Summer in Silicon Valley just got hotter. A brand-new two-day festival featuring music performances, comedy sets by today’s top artists, panels, autograph signings, a Cosplay Tent, Comic Book Artists Alley and an Exhibitor Village is taking over Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25.
The premiere of a new celebration of music, gaming, comedy, tech and all things pop culture was created and will be hosted by everyone’s favorite “@Midnight” host, Chris Hardwick. Fans in attendance will even get to see a special live taping of Hardwick’s own Nerdist Podcast.
Over the course of two days, the Shoreline Amphitheatre Main Stage will feature a musical lineup which includes performances by Weezer, Girl Talk, Lord Huron, Crystal Castles, TV On The Radio, OK Go, Animal Collective, Car Seat Headrest, The Mowgli’s, Robert DeLong, Mothers and Ron Gallo.
You can also check out the Mad Decent Dance/Cosplay Tent which will feature top DJs and electronic music acts. Set to perform are Madeon, Zeds Dead, Jai Wolf, TroyBoi, Gryffin, Party Favor, Ape Drums, 4B and Wax Motif (with more to be announced). The tent will be home to nightly Cosplay contests, as well.
Head on over to the Monster Energy Comedy Tent where you'll catch sets by some of today’s greatest comedians in an intimate, club-like setting. Hosted by April Richardson, among the list of performers scheduled so far are Demetri Martin, Michael Che, Nikki Glaser, Garfunkel and Oates, Michael Ian Black, Brian Posehn, Hampton Yount, Matt Braunger and Yassir Lester.
Comic companies there will include Skybound, Valiant, Oni, Boom! Studios, Top Shelf, AfterShock, Insight Editions, Aspen, and HowToons. Comic artists in attendance will be Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr, Becky Cloonan, Andrew Robinson, Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera, Jason Shawn Alexander, Gerry Duggan, Phil Noto and Nick Dragotta, plus many more to come.
You can opt for festival general admission tickets, amphitheatre main stage reserved seating tickets or weekend passes. A limited number of single-day VIP packages will also be available for purchase for those over 21. All tickets for ID10T go on sale Friday, March 10, at 10:00 a.m. PST, at www.ID10TFest.com.