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LeakyCon Remembrance, Day 3: Wizard Rock in the Afternoon

30. May 2010

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The finale of my article on LeakyCon 2009, covering the events of the final day, and my concluding thoughts. Wizard Rock in the Afternoon was the final wizard rock show at LeakyCon. It took place in the afternoon because the Ball was being held that night. Ironically, while the Ball was held in the castle, […]

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LeakyCon Remembrance, Day 2: Wizard Rock Night

29. May 2010

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LeakyCon Remembrance, Day 2: Wizard Rock Night

Continuing with Part Two of my remembrance, I take a look at Wizard Rock Night. The next night, if you can believe it, was even better than Evil Night, and for me, the very highlight of the conference. Wizard Rock Night featured Tonks and the Aurors, Gred and Forge, the Whomping Willows, and the indelible […]

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LeakyCon Remembrance, Day 1: Evil Night!

28. May 2010

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LeakyCon Remembrance, Day 1: Evil Night!

Exactly one year ago, as I write this, I was on my way to Boston, Massachusetts to attend LeakyCon 2009, the very first conference put on by The Leaky Cauldron. Prior to that, I had only attended one other conference, which was Prophecy 2007 in Toronto, Canada, so I had very high expectations. In many […]

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Wizard Rock Around the World

5. August 2009

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Wizard Rock Around the World

I never doubted that wizard rock reaches far and wide. There is an entire UK contingency of some of our favorite bands. Sweden just had a Harry Potter symposium where wizard rockers played. One of our most faithful readers, Olivier, is from Belgium. Taking a look at The Whomping Willows‘ preorder contest gives us an […]

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Adventures in Wrock Part 2: The Gigs

25. March 2009

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Do you all remember how, a few weeks back, I posted that nifty column beginning to tell about my adventures in Europe and how it connected back to Wizard Rock? Well, I’m finally able to continue the mini-series after getting settled at my new job! Hurray! While more often than not, I will be describing […]

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Adventures in Wrock Pt. 1: The We of Wrock

27. January 2009

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Some of you may be aware by now that I spent the previous four months studying abroad. While living in Scotland for a semester abroad, I also managed to travel as often as possible. What surprised me more than anything else was how often I managed to bring up Wizard Rock when talking to perfect […]

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