Thank you for visiting the St. Louis Independent Comedy Website! Our team works to provide a platform for all things comedy in the St. Louis area. Whether you’re new to comedy, a veteran comic, or making your way through town, SLIC encourages you to try the open mics listed below.

**If you are running an open mic, or know of one that is not listed, please visit our ‘About Us’ page for contact details.**

COVID-19 Note: As the state of MO is opening up, some open mics are currently on hiatus until further notice. We have listed the ones that are, & will continue to update the new ones we have been contacted about/make changes to any already listed. For more information about the open mics, please contact the host or venue for the listed mic.


Open Mic @ Blue Strawberry STL

  • Address: Blue Strawberry STL – 364 N. Boyle Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108
  • Hosted By Sean Skrbec & Patrick White
  • Music, Poetry, Comedy, & Other Varieties Of Entertainment
  • Every Sunday at 7pm
  • **Proof of Vaccination Card Starting September 1st for entry


The Comedy Shipwreck Open Mic

  • Address: The Heavy Anchor — 5226 Gravois, St. Louis, MO 63116
  • Hosted By Chad Wallace
  • Stand Up Only
  • Weekly Sign Up @ 8:30pm/Show @ 9pm
  • **Proof of Vaccination Card Needed For Entry

Open Mic Night @ City Foundry STL

  • Address: City Foundry STL — 3730 Foundry Way, St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Hosted By Lyrical Therapy
  • Variety Of Acts
  • Weekly Sign Up @ at 6:15pm, 5 minutes per performer

Open Mic @ Shade Restaurant & Bar

  • Address: Shade Restaurant & Bar — 1752 N. New Florissant Rd, Florissant, MO 63033
  • Comedy, Poetry, & Singing
  • Sign Up @ Venue
  • Weekly Show — Doors Open @ 7pm/ Show @ 8pm

Open Mic @ Big Daddy’s In Soulard

  • Address: 1000 Sidney St, St. Louis, MO 63104
  • Show starts at 8pm, can sign up beforehand in person
  • Stand Up Only
  • Hosted by Jeremy Genin & Tommy Dangerfield

Silver Ballroom Open Mic **On Hiatus

  • Address: Silver Ballroom — 4701 Morganford, St. Louis, MO 63116
  • Hosted By Micaela Moore
  • Stand Up Only
  • Runs Bi-Weekly – Show at 7 PM

Improv Shop Open Mic **On Hiatus

  • Address: Improv Shop — 3960 Chouteau Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Hosted By Rafe Williams & Bobby Jaycox
  • Stand Up Only
  • Weekly Sign Up @ 6pm/Show @ 8pm


Funny Bone Open Mic

  • Address: Funny Bone Comedy Club — 614 Westport Plaza Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146
  • Stand Up Only
  • Sign Ups can be found Funny Bone Open Mic Facebook Group starting Sunday Night. List will be posted Monday evening.
  • If you make the list, there will be a pre-show meeting at 7pm. Please attend this meeting or you will loose your spot on the list.
  • This mic is also occasionally held on Sunday evenings if there isn’t a show. Follow the Funny Bone Open Mic Facebook Group for updates.
  • No Shorts On Stage

WordUp! Open Mic

  • Address: Legacy Bar & Grill — 5249 Delmar, St. Louis, MO 63108
  • Hosted By InnerGy
  • For more information/schedule, please visit


Wing It Wednesdays Open Mic

  • Address: Legacy Bar & Grill — 5249 Delmar, St. Louis, MO 63108
  • Hosted By Charles Pruitt
  • Admission is free, Comedians sign up at 7pm / Show at 8pm

Helium Comedy Club Open Mic

  • Address: Helium Comedy Club — 1151 St. Louis Galleria Street, St. Louis, MO
  • Weekly Open Mic – Stand Up Only
  • Due to current safety protocols, lineups will be limited to 12 comics, 6 chosen from the online form, 4 chosen from in-person signups and 2 raffle spots the night of the mic. Signups will begin the Thursday before each mic. If you make the list, you will be emailed by a representative of the club. You must check in by 7:45pm or your spot will be given away. Comics are required to abide by all safety protocols. Failure to do so will result in a removal from the lineup.
  • Click here for Helium Comedy Club Sign Up Link!

B&B Open Mic @ Cusamano’s

  • Address: Cusamano’s — 7147 Manchester Ave. St. Louis, MO 63143
  • Hosted By Matt Barnes
  • Sign Up at 8:30pm / Show at 9pm

Wild Card Wednesday Night Comedy

  • Address: Crow’s Nest — 7336 Manchester, Maplewood, MO 63143
  • Hosted by Chris Cyr, JC Sibala, & Steve Beatty
  • Stand Up Only
  • Weekly Sign Up at 10pm/ Show at 10:30pm


Back Door Comedy & Events Open Mic

  • Address: Back Door Comedy & Events — 9015 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, O’Fallon, MO 63366
  • Sign Up Every Monday at 8am on website: Back Door Comedy & Events Website
  • Stand Up Only
  • Meeting at 7:15pm/Show at 7:30pm

Thuritis Thursday

  • Address: 12418 Lusher Road, St. Louis, MO 63138 (Lower Level)
  • Doors Open at 7pm / Show at 8pm
  • Talk Show & Open Mic
  • $10 Entry
  • Comedy, Poetry, Music, Theatre are welcome

Sister Cities Open Mic

  • Address: Sister Cities Cajun – 3550 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63118
  • Sign up starts on Mondays on the Sister Cities Open Mic Sign-Up Facebook Group – list will be posted Wednesday prior to the mic
  • Show at 8pm – FREE
  • Hosted by Kelsey Quinlan and Meredith Hopping


Apotheosis Comics Open Mic

  • Address: Apotheosis Comics & Lounge — Cherokee Street at 3359 S Jefferson Ave
  • Sign up in person starts at 7pm / Show starts at 8pm
  • **Proof of Vaccination Required


WordUp! Open Mic @ Hustle City

  • Address: Hustle City – 1040 S. Taylor Ave.
  • Time: 7pm-11pm
  • Cost: Free w/ RSVP
  • For more information/schedule, visit