NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza Concert AfterParty action is legendary, and past events have included live music performances by Andrew WK, Kristian Nairn (Hodor’s Rave of Thrones) and many others. The Summer 2018 event July 6-8 at the Boxboro Regency Hotel promises lots more Independence Week fun in your weekend with Live Music Performances and wicked awesome AfterParty action Friday and Saturday evenings in the beautiful Hotel Cosplay Courtyard with Indoor Pool.
The convention opens to fans and collectors at the Boxboro Regency Hotel at 4:00 pm on Friday July 6, 2018 with 25,000 square feet of exhibitors of Collectibles, Comics, Toys, Vinyl Records, CDs, DVDs, Art and other Oddities, plus artists, creators and small press publishers. Plus there will be free play video gaming from GameUnderground, mask-making with Eric Bornstein, Puppetry with Emmy Winner Bill Diamond, Kids activities with Kimberly Ann, and Cosplay with Cassie Bradbury, Zombie Leader, and Twilight Sparkle, among many other activities taking place all weekend.
NEComicCon Live Music Magic begins July 6th, with double-header action!
One of our featured guests at the Con all weekend will be CJ Ramone of The RAMONES, who will be meeting fans for autographs and photo ops (added fees). CJ, who replaced Dee Dee Ramone when he left the band, played bass, sang, and wrote songs until the retirement of the band. He played on a total of 8 albums by The Ramones. Prior to joining the Ramones, CJ was in the United States Marines, and also played and recorded in a band called Guitar Pete’s Axe Attack. Since the retirement of the Ramones, CJ has recently been touring and recording as a solo, releasing 3 studio albums. CJ will be doing a Q&A about his life experiences on Friday evening at 6:00 pm in the Hotel Seminar Room.
Following the close of the exhibitor areas Friday Night at the Hotel at 8:00 pm will be our Revolutionary Surf Punk Indoor Pool AfterParty featuring the instru-mental surf music of Tsunami of Sound along with Warthog, a tribute to The Ramones. The show will begin at 7:30 pm with GWELL-O, featuring former members of Green Jello performing in the style of GWAR in costume. Hang out with new and old friends in the beautiful Hotel Courtyard (with an indoor pool open to Hotel Guests Only) and enjoy listening and dancing to live music until 10:30 pm. The hotels Comic Con rate is only $105 per night while supply lasts. Food and beverages will be available, with alcohol available to those with proper ID. Admission on Friday admission is only $10 in advance, with a weekend pass only $20 in advance, including afterparty concerts at NEComicCons.com.
Also on Friday July 6th, as part of NorthEast ComicCon, our very special guest Micky Dolenz of The Monkees will be appearing at a 50th Anniversary screening of the groundbreaking 1968 film HEAD (starring The Monkees, Frank Zappa, Victor Mature, Jack Nicholson, and many others) including a Q&A with Micky prior to the showing on the big screen with concert sound. Seats are reserved for only $20 and includes weekend admission to NEComicCon at the Boxboro Regency Hotel on sale at NEComicCons.com.
Saturday July 7th will include activities at the Boxboro Regency Hotel all day, with music, cosplay contests, pose-offs, and photo ops. Our Saturday evening Concert AfterParty will feature a special opportunity for a few lucky fans to sing Karaoke with Micky Dolenz, just by making a donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. More info at goo.gl/H25U4Z.
A special Micky Dolenz VIP Experience, as part of NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza July 6-8, 2018, includes (1) Weekend Early Entry Admission to all events at Boxboro Regency Hotel July 6-8, (1) Reserved Seat at the 50th Anniversary screening of the Monkees movie “Head” at the Regent Theatre in Arlington MA on Friday July 6 between 7:00 and 10:00 pm, doors open at 6:00 pm, (1) Regular photo or other flat item autographed in person by Micky at the Regent prior to the screening or at the Regency Saturday or Sunday, with VIP access to autograph queue, (1) Selfie Photo Op with your own phone or camera, up to two people with Micky at the Regent prior to the screening or at the Regency Saturday or Sunday, (1) Reserved seat for the Q&A in the Seminar Room at the Regency (time and day to be announced), (1) Reserved Seat at the Saturday night Karaoke with Micky in the hotel Courtyard, (1) Special VIP Laminate pass with lanyard, Only 50 available.
Added to the Saturday evening fun in the hotel courtyard will be local musical nerd legend, singer songwriter SAM MULLIGAN, celebrating the release of his new album “Shark Party.” Saturday’s music will kick off at 6:30 pm with Mick Lawless Loose Salute Unplugged Tribute to Mike Nesmith.
Sunday July 8, Boston area musical legend CHARLIE FARREN will entertain and sign for fans. Charlie recently performed several sold out shows with Aerosmith’s Joe Perry, and is constantly releasing new material and performing.
More musical activities will be announced.
General admission ranges from $10 to VIP experiences at $129.00 and available at the goo.gl/H25U4Z.
More info can be found on goo.gl/H25U4Z
Live Music at NorthEast ComicCon July 6-8