Clay Aiken participates in 'Politicon' convention

Twelve years ago on the second season of ‘American Idol’, Clay Aiken gave what many fans consider to be one of the show's best performances ever. 

Aiken has just signed on to participate in the first annual Politicon - a comic con style, "unconventional" convention taking place in Los Angeles on October 9th and 10th. 

The worlds of politics and entertainment are set to unite this fall at the Los Angeles Convention Center on October 9 and 10 for the first ever Politicon. A nonpartisan fan fest for politics and entertainment, Politicon will bring together politicians, pundits, comedians and entertainers from across the spectrum for a weekend of comedy, panels, radio and TV broadcasts, debates, podcasts, book readings, interviews, art exhibitions, film screenings, meet & greets, music performances and much more. 

Already confirmed to participate in Politicon are James Carville, David Axelrod, Newt Gingrich, Jordan Klepper, The Yes Men, Doris Kearns Goodwin and many more to be announced in the coming weeks. Media outlets such as Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, VICE News, #EmergingUS, Newsweek, The Young Turks, KCRW, The Daily Beast, Slate, Salem Media Group, Think Progress, Politico and more will be programming events, reporting and broadcasting live from Politicon.

Politicon will also treat attendees to a variety of music performances, movie screenings amplified by directors’ commentary and Q&A’s, and comedy skits presented by the Upright Citizens Brigade.

‘Politicon’ will be at the LA Convention Center On Friday, October 9th beginning at 2:00pm, then Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm.

Follow Clay Aiken on Twitter: @clayaiken

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