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Couch Convention 2020
« on: July 07, 2020, 02:58:43 pm »
Couch Convention merch now available to pre-order (until 19th July ONLY) Details of the Couch Convention Events will be posted to the website (www.couchconvention.com) over the next few days.
http://www.marillion.com/shop/search.php?s=couchcon

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Re: Couch Convention 2020
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2020, 03:09:06 pm »
WE WOULD BE GRATEFUL IF YOU COULD PLEASE ORDER COUCH CONVENTION MERCHANDISE SEPERATLY WHERE POSSIBLE AS THIS WILL HELP WITH OUR DESPATCH PROCESS.
PLEASE NOTE OUR POSTAGE COSTS ARE CALCULATED BY WEIGHT SO THIS MAY ALSO BE CHEAPER IN SOME CASES - THANK YOU - THE RACKET RECORDS STAFF

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Re: Couch Convention 2020
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2020, 01:16:19 pm »
Wow! Thank you everyone for the great response to our Couch Convention idea (www.couchconvention.com)

Thank you for all of your merchandise pre-orders so far (deadline July 19th). As we are still writing the next album and there are no gigs on the horizon for a long time, it is much appreciated. (www.marillion.com/shop)

Here are a few of the activities we are planning, to give you a better idea of what’s going to be happening during the Couch Convention.

MAIN EVENT
3 nights of gigs streamed to You Tube, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Marbles in The Park, All One Tonight, Brave Live
Introductions from the band each night.
After show discos on the Friday night
Friday night support act - a combination of bands who have submitted entries in the past to 'Support The Band'
Saturday night support act - a combination of videos of Marillion band members solo projects
Sunday night support act - 'An Audience With Marillion' - hosted lived on Zoom and streamed to You Tube. This will be hosted by Jerry Ewing and Prog Magazine

THINGS RUNNING OVER THE WEEKEND
Auction of posters from the Racket Club attic
Live Marillion Quiz with Mark Kelly
Bass Masterclass with Pete
Drum Q&A with Ian
Live Corona Diary Podcast with Steve h and Ant
Online fun dog show on Marillion 'When I Meet Dog' Facebook group:) With prizes
Steve Rothery online cocktail making
Website treasure hunt round the site and store with prizes
One band member to 'tweet' along with the concert on one of the nights TBC
Virtual Marillion Museum
Worldwide fanclub Q&A’s
Virtual Fun Run with Mark Kelly
Ability to purchase a paid for video message from a band member
Encourage people to take photos of their Couch Convention setup (banners, cushions etc) with prizes
Encourage people to dress up on the Saturday as if attending RAH and upload photos with prizes
Prize for best photo of 'confetti at home' moment
Win a virtual coffee with each member of the band (5 winners)
Win your photo with the band via Zoom (10 winners)
Premiere of one track from Friends From The Orchestra Cardiff 2019 film on You Tube Premiere of two extra tracks on the Marillion streaming site (VOD) for subscribers only
And more will be added, but we hope this gives you the flavour of the weekend!
A full schedule of timed events will be posted over the next few weeks