Melinda Campbell, Super: Woman In Tech

Super: Women In Tech presented by Diversa and Back Fence PDX will return for its second year on May 12. But first, check out this account from one of the storytellers from the first year, Melinda Campbell. Last year when I was invited to tell a story at Super: Women in Tech I had two initial thoughts in this order: … Read More


The first MAINSTAGE of our TENTH season was chock full of returning crowd favorites and some talented and compelling new storytellers. All telling true never-been-told stories based on the theme TRANSPLANTS. Think stories about moving from one place to another, transitions, finding yourself somewhere you don’t belong, and, of course, transplanting an organ from one body into another! This show … Read More

Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | Snapshot

We wish we had a photographic memory because there wasn’t a moment from this Snapshot-themed show we want to forget! Our first Mainstage of 2017 saw us returning to the fabulous Alberta Rose Theatre with five fantastic storytellers, sharing their own true, personal stories.

Don't Box Me In videos are live!

Our April 5th show marked our farewell to the Mission Theater, Back Fence PDX’s Main Stage home since 2008. And what a great night it was, full of laughs, emotion, and superb storytelling. Wanna see what we mean? You can! The videos from our DON’T BOX ME IN show are all online for you to soak up. Be sure to … Read More

Ch Ch Ch Changes videos are up

We had a fantastic lineup of storytellers to kick off our 2014 series of Main Stage shows — and now you can relive the whole evening. That’s right: the videos from our CH CH CH CHANGES show are up and ready for you to enjoy. WATCH THE REST OF THE STORIES —> HERE… And… —> You can get tickets for … Read More

Tickets on sale NOW for our SEPT shows!

Tickets *just* went on sale for our SEPT 27 + 28 Storytelling shows! Both shows take place at the Mission Theater! –> GET yourself some tickets HERE  SEPT 27—A redux night of fan favorites telling stories on the theme AFTER DARK. Including #1 Best Selling Thriller writer CHELSEA CAIN (PDX), Frontman for The Long Winters JOHN RODERICK (SEA, pictured), Longtime … Read More

Upcoming on Back Fence PDX RADIO…

OUR next episode of Back Fence PDX Radio on OPB! Airing/Streaming on MAY 18 @ 7pm + rebroadcasting on MAY 22 @ 9pm Stream it HERE: Hosted by B. Frayn Masters, the shows music was created by DOLOREAN… God whispered to a 3 year old ADAM ARNOLD and thus began his new obsession AMBER JO learns to play poker … Read More

JUNE 20 RUSSIAN ROULETTE storytellers announced!

BACK FENCE PDX | RUSSIAN ROULETTE | DISJECTA 8371 N INTERSTATE AVE Thurs JUNE 20 | DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM 21+ $12.50 ADVANCE | $15 DAY OF SHOW GET TIX —> HERE! Back Fence PDX presents a new live storytelling format! The last show was SRO so get your sexy tickets early and often. STORYTELLERS for this round of … Read More