GeekGirlCONcert Spectacular: A Night of Music and Comedy

GGCONcert Saturday October 10

Photo Credits: Jade Harris, Audrey Penven, Brian Adams

Saturday night at GeekGirlCon ‘13 brings a stellar lineup of geeky entertainment on Saturday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. in a secret hideaway on Level 3 of the world-famous EMP at the Seattle Center!

Our annual GeekGirlCONcert is bringing the best of music and comedy to you. Returning favorite Marian Call headlines, the seriously funny Bri Pruett opens the show, and the phenomenal musician Unwoman rounds out this exciting lineup.

Details and Cheat Codes:

  • What: GeekGirlCONcert Spectacular
  • Where: EMP Level 3, Seattle Center (look for signage & GeekGirlCon volunteers to show you the way)
  • When: Concert at 8:00 p.m. and doors open at 7:30 p.m.
  • Who: GeekGirlCon attendees with free tickets from the Info Booth and anyone else that loves geeky music and wants a fabulous evening!
  • How Much: $15 tickets or get one of 50 free tickets for GeekGirlCon ‘13 attendees on Saturday at our Info Booth.

 

More Spectacular Information:

The geeky goodness kicks off with Bri Pruett! She is a stand-up comic of all disciplines, performing wherever anyone will listen—usually in and around the Pacific Northwest in theaters, bars, casinos, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and the All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival. Pruett is the sidekick/director of original talk/variety show Late Night Action with Alex Falcone, and has opened for comedians like NBC’s Ron Funches, MTV’s Sarah Schaeffer, SNL’s Fred Armisen, and Kids in the Hall‘s Kevin McDonald. You can see her performing with her improvised musical ensemble Pipes and hosting a stand-up showcase every other Saturday at Curious Comedy Theater in Portland, Oregon.

Next up is the inimitable Unwoman, a San Francisco-based solo cellist-singer-songwriter. With classic covers and timeless songs about love gone wrong, Unwoman has been a featured favorite at major steampunk, goth, and sci-fi-related events all over North America. She received the 2013 Steampunk Chronicle Reader’s Choice Award for best solo musician. In addition to solo work, Unwoman has performed with Amanda Palmer, Voltaire, Abney Park, Rasputina, and Stripmall Architecture. With talent of epic proportions, she has released seven albums and is still going strong.

Our final act of the night is the merrymaking Marian Call! A performer at the very first GeekGirlCONcert, Marian is a nerdy singer-songwriter based in Juneau, Alaska. She has made a name for herself by touring endlessly and connecting directly with fans on Twitter. With songs about spaceships, dragons, and Jane Austen, she’s gained an international online following and the enthusiastic endorsement of a number of web celebrities such as Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day, Peter Sagal, and Adam Savage of the Mythbusters. She has played on the Jonathan Coulton Cruise and toured with w00tstock and the Ladies of Ragnarok (The Doubleclicks and Molly Lewis), warming the hearts of comic shop denizens across the country. Learn more and listen to her tunes today to prepare for the party!

This GeekGirlCONcert Spectacular is likely to sell out, so don’t delay! Pick up your GeekGirlCon pass today (and stop by our Info Booth on Saturday) or buy a ticket and join us for nerdy laughter, geeky songs, and beautiful music!

Laurel McJannet
“Rock On!”

Laurel McJannet

Back in the day (we won’t say when), Laurel cut out words from Seventeen™, took pictures of friends/cute boys, and arranged them onto her PeeChee, protecting the final masterpiece with strips of Scotch tape as makeshift lamination. Fast-forward a ”few” years later where Laurel now writes, designs and consults as a marketing professional. (She has a B.A. in Communications and a MARCOM Certificate from the University of Washington.) The day she got access from IT to update a website (using straight up HTML, BTW) was the day she became… A GEEK. This website led to more websites and managing major ecommerce projects. Today, there isn’t a CMS she can't figure out, she’s mastered the art of translating tech-speak for the non-techie, and she is proof that marketing and IT can co-exist and not implode. Laurel enjoys all things Apple™, yoga, and the antics of her 8-year-old son (which she writes about on her blog and FB.) She is a recovering Tetris, Farmville, Café World and Cityville social gamer who now feeds her addiction with Clash of Clans, Plants vs. Zombies, Faireway Solitare, Draw Something, and Words with Friends on her iPad. Let’s play!

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  1. […] highlights of this year’s convention include: The GeekGirlCONcert that was put on at the EMP museum on Saturday night, Molly Lewis’ Benedict Cumberbatch […]

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