2023 NWBCF Shows
Bigger. Blacker. Funnier.

NW Black Comedy Festival
Feb 16th - 19th At Curious Comedy
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Young Guns Comedy

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!

Big A$$ House Party

Each "House Party" Is Different As Niles Curates A Lineup Of His Favorite Stand Up Comedians From Around The Country To Put On An Amazing Show. This Will Be His 3rd Time Doing It In Portland But This One's Different Because It's Also His Birthday! After Party TBA.

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.

Sophistocated Ignorane

Thursday, Feb 16th From 8:30 - 9:45 PM
Curious Comedy Theatre

Red Light Special

Friday, Feb 17th From 10:00 - 11:00 PM
Curious Comedy Annex

Dirty Angel All Stars

Saturday, Feb 18th From 10:00 - 11:00PM
Curious Comedy Annex

The Blackonteurs

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

Proud & Out Loud

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

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.