2019

Enter the Hallway Costume Contest

Have a great cosplay but too shy to get on stage for the Masquerade? Try the lower-key Hallway Costume Contest! Contest staff will be taking photos all weekend at the Contest Registration table in front of the Centennial Ballroom in the Hyatt. Contestant photos will be displayed on monitors near the registration table by Sunday morning. Voting takes place on… Read more →

The Murder of Jane Crow Band Flies into Dragon Con

The Murder of Jane Crow Band Flies into Dragon Con

Fascinated by the unique name and online presence, I asked Jane Crow from The Murder of Jane Crow band for more details. Daily Dragon (DD): Please describe your musical style. Do any genre labels fit? The Murder of Jane Crow (MJC): Classical Cabaret Gypsy Goth! The feedback we get at literally every show we play is that we don’t sound… Read more →

David Hewitt with Foot Pound Force

Rocker and Rocket Scientist David Hewitt

Cosplay is great, but some among us are truly living their dream. Meet real-life rocket scientist David Hewitt. Although David is returning to Dragon Con’s science- and tech-centric tracks, he also exercises his artistic talents playing bass and singing with fellow space fans in the Nerd Rock band Foot Pound Force. David will appear at Dragon Con in the Science,… Read more →

2019 Dragon Con Charity

The official Dragon Con charity for 2019 is the Atlanta Affiliate of the American Heart Association. This year’s charity selection is a very personal one, done in honor of former Comics Director Thom Trainor, who lost his battle with heart disease in July 2018. Dragon Con will again match dollar for dollar, up to $100,000, any money raised for this… Read more →

Dragon Con for Newbies

New to Dragon Con? We’ve got three ways to get you oriented! Want to get a lay of the land and find your way around the hotels? Did you know there’s a food court? Meet others new to Dragon Con and get a tour with some veteran con-goers starting at 2:30PM Thursday in Marriott A601–602. Tours leave every 30 minutes,… Read more →

Lifesouth

2019 Dragon Con Blood Drive

Give the gift of life and donate blood at Dragon Con’s annual Robert A. Heinlein “Pay It Forward” Blood Drive. For LifeSouth, which serves more than 40 hospitals in the Atlanta area and more than 110 hospitals in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, Dragon Con is a major donation venue. Don’t miss out this year—join us, give blood, get a free… Read more →

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