Much honor will be won at Martyrs' in Chicago on March 16th!
The Universe Tour
Nerds unite! Come join us and party to music inspired by Science
Fiction and Fantasy. The Universe Tour has you traveling the galaxy
without leaving the dance floor.
The Universe Tour is an event
produced by Otherworld Theatre Company, a non-for-profit theatre
dedicated to the performance of Science Fiction and Fantasy plays. We
also curate events throughout Chicago to create a dialogue between
patron and artists. So help support theatre while having nerdy blast.
ARC IMPULSE: Hailing from Chicago, is a group of friends from varying
musical backgrounds who have joined forces over their common love for
rocking your favorite video game music. Their sound has evolved through
the years to bring you a truly unique kind of video game synth rock
you've never heard before!
Alex August Andrew Estrada Pete Lundholm Chris Macnider Stephen Poon Jeremiah Roque
TIME CRASH: Formed on the whim of a Facebook status update by lead
vocalist/rhythm guitarist (and avid 'Doctor Who' fan) Ronen Kohn, Time
Crash first came together in the summer of 2011 with the goal of being
'America's first trock band.' Along with Dave Kitsberg (lead guitar),
Michael Fye (bass), Andy Rice (drums), and Chris Rice (steel guitar),
the group has brought together an assortment of rock genres, from power
ballad to punk, in celebration of their favorite Time Lord and his
Michael Fye David Kitsberg Ronen Kohn Andy Rice Chris Rice
IL TROUBADORE, known on the planet Qo'noS as bomwI'pu' has been
performing tlhIngan QoQ (Klingon music) live since 2009. il Troubadore's
mission is to record and perform all existing songs in the complete
musical oeuvre of the Klingon Empire. il Troubadore have managed to also
learn a number of songs from many alien races throughout the multiverse
including tunes in the tongues of the Ewoks and the languages Huttese,
Fremen, Vulcan, Tenctonese and Shyriiwook. Also, the group have managd
to pick quickly learn tunes in dozens of langauges on the planet Earth.
Robert Bruce Scott Leonie LeDuc Paul Radeeki Jon Silpayamanant
AARON ACKERSON, By creating his own Geekeasy events and appearances at
various other nerd events and conventions, DJ Aaron Ackerson has made
himself a name as Chicago's premier nerd music DJ. You can expect a
danceable and eclectic mix of music from video games, animation, sci-fi,
Internet memes, and more.
DJ GSPOT: Born and raised in
Chicago, Gspot was fortunate to have an Aunt and Mom raise him in the
Nerd tradition. To Star Wars, Star Trek, and Dr. Who, Sci-Fi influences
his techno/electrohouse music. Trust him, he's the doctor.
Our resident composer, j'onn, has written the score for the production which we recorded and we will be making appearances on December 1, as well as on December 21 ("Feast of the Long Night") and 30 (closing night). Also appearing will be our favorite Klingon Bellydancer, Deserae, who you can see dancing with us in this clip:
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