Saturday, December 13, 2014

Atlanta's annual INFESTATION re-awakening in just under 3 months in 2015 for a 4th year

With the holidays upon us, many of you might ask Santa for the return of Con season. Well don't despair because, even though you might get your X-mas wish a little later than December, Atlanta's annual INFESTATION returns for a 4th year in March 2015! is still finalizing details but watch for some big updates right after the New Year. Until then, please feel free to join the Facebook Event Page at

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Monday, March 3, 2014

INFESTATION 3 photo evidence - a great success!

We can't thank enough all of you crazy people that came out and helped make INFESTATION 3 such a great success. That goes for all of the attendees, performers, entertainers, photographers, sponsors and those that came early to help with set-up. Without you all, the event would be just an empty venue space…it's the great energy, time and creativity you all bring to an event like INFESTATION each year that truly make it an epic time for all.

Go-Go Dancer Angie Starr
(Photo by Atlanta Event Photos)
Photos are now starting to be posted. We are sharing those below and will continue to update as we get them. For those of you who use hashtags, please use: #infestationatlanta #markstercon #halfwaytodragoncon

• Atlanta Event Photos (Trent Chau) - Photos HERE
• Richard LaMarre - Photos HERE
• Patrick Sun - Photos HERE
• David Leo - Photos HERE
• David Tatum - Photos HERE
• Michael "HOOPIX" Lombardi - Photos HERE
• Channing Minion - Photos HERE
• Lee "PhotoNinja" Workman - Photos HERE
• Jay Prescott - Video HERE (new 3/4/14)
• Keith Bailey - Photos HERE  (new 3/5/14)
• Heather Hausenfleck - Photos HERE (new 3/5/14)
• Danny Hunter - Photos HERE (new 3/10/14)
• Sam W. Honda - Photos HERE and HERE (new 3/10/14)
• Frame Shot - Photos TO COME

INFESTATION 3: Halfway to DragonCon from Markster Con on Vimeo.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Entertainment line-up set for INFESTATION 3

We're excited to announce all of the creative people & talented performers who will be taking part in the 3rd Annual INFESTATION, just a few weeks away, on March 1st, at CLUB FAMOUS (2947 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta 30329).

Manning the knobs, tuners, sounds and visuals we have three diverse and well-known DJs who are sure to keep the bodies moving all night long. DJ Spider, who was voted "Charlotte's Best Party DJ" by Creative Loafing readers for 6 years; VJ Anthony, Atlanta's premiere video disc jockey with 20+ years under his belt and over 10,000 music videos in his arsenal….and a very special guest, DJ John C (who's coming all the way from Los Angeles, Calif.) and is resident DJ at the infamous industrial/goth club Bar Sinister in Hollywood. Rarely do us Atlanta dance fiends get a chance to move our butts with West Coast talent so we are extremely excited and honored to DJ John C with us! NOTE: A big THANKS to our friend DJ NEMESIS for hooking us up with John C.

Since the music is well taken care of, you'll have no worries about the actual dancing portion of INFESTATION 3 because Lucy Purr, Angie Starr, and Foxy Roulette will be grooving, spinning and shimmying all night long while the rest of us get our costumed geek on. A guest performer, Shay Blaze, based out of Birminghan, Alabama, will also be adding to the performance line-up, with her geek-flavored burlesque performances.

No Markster Con event is complete without some amazing photos. The talented eye and lens of Trent Chau will be set-up taking photos during the event, and we'll also have numerous Roaming Photographers on hand to help capture all the fun that's to be had by attendees at CLUB FAMOUS. Let your friends know you are planning to attend by visiting the INFESTATION: Halfway to DragonCon FB page HERE.

What's up next, after INFESTATION 3, for Markster Con? On March 14th come unleash your inner St. Patty's day party monster at BLOODY GOLD: Dance of the Zombie Leprechauns, at Legend Cafe. More info. at - this event is the 1st installment of - Atlanta's next evolution in monthly themed dance parties (every 2nd Friday)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

INFESTATION set to invade a new venue for 2014

CLUB FAMOUS, a venue in the back of FAMOUS PUB,
is located at 2947 N Druid Hills Rd NE in Atlanta, Georgia
We're excited to announce that the 3rd year of the extremely popular INFESTATION, set for March 1st, 2014 (9 p.m.-2 a.m.), will be hosted at CLUB FAMOUS, located at 2947 N Druid Hills Rd NE in Atlanta.

With the closing of The Shelter, which hosted the first two INFESTATIONs (yes, that's right, The Shelter is now closed), event producer Markster Con is excited to find this new venue. In addition to having a large, open party space perfect for INFESTATION, it also has a large selection of drinks and a full kitchen menu available until 2 a.m. (21+)

CLUB FAMOUS, located in the back half of FAMOUS PUB also plays host to the monthly Monstrosity Championship Wrestling (from the producer of Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse) and hosted weekly viewing parties of the TV show FACEOFF when Atlanta make-up artist Roy Wooley was a contestant on the show.

For those of you who are connected via Facebook, please join the INFESTATION FB event page HERE (feel free to invite your fellow creative geeks) and join our FB group page (for more specific updates) HERE.

Check out photos from INFESTATION #1 (2012) and #2 (2013) HERE.

Photo by Trent Chau at INFESTATION 2 (2013)

Saturday, November 16, 2013

March 1st, 2014....the INFESTATION returns!

Never too early to start planning where you'll be next year when we reach that ever-so-important date for all of you fellow geeks and costumes in the Atlanta Metro area! March 1st will see the return of INFESTATION as we get Halfway to D*Con!

Still a good ways out but go on and get this on your creative calendars...and for those of you who are connected via Facebook, please join our FB event page HERE (feel free to invite your fellow creative geeks) and join our FB group page (for more specific updates) HERE.

...until then, check out photos from INFESTATION 1 HERE and INFESTATION 2 HERE.


Monday, March 25, 2013

INFESTATION 2 an epic win, photo evidence posted!

INFESTATION 2: Photo By Tobias Roybal about an amazing INFESTATION 2! Thanks SO MUCH to all of those who helped the event come together.....the DJs, go-go dancers, make-up artists, photographers, volunteers and sponsors...and of course all of the ATTENDEES!! We couldn't have asked for a better event and the costumes and energy was totally off the chart. We look forward to the INFESTATION returning on March 1st, 2014!

If you repost or tag the INFESTATION photos below, please try to keep the watermark on the photo and credit and the photographer. Photos are free of charge to use for your Facebook or website, just DO NOT sell them please. Tag away!

If you upload photos to INSTAGRAM please hashtag them with #infestationatlanta #halfwaytodragoncon #markstercon so people can easily find them.

INFESTATION 2: Photo by Trent Chau
Trent Chau FB Photos HERE.
• Trent Chau Online Photos HERE
• Tobias Roybal FB Photos HERE.
• Tobias Roybal Online Photos HERE.

• Pop Tab Photos Photos HERE.

• David Avant Photos HERE.
• Danny Hunter Photos (Set 1) HERE
• Danny Hunter Photos (Set 2) HERE
• Samw Honda Photos HERE.
• Franklin Myrick Photos HERE.
• Frank Sepulveda Photos HERE.
• Michael 'HOOPIX' Lombardi Photos HERE.
• Joe 'PhotoGnome' Hunt Photos *coming*
• Patrick Sun Photos HERE.
• Michael Stippich Photos *coming*
Matthew Weizen Photos HERE. (updated 8/23/13)

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