This weekend was J1-Con at The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. We had a blast we got to see some familiar faces as well as meet new people. We have so much to work on and push out for the press coverage of this event. This was our first time at J1-Con and our first experience was great and the venue was so big it was the perfect size for a con. There is so much dedication and hard work put into this Con by the founder Jason Richardson.
This weekend at J1-Con we will be hitting the music fest on Saturday to see the 4 music performances lined up. The acts set to perform are Sys2matik Ovrl0ad, Andrea M, Rachael Rota and Reef of Law 27. I’ve never heard any of their music prior to writing this post and I have to say it is a mixed bunch and it’s a mix of music that everyone can enjoy. The performances will be held in The Bourbon Room in The ShowBoat Hotel in Atlantic City, this will be my first time at the ShowBoat hotel and The Bourbon Room and the setup with the seats and stage looks amazing. This venue is attached to the hotel which is a bonus and just from looking at the photo it looks like music sounds great in here, I’m excited to see everyone perform at this venue.
Last weekend was LCAC 2018 and it was a blast! This year we’ve met some new people as well as seeing some new musicians perform. We were given the opportunity to do press coverage again this year and with that, we have a lot of footage and photos to sort through. This year LCAC, in my opinion, was a little lacking compared to the year before. Yes, the con was fun but it didn’t live up to being better than the year before. I really hope LCAC 2019 will pick up the ball next year and be an even better con than this year.
Liberty City Anime Convenion was last weekend and we had the opportunity to do press coverage for the con and it was fun. There was a few places the event was lacking but nothing they can’t improve next time around. We were already prepared to take on the workload and get into crunch mode to push everything out as fast as we can.
This week will be posts for our press coverage of LCAC 2018 and we’re pushing out videos on our YouTube pretty soon and we’re trying to make more content on short notice but our quality is important so that is what’s always holding us back. We have to make time for what we want and we want to be active on YouTube and with all the hard work it takes to stay up with a YouTube Channel we’ve been trying and failing but we’ll keep trying until we get into our groove.
One thing we all need to rememeber is that failures come before success and as we’ve been trying to create a viable media company that can thrive in this and future economy. It’s more work we’ve been prepared for because we know how much goes into starting a business and building a company and brand. We have so much going on that it’s overwhelming and exciting at the same time to be so busy yet so frustrating since our outcome is moving slower than we want. We worked hard for this to even think about giving it up and I hope that gave you a little inspiration to keep pushing through and find that motivation and time to create your dreams and live the best life you can.
Week 10 Spotify Playlist
This week we have another playlist full of our faves and it’s one hell of a mix from K-pop to Hip-Hop. Enjoy 🙂
This year J-MUSIC Ensemble performs at LCAC again! We loved their performance the last 2 years and they’ll be gracing the main stage again. The live music they provide is one of the best qualities to their performances as well as the renditions anime and game theme songs we’ve grown up on. The nostalgia makes me love seeing J-MUSIC Ensemble perform. J-MUSIC Ensemble hits the stage Sunday, August 19th at 2:30pm, the last music performance right before the closing ceremony. Continue reading
Sam & Bill is a comedy music duo that I’ve never heard of until I checked out the Liberty City Anime Con guest list and came across Sam & Bill. I watched a few videos and honestly this has to be an 18+ event at LCAC, just off the comedy videos they have on their youtube. This will be a first for me to sit in a comedy music act with this type of content and judging from the videos they are pretty funny. Sam & Bill remind me of Lonely Island, it’s a similar concept on the music part but completely different which makes me want to check them out. I love Lonely Island and I’m pretty interested now to check Sam & Bill out and see what they will do for LCAC. Continue reading
This weekend in NYC Liberty City Anime Convention will be taking place in Times Square and it will be jammed packed with tourists, new yorkers, and my personal favorite cosplayers. As we set into the weekend this week we have posts lined up for our press coverage of LCAC. The team has been preparing and working hard deciding on what to cover and the heat and possible thunderstorms happening this weekend. LCAC will be held in the Marriott Marquis Times Square same hotel as last year and I’m going to assume the main events will be held in the Edison Ballroom as last year since everything worked out perfectly space wise.