Performers

Calling All Fans!

These go to 11.

Jam-packed with legendary folks everywhere you look, these performers radiate amusement and entertainment with their uncanny talents.

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For a list of guests, performers, and attending professionals ordered by confirmation date:

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  • The Atlanta Radio Theatre Company

    The Atlanta Radio Theatre Company has been creating audio drama and comedy in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, horror, detectives, and a couple of Regency Romances since 1984.  We have been performing live, on the radio, on podcasts, and on YouTube.

  • Atlanta Swing Orchestra

    The Atlanta Swing Orchestra is a group of musicians that really love to play the big band music that gets you tearing up the dance floor!  They are musicians who are dedicated to keeping the Great American Songbook alive by playing tunes from the 30s and 40s to modern classics.

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  • Bathroom of the Future

    Bathroom of the Future is nerd rock for punks, or maybe punk rock for nerds. Influenced by Weezer, Nerf Herder, and Rozwell Kid, Bathroom of the Future offers up short, fast, catchy songs about life, love, losing at fighting games, and meeting someone cosplaying the same character you are. 

  • Black Sheep Ensemble

    Black Sheep Ensemble is vagapunk street music for the masses.  Black Sheep Ensemble’s rowdy street performances—rooted in Balkan, Bollywood, Second Line, Latin and Ska—bring crowds up on their feet, out to the streets, and into the music. This rambling party of talented carousers sparks celebration at every turn with low brass belting out the bass line while eccentric drums drive the dance.

  • Black Sunshine

    Nairobi current, Atlanta-based, worldwide DJ known for rocking the party in any format! Touring DJ for Hotblack Desiato and Disaster Area. Offering up dance mix 80s, 90s, 00s, goth, industrial, britpop, shoegaze, hip-hop, and drum and bass. 

  • The Blibbering Humdingers

    Goofy acoustic nerd rock for wizards, witches, gamers, jedi, hobbits, time lords, LARPers, browncoats, SCAdians, and all manner of hoopy froods. You\'ll be positively gruntled by our non-sequitur nonsense and musical mayhem.

  • Brobdingnagian Bards

    The Brobdingnagian Bards are back for a Dragon Con reunion! 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.

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  • Crüxshadows

    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.

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  • DJ Phasim

    DJ PHASIM stumbled into Dragon Con back in 2013 and has performed every year since in one capacity or another!  Catch him spinning Hip-Hop, Dance, House, and Throwback this year at Bunny Hutch and Zombie Prom!

  • DJP

    DJP is a long time EDM/Rock/Modern Dance/Pop/80s/90s/00s spinner, born and raised in Atlanta, GA, but now living in Nashville!  From the ashes of Excelsior Mill, 688, The Shelter, Masquerade, and a former featured guest at Dragon Con..everyone leaves HAPPY!  

  • Dust Bowl Faeries

    A faerie-tale fusion of dark cabaret, gothic polka and post-punk music, Dust Bowl Faeries is a dark-carnival band from the New York Hudson Valley. Accordion, singing saw, acoustic guitar, lap-steel, bass and percussion combine to create the Dust Bowl Faeries otherworldly sound. 

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  • Foot Pound Force

    Get ready to be nerdy, get ready to rock, and get ready to laugh out loud. Better pay attention though, for there may be a quiz afterward from these rockin’ rocket scientists. Foot Pound Force, a band composed of more than its units.

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  • Hawthorn & Holly

    Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, Hawthorn & Holly are a pop punk band that plays songs about Harry Potter, Doctor Who and other fandoms.  Leah Schroeder and Christie Mowery weave gorgeous harmonies with Eddie Mowery on guitars, while Dave Beaucar of Baltimore, Maryland slaps his amazing bass.

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  • I:Scintilla

    Industrial-rock quintet from Chicago and five-time Dragon Con main stage performer.

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  • LandLoch'd

    From the highlands of Scotland, and the Moor-infested plains of Spain, two men met upon the high seas and decided to share their love of Celtic and pirate music with the masses... Esteban Diego de Castille and Edward the RedBeard are LandLoch\'d! (Oh, and Tilly too!)

  • LDOD

    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.

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  • Mikey Mason

    Mikey Mason (She Don’t Like Firefly, Best Game Ever) is a ball of contagious enthusiasm who sings about role-playing games, sci-fi, fantasy, cats, and being a geek. He’s been heard on nerdist, SyFy, TheFuMP, and Dr. Demento, and is a truly must-see event.

  • mc chris

    mc chris (always intentionally spelled lowercase) is a rapper known for rap, nerdcore, hip hop, and comedy. His last album, mc chris is good music charted on Billboard, debuting at #2 in the comedy genre. He is the only rapper that was ever an animator for Cartoon Network for five years.

  • Jason Charles Miller

    Lead singer of Godhead, will play a combo of songs from southern rock solo albums, Godhead, and video games and TV shows he has sung on.

  • Mutant County Line

    At the corner of Americana music and science fiction, Mutant County Line is an Atlanta-based band that plays honky-tonking and heartbreaking music about love, loss, and lightspeed. Mutant County Line proves that three chords and the truth is out there.

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  • Nemesis

    Nemesis is a 20+ year veteran of smashing dance club floors in Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles and and a 7 time Dragon Con performer. Featuring banging tracks, high energy, and an unstoppable force to keep the party going! Techno, Electro House, Trance, EDM, Industrial, Goth, 80's and more; if you've been, you know this is a performance not to be missed.
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  • Palmetto Knights

    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.

  • Beth Patterson

    A one-woman, one-bouzouki show of songs spanning Celtic, Louisiana, parodies, snark, and surprise metal licks.

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  • Mega Ran

    Nerdcore hip-hop touching on videogames, comic books, cartoons, wrestling, and more. 

  • Raspberry Pie

    With the sounds of late 70s funk and disco, combined with a nerdy lyrical sensibility, Raspberry Pie have been packing dance floors since 2015. Their tasty grooves and singalong choruses can turn any venue into a dance hall, with audience members becoming active participants in a full body funk experience.


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  • September Mourning

    Emily Lazar and September Mourning hold the prestigious accomplishment of being the first female-fronted hard rock/metal band to successfully mint and sell NFTs. 

  • Tom Smith

    Back again with a slew of new songs and a new album, Tom Smith once again stretches the boundaries of filk with serious, funny, musical, mythical, maniacal, political, and pun-filled performances! 


  • DJ Spider

    Nerdy, geeky DJ and veteran cosplayer with fingers in filk, 80s, 90s, dance, ebm, goth, industrial and synthpop, plus whatever else comes along 🙂 #thatdjspider just about everywhere online

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  • The Black Amigo

    The Black Amigo (born Adriano Gomez) is not your average open format DJ. This versatile party-rocking general is the force the nightlife has been waiting for. 

  • The Cybertronic Spree

    Take real life Transformers playing music from Transformers the Movie in true 80\'s metal style. Add in samplings from anime, genre and videogame crowd pleasers then combine with awesome original material for one unforgettable night of robot rock.

  • The Faithful Sidekicks

    The Faithful Sidekicks are an award-winning comedic acoustic geek folk-pop duo who write and perform original catchy songs about fandoms, gaming, and technology.

  • The Gekkos

    Hailing from Orlando, Florida, The Gekkos are the greatest nerd rock polka band in the multiverse. Comprised of brothers Jared on accordion and Zack on keytar, The Gekkos are sure to get you pumped and ready to get weird!

  • The Tomb Tones

    50s rock\'n\'roll collides with punk rock mania in The Tomb Tones\' spook show bizarro! Dance the night away to hilarious hair-raising tunes about serial killer romance, monster beach parties, and taxidermy gone wrong!

  • Thrillkiller

    Thrillkiller delivers a viciously unique style of music, mixing elements of metal, rock, pop, and others. With the launch of their debut EP, Time, followed by their totally fan funded debut release Showdown, they are currently supporting their third release, San Francisco Moto

  • Twill Distilled

    Twill Distilled is a singer, rapper, and musical producer originally from the Baltimore and DC Metro Area. She is know for her high energy performances, and unique dirty pop style.

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  • Valentine Wolfe

    A Symphony of Darkness, Valentine Wolfe performs gothic metal inspired by seances, 19th century gothic literature, and classical music. Combining the haunting soprano of Sarah Black and the bleak maelstrom of Braxton Ballew’s solo double bass, the only muse they follow is their own.  

  • Vision Video

    Vision Video is a goth pop band fronted by veteran, firefighter and paramedic Dusty Gannon, playing music reminiscent of goth classic acts like the Cure and Joy Division, with a fresh new take on the genre. 

  • Aurelio Voltaire

    Aurelio Voltaire is often described as a modern day renaissance man. He is a singer, performer, author, creator of comic books, films, animation, toys, and home decor.

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  • Wakefire

    Wakefire takes an unorthodox approach to the traditional. They are here to create a new sound to delight and surprise any who would hear. They tell stories and create sounds to move the heart and body with a combination of Celtic Rock, Slavic Punk, and Americana Pop. 

Cancellations

Due to professional commitments, the following previously confirmed guests will not be able to attend Dragon Con this year.

  • Jamieson Alcorn
  • Adam Becker
  • R. S. Belcher
  • Kurt Boutin
  • Jennifer Bruce
  • Julie E. Czerneda
  • Laysla De Oliveira
  • Margaret Downey-Schottmiller
  • Thomas Gofton
  • Kali Holder
  • Alethea Kontis
  • Katherine Kurtz
  • J.F. Lewis
  • Roland Mann
  • Brianna Marie
  • Jason Massey
  • Dr Sydnee McElroy
  • Zu Orzu
  • Chantelle Aimee Osman
  • Jeanne C Stein
  • Toni Weisskopf
  • Michael Williams
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