Small Batch Comedy Festival Comedy @ Craft: Eric Oren

Thu, Sep 29 at 8pm

  • 21+
General Admission
$17.18 with fees
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Definition of small-batch in English: "Designating or relating to a type of small-scale production in which goods are made in limited quantities, often by means of traditional or artisanal methods."

The Small Batch Comedy Festival is a four-night extravaganza celebrating Bend's Stand-Up Comedy Community! It's all the laughs and fun you expect from the big comedy festivals while highlighting the talent right here in our backyard.

Headliner: Eric Oren

Eric Oren is an actor, filmmaker and comedian whose critically acclaimed short films and music videos have won awards from The Oregon Independent Film Festival, Bare Bones International Music and Film Festival and more. Eric has toured the country as a stand up comedian, opening for acts like Kyle Kinane and Guy Branum. He has also been featured by or appeared on MTV, TruTV, WGN, The Onion & FunnyOrDie! Co-Host of Megan and Eric in the Morning at 107.7 The Beat.

Featuring: Carl Click

Carl Click is an Emmy awarding winning TV journalist. He retired from TV news after 31 years in Portland at KGW-TV and KATU-TV. As part of his profession, he was a coveted public speaker and event emcee, and that gradually grew into a stand-up comedy presence in Portland. He hosted and performed at many venues in Portland in the 1990's—opening for touring comedians like Drake Sather, Foster Brooks, Rick Rockwell, J.P. Linde and Dave Anderson. Upon his retirement and move to Central Oregon, Click revitalized his stand-up act and has been performing jokes, stories and comedy songs all around the Bend area.

Featuring: Paul Brien

Paul Brien is transitioning to retirement after a long career as a community developer and peer-reviewed research.  Comedy keeps his mind active and among younger people.  He's the old guy in New Balance shoes.

Special Guest: Billy Brant

Hosted by: Zac
Born the daughter of a coal miner, actor/comedian Zac is still coughing those last bits of soot from his lungs. Being an ordained minister since the tender age of 17, he can both marry you and forgive your spouse for cheating on you.