80’s-themed events aren’t just for heavy metal, new wave, and bubble gum pop music festivals anymore! This inaugural convention will feature panels about 80’s pop culture, celebrity meet and greets, breakdancing and lip-synching competitions, and various attractions and vendors emphasizing 80’s movies, TV shows, fashions, video games, music, etc. Scheduled celebrity guests include: Cary Elwes, Chrisopher Lloyd, Sean Astin, Val Kilmer, Steve Guttenberg, Loni Anderson, Howard Hesseman, and many more. Naturally, there will be 80’s musical groups performing as well including Dokken, ABC, the Motels, and the Sugar Hill Gang. Break out your MC Hammer pants and get ready to re-visit your past, while bringing your kids along to show them the way it was.
Info from the organizer:
NostalgiaCon’s Ultimate 80s Reunion is going to SoCal on September 28th & 29th for the first-ever annual pop culture convention dedicated to the 80s, and the icons that defined it! This September, NostalgiaCon will capture the 80s like never before, inviting fans to rediscover the decade in fresh, totally rad ways– including panels, celeb meet and greets, and totally a radical expo featuring movies, TV, fashion, sports, video games, music and MORE.
The growing list of speakers, panels, Q&As and programming reads like a Who’s Who of major motion picture, TV show, music artists, and pop culture pundits that make the ‘80s so awesome is available at http://nostalgiacon80s.com.