Friday, May 22, 2009

The Cape Girardeau KISS Fan Expo

The Cape Girardeau KISS Fan Expo
From: John Wicker

KISS Army Missouri and The Mississippi Mudhouse is Proud to Present The Cape Girardeau KISS Fan Convention Saturday June 13th at the Mississippi Mudhouse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri from Noon to 7 PM. Special Guest will be Bill Baker of the Ace Frehley Archives and he will be on hand for a Meet and Greet and autograph copies of his book "Ace Frehley: the Ultimate Scrapbook"! He will also show the film "KISS Loves You", a Documentary about the band and the birth of the KISS Conventions! Also Planned events for the day as well will be a showing of ?the original 1978 classic "KISS MEETS THE PHANTOM OF THE PARK" on the big screen.

Also there will be a KISS TRIVIA CONTEST. This will be set up like a Spelling bee; each person will be asked a question and whoever can't answer it will sit down and we will keep going until there is 2 left, then its really going to be fun!

KISS FAN ART CONTEST. Can be any KISS art, as long as it is hand done and original piece. We have three judges from the local art community. Erin Schloss - Gallery Manager for SEMO Arts Council. Craig Thomas - Local Artist and Owner of Black Door Gallery and Don Greenwood- Local Artist and Co-Op Board Member.)

KISS AIR GUITAR CONTEST. Show you got what it takes to rock n roll all night! Judges are three local rock guitar players. Michael Stewart (Drivin Rain, TNT, Killer Dwarfs), Duke Jackson (Strikeforce, Herman Ze German), Chase Wright (Fists Of Phoenix, and Shivelbines Music),(KISS COSTUME CONTEST) - Whoever has the best costume and the Crowd will judge the winner of this event!

We'll make up a special one day only KISS MENU. Venders will be on-hand. Potions of the Proceeds will be going towards several local charities.

We'll end the night with a full blown rock n roll concert. This will Start at 7PM - 11PM! The Ace Frehley Tribute band ROCKET RIDE and Local band DRIVIN' RAIN will be performing after the Convention!

Everything starts at Noon. Tickets are $10 Dollars in Advance and can be ordered by calling 573-339-0991. Tickets will be $15 Dollars at the door. The Mississippi Mudhouse is located at 811 Broadway Street, Cape Girardeau, Mo, 63701.