Eight Can't-Miss Shows at the 2016 Bridgetown Comedy Festival

All-lady lineups. Comic deconstruction. Heaps of hometown (and formerly hometown) heroes. Here are our top bets for this year's fest.

05/27/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson and Marty Patail


Anthony Lopez to Moby’s Memoir: June’s Pop Culture Hot List

The festival, album, and books you can’t miss this month.

05/19/2016 By Fiona McCann


Bridgetown Comedy Festival Unveils 2016 Lineup

Highlights for the June fest include Rachel Bloom, Rachel Dratch, Aimee Mann, Ted Leo, and Baron Vaughn.

03/15/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson


Four Hot Portland Comedy Acts

Our stand-up shows are packed, our sketch troupes are breaking the rules, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival attracts big names from around the country.

03/13/2014 By Aaron Scott


Q&A: Local Bridgetown Comedian Nathan Brannon

Portland's own Nathan Brannon shares his thoughts on Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

04/16/2013 By John Chandler


Bridgetown Comedy Fest is Coming!

It's another full-to-bursting lineup of comic giants at the sixth annual festival of funny on SE Hawthorne.

03/14/2013 By John Chandler


Laughs on Hawthorne

More than 100 extremely funny folks—including Janeane Garofalo and David Koechner—will hold court on upper SE Hawthorne Boulevard for four days of high hilarity during the second annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival, April 23–26.

05/19/2009 By Randy Gragg