Bengt Washburn

Bengt is a former winner of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has been seen on the The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Live at Gotham, on Comedy Central, and most recently Conan on TBS.

He was invited to perform at the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, The Boston Comedy Festival, the Aspen Laff Festival, and Gilda’s Laugh Fest in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

His comedy is featured weekly on XM Sirius radio and he has also been heard on NPR, PRI, and Bob and Tom.

Bengt just recorded his second special for Dry Bar Comedy, it will be part of their 4th Season. His first Dry Bar Special – “Poking the Grizzly” – was released in their inaugural season.

Most people who know him would say Bengt is a logistically impaired ditz, but his comedy is described as intelligent, surprisingly universal considering the content matter and profoundly funny. The Monterey County Weekly says: “Washburn is a truly hilarious comedian.”


Bengt Washburn was born in Salt Lake City, Utah but grew up in a large Utah town (1,200 people) as the fifth child in a small Mormon family (7 children). Bengt is married to an officer in the United States Airforce. They have lived in 6 different cities over the last eleven years. Most recently he moved to Springfield, Virginia (Washington D.C.) after living in Stuttgart, Germany for 3 years.

Bengt is a former winner of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has been seen on The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusen, Live at Gotham on Comedy Central and most recently Conan on TBS. He was invited to perform at the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, The Boston Comedy Festival, the Aspen Laff Festival and Gilda’s Laugh Fest in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

He’s been heard on NPR, PRI and Bob and Tom. All three of his comedy Cd’s can be heard playing on XM Sirius radio.

Most people who know him would say Bengt is a logistically impaired ditz, but his comedy is described as intelligent, surprisingly universal considering the content matter and profoundly funny.

Bengt is a former winner of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has been seen on the The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Live at Gotham, on Comedy Central, and most recently Conan on TBS.

He was invited to perform at the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, The Boston Comedy Festival, the Aspen Laff Festival, and Gilda’s Laugh Fest in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

His comedy is featured weekly on XM Sirius radio and he has also been heard on NPR, PRI, and Bob and Tom.

Bengt just recorded his second special for Dry Bar Comedy, it will be part of their 4th Season. His first Dry Bar Special – “Poking the Grizzly” – was released in their inaugural season.

Most people who know him would say Bengt is a logistically impaired ditz, but his comedy is described as intelligent, surprisingly universal considering the content matter and profoundly funny. The Monterey County Weekly says: “Washburn is a truly hilarious comedian.”

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Bengt Washburn