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Plan your Ultimate Rock and Roll Weekend
FRIDAY JUNE 8th

5:00pm // Peter Criss VIP Experience. 

A limited ticket engagement with the co-founder of KISS. 

Separate ticket required.  Takes place in the Jack Richardson Music Hall of Fame.

8:00pm  // KICK OFF CONCERT with the punk rock kings the Legendary Klopeks reuniting for one night only!  Let’s get the party started right! Presented by FM96

Line up includes:

Legendary Klopeks, Hiroshima Hearts and Legal Kill

Takes place in Rum Runners.

FREE with Rock'n'Con Ticket

Or separate ticket required.

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Saturday June 9th

1:00pm// Dee Snider

2:00pm // Lita Ford

3:00pm// Peter Criss

4:00pm// GWAR

4 members in full costume!

Sunday June 10th

12:00pm// Dee Snider

1:30pm// Peter Criss

3:00pm// Lita Ford

4:00pm// GWAR

4 members in full costume!

SATURDAY JUNE 9th
Convention hours: 11am to 7pm

Live on the Rum Runners Stage.

12:30pm // Who invented heavy metal? Martin Popoff gives an in depth talk into the history of the genre.  Martin is acclaimed music author, senior writer for Brave Words and Banger Films chief contributor.

1:30pm// Rock Star Q&A with GWAR! Hear stories from the intergalactic rock stars. In attendance will be Blother, Bonesaw, Pustulus and Sleazy P.

2:30pm// London Guitars presents Behind the Music.  A panel discussion on what goes on in the recording studio and stories from the roadies.

3:30pm// KISS and tell. Legendary artist Ken Kelly and famous photographer Len DeLessio have an open discussion about their contributions to some of the biggest names in rock and roll. Hosted by Daniel Dekay of Banger/Diemonds

4:30pm// Dee Snider speaks and you will listen!  Hear Dee tell stories about his illustrious career.

5:15pm// Record Store Day's Ryan Kerr & Priya Panda host a session exploring the importance of vinyl and landmark releases.They will be joined by industry insiders such as Eric Alper, PR giant for major acts like Slash and Snoop Dogg.

6:15pm// The Monsters of Schlock host a panel discussing what it meant to be punk rock in the 1990s and 2000s. Anti-establishment-ism, debauchery and body modification made the 90s a great time to be punk.

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*Schedule subject to change

8:00pm  // Ultimate VIP Rock 'n' Roll After Party. A NIGHT OF LEGENDS unite for a once in a lifetime experience! See rock's biggest names playing their hits just for you in an intimate club. Performing will be Twisted Sister's Dee Snider, the Queen of Metal Lita Ford, Morgan Lander (Kittie) & Priya Panda (Diemonds) will be belting out some classic rock tunes too!

And just announced Canadian Thrash Metal Legends RAZOR will be performing a full set!

They join the RnC House Band which is comprised of local music heavyweights Archie Gamble, Sean Kelly, Rick VanDyke who you've seen in bands Helix, Lee Aaron, The Headstones.

Takes place in Rum Runners.

SUNDAY JUNE 10th
Convention hours: 11am to 5pm

Live on the Rum Runners Stage.

11:00am // Acoustic Brunch with Charterhouse Studios musician Jason Mercer

12:00pm // Danko Jones - I've Got Something to Say! 10 years of rock and roll ramblings. Danko recounts some epic stories from his new book that details life as a touring musician.​

1:00pm // Rock Star Q&A with Lita Ford hosted by Priya Panda of Diemonds!

1:45pm // Youtube sensation Owen Davey live performance. A teenage multi-instamentalist who at 13 become the youngest Ibanez sponsored artist and is also endorsed by Tama drums.  See him play and hear his story.

 

2:30pm //  Eric Alper joins Michael Barclay for a book reading and Q&A from Michael's new book The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip, a national bestseller released in April 2018.

He has written for the Globe and Mail, Maclean's, CBC Radio's Brave New Waves, Exclaim!, Eye Weekly and many more, writing about Canadian music for more than 25 years. He is the co-author of Have Not Been the Same: The CanRock Renaissance 1985-95, which told the stories of Voivod, NoMeansNo, Skinny Puppy, Rheostatics, Cowboy Junkies, Deja Voodoo, the Gruesomes and more.

3:15pm //  What Wave Dave gives an in depth history of London's influential punk rock scene of the 1970's

4:10pm //  Air Guitar championship finals. Hosted by Jim Kelly from FM96. You can enter at FM96 Contest page.  Winner gets Slayer tickets!

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*Schedule subject to change

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