Weird Al Yankovic Making 1st Ever Con Appearance in 2013 for the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo

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Press Release:

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2013 Gets Weird 

What:               Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo returns April 26-28, 2013 at the BMO Centre. Coming off a record-breaking attendance of over 60,000 in 2012, Calgary Expo is taking full-frontal nerdity to the next level in 2013. Featuring guests from comic creator legend Stan Lee to Chris Sarandon, best known for his evil-plotting in 80′s classic The Princess Bride. Following the first-ever reunion in over two decades of the principal cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the Calgary Expo presents another exclusive event for pop culture aficionados in 2013. “Weird Al” Yankovic ­ the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time ­ is appearing at a comic-con for the first time ever. His Alpocalypse Tour concert Friday night is a second dose of fandom for those who cannot get enough during regular expo hours.

Special Guests Include:

  • STAN LEE (Spiderman, X-Men, Iron Man, The Hulk, The Avengers)
  • WEIRD AL YANKOVIC (Comedy Recording Artist)
  • LEXA DOIG (Andromeda; Sonya Valentine in Continuum)
  • BRET “HITMAN” HART (WWE Wrestling Legend)
  • NEAL ADAMS (DC Artist: Superman, Batman, Green Arrow)
  • MICHAEL SHANKS (Saving Hope; Dr. Daniel Jackson in Stargate: SG-1)
  • JOHN CARPENTER (Horror Writer & Director Halloween, Escape from NewYork)
  • CHRIS SARANDON (Prince Humperdinck in The Princess Bride, Jack Skellington voice in The Nightmare Before Christmas)

Where:             BMO Centre, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB

When:              Friday, April 26, 2013 – Sunday, April 28, 2013

12pm to 8pm Friday, 10am to 7pm Saturday, 10am to 5pm Sunday

Tickets on Sale: Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10am MST www.CalgaryExpo.com

Weird Al Concert Tickets on Sale at Ticketmaster:  Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 12pm MST www.ticketmaster.ca

                            

ABOUT CALGARY EXPO

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo is a non-profit organization showcasing pop culture including comics, sci-fi, gaming, anime, and horror. Since 2006, the convention has grown to host over 60,000 attendees in 2012 and is Canada¹s second largest pop culture convention. Calgary Expo April 26 – 28, 2013 at BMO Centre, Stampede Park, in Calgary, AB, Canada. www.calgaryexpo.com

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