We are almost two weeks away from the biggest fan-made Zelda tribute concert in Florida: Power, Wisdom, and Courage. On November 17th, some of nerd music’s finest will make their way to Orlando, Florida to help pay tribute to one of the most successful gaming franchises around. Being held by the nerd music fan coalition known as Ongaku Overdrive, this event will also help celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ocarina of Time.

Here’s the official press release for Power, Wisdom, and Courage that was just released today:

Press Release: Ongaku’s Overdrive’s Power, Wisdom, and Courage takes place Saturday, November 17th 2018 at The Abbey in Orlando, Florida


ORLANDO, FL — Ongaku Overdrive, who brought fans Mega Mania: Celebrating 30 Years of the Blue Bomber in 2017, presents an event to celebrate of the most beloved video game franchises of all time.

Ongaku Overdrive’s Power, Wisdom, and Courage is a for fans, by fans event that will feature a full lineup of live music dedicated to The Legend of Zelda franchise, headlined by Bit Brigade’s Legend of Zelda NES speedrun concert. Joining Bit Brigade will be Master Sword, Super Guitar Bros, and dj-Jo. These four acts have performed at major events such as PAX, MAGFest, and Dragon Con.

In addition to concerts, Power, Wisdom, and Courage will feature artists, vendors, game setups, themed cocktails, prize raffles, a costume contest, a “name that tune” contest, and more. There will also be game tournaments for Super Smash Bros for Nintendo WiiU and Mario Kart 8 DX for Nintendo Switch, as well as Legend of Zelda NES speedrun races.

“Power, Wisdom, and Courage will be a one-of-a-kind event to celebrate The Legend of Zelda franchise. Nobody else in the world is doing this,” Kent Ward, founder of Ongaku Overdrive explains. “Being a lifelong fan, it is an honor to share this experience with fellow fans.”

Ongaku Overdrive’s Power, Wisdom, and Courage will take place just days before the 20th anniversary of Ocarina of Time, on Saturday, November 17th at The Abbey, located at 114 S 100 S Eola Dr #100, Orlando, FL 32801, right down the street from the iconic Lake Eola. The event starts at 3:00pm, with concerts beginning later in the evening. Tickets are available at www.ongakuoverdrive.com, and with the discount code “ITSASECRET,” ticket prices start at just $20.


Ongaku Overdrive, based out of Orlando, Florida, was founded in 2013 to bring video game bands, nerdcore hip hop, chiptune, and geek rock, otherwise known as “nerd music,” to an audience of fans passionate about video game and anime. Since then, Ongaku Overdrive has grown to be the #1 promotion for nerd music in Florida by presenting high-quality events with strong musical lineups and a very welcoming atmosphere. You can find out more about Ongaku Overdrive at https://www.ongakuoverdrive.com.

And of course Zelda Dungeon’s intrepid (and Florida resident) writer will be there covering the event, so stay tuned!

What do you think of this event? Will you be checking it out for yourself? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Ongaku Overdrive

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