In case you weren’t going to Portland, OR next weekend from May 8th-11th for Bridgetown Comedy Festival, here’s some brand new additions to their line-up/programming that will probably make you change your mind.
Now scheduled to perform at Bridgetown this year:
-Two shows titled Baron Vaughn Presents: The New Negroes, in reference to the Harlem Renaissance movement by the same name, showcase the best young black comedians in the nation
-The Show That Dare Not Speak Its Name, curated by James Adomian, showcases the best young LGBT comedians in the nation.
-Paul F. Tompkins and Dead Authors Podcast
-W. Kamau Bell along with former Totally Biased writers Hari Kondabolu, Eliza Skinner, Aparna Nancherla, and Janine Brito
-A special showcase, Voodoo Doughnut Recordings Presents Ian and Nathan and Friends, will celebrate the release of a 7-inch record featuring sets from Portland-bred favorites Ian Karmel and Nathan Brannon.
Convinced? Of course, you are. Get your tickets here.