MAGFest To Rock National Harbor, MD In January 2013

Music And Gaming Festival returns for its 11th year

WASHINGTON, DC -- June 12, 2012 -- MAGFest is happy to announce that registration and hotel reservations are now officially open for the 11th annual Music And Gaming Festival. MAGFest will be returning to the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, Maryland during January 3-6, 2013. Thousands of gamers will come together to celebrate their love of video game music, and gaming of all types. MAGFest is also very proud to announce Castlevania composer Kinuyo Yamashita as a guest at this year's event. Yamashita has been scoring video games for over 25 years, from the Nintendo Entertainment System to the Wii, and MAGFest is honored to welcome her as a guest.

Other notable guests include:

Bit Brigade - Video game cover band that plays the entire soundtrack of a game with an accompanying live speedrun.

Random AKA Mega Ran - Video game based hip hop.

Jon St. John - The voice of Duke Nukem.

Egoraptor - Creator of “Metal Gear Awesome” and other cartoon series.

...and many more to be announced!

About MAGFest:

MAGFest, The Music And Gaming Festival, is an annual event in the Washington D.C./Virginia/Maryland area dedicated to the celebration of video games and video game music. Each year, MAGFest offers 24-hour console, arcade, and PC game rooms, over twelve live video game cover bands, chiptunes, a vendors area, and guest speakers from the video game industry and fan scene. It also features a "JamSpace" available to all attendees for impromptu music performances. Numerous other events are scheduled each day. The 11th annual MAGFest, or MAGFest 11 for short, is scheduled for January 3-6 2013. For more details regarding MAGFest, contact Nick Marinelli, MAGFest press and public relations director, [email protected].

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