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LIVE Stand Up Comedy

October 22, 2021 08:00 PM until October 22, 2021 10:00 PM

Join us in the Tasting Room at Walker's Bluff in Carterville, IL! Stand up comedy is the PERFECT date night or night out with friends!

We've got comedian MIKE ARMSTRONG!

While he was working as a police officer in Kentucky, Mike was encouraged by his fellow officers to give comedy a try! It wasn't long before he started making a name for himself and was occasionally working as an opener, warming up the audiences for the Crook & Chase Television show. Because of his unique talent for improvisational comedy, he became a regular on The Bob & Tom Radio Show and will forever be known as the Ex-Cop on The Bob & Tom Show.

Mike has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, Fox and CNT as well as opening for major musical acts such as Michael Buble, Alan Jackson, Tracy Lawrence and David Allan Coe (just to name a few.) In addition, Mike was a consultant and actor on the hit show, "American Dumbest Criminals," and has made cameo appearances in shows such as "Zena, Warrior Princess," and "Vice." The list of all that Mike has done and appeared in could go on for days. Mike has a knack of being in the right place at the right time, and that coupled with his natural comedic talent in improve and observational comedy, he has been very blessed in his entertainment career.

One of the most iconic themes of Mike's shows is that they are family friendly - meaning he does not cuss, is not vulgar and does not talk about politics and sex. His shows are full of hilarious real life stories of family life, police life and just plain living. When asked why he has kept his shows like this over the years, Mikes response is always that when he first started out, he was just mindful of the fact that he didn't want to put on a show that his Grandma wouldn't enjoy and that philosophy has worked out great for him throughout the years.

When he is not on the road, traveling across this great country of ours and making people laugh, you can find him at home in Kentucky, enjoying a very blessed life with his wife Petra, their five children, numerous grandchildren and fur babies.

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