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Event Archive - “Nerd Fest: A Night of Medieval Fantasy”: Scythia, Whiskeydicks, The Carnival Band, Mahafsoun, Precious Metals, Vesper Sephony, Academie Duello, +more

Fri. November 23rd 2012 The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)
Tickets at: Red Cat Records, Strategies Games and Hobbies, Members of Scythia, Millennium Vancouver, Scrape Records, Vikings, Dragons, and Fairies
Presented by: Aesir Promotions
When: November 23, 2012
Where: The Biltmore Cabaret
Tickets: $15

This event will be a fun filled night of medieval fantasy with some of the best Vancouver has to offer. A variety show consisting of stage performers, live music, magic, sword fighting, short films, and even a costume contest. Vendors of all types will be setting up booths selling their goods and services that will bring out the nerd in us all. This is an annual event and something not to be missed!

Acts featured in 2012:

The Whiskeydicks
Precious Metals
Carnival Band
Vesper Sephony
Academie Duello
+more to come!


Ragnar The Trader (Red Beard)
Strategies Games and Hobbies
Vancouver Traditional Martial Arts Academy
Vikings, Dragons, and Faeries
Storm Crow Tavern
Pinup Perfection
Comic Land Vancouver
Imperial Hobbies
Robin Wong and Darian Syde
Hora Morior
Zigante Designs
Hellbent Creations

Ticket Vendors:

Red Cat Records
Strategies Games and Hobbies
Members of Scythia
Vikings, Dragons, and Fairies
Club Zone:

Hotel Accommodations:

Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel
395 Kingsway Vancouver
15% off with mention of Nerd Fest
(if any issues, speak with Kevin: Guest Service Agent)


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Scythia (Folk Metal)

Formed in late 2008, Scythia is a mosaic of many influences that combines storytelling, costumes, and heavy music. But this isn't just grindcore in medieval garb... Scythia weaves folklore with double kick, detuned guitars with neo-classical melodies and catchy riffs with classical oboe playing. It is a musical experience that stands apart from al... more info


The Whiskeydicks are a group of Celtic Gypsy party rockers who have spent the better part of a decade carving a reputation for themselves as “One Hell of a Good Time”. The Whiskeydicks use fiery celtic-gypsy fiddle licks, cello played like a bass, bombastic trumpet, vivacious drum beats, energetic guitar strumming, and voice to tell stories of ... more info

The Carnival Band (Carnival - Mardi Grai Soul-Jazz-Blues)

The CARNIVAL BAND is a community music project with ten years of history, based out of Commercial Drive's Britannia Community Centre. With a floating membership of around 30 people playing brass, woodwinds, accordions, percussion and stringed instruments, their monstrous repertoire includes samba, calypso, swing, afrobeat, jazz, funk, disco and tra... more info