MarsCon, the one in Minnesota not the one in , has announced their headlining music act for 2013.
MarsCon is March 103 at the Crown Plaza Hotel & Suites in Bloomington, MN. It is a sci-fi/fandom convention with media stars, authors, artists, costumers, and more. They are known for having the Dementia Track, sponsored by Dementia Radio and run by the Great Luke Ski. It is a weekend long party and music festival of comedy music. Tons of acts from Dementia Radio, the FuMP, and elsewhere come to play
This year’s headliner for the 10th year of the track is the group Flat 29 from the UK, playing their first concert in the USA. Also for the first time at MarsCon is comedy rocker Mikey Mason. More acts will be announced as time goes by, but check the site for past guests to get a feel for who might be there.
Events for the track include: Space Oddity Music Club & Brew Pub which is three nights of music circles, snacks, drinks, and games in an laid-back environment with an open mic. Dementia Smackdown Wrestling with DJ and proe wrestling fan Jered Perez creating avatars of appearing acts for a wrestling video game then has them fight in a 30 minute Battle Royal for the Dementia Championship; commentary along with the fight. The Dementia Fan Showcase hosted by DJ Particle gives you the chance to perform your own songs or someone else’s. The FuMP Jukebox which gives acts who did not make the Main Stage a chance to perform one of their songs for everyone. The Dementia Smackdown (no wrestling this time) features the weekend’s performers performing cover versions of each other’s songs.
The con will also be the home to the 3rd Annual Logan Whitehurst Memorial Awards for Excellence in Comedy Music.