HEADBANGERSCON
 	HEADBANGERSCON
  • THE ONLY CON DEDICATED TO ROCK & METAL CULTURE!

    GUESTS

    MORGAN ROSE

    SEVENDUST

    RYAN MCCOMBS

    SOIL/ DROWNING POOL

    DEREK RIGGS

    IRON MAIDEN "EDDIE" ARTIST

    JOHN MOYER

    DISTURBED

    DAVEY GRAHS

    POP EVIL

    NATHAN HUNT

    SHAMAN'S HARVEST

    MARK HEYLMUN
Suicide Silence

    MARK HEYLMUN

    SUICIDE SILENCE

    ALEX BENT

    TRIVIUM

    ARON PATRICK

    ALL THAT REMAINS

    WAYNE LOZINAK

    HATEBREED

    EDDIE OJEDA

    TWISTED SISTER

    JOHN TEMPESTA

    THE CULT, WHITE ZOMBIE

    CHILD WARNING! THIS IS A ROCK-N-ROLL CON

    We love children, and they are definitely welcome! BUT, BE WARNED, there will be profanity, drinking, scantly-clad models and references to sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. 

    WE KEEP IT METAL

    HEADBANGERS CON IS THE FIRST AND ONLY EVENT WHERE THE WORLDS OF ROCK & METAL EXIST IN A COMIC CON STYLE PLATFORM. MEET ALL THE MUSIC ICONS AND BUY AUTOGRAPHS AND PHOTO OPS. GET INVOLVED IN LIVE AUDIENCE CELEBRITY Q&A PANELS. DRINK LOTS. FIND COLLECTIBLE MEMORABILIA, MEET THE ARTISTS BEHIND THE ALBUM ART. DISCOVER NEW BANDS AND SEE EXCLUSIVE LIVE PERFORMANCES.

    About Us

    TICKETS

    There are ticket packages priced at many levels so every metalhead can attend, whether you're a die-hard mosh-pittin' motherfucker or a casual memorabilia collector. CHILDREN UNDER 10 ARE ALWAYS FREE!

    PANELS

    See all the music icons up close and hear their stories fo sex, drugs and Rock-N-Roll in live Q&A's, hosted by celebrities and questions from you, the fans!

    VENDORS

    See the list of vendors participating in the event and get information on how to become a vendor. 

    Exclusive live concert

    Announced Soon

    Announced Soon

    WEEKEND EVENT SCHEDULE

    RED CARPET PRESS GALA

    Friday, NOV 9 - 8:00 PM

    Join us at the Bossanova Ballroom as we welcome the musicians and artists to Portland. The perfect place for exclusive press interviews. Public welcome.

    HEADBANGERS CONVENTION (Day 1)

    Saturday, NOV 10 - 10:00 (VIP) 11:00 (GA) AM - 7:00 PM

    The main event! The convention will be held at the Hilton DoubleTree Lloyd Ctr Exhibit Hall & Ballrooms, with over 50 vendors, 30 celebrity musicians and artists, free live panels, interactive children's experience, collectibles, music clinics and lots of alcohol!

    EXCLUSIVE LIVE CONCERT

    Saturday, NOV 10 - 8:00 PM

    You thought the convention rocked, but you haven't even scratched the surface of fun yet. Join us at the Bossanova Ballroom for an exclusive intimate live concert and afterparty.

    HEADBANGERS CONVENTION (Day 2)

    Sunday, NOV 11 - 10:00 (VIP), 11:00 (GA) AM - 5:00 PM

    The main event! The convention will be held at the Hilton DoubleTree Exhibit Hall & Ballrooms, with over 50 vendors, 30 celebrity musicians and artists, free live panels, interactive children's experience, collectibles, music clinics and lots of alcohol!

    More to come...

    Stay tuned for more events...

    MORE ENTERTAINMENT & EXHIBITS

    AIR GUITAR CONTEST

    This is some serious shit with serious prizes, so come in full costume and ready to compete in front of the crowd on the main stage! You must register 15 days prior to event. Click below to be directed to contact form to request application.

    PINBALL WIZARD WAY

    The StarWarsStore.com in Happy Valley, OR, is donating a row of Rock-themed pinball machines, which will all be set on free-play for paid attendees!

    KIDS GUITAR PICK SCAVENGER HUNT

    Only for kids 10 & under. Each kid will receive a free plastic top-loader collectors page upon entry to keep their guitar picks in. Staff, Vendors, and even Celebrities will have different picks to collect from. 

    LIVE TATTOOOING

    The famous Geeksterink Legends is the largest tattoo tour attraction in the world and the subject of a new reality TV show out soon. They will be tattooing live and are now taking appointments. 

    CELEB PHOTO OPS

    Coming Soon! Buy your pre-sale professional photo ops in advance before they sell out.

    PORTLAND, OREGON

    VOLUNTEER!

    Be a part of the fun! Trade your time for tickets, autographs and more!

    SPONSOR

    Advertise locally and have your company or brand be a part of the national event.

    LOCAL

    Hotels, sights and cuisines that keep Portland weird and awesome.

    Subscribing rocks!

    We won't bug the shit out of ya, but we will occasionally send you rad deals, coupons and important updates.

    PARTNERS

    GEEKSTERINK LEGENDS

    WORLD FAMOUS TATTOO TOUR ATTRACTION WILL BE TATTOOING LIVE ON SITE! FEATURING FAMOUS ARTISTS FROM A&E'S EPIC INK, INKMASTER AND MORE...

    CELEB PHOTO OPS

    THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS WILL BE PROVIDING TOP-QUALITY KEEPSAKE PHOTO SERVICES 

    RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

    WE ARE HONORED TO GIVE BACK TO SUCH AN AMAZING ORGANIZATION THAT DOES SO MUCH FOR OUR COMMUNITY!

    STAR WARS 501ST

    THE WORLD-RENOWN CHARITY WILL BE IN FULL COSTUME FUN AND HAVE PROPS FOR FAMILY PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES WITH MOVIE CHARACTERS.

    SCHOOL OF ROCK

    LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM THE AMAZING CHILDREN STUDENTS, CUSTOMIZED TO HEADBANGERS CON 

    TWIZTED IMAGES

    TWIZTED WILL BE DOING ALL VIDEO RECORDING AND STILL PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE EVENT. IF YOU SEE THEM, ACT A FOOL CAUSE YOU MIGHT MAKE IT ON SOME PROMO VIDEOS!

    MASS MEDIA MAGAZINE

    MASS MEDIA MAGAZINE IS A WORLDWIDE MUSIC, FILM, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, SPORTS AND TATTOO-BASED MAGAZINE FOR THE MASSES. ALL GENRES, ALL COLORS...ALL THINGS ON THE EDGE OF MEDIA. LOOK FOR MMM AT ALL MAJOR RETAILERS AND NEWSSTANDS IN ALL 50 STATES AND CURRENTLY 7 COUNTRIES.

    OEM MEDIA GROUP

    OEM IS A MULTIFACETED COMPANY THAT HAS A GOAL TO DEVELOP NOTHING BUT HIGH CALIBER COMPANIES, MUSICIANS AND BANDS.

    MA ENTERTAINMENT

    CONNECTING THE FANS TO THE BANDS AND THE BANDS TO THE FANS - MA ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS AN HONEST APPROACH WITH PERSONAL DAILY UPDATES, NEWS, PHOTOS, TOURS, AND VIEWS ON THE SCENE!

    Sponsors

    JACK DANIELS

    What goes better with Rock-N-Roll than Old No. 7!

    FIREBALL WHISKEY

    What's hotter than Fireball mixed with Metal?!

    TITO'S VODKA

    It's as smooth as a 1980's rock ballad! The official Vodka of Headbangers Con.

    PABST BLUE RIBBON

    It's more classic than classic rock, and we have a shit load of it! MMMMM

    MODERN TIMES BEER

    It's delicious and maybe even nutritious

    DON Q. RUM

    The official rum for Headbangers Con!