Closing Ceremonies with ASL
A pair of 30-minute concerts by Harold Feld and Marc Grossman. Both of these performers have been active in the Society for Creative Anachronism and will serenade you with everything from ancient song to futuristic filk.
Batya “The Toon” Wittenberg is a self-described successful transplant to New York City. As a lyricist she has a sharp wit. Batya’s songs can bring you to tears— tears of laughter, tears of joy, tears of beauty. Her songs span a wide range of genres, from folk to rap and beyond.
Summer Russell is a lifelong lover of music and poetry, myth and magic, science and nature. . Her voice and instrumentals bring to bring a richness to songs both new and old. Lyrically, her themes range from myth and magic to science, nature, and the wonders of the heart.
Massachusetts’ Marnen Laibow-Koser is a computer geek who has been studying and playing music since the tender age of three and composing for nearly as long. He’s a multi-instrumentalist performing mostly classical and Anglo-American folk music, and when he’s not streaming a concert to a convention like this, he can be found playing at numerous… Continue reading Concert: Marnen Laibow-Koser
Kim the Comic Book Goddess plays a mean keyboard, is like a cross between Tom Lehrer and Meat Loaf, and sings with a voice like Natalie Merchant about many more topics than just comic books. She’s the surprise around the corner, but not in your cereal box, because she never really liked chickens anyway.
The musical equivalent of Treasure Island, Baltimore steampunk band Night Watch Paradox brings the audience along on a participatory journey of musical performance and storytelling as they travel in their imaginary steam-powered airship through time and space.
WASD is a DC-area metal project taking inspiration from classic PC-game soundtracks and making rock covers of your favorite computer game tunes. Coming soon to a LAN party near you.
Claiming to be from Brooklyn (but possibly from outer space), Kenny Young and the Eggplants play intergalactic folk-and-roll songs about giant squirrels, scary bits of cheese, super-powered frogs, and Martian garden gnomes. “They mix brainy, funny lyrics with a fine sense of what makes pop music wonderful.” — Dr. Demento. Their tunes can be heard on countless… Continue reading Concert: Kenny Young and the Eggplants