Your Entertainment at ALA begins here

We are thrilled to announce the return of the Entertainment Lounge, where you will find talented live bands, performers, singers, and dancers do their part in bringing a great show for you at Animé Los Angeles.  

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Entertainment Lounge Schedule

Note: Time schedule may change without notice

Thursday
10:00 - 11:00 AM
-
11:30 - 12:30 PM
NABI
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Zeta Flare
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Maid Academy Cafe
4:00 - 5:00 PM
S4X
5:30 - 6:30 PM
-
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Cosmic Idols
8:30 - 9:30 PM
Black Ros3
10:00 - 11:00 PM
Midnight Agenda (til 11:30)
11:30 - 12:30 AM
Entertainment Lounge Pregame
1:00 AM -
-
Breakdown/cleanup
Friday
10:00 - 11:00 AM
8-Bit Jazz Heroes
11:30 - 12:30 PM
SystemLIVE
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Grant Uchida
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Guest Jackbox Hosted by Maguma
4:00 - 5:00 PM
SOYSOX
5:30 - 6:30 PM
Hamu Cotton
7:00 - 8:00 PM
-
8:30 - 9:30 PM
-
10:00 - 11:00 PM
Arcane Maid Cafe
11:30 - 12:30 AM
Maid Nagi
1:00 AM -
Breakdown/cleanup
Saturday
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Super Tonic
11:30 - 12:30 PM
Phoebe
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Takeriya Samurai Mikarin & Hagi
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Jackbox Party hosted by Maguma
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Isekai Stage
5:30 - 6:30 PM
EV133
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Double Shot Chuhai
8:30 - 9:30 PM
TemperMental
10:00 - 11:00 PM
Candy Bomber
11:30 - 12:30 AM
DJ Neko
1:00 AM -
Breakdown/cleanup
Sunday
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Aqu♡rius
11:30 - 12:30 PM
DEMPOP
1:00 - 2:00 PM
-
2:30 - 3:30 PM
TaikoMotion
4:00 - 5:00 PM
-
5:30 - 6:30 PM
7:00 - 8:00 PM
8:30 - 9:30 PM
10:00 - 11:00 PM
11:30 - 12:30 AM
1:00 AM -

Entertainment Lounge Talents

Arcane Maid Cafe

Arcane Maid Cafe

Welcome to Arcane Maid Cafe! Our Maid Cafe is inspired by the moe-moe cute...

Candy Bomber

Candy Bomber

Southern California based Anisong and J-Rock cover band: Candy Bomber will...

DJ Maid Nagi

DJ Maid Nagi

Maid Nagi is an American music producer and DJ from Los Angeles, CA. Outside...

DJ Neko

DJ Neko

DJ NeKo is a House/Trance Music DJ based in Los Angeles. Life with music start...

NABI

NABI

Hello! My name is NABI and I create song covers on YouTube. I mostly sing...

Cosmic Idols

Cosmic Idols

Cosmic Idols is cosplay group that loves to meme and dance! Our dances are...

Phoebe Chan

Phoebe Chan

Get ready to sing, dance, and smile with 2.5D fairytale idol, Phoebe! Phoebe...

TaikoMotion

TaikoMotion

TaiKomotion is an open taiko group based in Orange County. Taiko is the art of...

DEMPOP

DEMPOP

Join local idols DEMPOP for a celebration of idol culture with a variety of...

Aqu♡rius

Aqu♡rius

Aquarius is going on a Carnival Field Trip! Have fun with Aquarius Encore...

Origami Flagship

Origami Flagship

Origami Flagship is an anime cover band who likes to play some of your...

Double Shot Chuhai

Double Shot Chuhai

We are Double Shot Chuhai, a SoCal-based anisong/J-Rock band! Our aim is to...

EV133

EV133

"EV133 formed in February of 2020 with our inaugural performance of ""Fuyu no...

SOYSOX

SOYSOX

"SOYSOX is the first all female pop group from The Corps Dance Crew. Led by...

Maguma

Maguma

It's time for some Jackbox gaming, Anime Con style! Play some classic Jackbox...

Super Tonic

Super Tonic

San Diego based anime and videogame cover band formed in 2019.

S4X

S4X

Saxophone quartet that plays Anime and Video game music. We specialize in...

Crepe Queens

Crepe Queens

Crepe Queens emphasizes on the electronic and pop sounds of modern Japanese...

Edelweiss

Edelweiss

"We are Edelweiss, a SoCal based idol group. Our name is inspired by the...

Hamu Cotton

Hamu Cotton

I will be doing dance covers as well as original choreography to anime and...

Isekai Stage

Isekai Stage

Isekai Stage: That Time I got Reincarnated As An Anime Cover Band. Join a...

Grant Uchida

Grant Uchida

Cosplay themed original songs written and performed by Grant Uchida. A...

SystemLIVE

SystemLIVE

Join SystemLIVE for their next live performance! Featuring songs from...

8-Bit Jazz Heroes

8-Bit Jazz Heroes

"8-Bit Jazz Heroes is a band that performs jazz arrangements of video game...

Midnight Agenda

Midnight Agenda

We are the Midknight Agenda here to bring your desires to life. We are a group...

Maid Academy Cafe

Maid Academy Cafe

Maid Academy is a Maid Cafe that is all about bringing a community, of all...

Zeta Flare

Zeta Flare

Happy Sunny Morning! I am Zeta Flare, a pianist and composer from San Diego...

Special Performance - Friday January 6th, 10:00 PM 

Maximum AniSong Night

Visit Entertainment Lounge room 104C on Friday January 6th at 10:00 PM for an Arcane Maid Cafe special event, consisting of J-pop star Maid Mari (@paprikamari), DJ Maid Nagi (@nagi.cos), and special DJ guest Dumpling (@dumpling.wav) for a full night of Live Performances, Giveaways, and massive entertainment.

Special appearances by Maid Kuro and Maid Nabi

Entertainment Lounge Application Information - Closed

ENTERTAINMENT LOUNGE
Animé Los Angeles Entertainment Lounge!

Animé Los Angeles Entertainment Lounge Performer Application Guidelines

The Entertainment lounge is for performers of all types. If you’d like the chance to show us what you’ve got, make sure to fill out an application to perform.

Performance Types

Music
Dance
Variety
Comedy
18+ (think- Burlesque, Drag, anything ‘risque’)

Badges:

If your performance is accepted, you will be eligible for complimentary badges for all participating members and stage crew (for large group ensembles, please email lounge@animelosangeles.org and cc entertainment@animelosangeles.org with any special requests)

If your group has over 4 performers, you must email a list of all additional members to lounge@animelosangeles.org and entertainment@animelosangeles.org at the time of your submission.  Please include the following information for each member- First Name, Last Name, Badge Name, Email Address

As a courtesy, Complimentary badges are valid for the full event

If you have already purchased or otherwise obtained your badges for Animé Los Angeles 18, you will not receive an additional badges. If you are Staff or are getting your badges for free (pass-on, prize, etc.) you will not receive an additional badges.

No transfers, roll-overs, pass-ons, or refunds will be given. Animé Los Angeles is a volunteer-run convention. We thank you for your support.

Parking:

Parking is NOT covered as part of your programming item. You are responsible for ALL parking charges while attending Animé Los Angeles 18. If you are staying at one of our hotels, please make sure to check the parking rate . If you are coming in for the day check local area parking rates. Parking at the Convention Center, parking is $15/per day but will fill up fast so plan on at least one alternative.

Time Slots:

Typical performance time slots are an hour . There will be a 30-45 minute break between each performance for transition/tear-down/set-up of next item.

You may request more than 60 minutes, but please be advised that we anticipate a LARGE number of performance requests. In order to accommodate as many as possible, and to ensure an even variety, we may need to limit performance requests over one hour.

There is a limited amount of performance slots. Note ALL TIMES are approximate and subject to change. Please be advised that if you select a time block option, you may in fact get scheduled for that time.

Performance Location:

Long Beach Convention Center, Room 104C

Tech:

The Entertainment Lounge  will have a standard set-up including Projector, Screen, Sound System,  and Mics . Laptop connections will be available for standard connections. If you have anything special, you will need to consult with Tech Dept. before your programming item. Please check in with Programming Ops for any tech questions AT LEAST 2 hours before your programming item.

We do NOT have laptops available for use. You must provide your own.

There will be NO options for last minute or on-site additions. If you have ANY special tech requests beyond what is noted above, you MUST contact us in advance of the convention to determine if we will be able to meet your needs. Please note that the answer may be ‘no’, but if we do not hear about it in advance then we will not be able to accommodate any last minute or on-site requests. This INCLUDES cables, special attachments, batteries, Johnson rods, etc.

Picking up your badge:

Important notice for all participants of the ALA Entertainment Lounge:

If you are performing at the entertainment lounge, you must arrive before 7:00 PM on the day of your performance to pick up your badge at registration. We highly recommend picking up your badge a day before, as convention security will not allow anyone in the building without a badge.

Check-in:

If your performance request is approved you will be asked to check in at the Entertainment lounge at least 45 minutes before your performance, so we can confirm everything is set correctly.

Information printed in Program Book, Pocket Guide, website, and other areas:

Please note that information provided such as names, bios, and other information submitted in the programming application may be printed in the program guide/website/etc.

Deadline:

Submission Deadline is October 15th, 2022

To apply to perform,  please click our Submission Form link here.

You will be notified by the end of October  if your performance request has been approved or denied. Not all requests will be approved.

For any  Questions, please contact: lounge@animelosangeles.org  and cc entertainment@animelosangeles.org