With the number of places in which to hone their craft in short supply, it has befallen many comedians to organize their own independent shows. It’s a concept that developed somewhat oddly in comedy club-heavy towns like the aforementioned, and it’s now in Cincinnati.
Locally, the comedian-organized MOTR Mouth presents stand-up comedy the first Tuesday of each month at MOTR Pub in Over-the-Rhine. The show marked its two-year anniversary this past May. MOTR Mouth’s roots go back to 2012, when Geoff Tate recorded his CD in the pub’s basement showroom. Fellow comic Karl Spaeth suggested the space. Read more here.