The 10th Annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival will be held May 4–7 in venues across Portland, OR, hosting comedy veterans from around the world as well as an impressive roster of up-and-coming performers. The four day festival will feature stand-up, improv, sketch, live podcasts, music and so much more. As a pre-festival special event, Bridgetown in partnership with Live Nation is proud to present the return of the standout act from the first year of the festival back in 2008: Patton Oswalt performing at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on May 2nd, with tickets on sale Friday, February 10th at

Early Bird passes to the 10th Annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival are now on sale for the discounted price of $79 at (does not include admission to Patton Oswalt’s show at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall).

Confirmed performers for the 2017 festival include the following, with over 100 more acts, themed shows and live podcasts to be announced throughout March and April:

  • Janeane Garofalo (Saturday Night Live, The Larry Sanders Show)
  •  Karen Kilgariff (My Favorite Murder, Mr. Show)
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie, Fairly Legal)
  • Jackie Kashian (The Dork Forest, Lady Dynamite)
  • Laurie Kilmartin (Conan, Last Comic Standing)
  • Nico Santos (Superstore, Chelsea Lately)
  • Dave Hill (@midnight, Inside Amy Schumer)

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