On the evening of April 5th, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, gear up and have an adventure aboard Captain Nemo’s famed Nautilus! Interactive game creator 5-Wits is sponsoring a Steampunk Gala at its “20,000 Leagues” exhibit at Patriot Place in Foxboro, MA. Enjoy the art of Bruce Rosenbaum and a musical performance by Eli August. Learn more at http://www.5-wits.com/steampunkgala.aspx.
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses” at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre in Boston, MA on October 18 at 8:00pm.
Backed by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and concert choir, “The Legend of Zelda™: Symphony of the Goddesses” brings the world’s most popular video game series to life on the big screen with dynamic and compelling music and video! Enjoy original music spanning 25 years of adventure from the celebrated Zelda franchise, uniting music and visuals in a way never before realized.
“The Legend of Zelda™: Symphony of the Goddesses” is the first ever video game themed concert to feature a complete 4 movement symphony, showcasing the work of Nintendo composer and sound director Koji Kondo.
Witness 25 years of video game history unfolding complete with gorgeous and cinematic video presentation, synced to picture with the game’s sensational, thematic and action-packed music played live by a full symphony orchestra.
See http://www.citicenter.org/zelda/ to learn more.
The “NoFriends Nerdcore Tour” will appear at That’s Entertainment in Worcester, MA on September 6th at 8:00pm.
Four nationally (and internationally) recognized nerdcore rap stars from pretty much everywhere are crash landing into the most epic of epic comic book stores that Central Mass has to offer. Come to That’s Entertainment on Park Ave in Worcester MA on Thursday, September 6th at 7:00pm to see:
HALIFAX RAP LEGEND JESSE DANGEROUSLY
COMIC NERDCORE SENSATION ADAM WARROCK
THOUGHTCRIMINALS MASTERMIND MIKAL KHILL
DIRTY SOUTH SWAMP THING TRIBE ONE
Learn more at http://thatse.com/
[Tip via Convention Scene]
Lowell Steam, a group of steampunks in Lowell, MA, are hosting an evening of steamy music with a live concert featuring Hellblinki and Eli August. The event will take place September 23rd at 8:00pm at Ward Eight. Tune in http://lowellsteam.com/ on your aetheric communicator for more information.
Rock and Shock, a horror convention and music festial, will once again raise hell in Worcester, MA the weekend of October 12-14. The convention has a long list of actors, writers and artists scheduled to attend, including actors such as Danny Trejo and Anthony Michael Hall and musicians such as GWAR and KISS’s Peter Criss. Visit http://rockandshock.com/ to view the complete guest list.
“Futurity: A Musical by The Lisps” is a sci-fi musical that will be presented by the American Repertory Theater at Oberon in Cambridge, MA on various dates starting March 16th and running through April 15th.
In this Civil War sci-fi musical, the Union soldier Julian Munro and the brilliant Ada Lovelace transcend time to invent an omnipotent steam-powered brain. Blending American indie-folk music with dreams of invention, FUTURITY explores a world where utopia seems within reach.
Learn more about this production at http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/futurity-musical-lisps.
The New England Philharmonic will be performing the musical suite from the original 1980′s cartoon Thundercats in concert on December 11th at 3:00pm at the Tsai Performance Center at Boston University. Thundercats ho! The music has been arranged for full orchestra by the original composer. There will also be music from Peter and the Wolf and Haydn’s “Concerto in D Major.” Visit http://www.nephilharmonic.org/concerts/ for more details.
[Tip via Rosie at The Boston Sci-Fi/Fantasy Meetup Group, who will be performing]
“Nerdcore” is rap music with a heavy geek influence, and nerdcore artists MC Chris (“Han Solo”), MC Lars (“Lars Attacks!”), and Adam Warrock (“The Browncoats Mixtape”) will be playing three dates in New England:
[Tip via Geek Mountain State]