Thursday, August 15, 2013

Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2013

Over one-thousand creative minds are set to descend upon Cleveland for three days in August to see 20 speakers, 20 designers, and over 40 bands at the Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2013Will you be one of them?

Now in its fourth year, WMC Fest is the premier art, design, and music event in the Midwest. Founded by the Cleveland based creative agency Go Media designer and partner Jeff Finley, Weapons of Mass Creation Fest inspires, motivates and celebrates those who live to create.

Running August 16th through 18th, this year’s Weapons of Mass Creation Fest will feature over 70 performances, and will include inspiring talks on topics such as graphic design, art, entrepreneurship, leadership, productivity and creativity.  Jaw-dropping art and design shows will highlight both local and regional talent including album art, t-shirt design, typography, poster art, toy design, fashion design and illustration. Over 40 bands will hit WMC’s intimate stages, and attendees will also be treated to epic breakdancing battles from boys and girls from all around the country.

Attendees can look forward to speeches from Jon Contino, Brandon Rike, Kern and Burn and These are Things as well as the design work from Derek Hess, Strawberry Luna, Derrick Castle and Lauren Marx. 

Special events will excite, including workshops, a live Adventures in Design podcast, and an artists battle hosted by a DJ and two MCs, called Ink Wars, sponsored by Adobe.  

Those interested in attending WMC Fest are encouraged to purchase tickets online before they sell out! The Standard 3-Day Pass is $75, and there are still tickets available. You can also purchase Day of Show Passes: Friday Mixer Party is $10, and the Single Day Pass is $35. The event takes place in the heart of the Gordon Square Arts District.

Will you be checking it out?

Disclosure: I was asked to help promote WMC Fest. No compensation or passes were provided in exchange for this post. I simply enjoy sharing upcoming events in Cleveland that you may be interested in. All opinions stated are 100% my own.