Archive for the ‘Wizard Rock’ Category

Jingle Spells is Back! Submissions Open for Jingle Spells 6!

Dec 01, 2021

Posted by: Melissa Anelli

Fan Activism, Fan Creators, Fandom, Music, News, Wizard Rock

Happy holiday season 2021, everyone! If you were a visitor of this site around the release of the last book and in the few years thereafter, you might remember Jingle Spells, the set of five charity holiday/winter-themed albums full of HP-themed music. The wizard rock community donated songs themed around the holidays and we raised …read more!

Year In Review 2019: From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Wizarding World’ – Entering A New Era

Dec 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Branagh, Broadbent, Broadway, Burke, Charity, Coltrane, Composers, Conventions, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Coulson, Cover Art, Davis, de la Tour, Depp, Doyle, Enoch, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Gleeson, Grainger, Grint, Harris, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Herdman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Hurt, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Kravitz, Law, Leaky, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Leung, Lewis, Lumos, Margoyles, McCrory, Melling, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, News, Oldman, OotP Film, Pattinson, Phelps, PotterCast, Pottermore, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Richardson, Rickman, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Studio Tour, Sudol, Tavare, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Thewlis, Thomas, Thompson, Toys, Video Games, Walters, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, WB Shop, West End, Williams, Williams, Wizard Rock, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

We’ve come to the end of 2019, and our review is as full of flavour as a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, regardless of there being no big Wizarding World film or book release this year! The Leaky Cauldron are celebrating a little differently this year, with The Golden Cauldron Awards being our way …read more!

“Back to Hogwarts” News: MinaLima Prints, a Re-Imagined Sorting Ceremony and Magic at King’s Cross Attract Muggle Attention!

Sep 04, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movies, News, Potter News, Scholastic, Wizard Rock

Any good witch or wizard knows the best day of the year is actually Sept. 1, the day one goes “back to Hogwarts,” either in spirit or as a student. And there was definitely magic in the air on Sunday, as large, festive crowds gathered draped in robes and house scarves, excitement buzzing through them …read more!

Relive the Magic of LeakyCon Dallas With Our Exclusive Weekend Recap!

Aug 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Felton, Fun, HP Cast, Leaky, LeakyCon, News, PotterCast, Tavare, Wizard Rock

This weekend LeakyCon celebrated its Tenth Anniversary with a three-day event in Dallas, Texas featuring the best Potter-themed programming and special guests, including first-timer Tom Felton! Relive the magic through Leaky’s full recap of each day’s events. Let us know which part of our coverage you enjoyed the most and, if you were lucky enough …read more!

Harry and the Potters Release ‘Lumos’ – First Full-Length Album in 13 Years!

Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, Music, News, Wizard Rock

Harry and the Potters just released their first full-length album in 13 years — and they’re about to go on tour! Lumos comprises 16 songs based on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and it’s no secret that the album is overly political, expertly tying together the current political climate in America (and, well, worldwide), and the affairs in Deathly Hallows. …read more!

Hold onto your skrewts! PotterCast #291 recorded live at the first PodX!

Jun 18, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fans, News, PotterCast, Wizard Rock

PotterCast has been podcasting since 2005, which makes it so ancient and venerable in podcast years, it’s like the Dumbledore of podcasts. In 2007, PotterCast went on a tour before Deathly Hallows was released, podcasting with live audiences from bookstores around the country.  Podcast tours were not a thing then; PotterCast was in the vanguard in so …read more!

Get Ready to Wrock at LeakyCon 2019 Dallas and Boston!

May 21, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry and the Potters, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, LeakyCon, Movies, Music, News, Rankin, Wizard Rock

Fans attending the 10th Anniversary LeakyCon events in Dallas, Boston or both will be able to wrock out to a magical concert featuring some of the top names in the wizarding music genre. Mischief Management announced that the unofficial Harry Potter fan convention will host Harry and the Potters, Draco and the Malfoys, Tonks and the …read more!

20 Years Later: Celebrating Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling and Fans

Jun 26, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bloomsbury, Books, Composers, Events, Exclusives, Fan Art, Fan Events, Fan Sites, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HP Cast, Isaacs, Leaky, LeakyCon, MinaLima, Movie Art, Music, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Round-Up, Scholastic, Studio Tour, Wizard Rock, Wright

Today marks twenty (yup, 20) years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published. It’s difficult to put into words appreciation for a series which has given all of us so much, or to thank all the people involved in bringing it to us in so many different forms, and before we show you all …read more!

Relive LeakyCon 2011 With Our Live Wizard Rock Album

Sep 13, 2016

Posted by: Melissa Anelli

Fandom, Fans, Fun, LeakyCon, Music, News, Wizard Rock

If you’re excited about the LeakyCon 2016 wizard rock lineup, we’ve got just the thing to keep that Potter hype train running all the way to Los Angeles. Whether you’re a wizard rock and convention novice or have been around since day one, you’ll love Live at the Leaky Cauldron II, the official CD of …read more!

The Mudbloods, The Parselmouths to Reunite at LeakyCon 2016! See the Full Wizard Rock Lineup

Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Melissa Anelli

Conventions, Harry and the Potters, LeakyCon, Music, News, Wizard Rock

  LeakyCon 2016 has announced its wizard rock lineup. Harry and the Potters, Draco and the Malfoys, The Whomping Willows, Lauren Fairweather, Tonks and the Aurors, and Tianna and the Cliffhangers will perform at this year’s convention, from October 19-23, 2016 at the Marriott Burbank hotel. These bands will be joined by The Mudbloods and …read more!

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