Music Programming for Comicon 2015

 
Location: Third Street Stage

Ana Log is an alt-rock collaboration of 4 friends from Tempe, AZ who are heavily influenced by the 70s and 90s. The band has driving guitar and rhythm with a powerful and yet subtle contralto voice.

who'll be here
  • Ana Log
 
Location: Youth Art - West 101

Various crafts and activities, including crowns and helmets all day, puppets in the morning, paper plate crafts in the afternoon. Face Painting and Balloon Twisting periodically throuout the day!

who'll be here
  • Julianne Bonsaver
  • Keda Clark
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Banana Gun’s sound is described as bluesy, jammy, eclectic and jazzy.

who'll be here
  • Banana Gun
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Boss Frog plays the freak funk all round the valley.

who'll be here
  • Boss Frog
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Captain Squeegee is a progressive jazz rock band from Phoenix. Identified as quirky, eccentric, high-energy and simply unclassifiable.

who'll be here
  • 80/20 Records
  • Captain Squeegee
  • Epic Proportions Tour
 
Location: Third Street Stage

DWARF is a fun alternative punk band out of Mesa.

who'll be here
  • DWARF
 

First time Phoenix Comicon attendee and want to know how to make the most of your experience? Or a seasoned veteran of Con and want to know what's new this year? Then join the PCC Street Team for a fun filled hour of fun, trivia, prizes and maybe even a sing-along or two! Get the inside track on not-to-be-missed events and maybe even some secrets. Fun for the whole family!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

First time Phoenix Comicon attendee and want to know how to make the most of your experience? Or a seasoned veteran of Con and want to know what's new this year? Then join the PCC Street Team for a fun filled hour of fun, trivia, prizes and maybe even a sing-along or two! Get the inside track on not-to-be-missed events and maybe even some secrets. Fun for the whole family!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Fairy Bones is a new-wave rock band based out of Phoenix.

who'll be here
  • 80/20 Records
  • Fairy Bones
 

Is a whole year just too long to wait for more Phoenix Comicon in your life? Well you don't have to wait that long! Come join us as we discuss some of the information and details about our Winter show held at University of Phoenix Stadium. 

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Third Street Stage

A rock band with a dark and sludgy sound that is reminiscent of grunge, metal and progressive rock, which comes to life through a powerful voice, a relentlessly driving rhythm section, dynamic guitar solos, and high octane live performances.

who'll be here
  • Frequis
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Gabe Kubanda is a solo acoustic pop artist and cast member on VH1’s Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp.

who'll be here
  • Epic Proportions Tour
  • Gabe Kubanda
 

Join Jonathan Simon from Lighting Octopus for a discussion of Fun/Geeky/Family Friendly things to do in Arizona that families can do together in all year round.

who'll be here
  • Jonathan Simon
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 

Join Jonathan Simon from Lighting Octopus for a discussion of Fun/Geeky/Family Friendly things to do in Arizona that families can do together in all year round.

who'll be here
  • Jonathan Simon
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Third Street Stage

It's Klezmer, but with a little funk in the trunk.

who'll be here
  • Jerusafunk
 
Location: North 227

Sing your heart out for the Glory of the Empire! Join us as we share an evening of song from Science Fiction, Fantasy, and anything you can think of!

who'll be here
  • Debra Nickelson
 

Come join Arizona's own Thrill The World group as they teach you, step by step, how to dance Michael Jackson's Thriller! Amaze your friends (Human or Zombie) with your thrilling new dance moves, no mere mortal can resist!

who'll be here
  • Christina Meckel
  • Maureen Powers
  • Penny Hudspeth
  • Thrill the World - Phoenix (4 panelists)
 
Location: Renaissance Salon 3-4

You know the basics now its time to take it a step further. Learn what are the more advanced tools to work with leather. treating, conditioning, and overall care for your leather projects.

who'll be here
  • Noe Sanchez
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of The Sun

Korra is under attack! Members of an underground Pro-Ozai society, which sprang up shortly after the Hundred Year War, are attempting to rid the world of Korra. Come watch as Korra, and other benders, try to fight off these treacherous foes.

 

A group of fire nation extremists, that rose up shortly after the hundred year war, have been training in secrecy and now have unveiled their devious plan: Defeat Korra and usher in an era of fire nation supremacy. Can Korra and a group of benders stop them before it's too late? Come check out Arrowhead Tang Soo Do's demo team's performance of Legend of Korra: New Ozai Society Attacks and a board breaking and weapons demonstration!

who'll be here
  • Allora McChesney
 
Location: Youth/Parents Lounge - West 102B

Little Rhythms is a fun & interactive music class where you can bond with your little Superhero as you learn, sing, craft and play together. By creating a music-rich environment designed specifically for little superhero minds, this fun musical program can help set children up for education and super hero success. Join us for class as we will craft Super Hero Guitars!

who'll be here
  • Little Rhythms (5 panelists)
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Youth/Parents Lounge - West 102B

Little Rhythms is a fun & interactive music class where you can bond with your little Superhero as you learn, sing, craft and play together. By creating a music-rich environment designed specifically for little superhero minds, this fun musical program can help set children up for education and super hero success. Join us for class as we will craft Super Hero Guitars!

who'll be here
  • Little Rhythms (5 panelists)
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Youth/Parents Lounge - West 102B

Little Rhythms is a fun & interactive music class where you can bond with your little Superhero as you learn, sing, craft and play together. By creating a music-rich environment designed specifically for little superhero minds, this fun musical program can help set children up for education and super hero success. Join us for class as we will craft Super Hero Guitars!

who'll be here
  • Little Rhythms (5 panelists)
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Youth/Parents Lounge - West 102B

Little Rhythms is a fun & interactive music class where you can bond with your little Superhero as you learn, sing, craft and play together. By creating a music-rich environment designed specifically for little superhero minds, this fun musical program can help set children up for education and super hero success. Join us for class as we will craft Super Hero Guitars!

who'll be here
  • Little Rhythms (5 panelists)
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Grind and grace, heat and harmony, metal and melody - these are the elements of Luminatus. We bring the sounds of symphonic metal where they haven’t been heard before.

who'll be here
  • Luminatus
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Luna Aura is a singer, songwriter & producer of cosmic hip-hop electronica, sent from outer space to Phoenix with sounds of rebellion, enchantment and seduction.

who'll be here
  • Luna Aura
 
who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

A retrospective look at the making of Michael Jackson's ground breaking music video and album Thriller. Get a behind the scenes tour of the film makers, make up effects, dancers, musicians and artists responsible for creating some of the most influential music and images of all time. Stick around, immediately following will be the "Dance The Thriller Panel" to teach you all the dance moves. 

who'll be here
  • Jason Alofs
 

Think you've got an ear for all things Pop Culture? Come join us as we recreate this classic TV game show with a Comicon twist, and you may just get a chance to compete for fabulous prizes!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

"Chasing Ghosts (Naruto Cosplay Music Video)" - Original Song: The Eden Project - Chasing Ghosts

"HANGOVER Parody (Attack On Titan Cosplay)" - Original Song: Hangover - Psy and Snoop Dogg

"Ardoyne" - I want to reinvent how documentaries are watched!

"Delica-m: Pretty In The Dark" - This Delica-m music video is a loving tribute to a classic science fiction television show

"Dead Winter Sun" - The earth has had all it can stand and fire washes the entire globe only to start a new beginning of life and hope.

"Tears" - On the anniversary of the tragic death of his wife, a hollow man is haunted by past visions as he mourns his loss... but he is persuaded by her visiting spirit to move forward, to live the life he set out to live and to have comfort knowing that she will be waiting for him in the end.

"Cherie Cherie: Sweet N' Low" - In the spring of 2014, several local Phoenix bands, including Cherie Cherie, entered into Revolver Records to cut a song live in the middle of the store, to later be mixed and pressed on 7" vinyl. We made a music video of their results.

"Eskiz O" - "O" from Eskiz band's debut album 'Kimsenin Ruhu Duymaz'

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

How does Equestria's premier party planner celebrate her very own birthday? Come find out as Fluttershy and Rarity try put on a birthday spectacular that equals one of Pinkie's birthday bash. Streamers? Balloons? Check! Music? Games? Pictures? Check! Party cannon?!? CHECK!!!! Don't miss out on this chance to celebrate Pinkie Pie's birthday with the pony of the hour.

who'll be here
  • Allora McChesney
  • TriAlicorn Inc (4 panelists)
  • TriAlicorn Inc. (2 panelists)
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Youth/Parents Lounge - West 102B

Join Pinkie Pie as she attempts to fit a year's worth of birthday partying into a single day! Since Pinkie Pie can only be in Phoenix once a year, due to the limits of Equestrian magic, she wants to spend the day celebrating the birthdays of all of her friends! Come spend an hour with your favorite Equestrian Ponies as we dance, sing, and play games.

who'll be here
  • Allora McChesney
  • TriAlicorn Inc (4 panelists)
  • TriAlicorn Inc.
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Rite to Remain is a progressive rock/metal band based out of Phoenix, Arizona that was established in 2012.

who'll be here
  • Rite to Remain
 
Location: Renaissance Goldwater

Anime Anonymous presents the Singing Idols Cafe. During this cafe guests will be served by the Anime Anonymous Karaoke Idols and crew. Take a break from the con, stop in and join us for the full karaoke café experience. There will be great entertainment, karaoke, games and more!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
Cost is $10
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Statues of Cats is a Los Angeles based indie alt-rock band filled with funky syncopated rhythms, bluesy melodic overtones and driving rock grooves.

who'll be here
  • 80/20 Records
  • Statues of Cats
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Statues of Cats is a Los Angeles based indie alt-rock band filled with funky syncopated rhythms, bluesy melodic overtones and driving rock grooves.

who'll be here
  • 80/20 Records
  • Statues of Cats
 
Location: Third Street Stage

Steff and the Articles is a progressive piano-pop band from Tucson, AZ.

who'll be here
  • Steff and the Articles
 
Location: Third Street Stage

The Darling Sounds is a four-piece indie rock band who dabble in surf rock and punk.

who'll be here
  • The Darling Sounds
 
Location: Youth Activities - West 106

The DREAD Fleet’s newest captain, Barba, needs a few good pirates for his ship Diablo. His attempts to train a new recruit on the most important jobs on ship fall a bit short of the mark.

who'll be here
 
Location: Third Street Stage

The Hill in Mind is an eclectic folk/rock band from Phoenix. Their music is evocative and cinematic with a strong emphasis on storytelling and musicianship.

who'll be here
  • The Hill in Mind 
 
Location: Youth/Parents Lounge - West 102B

Padawan Room is open to families with younglings 5 and under.  There is a designated private area for breastfeed moms, a "re-group" area for families with tables and chairs along with a play/reading area for kids.  Children must be supervised at all times.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 
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