Boskone 51: Featured Filker

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One of the unique joys of science fiction conventions is the sound of music drifting through the hallways. But it’s not just any music, it’s filk! Each year, Boskone is proud to have a Featured Filker is featured with a Saturday evening concert. This year’s Featured Filker is Bill Roper.

Bill is the co-founder of Dodeka Records, has two albums and received three Pegasus awards, honoring excellence in filk.

Listen to a cover of Legends from Minus Ten and Counting

In 2000, Bill was inducted into the FILKONtario Hall of Fame for his contributions to record, publishing, writing and performing filk. According to the inductee page “Bill runs a great filksing. His brand of “organized chaos” makes for the most wonderful, interactive, participatory filk experience that can be had anywhere.”

His schedule for Boskone 51

  • New To Filk? Start Here! (Filk) Fri 18:00 – 18:50, Douglas
  • Understanding Fan Culture Fri 20:00 – 20:50, Lewis
  • Boskone Meet the Guests & Art Show Reception Fri 21:00 – 22:00, Galleria-Art Show
  • What (and How) to Read to Kids Sat 10:00 – 10:50, Burroughs
  • Kids’ Concert With Featured Filker Bill Roper (Childrens) Sat 11:00 – 11:50, Galleria-DragonsLair
  • Featured Filker — Bill Roper (Concert) Sat 15:00 – 15:50, Douglas
  • Boskone Filk Fest, Set 2 (Concert) Sat 23:00 – 23:50, Harbor II+III
  • Filk: Fandom Within Fandom Sun 12:00 – 12:50, Douglas
  • Mary Sue or Just Joe Hero? Sun 13:00 – 13:50, Harbor I

Find Bill on LiveJournal

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About Brenda Noiseux

Product Owner by day/Sci-fi geek and community builder by night. Using my super hero powers for the good of all kind. I'm the organizer several groups, including the League of Extraordinary Gentlewomen, a women's comics discussion group and a writer for Women Write About Comics.
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