Bare Knuckle Comedy is an indy variety show produced in Chicago and St. Louis. Similar to the Comedy Bang! Bang! Stage Show in LA, The Grawlix in Denver or Invite Them Up in NY, Bare Knuckle Comedy is a monthly "alternative" or "indie" comedy show featuring a 3-act sketch comedy narrative, standup comics, short films, improv and music among other comedic entertainment.
Past participants have performed on Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, The Second City Main Stage and have opened for such names as Doug Benson, Dave Attell and Jim Gaffigan amongst others.
The St. Louis show takes place once a month at Blueberry Hill (6504 Delmar Blvd).
The Chicago Show takes place every few months at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave).
As a production company, Bare Knuckle Comedy also intermittently produces other novel comedy shows.