Weapons of Mass Creation: A Design Festival

A three day design and music festival with 20 speakers, workshops, designers, and more than 30 bands? Yes, please. The fourth Weapons of Mass Creation Fest sounds like a great venue to get energized, share ideas and have some fun. And attending this year’s WMC Fest, which runs from August 16-18th in Cleveland, Ohio, won’t break the bank, especially if you back them on their Kickstarter page.

When you pledge $70, you’ll receive the 3-day WMC Fest pass at a discounted rate, a few goodies, and bragging rights through their “high five club” and a listing on their website. You’ll also help them reach their goal of becoming a self-sustaining event.



Jeff Finley, founder of WMC Fest, Cleveland-based artist and graphic designer and co-owner of design firm Go Media,  explains his motivation behind the Kickstarter project:

My goal is to become self-sustaining. To continue to grow organically over-time and to make incremental improvements to the quality of the experience without putting too much of a strain on our lives. To continue booking top-notch bands and speakers. To grow the influence that our creative community has on the region at-large. We want to give exposure to artists that they couldn’t get otherwise. We want to bring the WMC lifestyle to the masses on a scale that is doable in the long-term.

Oh, did I mention that there’s a Breakdance Battle on Saturday afternoon? I better start stretching.




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