Very late in doing this but I still wanted to post it.
MystiCon is a literary sci-fi con (plus fantasy, pop culture, steampunk, and more) February 22-24 at the Tanglewood Holiday Inn in Roanoke, Virginia.
The Guests of Honor include Peter Davison (5th Doctor Who), Larry Elmore (D&D artist), Orson Scott Card (author of Ender’s Game), Tom Angleberger (author of Origami Yoda), Steven Long (RPG creator), filmmakers, podcasters, authors, artists, costumers, wrestlers, and more. Plus a number of music acts.
The Con’s Musical Gust of Honor is Bella Morte is a gothic darkwave band. They are headlining Mysticon’s Musical extravaganza on Saturday night.
Special Music Guest The Gothsicles are comedy geek industrial music group who are part of the FuMP. Catch them both Friday night and on Saturday as part of the Musical extravaganza.
Devo Spice is a comedy rapper and FuMP core member. He is part of Saturday’s Musical extravaganza. He is also performing at Mysticon’s event at the Roanoke City Main Library on Thursday night.
Jonah Knight has a different concert each day of the con. Each one shows off his different genre work, Paranormal Folk (Friday), Creepy Christmas Songs (Saturday), and Supernatural Steampunk (Sunday).
Electronica composure Consortium 499 has created his own original score for the silent film Nosferatu, to watch and listen. His album Pageant and Ceremony of the Coronation will be available at a special discount price during the con.
DJ Drae plays goth events, conventions, and provides music for Strange Aeons Productions’ LARP. He will doing a dance party on Friday night with a special light show by Eli Mayhem.
Author, editor, music therapist, and musician Danny Birt has a performance and sing-a-long at the con as well.
Other music related events include: Drum Circle on Friday and Saturday night, Belly Dancing workshops, SF Themes in Rock Music panel, Poetry/Filk Open Mic, and an hour with musician/author Gary Rinehart.