Ed Forman is “Portland’s King of Late-Night” - the boozy, polyester clad, selfish self-help guru who will “make you better cause he’s better than you!”
“Imagine Stephen Colbert as a libidinous sociopath!” - The Willamette Week
The Ed Forman Show mixes together comedy, music, & interviews EVERY TUE & THU at DANTE’S, and is on the verge of its 500th performance!!!
Forman is the alter-ego of actor/comedian Aaron Ross, who also morphs into 25 other original characters, is the host of the acclaimed rock & roll kid’s show “You Who!” an on air personality for the Pickathon Music Festival, and can be seen in a variety of national commercials including Nintendo, Intel, Doritos, & Papa Murphy’s.
Previous guests of The Ed Forman Show include Peter Stormare (Fargo, Big Lebowski), Daniel Baldwin (Hollywood Actor), Danger Ehren (Jackass), Kyle Gass (Tenacious D) , Timmy Williams (IFC’s “The Whitest Kids You Know”), Carlos Alazraqui (Reno 911), Channing Frye (Phoenix Suns), Jared Jeffries (Portland Trailblazers), Antonio Harvey (Portland Trailblazers), Slimkid3 (The Pharcyde), Chris Funk & John Moen (The Decemberists), Courtenay Hameister (Live Wire!), Timber Joey (Portland Timbers), Dave Dahl (Dave’s Killer Bread), Tres Shannon (Voodoo Donuts),& the Mayors of 21 NW cities including Portland, Eugene, Vancouver, Beaverton, Hillsboro, Forest Grove, Silverton, Newport, & Coos Bay.
Each night Ed is backed by the jazz-funk styling of “THEM! THE BAND!” (JP Downer – Bass, Matt Johnston – Keys, Tony! Lintz – Drums) Musical guests who have performed with “THEM!” includes Ryan Sollee (The Builders and the Butchers), Aaron Beam (Red Fang), Eric Johnson (Fruit Bats), Adam Shearer (Weinland), Vursatyl (Lifesavas), Chris Funk (Decemberists), Slimkid3(The Pharcyde), Laura Veirs, Cool Nutz, Joe McMurrian, Matt Hopper, Ben Darwish, & Boy Eats Drum Machine.Press Packet