Pokemon VS Trainers! Gamers VS Cosplayers! Couples VS Squads!
It’s the GAAM VS Show!
Jacksonville, FL – Games Art And Music (GAAM), a culture and lifestyle organization focused on growing the gaming industry and experiences in the Southeast, will be assembling on Saturday, August 13, at 6 p.m. to present GAAM VS, a tribute to Fighting Games.
The one-night event will pay tribute to the genre through immersive environments and special art installations at The Museum and Gardens in Jacksonville, FL.
For two hours during the
event, GAAMers will enjoy complimentary beer provided by Aardwolf Brewing, and will have the opportunity to participate in VR games, giant inflatable unicorns, a life-size Pac-Man maze, selfie sports, exciting live musical performances from local DJs and bands, retro and casual gaming from Arcade Jax, indie game studios, exhibitors such as Nintendo and Microsoft, giveaways from gaming companies, the Jax Fight Arena League Finals, a Pokemon Go Meetup with real world Pokemon and props, and more.
The event also includes a juried art show and a live and unconventional charity art auction featuring art from industry artists, gaming companies and local artists and featuring rare signed faceplates by legendary Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono. Proceeds will benefit First Coast No More Homeless Pets, WithLove, APOPO and Extra Life Jax. Attendees are encouraged to dress-up in their favorite Cosplay, and enter the exciting GO Cosplay Contest.
“GAAM VS is our more ambitious GAAM show yet,” said Jacksonville resident Ryan Thompson, founder of GAAM. “We’ve learned a lot over the years, and want to make sure every show makes the world a better place while giving you memories to last a lifetime. Hadouken!”
Tickets are limited — $30 for single tickets and $50 for couples – and can be purchased by those age 17 and older through: http://www.gaamshow.eventbrite.com.Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door for $50 each the day of.
GAAM (Games Art And Music) is a culture/lifestyle company focused on growing the gaming industry and culture in the Southeast. GAAM hosts unique gaming events and experiences with the purpose of creating partnerships and opportunities, while helping communities through charitable causes. To learn more about this event and GAAM please visit www.gaamshow.com.