Pomona – Retro City Festival January 20-21

Retro City Festival is an annual celebration dedicated to the history of video gaming. We showcase the largest selection of retro console gaming under one roof in California. Experience Retro City’s classic arcades, pinball, tournaments, museums, vendors, and huge console play area!

42000 Square Feet of Retro Gaming

100 Video Game Console Set Ups

200 Free Play Arcade and Pinball

Our festival will have a great variety of live video game music outside the expo hall during our weekend event. Below are the confirmed acts for Retro City Fest 2018.

Mega Ran

Random, aka Mega Ran, aka RandomBeats… Teacher, Rapper, Hero. 

Website:
www.megaran.com

Performance:
Sat, Jan 20th @ 5pm

Kirby’s Dream Band

“Well, basically we just copied the game music we have now. Then we added some hats to lower wind resistance…and these pink shorts here we feel are pretty sharp.”

Website:
kirbysdreamband.bandcamp.com

Performance:
Sat, Jan 20th @ 1pm

Super MadNES

Super MadNES is a heavy metal entertainment system consisting of gamer musicians which is designed to load an extremely exciting experience to all gamers and music lovers with a unique melodic, dynamic and riff-oriented approach to some of your favorite NES, SNES and Arcade soundtracks using elements from traditional 70s / 80s rock and heavy metal music.

Website:
www.supermadnes.com

Performances:
Sat, Jan 20th and Sun, Jan 21st @ 3pm

Shredder 1984

Steven Schriver, also known as Shredder 1984, is a musician and video producer from Biarritz, France.
Shredder 1984’s electronic music is inspired by 80s movies, video games and mangas.

Website:
shredder1984.bandcamp.com

Performance:
Sat, Jan 20th @ 7pm

Extra Lives

How do you resurrect the memorable themes of classic video games from the 1980s and ’90s?
Just ask the lovable nerds of Extra Lives. The Los Angeles-based quartet of gamer-musicians isn’t ready to let go of their Nintendo and Sega childhoods… and neither should you.

Website:
www.extralivesmusic.com

Performance:
Sun, Jan 21st @ 1pm

8-Bit Jazz Heroes

The 8-Bit Jazz Heroes are one part classic jazz trio, one part video game nirvana- kinda like if Miles Davis spent more time playing Super Nintendo.

Website:
www.8bitjazzheroes.com

Performances:
Sat, Jan 20th and Sun, Jan 21st @ 11am

Tickets available through EventBrite.

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