Unwoman at the Symposium

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We are thrilled to announce that the legendary Unwoman will be our headline act at the 2020 Steampunk Symposium! Unwoman (aka Erica Mulkey) is a San Francisco-based cellist-singer-songwriter. Layered with skillful cello, rich vocals, and beats, her music is a darkly futuristic homage to her classical training. Her song “The Heroine” was the weather in […]

Hëxa Burlesque at the Midnight Carnival

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Hëxa Burlesque join the line up of entertainment at the Midnight Carnival masked ball. The dancers of the Hëxa Burlesque troupe weave stories with glitter-laden nipples, gyrating hips, and the most titillating innuendos. With a taste for the unique, the strange, and the unusual, they blend burlesque, dance, and concept and transform it into the most sensual and powerful, […]


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As part of the Steampunk Variety Show line up, we present to you . . . Aela! xxx Aela: born and raised in Germany, began her journey in belly dance mid-2001. Formerly a gymnast, jazz and ball room dancer, she quickly fell in love with the art of belly dance. Since then, she has trained […]

Echo the Automaton

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  Through out the weekend, an automaton known simply as Echo will haunt the hallways of the Symposium with her music and songs. From a forgotten store room, and who knows where before, to Echos’ own exhibit, this lovely mechanical figure presents a variety of songs to the joy of those willing to observe. This […]

Sir Reginald Pikedevant, Esquire

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Sir Reginald Pikedevant, Esquire is one of the world’s premier purveyors of Steampunk Chap Hop. What is Chap Hop? Imagine rap music, were it written and performed by an upper-class British twit. In Sir Reginald’s case, he combines the rhymes, delivered in Received Pronunciation, with the sounds of the Victorian music-hall, Barbershop quartets, and instruments both […]

V is for Villains

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V is for Villains is a nationally touring, high energy electronic industrial rock band from Chicago, Illinois. A group of highly skilled stage performers, V is for Villains blends original music with colorful costuming and full backstories to create characters with a comic book and sci-fi genre feel. to the world. Well known through out the […]