The 5280 Stage

The 5280 Stage at Denver Comic Con boasts some of the best musical and performance art that Denver has to offer, with the talent ranging from Nerdcore hip hop to post punk to performance art. The 5280 Stage is located on the main floor in Lobby D upstairs from the Bellco Theater and runs from 10:30am to 11:00pm. Yes, you read that right… 11:00 p.m.! We will have great talent and fun running long after the con floor closes. You can check out the schedule and performer descriptions here:

Band and Performer Descriptions

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Chan Luv
10:30am – 11:30am  
Chan Luv is a solo vocalist. Her lyrics are soulful, her music is serene and her passion for music shows through in every song.
www.reverbnation.com/ChanLove

Phee
11:30am – 12:30pm 
Phee is an alternative pop singer releasing her first full length album which is a gritty science fiction concept album delivered by way of a grungy, nerdy, modern pop platform. The album, “Eclan” will be set in a dystopian alternate dimension that stems from Phee’s real life experiences.
http://www.phee.co

Adam Selene
12:30pm – 1:30pm  
Adam Selene and Furbie Cakes bringing grunge rap and future funk to Denver. Adam is an intense and dymanic performer with a dense live set and engaging personality both on and off the stage.
www.adamseleneraps.com

AOMM
1:30pm – 2:30pm 
Always On My Mind (AOMM) is a high-energy rock band with an extreme pop flair. Their show will find you singing along to energetic songs with anthemic choruses. Honestly and positivity is the constant goal with AOMM.
www.aommmusic.com

Cherry Koke
2:30pm – 3:30pm 
Cherry Koke (aka Katelyn Kokeny ) is a singer-songwriter performing her own original music and is accompanied on the piano by Sweeney Gray. Her melodic performances will be perfect for an intimate venue like the 5280 Stage.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/Cherry-Koke-1452348165043553/?fref=ts

An Hobbes
3:30pm – 4:30pm 
An Hobbes writes and performs science fiction stories through hip hop. He is high energy and filled with creativity, this is a must see performance!
www.anhobbes.bandcamp.com

School of Rock
4:30pm – 6:30pm  
The School of Rock Denver House Band is made up of the best young musicians at School of Rock Denver. The House Band plays an energetic set of classic and modern rock music with their Denver Comic Con set taking on some nerdy flair.
www.denver.schoolofrock.com

Smashy Claw
6:30pm – 8:00pm  
Smashy Claw is an experimental rock band from Longmont, CO that specializes in catchy, fun, songs with quirky lyrics. They are often goofy, occasionally thoughtful and everywhere in between, the group possesses an eclectic, comedic style.
www.smashyclaw.com

Mega Ran
8:00pm – 9:00pm 
Mega Ran is the only hip hop artist licensed by CAPCOM. Video games, hip hop and comedy in an awesome one man show.
www.megaran.com

DJ Alf
9:00pm – 11:00pm  
DJ Alf, of KTCL fame, will be performing a set of comic-con related music off of vinyl. He will periodically be joined throughout the set by local musicians who will perform along with the records he’s spinning in a fun set he calls 45 + 1 with DJ Alf.
https://www.facebook.com/45plus1

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

Adam Selene
10:30am – 11:30am  
Adam Selene and Furbie Cakes bringing grunge rap and future funk to Denver. Adam is an intense and dymanic performer with a dense live set and engaging personality both on and off the stage.
www.adamseleneraps.com

Chan Luv
11:30am – 12:30pm  
Chan Luv is a solo vocalist. Her lyrics are soulful, her music is serene and her passion for music shows through in every song.
www.reverbnation.com/ChanLove

Zurc & Grime
12:30pm – 1:30pm 
Zurc & Grime are the DJs of tomorrow. Their vivid light show and thundering deep house beats will take you on a cosmic adventure. Ignite your love for the beauty that surrounds you with live guitar and reimagined EDM. This experience will truly be out of this world.
www.soundcloud.com/zurcgrime

Whitherward
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Whitherward is the partnership between singer-songwriters Ashley Norton and Edward Williams. Founded in Nashville, the duo has built a catalog of varied intricate songs that explore the effects of the human condition. It’s been described as indie-folk music in thunderous harmony.
www.whitherward.com

Cherry Koke
2:30pm – 3:30pm 
Cherry Koke (aka Katelyn Kokeny ) is a singer-songwriter performing her own original music and is accompanied on the piano by Sweeney Gray. Her melodic performances will be perfect for an intimate venue like the 5280 Stage.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/Cherry-Koke-1452348165043553/?fref=ts

Extra Kool
3:30pm – 4:30pm  
Extra Kool challenges his audiences with an unwavering stare and a direct and hauntingly intense vocal delivery. Part modern-day Dadaist, part hip-hop art terrorist, Extra Kool is the essence of truth in advertising.
www.extrakool.bandcamp.com

Phee
4:30pm – 5:30pm 
Phee is an alternative pop singer releasing her first full length album which is a gritty science fiction concept album delivered by way of a grungy, nerdy, modern pop platform. The album, “Eclan” will be set in a dystopian alternate dimension that stems from Phee’s real life experiences.
http://www.phee.co

Soup or Villianz
5:30pm – 6:30pm 
Soup or Villainz is a musical group that fuses hip hop and nerd culture. If you want to hear songs about sci-fi, video games, movies or TV shows, Soup or Villainz won’t let you down.
www.souporvillainz.com

1 Up Creative Mindframe
6:30pm – 7:30pm 
1 Up Creative Mind Frame visits us from is a rapping, saxing musician hitting people right in the nostalgic feels. Practicing the art of Nerdcore he performs under the branch of the Nerdy People of Color Collective (NPCC). Come expect the unexpected anything from jazz improv to video game remixes. Fellow NPCC friend, Kadesh Flow will bring some additional vocals and trombone to the party.
www.1uphiphop.com

Sunnydale High
7:30pm – 8:30pm  
Sunnydale High hails from the windswept plains of Wyoming and are a post-punk outfit with emotional lyrics and instrumentation inspired by the Buffy The Vampire Slayer. The songs are relatable to those not indoctrinated into the Buffyverse, but will have enough of the deeper tones to make any Buffy fan smile. They have a high-energy performance and always have a hand on the stake and an eye towards the big bads.
https://soundcloud.com/sunnydalehighband

ghostRADIO
8:30pm – 9:30pm 
ghostRADIO is a high energy alternative rock band that not only boasts original material, but a wide array of covers from the 80’s and 90’s. With the recent release of their album “Paper Constellations” they are primed to take Denver by storm in 2016.
http://www.ghostradiorockband.com

Smashy Claw
9:30pm – 11:00pm  
Smashy Claw is an experimental rock band from Longmont, CO that specializes in catchy, fun, songs with quirky lyrics. They are often goofy, occasionally thoughtful and everywhere in between, the group possesses an eclectic, comedic style.
www.smashyclaw.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 19

DJ ALF
10:30AM – 12:00PM 
DJ Alf , of KTCL fame, will be performing a set of comic-con related music off of vinyl. He will periodically be joined throughout the set by local musicians who will perform along with the records he’s spinning in a fun set he calls 45 + 1 with DJ Alf.
https://www.facebook.com/45plus1

Extra Kool
12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Extra Kool challenges his audiences with an unwavering stare and a direct and hauntingly intense vocal delivery. Part modern-day Dadaist, part hip-hop art terrorist, Extra Kool is the essence of truth in advertising.
www.extrakool.bandcamp.com

Sunnydale High
1:00pm – 2:00pm 
Sunnydale High hails from the windswept plains of Wyoming and are a post-punk outfit with emotional lyrics and instrumentation inspired by the Buffy The Vampire Slayer. The songs are relatable to those not indoctrinated into the Buffyverse, but will have enough of the deeper tones to make any Buffy fan smile. They have a high-energy performance and always have a hand on the stake and an eye towards the big bads.
https://soundcloud.com/sunnydalehighband

Zurc & Grime
2:00pm – 3:00pm  
Zurc & Grime are the DJs of tomorrow. Their vivid light show and thundering deep house beats will take you on a cosmic adventure. Ignite your love for the beauty that surrounds you with live guitar and reimagined EDM. This experience will truly be out of this world.
www.soundcloud.com/zurcgrime

1 Up Creative Mindframe
3:00pm – 4:00pm 
1 Up Creative Mind Frame visits us from is a rapping, saxing musician hitting people right in the nostalgic feels. Practicing the art of Nerdcore he performs under the branch of the Nerdy People of Color Collective (NPCC). Come expect the unexpected anything from jazz improv to video game remixes. Fellow NPCC friend, Kadesh Flow will bring some additional vocals and trombone to the party.
www.1uphiphop.com

An Hobbes
4:00pm – 5:00pm 
An Hobbes writes and performs science fiction stories through hip hop. He is high energy and filled with creativity, this is a must see performance!
www.anhobbes.bandcamp.com