Walker Stalker Con brings The Walking Dead to Nashville

( top l-r): Chad L. Coleman plays Tyreese; IronE Singleton plays T-Dog; (bottom l-r) Lennie James plays Morgan, and Khary Payton plays Ezekiel.

(top l-r): Chad L. Coleman plays Tyreese; IronE Singleton plays T-Dog; (bottom l-r) Lennie James plays Morgan, and Khary Payton plays Ezekiel.

Zombie enthusiasts and fans of the top-rated show on television, The Walking Dead, will have the opportunity to meet their favorite stars at the upcoming Walker Stalker Con at Nashville’s Music City Center, Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd and 4th. Walker Stalker Con has become an incredibly popular convention, offering something for everyone from the diehard fan to families to those with a growing interest in the genre. More than twenty of the most popular actors from The Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy, and more will speak to the audience, meet fans, pose for photos and sign autographs.

Attendees can also participate in a range of engaging and unique activities, including free panel sessions led by stars from some of television’s most popular shows.

Zombies and cosplayers will roam the convention floor, making for interactive experiences attendees will never forget. Reality TV star and celebrity tattoo artist Chris 51 from A&E’s Epic Ink will be offering his acclaimed artistic talents to attendees on the con floor. Vendors who deal in the comic, entertainment, zombie and other genres and industries will be there also.

There are even a number of opportunities for you to work as an ambassador at the event. Ambassadors are paid $35 for working a half-day, or $75 for a full day; you also get a free t-shirt and an admission pass for a friend or family member to attend the show. Find out how to apply by going on the Walker Stalker Con website, and clicking on the ‘Event Ambassador’ tab.

One of the most popular elements of the convention is the chance to meet and hear from the stars of the shows. In Nashville, attendees will be treated to sessions with the following actors from The Walking Dead: Melissa McBride (“Carol”), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“Negan”), Norman Reedus (“Daryl”), Steven Yeun (“Glenn”), Jon Bernthal (“Shane”), Sarah Wayne Callies (“Lori”), Chandler Riggs (“Carl”), Lennie James (“Morgan”), Tom Payne (“Jesus”), Khary Payton (“Ezekiel”), Michael Cudlitz (“Abraham”), Josh McDermitt (“Eugene”), Christian Serratos (“Rosita”), Ross Marquand (“Aaron”), Scott Wilson (“Hershel”), Alanna Masterson (“Tara”), IronE Singleton (“T­Dog”) and more. Also in attendance are the following actors from Sons of Anarchy: Ron Perlman (“Clay”), Ryan Hurst (“Opie”), Tommy Flanagan (“Chibs”), along with others.

The full list of guests is on the Walker Stalker Con Nashville website at: http://walkerstalkercon.com/nashville, and the full event schedule for Walker Stalker Con Nashville can be found by logging onto http://walkerstalkercon.com/nashville/schedule

Under the Fan Fest umbrella, Walker Stalker Con is for fans of the zombie and horror genres; and Heroes & Villains Fan Fest is another event, for fans of superheroes and villains. Fan Fest is a leading convention and entertainment news brand in North America, with events throughout the world. With exclusive guest appearances at each event and behind­-the­-scenes access to the latest entertainment news at FanFest.com, Fan Fest gives fans a truly one­-of­-a­-kind experience. Look for a preview of the upcoming Nashville Heroes & Villains Fan Fest coming to Nashville’s Music City Center in July.

Walker Stalker Con runs June 3 and ­4, 2017 in Nashville’s Music City Center on Saturday, June 3 from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 4 from 10:30 am­ – 5:00 pm, with VIP Entry at 9:00 am each day. Tickets range from $45 for General Admission to $1,400 for the ultimate experience; get tickets now on the website at: http://walkerstalkercon.com/nashville/tickets