The Music and Gaming Festival, known lovingly as MAGFest has opened registration for the 2010 iteration of the largest festival and biggest deal in the Video Game Rock and ReArrangement community. MAGFest is most likely the largest gathering of video game inspired musicians and vgm fans anywhere on the planet. Promotions Chair, Nick 'The Newbie' Marinelli, sent me all the important information for you to know about the upcoming and most epic MAGFest yet!
The Music And Gaming Festival is gearing up for their eighth year of weekend-long gaming, and the rocking off of attendee faces. On January 1-4, 2010, the yearly tradition will continue, providing yet again four days of gaming, three nights of live video game cover bands, industry guests, jamspace, panels, films, vendors, and even more. Pre-register today to save $5 off the registration cost, and allow you entrance to the exclusive new years eve party, available only to those who pre-registered. You can prereg at the updated site: magfest.org
MAGFest is an annual event in the D.C. area dedicated to the celebration of video games and video game music. Each year features 24-hour console and PC game rooms, over ten live video game cover bands, and guest speakers from the video game industry. It also features a “Jamspace” available to all attendees for impromptu music performances. MAGFest 7 took place in January 2009, with over 1,300 attendees, and MAGFest 8 is scheduled for early January 2010.