Comedy Key West

218 Whitehead St, Unit 5, Key West, FL 33040


Comedy Key West is a unique and vibrant comedy club located at 218 Whitehead St. Unit 5 in Key West, Florida. It stands out as the only comedy club in the Florida Keys, offering a cozy and intimate setting that can accommodate up to 75 guests. The club is well-known for featuring a range of national headliners from major platforms like Comedy Central, Netflix, NBC, and CBS, as well as winners of various comedy festivals. This makes it a hub for some of the most talented comedians in the country.

The club has a rich history and a strong connection with the local community. Established by a group of locals, including Joe Madaus, Tom Dustin, and bar manager Kristen Borowski, Comedy Key West began its journey by hosting shows at the Bottlecap in 2016. In November 2020, the team opened the club at its current location, quickly becoming a local favorite with often sold-out shows and a waiting list for entry. Tom Dustin, a Boston-bred comic, plays a crucial role in the club's operations, from hosting and booking acts to helping with day-to-day tasks, embodying the spirit of a true mom-and-pop shop.

The club's lineup is dynamic and diverse, with shows scheduled throughout the week. Regular events include professional stand-up comedy shows, open mic nights, and special events like "Paint ‘n Chug" painting nights. The club has been a springboard for local comedic talent, giving them a platform to practice and express their craft, while also attracting big names from across the country.

Notable comedians who have graced the stage of Comedy Key West include Ben Bailey, known for hosting the hit show "Cash Cab," and other prominent figures like Doug Stanhope, Joe List, Ari Shaffir, April Macie, Nick DiPaolo, Chad Daniels, Jamie Kennedy, Kevin Farley, Big Jay Oakerson, and Nick Swardson. The club has even been mentioned on popular platforms like the Joe Rogan Experience.

The success of Comedy Key West is attributed to its local ownership and operation, with strong support from the community and the hard work of the team behind it. Its evolving roster of comedy stars has made it a must-visit destination for both residents and tourists, offering a unique blend of top-tier comedic talent and the laid-back, vibrant atmosphere of Key West.

For more detailed information about show schedules, tickets, and upcoming events, you can visit their official website at Comedy Key West.

Upcoming Entertainment

Nick Griffin

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 8:30 PM

Nick Griffin

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 8:30 PM

Hemingway In a Funny Way

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 5:30 PM

Nick Griffin

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 8:30 PM

Open Mic

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 8:30 PM

Joe List

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 8:30 PM