Grammy Winner Estelle Is Coming To Shreveport For Geek’d Con
Shreveport's comic con, Geek'd Con, is heading back to Downtown Shreveport for another big year at the Shreveport Convention Center. This year's event will be August 18th through August 20th.
This year's Geek'd Con will feature Grammy Award winning artist Estelle as a featured guest. You know, the same Estelle from this massive #1, Grammy Award winning song "American Boy"...
She also received a Grammy nomination for her song "Thank You", which was nominated for Best R&B Performance.
In addition to her amazing music career, Estelle voices Garnet in the Steven Universe franchise. That includes Steven Universe, the Movie, Steven Universe Future, and all of the video games.
Outside of Steven Universe, you've seen her on-screen in Empire, Fatal Affair, Girls Trip, Hell's Kitchen, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, and Venus as a Boy.
Estelle will be appearing at Geek'd Con with Michaela Dietz and Deedee Magno Hall, the other two main Crystal Gems from Steven Universe.
Since its start, Geek'd Con has been one of the premiere comic con style events in the state of Louisiana. The event has generated millions of dollars in economic impact to the Shreveport and Bossier City area. While also bringing in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members, Star Wars icons, Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame members, and horror movie legends.
Over the last 7 events, an estimated 106,000 fans have come through the Shreveport Convention Center to enjoy the festivities. Fans have walked away with one-of-a-kind items, autographs, pictures, and unmatched experiences.
The 2023 dates are going to be August 18th through 20th. Geek'd Con 2023 will follow the traditional Friday, Saturday, and Sunday schedule. Opening with a Vendor Preview Night on Friday, where the public is welcome to shop from over 100 vendor booths with unique collectibles, hand crafted items, artwork, and more. Vendors from all across the United States come to Geek'd Con every year, and offer a wide selection of items. That doesn't include the tremendous volume of local artists who attend the event every year as well.