There’s no shortage of stage time tonight. There are a total of three open mics you can go to as a performer, or as just an audience member. You’re not a true comedy nerd if you don’t check out the up and comers of your local scene. And, if an open mic isn’t your bag,
For the first time in the 150 year history of St. Louis, there is no baseball in October. How does a city with such a rich and deep emotional connection with its number one sports team console itself when presented with the unfairness of a universe where that sports team doesn’t have a post-season pageant of athleticism to cheer on?
That city goes out to comedy shows and laughs its rear end off!
You have multiple chances to see local comedians perform new material tonight. Considering that Stand Up Comedy is going to be illegal after the November elections, you should take this opportunity to see something funny seriously.
Tonight you have a chance to see the latest rage in the St. Louis comedy scene, the Open Mic/Showcase Hybrid show. There are multiples to check out.
We know it’s Monday, but that’s no reason to stay home. The Heavy Anchor has a great traveling show for you tonight.
One of the problems a lot of comedy scenes deal with is the tension that exists between the local comedy clubs and the comics who put on DIY shows around their city. St. Louis is lucky enough to have three clubs comics can get work in, and who aren’t antagonistic towards indy shows. Not only that, all three have regular open mics and showcases that only feature local talent.
The biggest comedy news in the city is that Louis CK is performing at The Scottrade Center Thursday night. Sure, that’s cool, but you’ll have to sit with 20,000 other people in a venue where you’ll barely be able to see him without the aid of a giant video screen. It’s like being in your living room, with more expensive beer and nachos.