St. Louis Comedy Profile: The Heavy Anchor

As a bonus for this month, we decided to ask a few fun questions to venues that host comedy shows in the St. Louis Area. We’ve asked bars, restaurants, coffee houses, and even all three comedy clubs questions that’ll help give you an idea of their character.

St. Louis Comedy, Heavy AnchorLocated in South St. Louis, The Heavy Anchor is a great bar with the added bonus of a large wall separating the bar side from the venue side.

Venue Name
The Heavy Anchor
5226 Gravois
St. Louis, MO 63116

Your Names
Jodie & Josh Timbrook


What type of establishment are you?
Bar & Venue

How long has your venue hosted comedy events?
Since we first opened, 5 1/2 years.

What are some your favorite shows that have been hosted in your venue?
Loser: A live-action game show, Shut Up During the Movie, Fatal Bus Accident, Comedy Shipwreck Open Mic

What do you enjoy best about the St. Louis Comedy Scene?
It seems like a close-knit community of comedians that support each other.

A woman bursts into your venue just before a show starts and says she’s from the future. She tells you she’ll answer one question. What do you b ask?
What’s on the dark side of the moon?