Get ready for the “Alice in Wonderland” ultimate fan event!

Monday, February 08, 2010
By Abbey Khan

Walt Disney Pictures is holding a free star-studded concert to celebrate the release of their upcoming film Alice in Wonderland on Friday, February 19. The event will feature 5 musical acts from the film’s album “Almost Alice”, a visit from director Tim Burton who will introduce select cast members from the film, opportunities to win prizes, and a sneak peek of actual film footage. For those who can’t make it, this ultimate fan event will be streamed live at


Here are the details:

February 19 (Friday)

Hollywood & Highland Center’s Central Courtyard
Los Angeles, CA

3OH!3 (Follow Me Down)
Metro Station (Where’s My Angel)
Family Force 5 (Topsy Turvy)
Kerli (Tea Party)
Never Shout Never (Sea What We Seas)

The store’s Hollywood locale (3rd level of Hollywood & Highland Center) will be transformed to a mad version of Wonderland. Currently, Hot Topic stores nationwide and their website is carrying Alice in Wonderland themed products available for purchase. Beginning Monday, February 8, the first 250 customers who purchase any 3OH!3 t-shirt and preorder the “Almost Alice” CD will receive a wristband that will grant access to a special meet-and-greet with the band 3OH!3, entry into the concert’s preferred viewing pit and admission into the special 3D sneak peek of footage from the film at the El Capitan Theatre after the concert event.

KIIS-FM, 104.3 MyFM and 98.7 FM will give away VIP preferred viewing pit wristbands to listeners between now and event day. Additional VIP tickets will be given away via MySpace, Facebook and Twitter. VIP attendees will be treated to a special 3D sneak peek of footage from the film at the El Capitan Theatre immediately following the event.

Fans are encouraged to dress up in costumes inspired by characters from the film. Costumes will be judged on site by Academy Award winner Colleen Atwood, costume designer for the film. Winners will be invited to attend the special sneak peek at the El Capitan.

KIIS-FM’s Manny on the Streets will be the on-stage host for the event. Quddus from MySpace and, Roslynn Cobarrubias from MySpace Music and Philip DeFranco from YouTube will be on hand as backstage hosts, interviewing key players along the way.

Alice in Wonderland comes to the big screen in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3D on March 5, 2010. The Almost Alice CD will be released on March 2, 2010.

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We had a blast at this event, it was everything we hoped for. Our costume rendition of Alice was one of the winners as well… we were really happy to say the least. We will be posting photos of our costume later today on our MySpace page.

Brian Vasquez
J. Valentine, Inc.