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2013 NJ Kiss Expo – Your Complete Guide

You wanted the best? You got the best! It’s that time of year again Kiss fans! Put on your makeup and get ready to celebrate as the 2013 Expo is returning to NJ! 

The 2013 NJ Kiss Expo is coming Sept 28th
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The Kiss Expo is a great event for the fans of the legendary band to come together and celebrate the band’s 40 year history. Below is all the information you’ll need for one of the largest and most popular fan expos you’ll ever see.

Make sure you’re listening to the Saturday Night Slaughterhouse this weekend (Sept 21st) to win passes to the Kiss Expo!


Saturday September 28th, 2013


NJ Convention and Exposition Center at the Raritan Center

97 Sunfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08837

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Ticket Prices

Tickets are as low as $10 and can be purchased in advance

Special Guests

This year’s featured guest is Kiss’ guitar player Tommy Thayer!

The 2013 NJ Kiss Expo at the Raritan Center
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Other guests include:

Lydia Criss – Author of ‘Sealed with a KISS and ex-wife of Peter Criss – She will be selling her second edition of the book and signing autographs at her table. 

Ken Kelly –  Artist for the KISS Destroyer and KISS Love Gun album covers. Ken will have a huge gallery of his work set up for display and will also be selling and signing art at his booth. Make sure to bring your albums to get signed!

Len DeLessio – KISS photographer from the mid-’70s with one of his classic shots adorning the cover of the new official KISS book, ‘Nothin’ to Lose, the Making of KISS 1972-1975.’ Len will have an amazing gallery of his KISS prints for display as well as purchase.

Jim Cara – Jim Cara is Gene Simmons guitar designer and works directly with Gene and Paul Hayeland at GSAXE.COM. He created the Chrome, Gold, Clear, Relic, and Special Effects instruments used by Gene. In addition he has researched the heritage of Genes historic basses and builds exact replicas for GSAXE VIP’s as well as Gene’s personal collection.

Lyn Christopher –  Recording artist from the early ’70s. Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons are credited for singing background vocals on her self-titled album released in 1973. Also a friend and photographer of the band – there is much we do not know about Lyn, and will find out at this event.

Ken Sharp – Author of Nothin’ To Lose, the making of KISS 1972-1975, KISStory, KISS: Behind the Mask and co-author of The KISS Years. Ken has been a relentless historian of the band for many, many years.

& many more!



There will be plenty of events for the next generation of  Kiss fans, including face painting.

Plus, kids 12 and under get in free!


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Remember to tune in starting at 7pm on the Saturday night 21st to have a shot at winning a pair of tickets to the 2013 NJ Kiss Expo.


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