2016 Performers

We love to bring talented performers MALCon. Our announced guests appear below.

The Doubleclicks

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The Doubleclicks are a nationally-touring, Billboard charting nerd band with a cello, a meowing cat keyboard, and songs about dinosaurs, Cats & Netflix, space and Dungeons and Dragons. TheirYouTube videos boast over 2 million views and have been featured on BoingBoing, Kotaku, the Huffington Post, and on NPR shows “Live Wire” “All Things Acoustic” and “State of Wonder.” Find out more at http://thedoubleclicks.com.

S. J. Tucker

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S. J. Tucker came flying out of the Memphis music scene in 2004, guitar in hand and voice at the ready, and her feet have hardly hit the ground since. The varied elements of jazz, folk, blues, rock, goth-industrial and fairytales join forces and strike out for home in her storyteller’s playful fusion of styles. She tours extensively as a solo artist in the United States and Canada, also producing shows from coast to coast with her Celtic fusion trio Tricky Pixie, and often sharing the stage with the Heather Dale Band. S. J., called Sooj by fans and friends, loves her job best when she can fuse folklore and mysticism, to embody and strengthen the concept of that voice in the dark that leads us out of our comfort zone and into new worlds. Her lyrical subject matter zips unapologetically from the silly to the sacred and back again, now introducing a new pirate shanty or a drum-heavy crowd favorite like “Firebird’s Child”, now crooning a lullaby, a ghost story, or a hymn to the Trickster deities with equal ease. Sooj is very active as a performer and participant in the greater Pagan community and in various branches of scifi and fantasy fandom, and she is considered a vanguard of the Mythpunk movement. She is proud to contribute to the soundtrack of fannish life, and she lends her songs to its engine whenever possible.
Listen for free and join the fan family at http://sjtucker.com

Liam Bootzin and Yvonne Larson in Tomas O’Dreams and Company

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Tomas O’Dreams will alternately say that he was created at the dawn of time, or that he hails from Loch Dannan in the land of the Faerie. During his youth, whenever that was, Tomas traveled the world collecting human tales and myths. He found himself in many faraway places, more exotic than the land he comes from, and studied stories to bring back to the Faerie Court. Upon his return to the faerie kingdom he gained the attention of Queen Titania. The Queen was so entertained by Tomas that she bestowed upon him the honor of being her personal Storyteller.
Tomas, now with his faerie friend and fellow storyteller Nissa LaFete, travels the human realms again. They share their knowledge of the faerie and myths of old to any who will listen – Come enjoy a unique storytelling experience for all ages.