Mr. “White and Nerdy” himself, "Weird Al" Yankovic is coming to this year’s Denver Comic Con. The parody performer will appear all three days at one of America's largest pop culture conventions this June 30-July 2, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center. The musician and songwriter is best known for “Eat It,” “The Saga Begins” and “White and Nerdy.” He has four Gold and six Platinum records, and 11 Grammy nominations, with four wins. He also happens to be an actor, writer and director and has appeared in films such as “UHF.” He’s written two children’s books called “When I Grow Up” and “My New Teacher and Me.” "Weird Al" is legendary in the world of pop culture.
"Weird Al" joins the already stellar guest list with big names like Billie Piper ("Doctor Who"), Felicia Day ("Supernatural" and "The Guild"), Bonnie Wright ("Harry Potter"), Finn Jones (Marvel’s "Iron Fist" and "Game of Thrones"), Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin of Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” Khary Payton ("The Walking Dead") and Wallace Shawn ("The Princess Bride"). Fans "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" favorites Eliza Dushku, Juliet Landau, James Marsters and Clare Kramer. The complete list of guests has something for everyone.
Denver Comic Con is a family-friendly pop culture convention that brings the big names in comics, film, and television to Colorado. Attendees have the chance to get up close and personal with their favorites to swap stories and snag those beautiful photo ops and autographs. The programming schedule has over 400 hours of panels and sessions where celebrities, artists, and industry experts share all about their craft. The event will have over 9,000 sq. ft. dedicated to children and teens with fun designed to inspire kids in education through pop culture.
All of this is for a good cause. Denver Comic Con is an incredible event that also happens to help the community. Pop Culture Classroom is an organization that offers programs to educate children in underserved schools and communities by creating comic books and graphic novels. Pop Culture Classroom are the original creators of Denver Comic Con.
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