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2024 NWBCF Shows
Bigger. Blacker. Funnier.

NW Black Comedy Festival
Feb 15th - 18th At Curious Comedy
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Sophistocated Ignorance

In the Black community, the funniest people are called everything but funny. Usually “you stupid” or “you ignorant”. This showcase features the absurdity, foolishness, and ignorance that is the best of Black Comedy. 

A Drunken Night Out

 Comedian Ken Hamlett of Chicago hosts a lineup of comics from all over the country as they discuss their worst drunken nights out, do standup, and eventually end the night and perform a set…not so sober with an additional catch. 

Black & Proud

Proud & Out Loud Is A Comedic Celebration Of Black Queerness In The Great Northwest And Beyond.

Dirty Angel All Stars

A classic, this showcase features Dirty Angel Entertainment’s favorite Black comedians in the game.

Niles Abston Live

Niles Abston & Friends Live in Portland for one night only with an exclusive movie screening!

Red Light Special

This showcase is dirty personified. Raunchy, naughty and hilarious! 

Ladies Run This Mutha

This Is The All Woman Power House Showcase! Voted The “Best Showcase“ Of The Festival 2 Years Running. This Showcase Has Featured: Tab Lloyd (Best Comic Of NWBCF 2019), Comedieen AK (Best Comic Of NWBCFf 2018), And NW Legend Debbie Wooten To Name A Few.

Heavy Hitters - Best Of The Fest

All Headliners, All The Time! House Of Hyjinx Heavy Hitters Features Some Of The Best Headliners From Around The Country. Hosted By Festival Co-Founder The Real Hyjinx This Showcase Is Always High Energy, High Powered, And Super Funny.

Young Guns

This Showcase Highlights The Newest, Brightest, And Upcoming Comics On The Scene. Young In Experience But Lethal On The Stage! These Comics Are Hand Picked By Dirty Angel Entertainment And Most Have Gone On To Have Outstanding Careers In Standup Comedy!

I Got A Story To Tell

A Storytelling Show That Features All Black And African-American Performers Sharing Their Stories Of Triumph, Struggle, And Laughter.

The Rapture

From the ashes of edge-lord comedy, believers will ascend to rejoin the temple of transformational laughter - where we will judge our enemies and reward the faithful. Rise ye, living or dead, that believe comedy should disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed. The Rapture is upon us!" Hosted by DJ Wildchild, Carlos Kareem Windham, and the princess of comedy, Mx. Dahlia Belle

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