Wired Cafe Returns to SDCC

The WIRED Café is back at Comic-Con. This year, WIRED is joining forces with GQ and Pitchfork for the 11th year of the exclusive rooftop oasis, which includes a VIP lounge and consumer activation. The WIRED Café is located on the terrace of the Omni San Diego Hotel.

Editors from WIRED and GQ will host live shows on Facebook, Periscope, and Instagram. Guests at the invite-only event will experience interactive sponsor activations, complimentary cocktails, and a slate of stellar DJ’s curated by Pitchfork. The weekend’s musical talent, presented by Pitchfork, features a DJ lineup headlined and curated by DJ Zach Tetreault of Hundred Waters.

WIRED Café’s presenting sponsorAT&T Audience Network will have an onsite activation centered around the second season of the hit show Mr. Mercedes including an interactive content wall with games, videos, and a listening station.

New Belgium Brewing’s Voodoo Ranger IPA, the official beer of this year’s WIRED Cafe, will also feature an activation onsite. In addition to free beer for attendees, there will be an interactive digital Voodoo Ranger comic book reading experience and special photo moment with a life-size Voodoo Ranger.

Many expected guests are a who’s who from televison and mmovies. Expected guests include Aleks Paunovic (Van Helsing), Asher Angel (Shazam!), Ben Edlund (The Tick), Cameron Cuffe (Krypton), Carlton Cuse (Jack Ryan), Chloe Bennet (Marvel Rising), Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead, Black Panther), Eric André (Disenchantment), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Gary Dauberman (writer & director, the Annabelle franchise), James Wan (director, Aquaman and The Conjuring series), Jamie Chung (The Gifted, Big Hero 6), Joe Manganiello (Justice League, True Blood), Kevin Smith (Comic Book Men)Matt Groening (Disenchantment), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead)Paul Bettany (Avengers: Infinity War Part 2)and many others.

The event is invite only and runs Thursday through Saturday of Comic-Con.

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