PAX East 2011 musical performances announced

by Alex Morgen on January 13, 2011

in General Gaming News Bits

PAX EastPAX East 2011 will not only feature gaming events, panels and parties, but more gaming music as well. This year’s PAX East 2011 will offer a variety of performances by musicians ranging from orchestral to metal to hip hop, all with a spin on gaming.

“The first year reception to the music artists was phenomenal. We had packed crowds and had to turn a lot of people away at the door,” said Robert Khoo of Penny Arcade. “As long as we keep seeing that kind of passion and excitement we’re going to keep bringing the concerts back every year.”

Here is the complete list of musicians performing at PAX East 2011:
Jonathan Coulton
MC Frontalot
Metroid Metal
Paul and Storm
The Protomen
The Video Game Orchestra

PAX East 2011 will take place from Friday, March 11 to Sunday, March 13 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Pre-registration is $55 for three-day passes or $35 for single day passes. Register now at paxsite.com. We hope to see you there!

Press release:

PAX East Brings Gamer Music Back to Boston

BOSTON – Jan. 13, 2011 – After a highly successful first year, PAX East is bringing back some of gaming’s most popular music artists to Boston. The show runs Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

The celebration of all things gaming at PAX East will be highlighted by a wide range of music from hip hop to orchestral performances. The full list of acts includes:

Jonathan Coulton

MC Frontalot

Metroid Metal

Paul and Storm

The Protomen

The Video Game Orchestra

The music performances at the first annual PAX East were some of the best attended events at the festival.

“The first year reception to the music artists was phenomenal. We had packed crowds and had to turn a lot of people away at the door,” said Robert Khoo of Penny Arcade. “As long as we keep seeing that kind of passion and excitement we’re going to keep bringing the concerts back every year.”

The PAX East festival includes a wide range of gaming including pen-and-paper, tabletop, CCG, PC and console video games. Fans will attend panel discussions, concerts, tournaments and see the latest and future titles in a huge exhibition hall. PAX East launched in 2010 and brought in more than 50,000 attendees.

The pre-registration cost is $55 for three-day and $35 for single day passes. The passes are all-access for events, concerts, parties, panels and freeplay areas. PAX registration is at http://www.paxsite.com/paxeast/registration.php.


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