Nerdist SDCC 2018 Parties will include partners The Kraken Rum and Legendary TV’s Lost in Space
Burbank, Calif., — July 11, 2018 Nerdist continues to roll out its plans for San Diego Comic-Con International, unveiling details for four distinctly unique parties that will entertain and reward fans.
Nerdist will toast the start of SDCC 2018 on Thursday, July 19th with the Alpha Book Club Happy Hour where avid readers and book club fans can chat and hang with hosts Maude Garrett, Hector Navarro, and Rachel Heine. Later in the evening party partner The Kraken®Black Spiced Rum joins forces with Nerdist to kick off San Diego Comic-Con with a special, members-only party for Alpha, the premium streaming entertainment service from Legendary Digital Networks. In addition to meeting the talent from their favorite Alpha shows, members will receive specialty crafted Kraken Rum cocktails, created for Comic-Con.
The Alpha After Dark Party with The Kraken Rum will also feature famed graphic artists Tom Hodges and Tony Parker, who will offer attendees the opportunity to receive personalized Kraken-inspired portraits. Guests will enjoy a variety of specialty cocktails created specifically for the event, including the Ahoy! Alpha, the San Diego Storm, and Kraken Kon-Tiki. The Kraken¹s exclusive membership program, The League of Darkness, will be available onsite for fans to show their commitment to the heinous sea beast.
On Friday, July 20th, Robo Rhythm, hosted by Legendary Television, in partnership with Nerdist, will offer invite-only guests an evening that¹s out of this world at Nerdist¹s annual Comic-Con Industry Party.
Nerdist will close Comic-Con with the Bizarre States 200th Episode Party hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser on Saturday night, July 21st. Celebrate the mysterious and spooky with music curated by IHEARTCOMIX and Nerdist House DJ Franki Chan, food, beverages, and more surprises thematically inspired by the paranormal show. With three nights of non-stop fun, fans will have their pick of parties with the Nerdist Team at SDCC!
The complete schedule of Nerdist parties at SDCC 2018 is:
Thursday, July 19, 2018
7 PM – Alpha Book Club Happy Hour
8 PM Location: Sparks Gallery
Address: 530 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Description: Join Maude Garrett, Hector Navarro, and Rachel Heine for a glass of wine with the ABC gang! Alpha Book Club Happy Hour is free and open to the public. Alpha members will receive exclusive Fast Pass and Priority Access wristbands.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
9 PM – Alpha After Dark Party with The Kraken Rum
1 AM Location: Fluxx
Address: 500 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Description: Alpha & The Kraken Rum return to San Diego Comic Con for their exclusive Alpha After Dark Party. Alpha members will enjoy a curated evening of music by DJ Franki Chan of IHEARTCOMIX, the opportunity to receive personalized Kraken-inspired portraits by famed graphic artists Tom Hodges and Tony Parker, and custom signature Kraken Rum cocktails! Invites are limited to Alpha members; non-members can sign up for Alpha at www.projectalpha.com. Fans will want to attend the party to see what The Kraken unleashes at SDCC this year!
Friday, July 20, 2018
10 PM – Robo Rhythm: An Intergalactic Dance Party hosted by Legendary Television
1 AM Location: Oxford Social Club
Address: 435 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Description: In partnership with Nerdist, Legendary Television is hosting ³Robo Rhythm,² an intergalactic dance party celebrating LOST IN SPACE at the Oxford Social Club. Guests are invited to enjoy cocktails at the open bar featuring Don West smuggled booze, while dancing to a one-night-only special guest DJ set by the LOST IN SPACE ³Robot.² Private invite-only party.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
8 PM – Bizarre States 200th Episode Party hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser
12 AM Location: Sparks Gallery
Address: 530 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Description: Party with Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser! Celebrate the 200th episode of Bizarre States with music from our Nerdist House DJ, food, beverages, and more surprises thematically inspired by the show. Bizarre States 200th Episode Party will be open to Alpha members and invite-only industry and talent.
Alpha members will receive exclusive Fast Pass and Priority Access wristbands for Alpha Book Club Happy Hour, Alpha After Dark Party with The Kraken Rum, and Bizarre States 200th Episode Party. Not a member yet? Sign up at www.projectalpha.com and join the fun.
About The Kraken®
AS IT IS TOLD, The Kraken Black Spiced Rum is an imported rum from the Caribbean blended with secret spices. Named for the sea beast of myth and legend, The Kraken Black Spiced Rum is bold, rich, black and smooth. AS THEY SAY, ³To not respect the power of the Kraken is to not respect the sea.² So drink with respect.
About Legendary TV
Legendary Television produces and distributes innovative top-quality content for all platforms worldwide. The studio’s roster includes the recently released reboot of the classic family adventure series LOST IN SPACE for Netflix and the upcoming CARNIVAL ROW, a fantasy noir drama starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne, from Rene Echevarria & Travis Beacham for Amazon. The third season of Legendary Television¹s critically acclaimed science-fiction drama COLONY, co-created by Carlton Cuse, is currently airing on USA Network. Three seasons of LOVE, a relationship comedy from Judd Apatow, are now available exclusively on Netflix. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com
Nerdist is a multi-platform media and entertainment network for fans of genre and pop culture content. With flagship content including Nerdist News hosted by Jessica Chobot, weekly shows Because Science and The Dan Cave, and daily in-depth editorial coverage, Nerdist reaches millions of people every day on Nerdist.com and on leading platforms including the premium streaming service Alpha, YouTube, Facebook, and the Nerdist Podcast Network. Nerdist is owned by Legendary Entertainment and is part of Legendary Digital Networks, which also includes Geek & Sundry and Amy Poehler¹s Smart Girls.
Alpha is a leading premium streaming entertainment service from Legendary Digital Networks that offers access to fully interactive live and on-demand channels, exclusive shows, and a suite of innovative features that empower fans to experience the programming they love in a unique and personally customizable way. Since its launch in 2016, Alpha has given members unprecedented access to engage directly with on-air personalities and form immersive communities around their passions. Alpha¹s slate of original and exclusive shows includes Talkin¹ Toons, Sagas of Sundry, Painters Guild, Because Science, Bizarre States Los Angeles, and Critical Role. Try the Alpha experience commitment-free for 30 days at www.projectalpha.com.
About Legendary Digital Networks
Legendary Digital Networks (LDN) is the streaming media and branded content division of Legendary Entertainment and home to leading digital entertainment brands Nerdist, Geek and Sundry, and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, as well as Alpha, a premium streaming entertainment service that gives members access to new and exclusive shows and immersive community-based interactivity.