Announcing the MarsCon 2019 Dementia Track and Fund Raiser!

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Announcing the MarsCon 2019 Dementia Track:

Music Guest Of Honor DEVO SPICE

First time performer at MarsCon:
STEFFENY MESSINGER 
of “MY PARENTS FAVORITE MUSIC”

And returning favorites:
CARRIE DAHLBY
INSANE IAN
THE LIBRARY BARDS
THE GREAT LUKE SKI
POWER SALAD
TV’S KYLE & LINZILLA

As well as hosting the 9th Annual
LOGAN AWARDS ceremony / concert
for Excellence in the Comedy Music of 2018.

MARSCON 2019
March 1st thru 3rd, 2019
Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Mall of America – Bloomington, MN
Dementia Track website: http://marscondementia.com
Main Convention website: https://marscon.org/2019/index.php

Weekend Badge Pre-registration is $55 until January 31st, after it’s $70 at the door.
Hotel Room Block special MarsCon price reservation deadline is January 31st.

– THE MARSCON 2017 DEMENTIA TRACK FUND RAISER MP3 ALBUM!
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Nearly 4 hours of live concert excerpts from MarsCon 2018, only $20!
Track list & purchase link: https://marscondementia.wordpress.com/shop/

Past year’s Fundraisers can also be purchased at
https://marscondementia.wordpress.com/pastfundraisers/

Thank you all for your patience, and I hope to see all you Luke Ski fans in the audience at MarsCon!

~ Luke Ski,
Chair of the MarsCon Dementia Track, 
and MarsCon 2019 Artist Guest Of Honor

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Fund Raiser hit initial & 1st Stretch goal! Currently at 18% to 2nd Stretch goal, and other updates!

FUND RAISER UPDATE:
We hit initial goal of $500, and our 1st Stretch Goal of $800! If you’d like to help us hit our 2nd stretch goal (another $160, for which we are currently 18% of the way there), you can pick up this year’s 4-hour MP3 collection of live comedy music from MarsCon 2017 for $20 at the Shop page, you can pick up past year’s collections (including all 12 of them for just $100) at the Past Fundraisers page, or you can make a general donation by using the PayPal Donate button in the right column.
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QUICK NOTES:
“Dementia Water Aerobics” with Kornflake returns! Sat & Sun at 10am in the pool!
StarF will be joined in his concert by his regular collaborator Mattari 2600!
“The FuMP Jukebox” acts will include Beth Kinderman, Carrie Dahlby, Alex Rasey, Brett Glass, Karl Brown, & M.T. Foyer (Michael Sienkowski)
“Dementia Smackdown Wrestling” will be held this year on the 2nd floor in the Anime/YA Room (Hawks Ridge IV)
– The “Space Oddity Music Club & Brew Pub” room party has returned for it’s 10th year for your night time drinking and singing needs. Details on the Other Events page.

At this point, most of everything is in place. So I hope you are all ready to get your comedy music mojo working in full effect for MarsCon 2018!

MarsCon 2018 Fund Raiser launched, and more updates!

Performers added: STARF! and THE FAITHFUL SIDEKICKS!
 
See the performance schedule on our SCHEDULE page!
Read all about them on the PERFORMERS page!


Event added: “USE YOUR WORDS” live on the main stage hosted by brentalfloss!

Hosted by one of the game’s creators, our Music Guest Of Honor brentalfloss, a bunch of the Dementia Track Acts will compete for the greatest prize of all: your laughter!
More events may be announced, read all about them on the OTHER EVENTS page.

THE MARSCON 2018 DEMENTIA TRACK FUND RAISER MP3 ALBUM!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nearly 4 hours of live concert excerpts from MarsCon 2017, only $20!
Track list & purchase link: https://marscondementia.wordpress.com/shop/
Our initial goal: $500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To hear a FREE 30-MINUTE PREVIEW of the album, listen to or download Episode 133.5 of LUKE & CARRIE’S BAD RAPPORT podcast:
Link: https://ia801506.us.archive.org/3/items/LCBREp133point5/LCBR_Ep133point5.mp3

You can also order all of our past year’s Fund Raiser albums for $20 each, or a bundle of the complete collection of 10+ years of Fund Raiser albums (44 hours of content) for $100! For info on how to order those, visit the PAST FUNDRAISERS page.

HOTEL ROOM BLOCK DEADLINE
A reminder: the deadline for the MarsCon 2018 hotel room block at the Hilton is February 9th, at a rate of $108 plus tax per night. You can make your reservation at the following link: http://group.hilton.com/MarsCon2018

PRESS RELEASE:
Here’s a full press release about the MarsCon 2018 Dementia Track written by Ian Bonds. Feel free to use it to help promote MarsCon:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WjdMUR4CS1RwaZNnFaKeqKKabiyABJN5B0iTe5DJKuo/edit?usp=sharing

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Tell us you’re going (or interested) on our Facebook Event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1746967775611648/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/marscondementia
Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/MarsConDementia

MarsCon 2018 Music Guest of Honor BRENTALFLOSS! Also newcomer Donita Smith and more!

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MARSCON 2018
March 2nd through 4th, 2018
Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Mall of America – Bloomington, MN
Dementia Track website: http://marscondementia.com
Main Convention website: https://marscon.org/2018/

MUSIC GUEST OF HONOR: BRENTALFLOSS!

AND MARSCON NEWCOMER: DONITA SMITH!

Donita Smith 200Also performing:
Devo Spice
Insane Ian
The Library Bards
the great Luke Ski
Marc with a C
Power Salad
TV’s Kyle and Lindzilla
and more to be announced!

Returning events/things include: the immense “Table 27” merch table full of CDs & swag by all our performers, “Dementia Smackdown Wrestling” hosted by Commissioner J.P. Tuesday and Duke “Flyboy” DuJour, the “FuMP Jukebox” concert, and the traditional closing “Dementia Smackdown” concert! More events to be announced.

Watch the video announcement on YouTube!

And please share it online!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-8Z_llqgcw

 

Podcasters, streamers, & radio DJs! Here’s a 60-second audio commercial!
Please download it and play it on your streams & shows!
https://tinyurl.com/MarsCon2018DT

Registration (done through the main MarsCon website):

  • Adult weekend badges are $50 through 1/31/18, $65 at the door.
    Single day adult badge prices are Friday $25, Saturday $40, & Sunday $25.
  • Child (6-12) badge prices are $25 through 1/31/18, $30 at the door.
    Single day child (6-12) badge prices are Friday $10, Saturday $20, & Sunday $10.
Coming soon: The MarsCon 2018 Dementia Track Fund Raiser MP3 album, featuring nearly 4 hours of comedy & music highlights recorded live at MarsCon 2017! All proceeds cover the hotel costs of the track performers!

I’ll be updating this website soon with the info for the forthcoming 2018 convention. For now, get registered and get psyched for another great year of funny music!


~ Luke Ski,

Chair of the MarsCon Dementia Track

~ Carrie Dalhby,
Vice Chair of the MarsCon 2018 Dementia Track

and the MarsCon 2018 Dementia Track Team:
~ Devo Spice, Jered Perez, Byron Lee, John Eichenlaub, Insane Ian, & Chris Mezzolesta

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Comedy & Music Guest of Honor JUDY TENUTA! Also the Library Bards and more!

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MARSCON 2017
March 3rd thru 5th, 2017
Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Mall of America – Bloomington, MN
Dementia Track website: http://marscondementia.com
Main Convention website: https://marscon.org/2017/index.php

COMEDY & MUSIC GUEST OF HONOR: JUDY TENUTA!

AND MARSCON NEWCOMERS: THE LIBRARY BARDS!

AS WELL AS: MARC WITH A C!
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ALSO PERFORMING:
CARRIE DAHLBY,
DEVO SPICE,
THE GREAT LUKE SKI,
INSANE IAN,
MIKEY MASON,
POWER SALAD,
TV’S KYLE with LINDZILLA!

Registration for a weekend badge is $65 at the door.
Single day adult badge prices are Friday $25, Saturday $40, & Sunday $25.
Single day child (6-12) badge prices are Friday $10, Saturday $20, & Sunday $10.

Please head over to the Shop page and pick up the MarsCon 2017 Dementia Track Fund Raiser MP3 album! It’s nearly 4 hours of live concert recordings from MarsCon 2016, for only $20.00! All proceeds cover the hotel costs of the track performers!

Fund Raiser Initial Goal: $840 – ACHIEVED!
Stretch Goal: $1080 – ACHIEVED!!!
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Thanks so much to all our donors! The MP3 albums are still available to order all year round, so feel free to buy / donate anytime! 😀

Announcing the MarsCon 2017 Comedy & Music Guest Of Honor!

Click the link below to watch the surprise announcement on YouTube!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajHDxNeQ8O4

MARSCON 2017
March 3rd thru 5th, 2017
Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Mall of America – Bloomington, MN
Dementia Track website: http://marscondementia.com
Main Convention website: https://marscon.org/2017/index.php

I’ll be updating this website soon with the info for the forthcoming 2017 convention. For now, watch the above video to find out all the initial booked acts and planned events, and get psyched for another great year of funny music!

~ Luke Ski,
Chair of the MarsCon Dementia Track

MarsCon 2016 Podcast Round-up!

MarsCon 2016 was a “Mighty” success! Here’s all the podcasts that covered the weekend’s festivities, so you can relive what all went down!

Kyle & Luke Talk About Toons – Episode #63: Show Me Your Finest Dolphins
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with TV’s Kyle, Luke Ski, Lindsay Smith a.k.a. Lindzilla, & Carrie Dahlby
recorded Sunday morning at MarsCon 2016 in front of a live studio audience!
3-6-2016 – http://ognetworks.tv/c/kyleandluke/show/62ac56a2644bac34e2c3adb18a7c03fb

The Funny Music Podcast – Episode #299 – with Devo Spice and Luke Ski
3-10-2016 – http://www.thefump.com/podcast_episode.php?id=1277

The Insider – Episode #110 –  with Devo Spice, featuring Insane Ian
3-22-2015 – http://devospice.com/insider_public/insider_110.mp3

Luke & Carrie’s Bad Rapport
– Episode #123: Enthusiastic, Sober, and Paying Attention

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4-2-2016 – with Carrie Dahlby & Luke Ski
http://badrapport.com/2016/04/02/episode-123-enthusiastic-sober-and-paying-attention