Atlanta Radio Theatre Company
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Blibbering Humdingers, The
If Luna Lovegood got together with Frodo Baggins, Jack Harkness, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Malcolm Reynolds to form a rock band, they might sound a lot like this. The Blibbering Humdingers play catchy pop songs for wizards, dorks, geeks, and nerds.
The Brobdingnagian Bards are back for a Dragon Con reunion with a new CD of Celtic absurdity. They take traditional Irish and Scottish folk songs, mix it up with Lord of the Rings music to create a unique brand of Celtic Filk.
Gilbert Carrizales is a live trance/progressive performer. He performs all original music and remixes with keyboards, midi controllers, and laptops.
Broadswords, rapiers and even batlefs clash in this dazzling display of Hollywood-style combat. Harsch and Sakuta reveal secrets and demonstrate many behind-the scenes moves that make up your favorite movie, TV and theater sword fighting stunts.
One of the most notable Dark-wave bands internationally, The Crüxshadows' motto is "live, love, be, believe," and it serves as a reminder that while The Crüxshadows may write catchy songs, the band has depth that extends beyond the dance floor.
DJ Ben Kennedy
Producer, composer, and DJ Ben Kennedy has been behind the decks for over 8 years. Spinning at some of the most popular nightclubs in the District of Columbia and conventions around the country, Ben uses a unique mix of progressive house, trance, and electrohouse to excite audiences and create unforgettable DJ sets.
DJ Marc J Cubs
DJ Marc J Cubs is an Atlanta based DJ who spins all around town at all the bars, clubs, and after hour events.
Nick Edelstein's Filk set consists of vocals with self-accompaniment on accordion, guitar, and a loop effect. Featuring songs from my new all-Filk album, Hobbies and Games such as "Rolling For Crits" and "Lego Love." I've been a BMI Songwriter and NARAS member since 2004, and entertained over 2,000 audiences internationally.
Emerald Rose has traveled the US and Ireland and are equally at home at Science Fiction conventions or celebrity-studded parties in Hollywood. In February 2013 Emerald Rose returned to Hollywood for their third appearance with the cast and crew of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies.
Escape the Clouds
Escape the Clouds is a solo artist performing steampunk-inspired music using an electric baritone ukulele, electronic drums, and backing tracks. His narrative, energetic songs feature a blend of electronic, world, industrial, and acoustic sounds.
Foot Pound Force
Foot Pound Force is an original Nerd Rock band composed of engineers from the Rocket City; their sound is best described as a geeky oscillation of rock, cow punk, R&B, funk, jazz, techno, and many other crazy tangents including comedy and filk.
Geekapella is Orlando's only geeky a cappella group. In 2015, they released Legends of the Hidden Demo, performed at conventions throughout Florida and made their Dragon Con debut! Do you like Star Wars, Harry Potter, anime, and enjoy nerd culture? You'll find all this and more in their repertoire.
Here Come the Mummies
Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000 year-old Egyptian Mummies with a one-track mind. Their "Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave" is sure to get you into them (and possibly vice versa).
Hero the Band
High energy rock and roll performed by 4 blood brothers.
Hot Breakfast! is an acoustic dork-rock power duo that blends comedy and rock into one funny, dorky package featuring passionate & funny originals, offbeat covers, and over-the-top theatricality. Think Tenacious D meets The Dead Milkmen.
I:SCINTILLA never disappoints. The Chicago quintet comes armed with heavy rhythms and guitars that somehow gain intensity with each passing year. Combined with Brittany Bindrim’s powerful vocals and melodies, their metal-infused electronica live shows have dazzled Dragon Con audiences repeatedly since 2010.
Shooter Jennings, known for BCR Media and his country and rock tunes, recently released Countach, a record to Giorgio Moroder on 3.11. The record featured Richard Garriott (Shroud of the Avatar), Marilyn Manson, Steve Young, and Brandi Carlile.
Jig to a Milestone
Lift your glasses, raise your voices and clap your hands! Jig to a Milestone is here to sing your favorite songs from the Irish pubs, Ren Faires and pirate gatherings. This quirky duo will delight you with their quick wit and bad jokes as well as performing a few recognizably nerdy covers.
Kirby Krackle is a pioneer of the nerd-rock movement; songs about comic books, video games, geek culture, and harnessing your inner-awesome.
Lips Down on Dixie
Lips Down On Dixie is an Atlanta based Rocky Horror Picture Show cast which performs weekly Friday midnight shows at The Plaza Theater. Known nationally for their screen accuracy, the cast has made appearances at venues around the Southeast region including Masquerade, Club Future, Chamber, Tongue & Groove, and others.
Radio ready rock music for geeks from the mind behind "She Don't Like Firefly" and "Best Game Ever."
Pioneers of the late 90’s Pop-Punk and Geek Rock movements, best known for writing theme for Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Their newest album, Rockingham, comes out March 11, 2016 and is an explosion of geekness, with true-to-form songs like "At The Con," "I'm The Droid" and "Ghostbusters III."
The Palmetto Knights is a historic steel combat team that brings all of their sword clashing and live fighting to center stage. These European weapon and armor experts will expand your mind with their wide array of panels and then blow your mind with intense combat tournaments.
A balance of high-energy chaos and perfect order, Qiet's visceral performances will keep you dancing long after the concert's over. Combining the elegant excesses of 1920's jazz with the unpredictably of pure punk rock, what results is not just a show; it is an experience.
DJ bzb (Bobby Shively) has been the DJ for The Last Party on Alderaan the last two years. He brings an energetic show with lots of hip hop, Top 40, pop, EDM, and mashups with a Star Wars theme.
Tom Smith is a singer-songwriter who dabbles mostly in comedy, mostly in folk rock. Tom has had several legendary performances at DragonCon, among others.
DJ Spider is a nerdy, geeky DJ with fingers in 80's, 90's, dance, ebm, goth, industrial, synthpop, and more.
The Cog is Dead
A time traveling steampunk trio whose music is fun, eclectic and widely praised by fans and steampunks around the world. Exciting musical variety, energetic theatrical stage presence, and hilarious video clips make The Cog is Dead's show a wonderful live theatrical experience for all who attend!
The Doubleclicks write nerdy, clever songs and perform them in energetic shows featuring cello and cat keyboard. At Dragon Con 2015, we performed all over the place and FILLED UP the concourse. Since then our album debuted on Billboard at number 2 & we'll have at least 1 new album out by Dragon Con 2016.
The Ghosts Project
The Ghosts Project is comprised Paul Mercer on violin and Davis Petterson on percussion, located in Atlanta GA.
The Muckers is Atlanta's only Celtic rock band. We combine a variety of influences into a rocking stage show with a traditional tilt. Band includes accordion, fiddle and mandolin, as well as standard guitar, bass and drums.
The Positronic Cats
A progressive folk duo from south central Pennsylvania. Simple chord progressions paired with powerful vocals and intricate mandolin phrasings are the foundation for songs about love, revenge, and the future.
Celtic Tribal Gypsy Rock with an Appalachian, Steam Punk twist. Incorporating Conventional and non-conventional instrumentation with amazing vocals into a super energetic, costumed performance which includes Original, traditional and even cover material. Heavy percussion base including interaction with the audience! Family friendly for all ages!
S. J. Tucker
S. J. Tucker came flying out of the Memphis music scene, guitar in hand and voice at the ready, and her feet have hardly hit the ground since. The varied elements of jazz, folk, goth-industrial, free-range spirituality, and world folklore weave themselves together and find a new home in Tucker's masterful lyrical storytelling.
Aurelio Voltaire is a media personality and respected authority on all things gothic, horror, sci-fi, steampunk, and involving "geek" culture. He is often referred to as a modern day renaissance man having achieved success in the fields of animation, music, comics, books, and toys.
Wasted Wine's latest album, Wasted Wine vs. the Hypnosis Center was featured on NPR, PopMatters, and other media outlets that weren't afraid of the eclectic release. Their sound has been likened to "a Russian circus taking place in a seedy cowboy bar" and that about sums it up.