February 28, 2020 (MIAMI, FL) – Organizers of RetroPop Con’s epic ‘80s convention in Miami announced today that “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial” star Henry Thomas (Elliot) and Wang Chung have joined the event’s line-up. The pop culture convention is slated for April 25-26 at the MANA Convention Center and is one of the flagship national convention of RetroPop Con, formerly NostalgiaCon, that is being presented in partnership with iHeartMedia Miami. (See the event’s 1-min video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrJka5iE13E)
Also joining the show’s celebrity roster this week is George Wednt, (Norm from “Cheers”), who will join select fans for a beer experience, and Terry Kiser (the infamous dead man from “Weekend at Bernies”), who will take “dead” photos with fans. Michael Chambers, who played Turbo the famous pop-locking dancer from “Breakin” and “Breakin 2” and who recently gained renewed fame during the #BroomChallenge, will also be on hand to provide fans with pop-locking dance lessons and broom-themed photos. For the latest updated list of celebrities visit: http://retropopcon.com/featured-talent/.
Wang Chung joins the New Wave and Pop music night line-up of Saturday, April 25th that already includes A Flock of Seagulls, Clive Farrington/When in Rome UK and California’s nationally renowned cover bands The Flux Capacitors and The Reflexx. (For the latest list of music performers visit: http://retropopcon.com/concerts/).
RetroPop Con features a jam-packed, all-inclusive weekend of concerts, celebrity photograph/autograph sessions, panels, 80s cosplay, cinematic events, competitions, collectors, ‘80s car show, retro arcade gaming, exhibitors, and much more.
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About RetroPop Con
Based in Miami, Florida, RetroPop Con (previously RetroPop Con) is the global conventions and media company wholly devoted to pop culture icons, influencers, music, newsmakers, entertainers, shows, films, sports, fads, toys, foods and more, that fans are fondest of. The conventions are produced by RetroPop Con, LLC.
RetroPop Con is the first platform ever created to fully scale and monetize the decades both in the United States and internationally through conventions, concerts, events, privately licensed entertainment, social media, and more.
RetroPop Con is the brainchild of serial entrepreneurs Manny Ruiz, creator and producer of the nationally renowned Hispanicize event and the Mixed Reality Ventures, and Sean Wolfington, Chairman and CEO of The Wolfington Companies and chairman and CEO of CarSaver, Walmart’s exclusive auto buying platform.