It’s Raining Comedy – St. Louis Comedy Show Roundup 5/1-5/7

Raining comedy from a lacerated sky! It’s tough to know if we have enough Slayer fans that read this to get that, so that’s a Slayer reference for the squares. Stay dry and happy with all of the indoor entertainment you can get throughout the week from some of the best in St. Louis comedy.  The forecast calls for hilarity! (We’re sorry)

Monday 5/1

Comedy Shipwreck Open Mic (10PM, The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave St. St. Louis Comedy - Comedy ShipwreckLouis, MO 63116) – The hippest bar in Bevo Mill plays host to the weekly Comedy Shipwreck hosted by Chad Wallace. A flood of comics and $1 PBR keep the show afloat.


Tuesday 5/2

St. Louis Comedy - History ShmistoryHistory Shmistory (7:00PM, Foam, 3359 S. Jefferson St. Louis, MO 63118) – What it be like if Mark Twain decided worked hard at open mics and chose standup comedy as his focus in life?  Come find out  at History Shmistory, featuring local comics as history’s greats. This month, come see the founder of the Boy Scouts, eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes and more!

St. Louis Comedy - Palomino Open MicPalomino Open Mic  (10:30PM, The Palomino Lounge 5876 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63112) – Bartenders make the bar and The Palomino is no exception. Michael Jackson (that’s his name) plays a part giving commentary and his matter-of-fact thoughts on the comedian’s sets. This was not planned; It just happens.







WordUp (7PM, 5249 Delmar Blvd, 5249 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis Comedy - WordUP
St. Louis, MO 63108) – Poets, singers, musicians, comedians, and more compete for a cash prize.  Head here before the Palmino Open mic.



Wednesday 5/3

St. Louis Comedy - Dave StoneDave Stone (7:30PM, The Monocle, 4510 Manchester Ave St Louis, MO 63110) – Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival alum Dave Stone brings his mix of down-to-Earth charm and effortless delivery to The Monocle with locals Sarah Bursich, Rima Parikh, and Patrick Trowbridge.


Bar 101 Open St. Louis Comedy - Bar 101 Open MicMic  (8 PM, Bar 101 Soulard, 3rd and Lafayette, 1724 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63104) – This budding open mic has a dedicated showroom and a sturdily-built host in Josh Slobe. Watch the open mic and then stick around for the game.








Wild Card Wednesday Night Comedy  (10:30PM, The Crow’s St. Louis Comedy - Wild Card WednesdayNest, 7336 Manchester, St. Louis, MO 63143) – As if standup comedy wasn’t ridiculous enough, Chris Cyr and JC Sibala went and done did it. Watch comics try out new material with special challenges chosen by the draw of a card.






Thursday 5/4

St. Louis Comedy - Happy Tree And FriendsHappy Tree and Friends: An Adorable Comedy Showcase (9:00PM, The Way Out Club, 2525 Jefferson Ave St. Louis, Mo) – The only show with a hand drawn flyer comes to an end this month as Tree Sanchez heads North. Stop by one last time and enjoy local St. Louis comedians Chris Cyr, Micaela Mohr, Marvin Davis, Rob Tee, Shon Don and some out-of-towners.

Fitz’s Comedy Night  (10PM, Fitz’s Comedy Night, 6605 Delmar Blvd University City, MO 63130) – Soda and comedy! What’s not to like? This open mic has a weekly feature that’s decided to late to make it into these blog posts.

Club Roundup

This weekend at Helium, see Daily Show contributor and freshly minted HBO special alum Michelle Wolf .