The 12th Annual Music And Gaming Festival
4 Days of Non-Stop Games and Concerts
Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Jan 2 -5, 2014 (Thu - Sun)
Welcome to the second round of our weekly Wednesday music annnouncements! We're going to keep doing these until our BIG REVEAL on October 31. Up this week is the first half of our chiptune artists!
Chiptune performers (click to view all musical performers):
Crashfaster - Four piece chip band from California. You may have been told that Uncle Ben's rice is the San Francisco treat, but you were lied to, it's actually these guys.
Danimal Cannon - Metroid Metal and Armcannon guitarist who has expanded into the chip world. You'll never see anyone else performing as insane solos to chips as this guy
D&D Sluggers - Music duo who may be considered the first chip dance pop group in existence.
Inverse Phase - Mr. MAGFest himself has been making a huge name for himself as a chiptune artist. His latest release, an album covering the entirety of Nine Inch Nails' "Pretty Hate Machine", has received rave reviews, and was #1 on bandcamp for over a week.
You guys always enjoy more internet and gaming personalities, don't you? WHO ARE WE TO DENY YOU THAT? Check out our latest guests announced for this year.
Guests (click to view all guests):
Jon Jafari AKA JonTron - YOUTUBE GAMING COMMENTATOR SENSATION. Also, he joined forces with another one of our guests Egoraptor for the show Game Grumps!
Wes Johnson - Voice actor frequently seen in Bethesda games, and announcer for the Washington Capitols. If you are criminal scum, he will not hesitate to stop you.
ScrewAttack - MAGFest veterans, Stuttering Craig and the gang are coming back to do.... whatever it is they do.
Josh Whelchel - Indie Game Composer of Wind-Up Knight and Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion back for his third MAGFest!
Who says you need a live band to enjoy live video game music? We've finalized all of our DJs this year, so check out the awesome lineup of guys that are going to make you dance it off.
DJ Lineup (click to view all performers):
Yuzo Koshiro - Composer for Streets of Rage, Shinobi, Actraiser, Ys, and more. This is his first ever performance in the USA!
bLiNd - Remixer of OCReMix and VGMix fame.
DJ Cutman - MAGFest veteran who has been gaining huge popularity, and has the uncanny ability to make dubstep not suck. He is also the founder of the gamechops netlabel.
Benjamin Briggs - Also known as chthonic, he's another OCReMix personality who will be spinning up some VG tunes.