Flyover is Coming – Show Roundup 11/6 to 11/12

It’s Flyover Comedy Festival week in St. Louis!

The Grove is packing all kinds of St. Louis comedy wonderfulness and national headliners into 3 days.  We’ve collected as many of the shows here as we could, but we urge you to check out the Flyover Comedy Festival website for a full schedule and ticket sales.

Don’t forget to check out the Open Mic List to see up-and-comers and standup veterans at the popular price of free!

Flyover Comedy Festival Launch Party

November 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
HandleBar, 4127 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Eat, drink, see old friends, meet new friends and be merry. The Flyover Comedy Festival is partnering with one of the most vibrant bars in the city for its official launch party. Join us from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at Handlebar (4127 Manchester Ave.) for a free event to kick off St.…

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We Are Live! Presents: Best of the Lou

November 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Doors at 6:30pm | Show at 7 | $10 Flyover Comedy Festival and We Are Live Radio have selected what we believe is a tremendous cross-section of the region’s best stand-up comedians for a “Best of the Lou” showcase, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 on the main stage at The…

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Fist Fight / Putty / Lady Die

November 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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On opening night of Flyover Comedy Festival, we welcome three current teams of The Improv Shop to perform on the Improv Shop Side Stage at 7pm. 1. Fist Fight 2. Putty 3. Lady Die

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Galaxander / Ted Dangerous at The Improv Shop!

November 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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On opening night of Flyover Comedy Festival, we welcome two former house teams of The Improv Shop to reunite on stage with their friends for one night of play. $8 | Tickets coming soon Ted Dangerous Ted Dangerous was the second Improv Shop house team packing the house regularly from 2010 – 2012. Comprised of…

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History Shmistory at The Improv Shop

November 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Fresh off a show in London: History Shmistory returns for one night in its home town! What would it be like to hear comedy from George Washington, Genghis Khan or Ramses The Great? At History Shmistory, host Christian Lawrence (Bare Knuckle Comedy) leads comics to perform stand up as a historical figure, in costume, in…

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Fatal Bus Accident at The Improv Shop

November 9 @ 10:15 pm – 11:45 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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FATAL BUS ACCIDENT is the best show in North America and was the Riverfront Times Best Comedy Show of 2017. It is long form, often low concept, sketch comedy about a talk show. We basically write a play every month. Music, comedy, maybe some video. Hosted by Jeremy & Amy, with Stryker as sidekick and…

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Snake Oil at The Improv Shop

November 9 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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On the opening night of Flyover Comedy Festival, two instructors of The Improv Shop reunite on the Improv Shop’s side stage to perform for the first time in more than a year. Snake Oil is John Langen (iO Chicago, The Improv Shop) and Eric Christensen (STL Up Late, The Improv Shop). $8

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Friday Open Mic!

November 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
HandleBar, 4127 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Friday, Nov. 10 | 5:30pm – 7:30 pm | FREE You never know who’s going to show up at the Flyover Comedy Festival open mics. A rotating cast of St. Louis favorites will take turn hosting the shows at The Handlebar Friday and Saturday night. Friday’s hosts include St. Louis favorites Ella Fritts (5:30 p.m.…

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Homeburger / Group Shower / Burnside

November 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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On Friday night of Flyover Comedy Festival, we welcome 3 St. Louis long-form improv teams to The Improv Shop Main Stage. The show will start promptly at 6 PM, a feature a brief intermission before Burnside to grab food and drinks from the Improv Shop bar. ————————————– Burnside Burnside is a long-form improv team performing…

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FCF Stand-up Showcase #1

November 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Join us for one of two FCF Stand-up Performer Showcases at The Improv Shop on Nov. 10! Our first stand-up showcase will feature: Erik Anker (Boston) Aaron Weber(Nashville) Carly Ballerini(Chicago) Brian McDowell (St. Louis) Sharup Karim (Chicago) Hosted by Max Price (St. Louis)

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The King & Me at The Improv Shop

November 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Following runs from NYC to LA, St. Louis native Jamie Cummings returns as “The King” in his solo comedy about a struggling Elvis impersonator, presented one night only by the Flyover Comedy Festival. In his tenth year of competition, the fourth-ranked Elvis impersonator in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area has told himself, “It’s now…

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UCBC Presents: Emily Galati (Conan, Last Comic Standing)

November 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
gezellig, 4191 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Flyover Comedy Festival welcomes stand up comedian Emily Galati (Conan, Last Comic Standing) + friends to the Urban Chestnut Stage for one of two FCF performer showcases at Gezellig on Friday, Nov. 10. Featuring: Adam Burke, Damon Millard, Wes Corwin, Ian Erickson. Hosted by St. Louis’ own Angela Smith Deals on Urban Chestnut, the official…

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Henry Phillips (Silicon Valley, Drunk History, Comedy Central)

November 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:15 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Flyover Comedy Festival presents: Henry Phillips w/ Gabe Kea, Tina Dybal, Hosted by Rima Parikh Friday, Nov. 10 | 9 PM | $15 Tix: http://theimprovshop.com/events/henry-phillips-silicon-valley-comedy-central/ HENRY PHILLIPS has been seen and heard performing his twisted songs and stories on ‘Comedy Central Presents’, ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, as well as satellite and terrestrial radio nationwide. His…

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Sorry, Please Continue at The Improv Shop

November 10 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Described as a cross between The Moth Radio Hour and Mystery Science Theater 3000, Sorry, Please Continue…features some amazing stories told by some of Flyover Comedy Festival’s funniest comedians mixed with commentary from the hosts: Jeremy Hellwig, Kenny Kinds, and Kris Wernowsky. Enjoy deals on beer from Urban Chestnut Brewing Co, the official beer of…

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UCBC Presents: Sam Tallent (Comedy Central, Viceland)

November 10 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
gezellig, 4191 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Flyover Comedy Festival welcomes Las Vegas-based stand up comedian Sam Tallent (Comedy Central Roast Battle, Oddball Comedy Fest) + friends to the Urban Chestnut Stage for one of two FCF performer showcases at Gezellig on Friday, Nov. 10. Featuring: Josh Androsky, Rachael Goldman, Andres Becerril, Matt Ziemak. Hosted by St. Louis’ own Justin Luke Deals…

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Karaoke at The Improv Shop

November 10 @ 11:00 pm – 2:00 am
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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We close the second night of Flyover Comedy Festival at The Improv Shop bar, with a good old fashioned karaoke party for performers and attendees alike. Your DJ for the night: Brian McClelland!

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Saturday Open Mic!

November 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
HandleBar, 4127 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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You never know who’s going to show up at the Flyover Comedy Festival open mics. A rotating cast of St. Louis favorites will take turn hosting the shows at The Handlebar Friday and Saturday night. Saturday’s show includes St. Louis favorites Yale Hollander (5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.), Ella Fritts (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.)…

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Scottie / 45 Kings / Ham Kitty / Cheeky Rafiki

November 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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On the final night of Flyover Comedy Festival, we welcome 4 long-form improv teams to The Improv Shop Main Stage. The shows will start promptly at 6 PM, with a brief intermission in the middle to go grab drinks and food from the Improv Shop bar. Scottie (St. Louis) Current house Harold team of the…

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Todd Barry at The Ready Room

November 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Flyover Comedy Festival presents: Todd Barry – 30TH ANNIVERSARY CROWD WORK TOUR w/ Rafe Williams Comedy 7:00 doors/ 8:00 show $20 • All Ages http://www.thereadyroom.com Enjoy deals on beer from Urban Chestnut Brewing Co, the official beer of Flyover, throughout the show! Tickets purchased through this link are only good for admission to Todd Barry’s…

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FCF Stand-up Showcase #2

November 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Join us for the first of two FCF Stand-up Performer Showcases at The Improv Shop on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 PM! Performing: Sam Tallent (Las Vegas) Damon Millard (NYC) Carly Ballerini (Chicago) Andres Becerril (Denver) Katherine Jessup (Washington D.C.) Hosted by Ken Warner (St. Louis)

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Cook County Social Club at The Improv Shop

November 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday, Nov. 11 | 2 Shows Enjoy deals on beers from Urban Chestnut Brewing Co, the official beer of Flyover, throughout the shows! 8 PM: http://www.theimprovshop.com/events/cook-county-social-club/ 9 PM: http://www.theimprovshop.com/events/cook-county-social-club-2/ Cook County Social Club reunites at The Improv Shop in St. Louis for Flyover Comedy Festival! Chicago boys turned LA heartthrobs, this veteran foursome dominated the…

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UCBC Presents: Comedy for Canines!

November 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
gezellig, 4191 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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2 shows (8 PM & 10 PM) $10 at door, or purchase tix online. $3 Urban Chestnut Underdogs!!! —————————————————————– As part of Flyover Comedy Festival, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company and Humane Society of Missouri are teaming up to present one epic night of comedy, all in celebration and protection of man’s best friend, K9s! Join…

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FCF Stand-up Showcase #3

November 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Emily Galati Gabe Kea Mary Santora Sharup Karim Wes Corwin Hosted by JC Sibala

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Bottom of the World at the Improv Shop

November 11 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Bottom of the World is out to shatter the status quo, through a live interactive comedy show, that blends sketch comedy and improvisation. Each show is a one-time-only concept, born from the minds of John Langen, Bobby Jaycox, and Rafe Williams. Catch this show on the Improv Shop Main Stage following Cook County Social Club…

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Nappy Time for Cookie (Jamie Cummings & Mandy Schmieder)

November 11 @ 11:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Improv Shop, 3960 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States 
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Flyover Comedy Festival welcomes two veteran instructors of The Peoples Improv Theater in NYC to the Improv Shop for a late-night improv couple two-sie. He saw her perform. She saw him perform. Improv crushes who got married. Now they perform together! $6 —————————————- About Mandy Schmieder Mandy Schmieder can be seen as “I’m So Bad”…

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