Con of Thrones brings Game of Thrones fans to Nashville

Nathalie Emmanuel is Missandei and Jacob Anderson is Grey Worm on Game of Thrones.

Nathalie Emmanuel is Missandei and Jacob Anderson is Grey Worm on Game of Thrones.

Con of Thrones 2017 is coming to Nashville from Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 2 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. The Con of Thrones schedule features three days packed with events curated for fans of Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the epic worlds of fantasy author George R.R. Martin. From The Rise and Fall of Tyrion Lannister to A Clash of Queens, there is something for everyone at Con of Thrones.

Con of Thrones is the largest-ever convention for fans of of Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the epic worlds of fantasy author George R. R. Martin. Join some of the biggest fans, actors, and creators at the convention. Con of Thrones will feature panels, interviews, discussions, and more, all packed into an epic three-day weekend. Con of Thrones is produced by Mischief Management and Zack Luye.

Featuring over 100 hours of original programming, Con of Thrones will host in-depth discussions about the Great Houses of Westeros, Special Guest Spotlight interviews, live tapings of fan-favorite podcasts, and much more. Con of Thrones also provides opportunities for photographs and autographs from some of the most familiar faces from Game of Thrones.

Special Guests appearances include Game of Thrones cast members Carice van Houten (Melisandre), Miltos Yerolemou (Syrio Forel), Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (Mace Tyrell), Kerry Ingram (Shireen Baratheon), Kate Dickie (Lysa Arryn), Rupert Vansittart (Yohn Royce), Sam Coleman (Young Hodor), and Aimee Richardson (Myrcella Baratheon), as well as Game of Thrones creatives David Peterson (Language Creator), Tommy Dunne (Weapons Master), and Paula Fairfield (Sound Designer).

A sample of Friday’s highlights include: You’re Not the One: (Everyone thinks they’re the hero of their own story, but as some characters find out, the truth is much different); Winter is Still Coming: A Refresher: (what we know about “The Winds of Winter” so far); Challenging Expectation: Gender in George R.R. Martin’s World: (a discussion of the gender roles and gender politics of ASOIAF and Game of Thrones; and the Friday Night Concert: (The Smoothrays, The Manimals, Daenerys and the Targaryens, and stand-up by Steve Love).

And that’s just the first day. A few titles from Saturday: Game of Thrones: Cosplay on a Budget; Bannerless: Discussing the Brotherhood; Dracarys!; and the Ball on the Wall.

A few on Sunday include: The Perils of Adaptation; Spoiling Game of Thrones; and The Unanswered Questions of A Song of Ice and Fire.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.ConofThrones.com. The complete Con of Thrones schedule can be found on the website at http://bit.ly/CoT17Schedule. Additional programming may be announced at a later date and is subject to change.