Check out the official press release and event description for The Fifth Annual San Diego Comic-Concert – SDCC 2013 After Party Event, co-sponsored by ComicsOnline!
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Comic-Concert returns for its FIFTH Annual Event on Sunday, July 21th!
Geek Rock Band RANDOM GIBBERISH kicks off the
After Party at Whiskey Girl following San Diego Comic-Con 2013
SAN DIEGO - Comic-Concert: The 2013 After Party, a fan created event that focuses on the musical aspect of pop culture, returns for its Fifth Annual installment, once again being held at the Whiskey Girl (located on the corner of Fifth Avenue and G Street in Downtown San Diego) on Sunday, July 21th at 7pm.
Over the past few years, the “Geek Rock” genre has grown significantly in size, and this special event allows Comic-Con and local San Diegans the opportunity to experience a different side of the Popular Arts. Sponsored in part by Midwest Media Expo and ComicsOnline.com, the evening will feature a special performance by San Diego’s Musical Comedy Band: Random Gibberish!
To help celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of the Comic-Concert music series, Jon St John (best known as the voice of Duke Nukem) will be joining the gang as the celebrity host for the event!
Attendees are encouraged to arrive in costume from Comic-Con for our annual Costume Contest! This portion will be judged by Jon St. John and ComicsOnline’s Editor-In-Chief, Kevin Gaussoin.
There is no cover charge to enter this event, but attendees are kindly requested to make a $5 donation at the door to support this program.
You do not need to have a Comic-Con pass to attend this performance.
Must be 21+ to enter.
About Random Gibberish
Random Gibberish has been channeling their love of pop culture and general insanity into music since 2003. In 2009, they won ABC’s “Official LOST Theme Competition” at Comic-Con. They rock out and make people laugh with songs inspired by comic books, video games, movies and TV. In addition to their musical comedy, they will be performing a special musical tribute to Power Rangers in honor of the upcoming 20th Anniversary.
About Jon St John
Jon St. John is an American voice actor who started out as a radio DJ in a small town at the age of 14. His vocal abilities and production expertise landed him various radio jobs from coast to coast in cities such as New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, and Los Angeles. Over his 30 year broadcast and voice-acting career he has provided voice-overs for countless commercial, infomercial, multi-media, and video game projects. Best known as the voice of the first famous FPS – DUKE NUKEM, Jon is also heard on games such as: World of Warcraft, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Sonic Adventure, The Die Hard Trilogy, Heroes of Newerth, Call of Cthulu, Rochard, Twisted Metal4, Guild Wars 2, Counter-Strike, DoTA, Star Trek: Online, and D&D Neverwinter, to name just a few. An honored guest at gaming conventions around the world, Jon is one actor who really enjoys meeting his fans, and he acknowledges that they are among the reasons for his success in the industry.
About the Venue
Whiskey Girl is located on the busiest corner in the Gaslamp Quarter (corner of Fifth Avenue and G Street) and is the perfect place for a pre or post game lunch or dinner. Topped with over 20 Flat Screen TVs to watch any of your favorite game, this place is the best for any sports fan. Watch one of our live bands on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Nights. We are open every day at 11am and have great lunch specials!
Check out www.WhiskeyGirl.com to see all of the events happening during Comic-Con 2013!
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About Midwest Media Expo
The Midwest Media Expo is a popular culture event similar to most Comic Conventions. However, instead of focusing on comic books, M2X is a celebration of all popular media, including: Animation, Television, Movies, Literature, Video Games, Tabletop Gaming, Comics, Internet Culture, and eSports.
M2X will bring a unique all-ages blend of interactive events, celebrity guest panels, and live musical performances to Downtown Detroit.
Please go to http://www.midwestmediaexpo.com/ for more information.