MAGFest goes west with ROCKAGE!

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:00pm -- Nick The Newbie

Live music and classic video games February 6-8, 2015 at San Jose State University Student Union

WHAT: For three exciting days, music and video game fans will experience retro bliss as MAGFest presents its first major west coast event: Rockage 4.0. Now partnered with MAGFest, Rockage returns to Downtown San Jose February 6-8, 2015, for its fourth year of 30+ dynamic indie rock bands, nerdcore acts chiptune artists and DJs. These musicians will perform all weekend in front of a classic free play arcade backdrop of more than 50 rare classic cabinets and pinball. Rockage 4.0 is a rapidly growing Bay Area festival celebrating digital nostalgia. The event is open to the public, and welcome to fans of all ages.

Chiptunes (Part 2)

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:21pm -- Nick The Newbie

Heya! Emily and Brandon back again for MAGFest Music Wednesday: CHIPTUNE EDITION: PART 2! This second show, which is going down on Sunday, Jan 25th from 11pm - 2am, features another diverse collection of chipartists, all geared to help you get your late night party on! Five more acts = five times the party. OMG MATH. In summation, PREPARE TO DANCE YOURSELF INTO OBLIVION. Or at least try to, I dunno. Find out who's down to party + the final three visualist performers, all listed below!

Chiptunes (Part 1)

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:07pm -- Nick The Newbie

Sup y'all? Brandon and Emily from MAG Chip here, which means it’s time for MAGFest Music Wednesday, CHIPTUNE EDITION: PART 1! This first show, which is happening on Saturday, Jan 24th from 3 - 6pm, features a myriad of different chip bands and acts, combing chiptune + a plethora of additional instruments! Five different performances coming at you with a variety of musical styles, you'd best prepare to have your face melted so thoroughly that your own mother won't recognize you! #WorthItTho Check them all out plus a couple of the accompanying visualist performers below!

Triforce Quartet, Bit Brigade, and Urizen @ MAGFest 13

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:28am -- Nick The Newbie

It's Music Wednesday!

We have a little tradition in the MAGFest world where we like to drop a low yield tactical nuke every Wednesday for a few months leading into MAGFest. We pick up that tradition again today in anticipation of MAGFest 13, January 23-26, 2015 in National Harbor, MD. Here's today's announcements, and make sure to check back every Wednesday for more until we have our full 40+ lineup revealed!