When Worlds Collide…

Chris Hardwick has done it again folks. No, not another tv show.  This time, he’s combining music and the nerd life into one giant music festival and comic conival. ID10T (pronounced I-D-TEN-T) is the latest project from the Nerdist Founder. It will be taking over the Silicon Valley, CA on June 24th and 25th at Shoreline Amphitheatre. Single day and weekend passes are still available for purchase here. Get them before they are sold out because you are not going to want to miss this!

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“Over the years, I’ve enjoyed an INORDINATE amount of time at music festivals, comedy festivals, comic-cons, craft fairs, and gaming conventions. My goal with ID10T is to create a 2-day mega-event that mashes all of my favorite parts of them together, and Silicon Valley is the PERFECT place to do it.” – Chris Hardwick

As you can tell this event is taking over not only the Amphitheater but also the surrounding areas. Attendees can expect a full day of fun in the sun. There will be music, exhibitors, panels, comic book artists, comedians, and entire interactive zone. This definitely will be worth the weekend pass. We’ve broken down the daily schedule on what you can expect!

Panels will run from 12:30PM – 5PM each day and include:

  • Portlandia with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstien
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000 with Jonah Ray, Hampton Count, and Rebecca Hanson
  • Harmontown with Dan Harmon, Jeff B Davies, and Spencer Crittenden
  • Stan Against Evil with John C McGinley, Janet Varney, and Dana Gould
  • Animaniacs LIVE! with Maurice LaMarche, Randy Rogel, and Rob Paulsen
  • The Magicians with Arjun Gupta, Hale Appleman, John McNamara, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Sera Gamble, and Summer Bishil

The Comedy Tent will full of laughter from 4:30PM – 8PM and will feature over 16 different comedians. Some notable acts including Weekend Update Co-Host, Michael Che, Garfunkel and Oates, and Demetri Martin.  The music will be rocking over at the amphitheater between 4PM-11PM. Headliners include Weezer, Girl Talk, and Ok Go along with ten other musical acts to be featured over the two days.

AND THATS NOT ALL…

No, seriously, it’s not! Since there is a Comic Con vibe that goes along with this event multiple comic companies such as Skybound, Aftershock, and Valiant are participating. There will be over thirty different comic book artists put together in one area. Gerry Duggan was one of the main writers behind the relaunch of Deadpool in 2013, as well as one of the creative minds behind the script to Sunset Overdrive, a popular video game. in 2013, Becky Cloonan became the first woman to draw the Batman title cover. In 2015 she was voted in the top 5 of top 50 female comic book artists of all time. She also co-created, wrote, and did the artwork for Gotham Academy. Ande Parks will also be in attendance. He is an artist known for his work on Green Arrow, Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Superman, Daredevil, and Spider-Man. Andre has done some series work for a Daredevil one-shot series called, Blood Of The Tarantula, as well as a series focused on The Green Hornets sidekick, Kato. During the day attendees can dance their hearts out at the Mad Decent Dance Tent but during the night there will be plenty of cosplay contests. The biggest exciting part is what will be featured in the exhibitors section! With three different exhibitors area, it’s safe to say we will be buying and seeing lots of cool new things!

Don’t miss out on this insane event!

All event information and pictures are courtesy of Ashton-Magnuson Media

 

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Author: Shannon Parola

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