September 27, 2023
By Soul of Wit Productions
Soul of Wit Productions
April Birkholz, Festival Director
Ty Boice, Executive Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Soul of Wit Productions brings the laughter ALL OVER OREGON – a debut comedy festival reaching 9 cities in 5 days with 12 exciting shows! A female directed comedy festival headlined by Geoff Tate (The late late show, Comedy Central, and Your Mom’s House Studios), Phillip Kopcynski (Dry Bar Comedy, Comedy Dynamics, Seattle International Comedy Festival, and Kill Tony), Adam Pasi (Helium Comedy Club, Portland’s Funniest Person 2016, and Portlandia), Nariko Ott (Helium Comedy Club, Portland’s Funniest Person 2016, Laughs on FOX, and Comedy Central).These headliners are joined by a line-up of blisteringly funny comics from all over the west coast!
Phillip Kopcynsky: http://phillipkopcomedy.com
Geoff Tate: https://www.geofftatecomedy.com/
OctoberJEST offers more than stand-up:
*Red Hot Sex Tips with Edgar Allan Poe (Ty Boice – X Box and Cosmopolitan Magazine) is a composite of sketch, stand up, puppets, and talk show! Audience members write in anonymous sex questions and Edgar answers them.
*Speed Dating with comedians and civilians alike. Come meet your new best friend, bowling partner, or lover. But mostly just come for the fun!
-Stand up comedy – Back Alley Pub, North Bend Oregon – 7pm – Headlining Phillip Kopcynski
-Stand up comedy – Sawdust Theatre, Coquille Oregon – 7pm – Headlining Phillip Kopcynski
-Stand up comedy – The Garage, Albany Oregon – 6:30pm – Headlining Phillip Kopcynski
-Stand up comedy – The Yard Food Park, Salem Oregon – 8:30pm – Headlining Phillip Kopcynski
-Speed Dating – The Yard Food Park, Salem Oregon – 7:30pm – Various comics
-Red Hot Sex Tips with Edgar Allan Poe – The Yard Food Park, Salem Oregon – 9pm – Co-headlining Tory Ward and Ty Boice
-Stand up comedy – Two Wolves Taproom, Dallas Oregon – 8:30pm – Headlining Geoff Tate
-Stand up comedy – Xanadu (Northern Oregon coast’s first gay club), Astoria Oregon – 9pm – Headlining Julia Corral
-Stand up comedy – Parrott House, Roseburg Oregon – 8:30pm – Co-headlining Adam Pasi and Nariko Ott
-Stand up comedy – Jefferson Spirits, Medford Oregon – 7:30pm – Co-headlining Adam Pasi and Nariko Ott
-Stand up comedy – The Goat Barn, Willamina Oregon – 7pm – Headlining Jeremiah Coughlan