run one-off shows and gigs around Manchester. The night is hosted by regular compere Red Redmond and has previous acts include: Alun Cochrane, Seymour Mace, Bethany Black and Gary Delaney.
Price: Pay what you like!
Next Event: Monday 9th October
Location: Sandbar, Grosvenor Street
Previous Review(s): An Alternative Christmas, Dead Cat @ Kosmonaut
Twitter: @DeadCatComedy Facebook: DeadcatComedyClub
Monday 23rd October – Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: Salford Spectacular
One of the biggest and best London based new-material nights comes to Salford! Boasting a host of great acts for only a fiver! Line up of acts trying out new material on the night include; Sara Pascoe, Gein’s Family Giftshop and Kiri Pritchard-McLean.