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.
Random, aka Mega Ran, aka RandomBeats… Teacher, Rapper, Hero.
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.”
Sat, Jan 20th @ 1pm
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.
Sat, Jan 20th and Sun, Jan 21st @ 3pm
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.
Sat, Jan 20th @ 7pm
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.
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.
Sat, Jan 20th and Sun, Jan 21st @ 11am
Tickets available through EventBrite.