SPACE CITY GEEK FEST

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SPACE CITY GEEK FEST

SPACE CITY GEEK FEST: WHERE GEEK CULTURE AND MUSIC COLLIDE!

When and where

Date and time

Location

The Raven Tower 310 North Street Houston, TX 77009

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Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

SPACE CITY GEEK FEST

Here to bridge the gap between music and geek culture.

10 MUSIC PERFORMANCES - Starts at 2pm

Hip Hop, Pop, Rock, Punk, Indie Rock and MORE! Get your groove on with 10 acts spanning multiple genres, all influenced and inspired by comic and geek culture. Experience each performance accompanied by visuals throughout the night that accent the artists music.

FEATURING

  • Guilla
  • Kimkoro
  • DJ J Parker
  • TD Money
  • Ellafrmsaturn
  • The Kiddos
  • Legaci
  • Astro Inn
  • Jono Jono
  • Skeptik Nation
  • DJ Nfinite

30+ POP CULTURE VENDORS - Starts at 11am

A toy and comic market will be held outside the venue space. Come enjoy 30 comic, toy, and pop culture vendors from all over the map. Go broke with local iconic toy and comic shops and vendors from everywhere.

VENDOR LIST

  • Super Happy Incredible Toys
  • White Cup Ent.
  • Retro Exchange
  • V's Dolla Theater and Exotic Pop Water
  • Scribilly Comics
  • Little Shop o' Horrors
  • Little Arrow Soaps
  • MORE TBA

PANELS AND BEAT BATTLE

Get educated with 3 unique panels hosted by comic publishers, shops, podcasters, and festival curators.

PANELISTS - Starts at 3 pm

  • The Movie Gap - The AMAZING podcast will be talking about the CRAZY behind the scenes of the Super Mario Bros Movie from the 90s.
  • LESSER KNOWN COMICS - This AWESOME publishing company brings you a panel about world building within comics. Hosted by Inside the Northside Podcast.
  • The Minority Geeks - This film production company has made a short film titled "SOUNDS OF DANGER" and are holding a Q&A following the film hosted by Inside the Northside Podcast

4 PRODUCER BEAT BATTLE - Starts at 1pm

4 Producers duke it out and flip nerd culture classics!

SPECIAL COMICPALOOZA ACTIVATION - Starts at 5pm

More announcements on this soon!

SMASH ULTIMATE VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT - Starts at 1pm

32 person Smash Ultimate tournament. Sign up and full rules listed at https://www.start.gg/tournament/space-city-geek-fest/details

Spectators purchase tickets here on eventbrite but competitors need to sign up on start.gg.

VIP

The VIP lounge is in the tower at Raven Tower overlooking the Bayou and City. Enjoy a private bar with no line and a couple arcade machines and several retro games only available to our VIPS. You will also get two (2) drink tickets for the bar and you are automatically entered in our 2 VIP RAFFLES which prizes include comics, swag, and a BIG special surprise.

GIVEAWAY/RAFFLE

THREE GIVEAWAYS/RAFFLES - Announcement time tbd

Purchasing a GA ticket will automatically enter you into one of the raffles. Winner will receive comics and/or swag. Winner will be announced during the event. More info on this coming soon.

Purchasing VIP ticket will automatically enter you into two larger raffles. Winners will receive comics, swag and a BIG special surprise. More info coming soon.

TICKETS AND NON PROFIT

SALE SCHEDULE

Early Bird - $15 from 10/12-11/30

FIRST SALE GA - $20 from 10/12-11/30

FIRST SALE VIP -$40 from 10/12-11/30

SECOND SALE GA - $25 from 12/01-01/31

SECOND SALE VIP - $45 from 12/01-01/31

THIRD SALE GA - $30 from 02/01-02/18 at 10AM

FINAL SALE VIP - $50 from 02/01-02/18 all through event

DAY OF GA - $35 starts at 11AM on 02/18 all through event

NON PROFIT AND DISCOUNT ON TICKETS

Space City Geek Fest has partnered with Caring with Comics, a non-profit that collects comics and donates them to charities such as Texas Children’s Hospital, schools, and more. Donations will be accepted at the festival. Donate prior to the festival at designated drop locations to receive a discount on tickets to the festival. Drop locations being announced soon.

LOCATION

RAVEN TOWER

One of Houston’s hottest spots, Raven Tower. Providing two stages with projections being placed behind the main stage under pavilion and a second stage placed elegantly over the bayou, two bars, lounge that overlooks the city of Houston Skyline, and plenty of room for vendors all throughout the property.

FOOD AND DRINK

Twenty-four beers on tap, dozens more in bottles, a spirits selection that would make pappy proud, and a full assortment of wines. Local food truck Cosmo Flamingo is also slangin' the grub in case you get hungry

PARKING

Parking is free on the street. Please note the parking lots will have to be paid for and are run by White Oak Music Hall. We DO NOT have control over parking lots. Arrive early to get the best parking.

SPONSORS AND CURATORS

COMIC CAVE PODCAST: Comic Cave Podcast has built a name for itself by hosting panels at Houston’s Comicpalooza and Super Happy Incredible Toy Show and Art Market. Chris and Russ of Comic Cave take pride in interviewing comic and toy shop owners like Richard, the owner of Bedrock City Comics, and shining light on artists whose work is influenced by comics, such as local artist Dende.

FLIGHT CONCERTS: FLIGHT, for short, is a touring-based concert production company that has gained renown from booking concerts in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and New Orleans. They have supported and booked for local Houston venues and artists like Warehouse Live and Satellite Bar. They have also helped book larger events for TRILLER by booking iconic artist Swae Lee in New Orleans for a private Halloween party.

RAVEN TOWER: Raven Tower is one of Houston’s greatest venues located in the Heights area. They are no stranger to events as they host conventions and festivals all year around. Their atmosphere provides a unique experience with an array of local drinks, two stages, plenty of space for vendors and a tower that gives you the best view from the bayou overlooking the downtown Houston skyline.

SUPER HAPPY INCREDIBLE TOYS: Super Happy Incredible Toys is one of Houston’s favorite retro toy shops. They are super active in the community and they host their own art shows, toy conventions and panels every year at Eureka Heights and Saint Arnold’s Brewery. They are curating the vendor market for Space City Geek Fest.

COMICPALOOZA 365: Houston’s number one pop culture convention. They host events all year round to build up to their main convention. Space City Geek Fest is an official Comicpalooza 365 event.

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