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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 8, 2013) – From spreads in FHM Magazine and with over ten (10) million online views and over 470,000 social media friends, Nylon Pink, comes to AM² (August 23-25, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California) this summer to rock the convention. Founded in 2008, Nylon Pink has been called one of Los Angeles' “sexiest, glitziest bands” by LA Weekly and has been hailed as the “2011 Artist on the Verge” by Reverb Nation. Their style of music has been described as "Hello Kitty on Acid" and Katy Perry crossed with Shiny Toy Guns with a Harajuku edge. More info and attendee registration can be found at www.am2con.org
Prior to Nylon Pink, Kaila was a seasoned solo artist and a Myspace notable. She was one of the top artists Myspace with over 9 million hits and 440K friends. She was picked by Rolling Stone Magazine in their annual HOT LIST as an artist to watch .
Katt is on the bass and is designer/ stylist for Hello Drama Jewelry whose past credits include designing for Victoria's Secret, Tonetto, La Blanca. & Volcom.
Kiki Wongo is on lead guitars, she's a killer guitarist with a heavy metal background who moonlights as a fashion model.
Jamie Scoles is the baby of the band, the drumming virtuoso, talented enough to be recently featured as top artist of the year by RAWartists.org as a solo drum artist at The Henry Fonda Music Box, she is the solid backbone of the band
Yuki Ito is the newest addition, her keyboard skills give Nylon Pink it's pop edge
Nylon Pink is scheduled to perform on Saturday; August 24, 2013. Finalized schedules will be posted online on the convention's website at www.am2con.org
General Attendance will cost $5.00 for one day and $10.00 for all three days. Attendees who pay this minimal fee will have access to our exhibit hall, artist alley, summer festival, general workshops/panels, autograph sessions, dance, arcade, and other unannounced events. The prices will start at $5/day and $10.00 for all three days prior to the official convention dates with online pre-registration. Prices increase to $10/day during the convention itself. All concert attendees MUST have a Passport to participate.
AM²'s Exhibit Hall has been noted as one of the most accommodating and affordable exhibit space for convention exhibitors. With the ability to drive in your vehicle to unload close to spaces or to cart merchandise on dollies/moving-equipment WITHOUT the usage of union labor and without dryage in/out charges. The official Exhibit Hall at AM² is definitely the ideal place for exhibitors to finish their Southern California Summer convention tour. Prices and policies are available online at www.am2con.org
AM²'s Artist Alley is one of Southern California's largest exhibition of up-and-coming/ new artists. With “alleys” of artists exhibiting fan and original artwork, attendees will be able to support these artists and see original ideas/concepts. Prices and policies are available online at www.am2con.org
Attendees can still walk around the areas outside the halls and outside our rooms free of charge. Events such as cosplay gatherings that do not take place in our halls will not require the fee. However, if you intend to visit our halls and rooms for our exhibit hall, artist alley, or panels, you'll need to purchase a general attendance ticket.
Attendees can avoid the anticipated huge lines at autographs, premiere screenings, workshops, main events, concerts and panels by purchasing a Passport fast pass for the event. The Passport fast pass will also provide holders with premier seating options at Main Events and at Concert events as well as major discounts with theme parks, retailers and local restaurants. Bypass the lines and get your Passport today and experience the difference!
AM² current activities include Exhibit Hall, AMV's, Arcade, Summer Festival, Behind the Voice Actors Studio, Masquerade, Dances, Fashion Shows, Table Top, Console Gaming, Workshops, Panels, Concerts and more!
About AM² Located in Anaheim, California – AM², established in 2010, is a multi-day (3 day) public fan convention aspiring to be a key meeting place for fans that share a common interest in Asian music, Animation/Anime, and Comics/Manga. Nominal entrance fees are charged for certain activities that attendees choose to participate in. AM² will be held on August 23-25, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in sunny Anaheim, California. More information can be found at www.am2con.org
About Nylon Pink Nylon Pink is an edgy pop-rock band formed in Hollywood California. United by a mutual love for Guns N Roses, fashion, and all things pink, the electro rock embody the Hollywood lifestyle, blended with a dose of anime and rock and roll. They have been called one of Los Angeles's sexiest, glitziest bands, picked as 2011 Artist on the Verge by ReverbNation and The New Music Seminar and were just nominated for Pop Artist of the Year by the LA Music Awards.The girls have just released their new EP, with songs already featured on MTV's The Jersey Shore, The Hills, The City, The Real World and The Bad Girl's Club.
Nylon Pink is comprised of lead vocalist Kaila Yu, bassist Kit.E.Katt, lead guitarist Kiki Wongo drummer Jamie Scoles, and keyboardist Yuki Ito. Nylon Pink formed around two years ago with core members Kaila Yu and Kit.E.Katt. The recent additions of Kiki,Yuki and Jamie make Nylon Pink the only all girl Asian-American pop/ rock band in America today. With driving hooks, catchy riffs, and a cute but deadly image, Nylon Pink is set to conquer the world.
Nylon Pink is sponsored by Schecter Guitars, Michael Antonio Shoes, Pearl Drums, Syc
Fuk Clothing, Syc Luv by Holly Madison, Zildjian Cymbals, J Valentine, Korg
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