CleveCon starts tomorrow at 1pm. The event will offer everything from models to photography, vintage memorabilia to new products, apparel and accessories, autographs, artwork, awards, and so much more! Whether you are into sports, food, drink, TV, theatre, radio, fashion, photography, our city's history or future, there is something for every Clevelander to discover here at CleveCon!
WHO: Presented by LandOfCleve.net and McCarthy's Downtown
WHAT: The first ever CleveCon -- a local convention that celebrates Cleveland trends, talent, history and creativity.
WHEN: Saturday, February 15 from 1pm-9pm.
WHERE: McCarthy's Downtown in the Flats, 1231 Main Ave. at Elm.
HOW: RSVP in advance for FREE Admission to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets at the door on the day of the event will cost $5.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
1pm -- DOORS OPEN
1:15 -- KICKOFF CONCERT
SIGN UP BY 12:45 for "12 DAYS OF CLEVELAND BROWNS CHRISTMAS" SINGING CONTEST
1:30pm -- OPENING REMARKS with JONATHAN KNIGHT
Sports author Jonathan Knight will open CleveCon!
2pm -- KARDIAC KICKS with DON COCKROFT - INTERVIEW-BOOK SIGNING
Join our beloved Browns placekicker as he shares "untold stories" from his book!
3pm -- LAND OF CLEVE Award Presentation on McCarthy's Stage
Applaud our first annual Achievement Award Recipients!
Featuring TOBY RADLOFF of "American Splendor" fame
4pm -- THE BIRTH OF SUPERMEN Panel Discussion
Mark 100th year anniversary of the births of Superman creators Joe Shuster & Jerry Siegel!
Moderated by JAMES HARMON (American Greetings Artist) w/ SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS:
MICHAEL SANGIACOMO (Plain Dealer Columnist)
MIKE OLSZEWSKI (President of Shuster and Siegel Society)
4:45pm -- CONCERT MEMORIES Panel Discussion
Music experts reflect on best Cleveland stage shows. SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS:
BRUCE MAREK (Capitol/Chrysalis Records Music Veteran)
MIKE OLSZEWSKI (WMMS Broadcaster)
RACHEL STEELE (SiriusXM "Classic Vinyl" deejay)
AL PRINCE (Richfield Coliseum veteran)
5:30pm -- CLEVELAND's GOT TALENT! on McCarthy's Stage
Sign up for our contest and win tix to Improv Comedy Club!
6pm -- LIVE AT CleveCon!
Radio interviews featuring the online radio group THE AVENUE
7pm -- CLEVE MEDIA Panel Discussion
Cleveland television shows, films, radio personalities, and entertainment history!
GRIMM GORRI (Eerie Cinematery)
PHIL AND ERIK (Online TV Hosts of "The Phil and Erik Show")
ROB DANIELS (TV Host/Comedian)
8pm -- AFTER-PARTY IN McCARTHY'S
Enjoy live music and lively company! FREE concert starts at 9:30.