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