Based out of Portland, Nathan Brannon is an up-and-coming Northwest Comedian. Winner of the 35th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition, Portland’s Funniest Person competition in 2014, and the Yakima Valley Comedy competition, he has also opened for national headliners such as Dave Chappelle, Damon Wayans, and Maria Bamford. Brannon takes the audience on an unexpected ride full of witty stories, clever punch lines, and amusing shadow puppets. He brings smiles and hilarious anecdotes to the stage every time he grabs the microphone.
Marc Price is a television actor best known for his role as Irwin "Skippy" Handelman on Family Ties. As a stand-up comedian, Price drew heavily on his experiences of growing up in Hollywood and In 2006 he appeared briefly as a contestant on Last Comic Standing. During the rest of the 2000s onward he has predominantly acted as writer/producer for cable television networks such as Disney Channel, Food Network, Animal Planet, GSN, Showtime, as well as producing the TBS game show Midnight Money Madness.
Shane Torres is a stand up comedian and writer. You may have seen him in the background on Last Comic Standing or acting on IFC’s Comedy Bang Bang. He has also been part of Montreal Just For Laugh’s New Faces in 2013 that same year. Shane was also one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2012. Shane has performed at many festivals all over the country including Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, and many more.
Sean Peabody has been exploding on the comedy scene for the last ten years. Sean has opened for many big name comedians such as, Robin Williams, Eddie Griffin, John Witherspoon, and more. His style of comedy is high energy and relatable for all ages and "all walks of life" folks. Sean likes to involve the crowd, not to make fun of but to find what we all can laugh at together. If you want to laugh till it hurts then you're in for a fantastic show!
When Auggie Smith takes the stage, audiences across the country quickly realize that they’re in for an evening of riveting, take-no-prisoners stand-up comedy. During Auggie’s set, pop culture and political targets are dissected piece by piece into intelligently written manic rants. His seamless rapid fire style has developed a loyal following across the country. He has spent most of the last two decades keeping a constant road schedule honing his craft and creating a truly memorable, relevant, and constantly evolving live experience.
Andy Kindler is a comedian who loves analyzing and criticizing comedy. An accomplished comedian, often appearing on Letterman and, most recently, on IFC’s Maron, he’s also a vocal advocate and mentor for new comedy voices. And for nearly 20 years, has delivered the never-to-be-missed State of the Industry address at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival.
If Mundek Clement-Stein were a lesser man he would be embarrassed. As he is not, he regales audiences far and wide with stories of his misbehavior and the hilariously unfortunate situations said misbehavior has a tendency to cause. This headliner, of the national Bad People’s Brigade Comedy Tour, got his start at seventeen years old and has performed relentlessly ever since. He is the co-founder of The Hahaffices of Clement-Stein & Vera as well as a crowd favorite at Boise's Liquid Laughs. After seeing a Mundek Clement-Stein show, audience members generally share three traits: they are drunk, they are confused about whether Mundek is still alive, and they have just had a great time.
David Huntsburger doesn't do impressions. He isn't crazy-sarcastic and he doesn't use puppets. He doesn't accompany himself with an instrument and doesn't work himself into a manic frenzy, screaming at the top of his lungs. And he doesn't have to. To put it simply, David Huntsberger is funny on his own. And we are honored to have him headline for us during ComedyFort.
Al Jackson is a Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, writer, and TV/radio personality best known for his 30-minute Comedy Central Presents: Al Jackson special, and for his role as host of the BAFTA-nominated BBC series, Officially Amazing. Al has also been seen on Comedy Underground with Dave Attell, Legit, Mind of a Man, Parental Discretion and will be on all 16 episodes of truTV's How To Be A Grown Up.
Born and raised in Cleveland, Al began his comedy career while working as a middle school teacher in Miami. After two appearances on Last Comic Standing and winning several comedy competitions, Al further built his resume with a series of credits including: Comedy Cuts, Louie Anderson Presents, hosting the nationally syndicated travel show Awesome Adventures, and writing for truTV's Upload with Shaquille O'Neal. He has also appeared on the John Oliver NY Stand-Up special, 50 Super Epic TV Moments and 50 Most Insane Celebrity Oops. Al can also be heard on the radio via the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Show and on the Opie & Anthony Show.
In addition to his work in television and radio, Al performs regularly at colleges, comedy clubs, and prestigious comedy festivals including the Montreal Comedy Festival, the HBO Comedy Festival, and the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival where, in 2011, he was voted one of the Best of the Fest.
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