Friday, August 26, 8pm – 2am
Music Meltdown and Dance Party
Featuring 2016 OmegaCon Battle of the Band Winner, Lamaze!
Jaguardini – 8:15pm-9:05pm
Started in 2012 as a means to create and perform electronic music, but has since evolved into a multimedia/multigenre platform for experimental audio and video. Their goal is to create eclectic and stimulating music and put on performances that no one will ever be prepared for. You will find Jaguardini blasting beats and getting the party going in the basements, venues, festivals of the east coast.
Jaguardini is: Ivan Christo
Spider Lilies – 9:15pm-10:05pm
Spider Lilies is electro-goth-rock with female vocals, electric guitar, synths, electronic drums, and sometimes violin. The project is defined by Stacey Campbell’s vocals and electronic composition. Live, Spider Lilies is a high-energy experience as well as a skillful performance of the music.
Stacey was formerly known as a guitarist/backup vocalist of the Cruxshadows, with whom she toured the U.S., Europe and Scandinavia. Spider Lilies began in 1999, and was revived in 2003, after Stacey left the Cruxshadows. Spider Lilies has toured throughout the eastern, northeastern, central, and southern regions of the United States, and have gained international recognition.
The band is signed to Distortion Productions, which released their most recent EP, “Error EP.” An exclusive new track, “Marionette,” is featured on Electronic Saviors 4, released in summer of 2016.
- Stacey Campell – Vocals, Guitar, Drum/Bass/Synth Programming
- Chad VanPelt AKA “The Chad,” – Guitar (also known as DJ Rift in Charlottesville and DC goth/industrial scenes)
- Mike K. Johnson – Drums (also of Ego Likeness and The Rain Within)
- Tom Lynch – Keyboards
Lamaze – 10:15pm-11pm
Lamaze is an instrumental power trio from Charlottesville, VA. Influences include This Will Destroy You, Tool, and ISIS, among others. Some might describe their sound as post metal band. Their songs are dynamic throughout, with a melodic and heavy feel.
- Kevin Haney – Guitar
- Sam German – Bass
- Steve Sanderson – Drums
Late Night Dance Party with DJs Drae and Cadybug
80s, 90s, Goth, Punk, Pop, Cheese, Electronica!
DJ Drae has been a DJ for over eleven years. In the club scene he has DJed clubs such as The Dawning and Umlaut in Charlottesville, VA, specializing in 80s nights, goth nights, and old school goth nights. He has also DJed at SheVaCon, MystiCon, and RavenCon several times for dances as well as last year’s OmegaCon. DJ Drae is also the host of a weekly radio show. Known by his name Drew Thompson when on the air, he has hosted Les Temps Per Due for more than 10 years. Les Temps Per Due is an 80s and 90s alternative show that can be heard on WNRN all across Virginia on several different radio stations and at wnrn.org. DJ Drae will keep you moving on the dance floor with his unique blend of 80s music, 90s alternative, goth, industrial, and a variety of other tunes. Requests are always welcome!
DJ Cadybug has been spinning in the Charlottesville area for nearly 10-years. Getting her start as one of Random Riot’s house DJs, she spins an eclectic mix of pop, industrial, trip-hop, trance, world, and EDM. She was also a monthly DJ at Umlaut, the local goth/industrial dance night at Rapture. Along with spinning club nights, she hosted Subculture Shock, Central Virginia’s premiere goth/industrial radio show, on WNRN for 5 years. Currently, DJ Cadybug is the music director and house DJ for OmegaCon and a coordinator for Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers (CLAW).