Psyche Corporation


Psyche Corporation is a fairytale cyber/steampunk band fronted by a former Ladies of Steampunk model and programmer, Psyche Chimère, who combines dance with a powerhouse vocal range. The band is named after a dream manufacture group from a future where neural implants allow people to download dreams from the Internet. Songs deal in dystopian themes […]

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Cybertron Dance Party, VampireFreaks


VampireFreaks – Cybertron Dance Party – Steampunk Edition VampireFreaks brings you NYC’s infamous gothic-industrial CYBERTRON dance party, which has been going strong for 14 years.  They danced your panties off at Dark Side Of The Con,  and they’re ready to rock at SPWF. DJ’s Jet and Shadownightz transform the goblin market into a clubnight and […]

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Do you like singing? If you do, you’ll want to get your karaoke on at Raith Kell’s D.A.R.Karaoke show. With “Discord and Rhyme Karaoke,” Raith is ready to give you your musical fix at The Steampunk World’s Fair. Sing your favorite songs, show off your chops, and have fun. Even if you don’t sing, come […]

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Lenino’s Rabbit Candy Jar

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Lenino is a musical storyteller, writer and explorer who was born in the Caribbean and has lived in New York City all his “adult” life. He is an engineer, playwright and self-taught piano player. He is a jack of all trades, a post-modern renaissance man. Lenino’s songs represent episodes where characters face fears facetiously. He […]

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This Way to the EGRESS


Since their start in 2008, EGRESS has been told to find a box in which they could fit themselves; however, one needs a rather large box to fit six musicians—and their array of accordions, tubas, guitars, trombones, pianos, and drums. So they haven’t bothered trying and instead they move forth doing what they do best; […]

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Ego Likeness

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Ego Likeness was created in 1999 by artist Steven Archer, a DC native, and writer Donna Lynch in Baltimore, Maryland. Taking their name from Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel ‘Dune’, the band began as an experimental/ dark trip hop project. A demo called ‘Songs From a Dead City’, recorded on a four track, was […]

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Platform One


If Platform One was a behind the music special, we’d tell you about the rising solo career of Nigel Taylor, the international travel of Daniel Gill, and the television stardom of Allison Lahikainen. Instead, we’ll tell you not to miss our 00ntzy beats, danceable tracks, and engaging live performance. Platform One is Depeche Mode with […]

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A Halo Called Fred

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A Halo Called Fred has spent the last 24 years making the geekiest sounds ever to spring from guitar, bass, violin, and Tupperware. Featuring songs about pirates, cavemen, and any body part or flying thing you can think of, the Halo has performed with King Missile, been produced by a member of Ween, and featured […]

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Coveilance Dance Project

Coveilance Dance Project

Coveilance Dance Project is a group of mad scientist belly dancers who blend various costumes, music, and other dance forms to create a hypnotic and sensual experimental dance for your pleasure. Headquartered in the Delaware Valley, the project utilizes a variety of materials from cultures all over the world for extensive experimentation. This year they […]

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V Is For Villains: LIVE!


Mr. Agitator and Fallon Flynn are bringing their new show to SPWF!! For the first time since 2012 The Villains will be performing songs off of the upcoming release “Murder In The Art” ! Come see the material that sepiachord says “Grabs my attention and holds it!”!! V Is For Villains is a new breed […]

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Sharon Knight and Winter

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Neofolk Romantique: Fantastical Folksongs from a Bygone Era Festival Favorites Sharon Knight and Winter are internationally touring musicians in the mythic-Celtic vein. Their penchant for combining fierce and gutsy bravado with ethereal beauty, a hearty dose of fantastical lyrics, and an obvious love of storytelling has inspired their own style, “Neofolk Romantique”. This often sound […]

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History of 19th Century Opera Concert and Lecture

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History of 19th Century Romantic Opera Concert and Lecture Soprano Nicole Oliva joins this year’s event to give you an entertaining and educational experience with her concert and lecture on 19th century romantic operas. Nicole will give us a glimpse into the history of popular operas and their composers throughout the Victorian era that are […]

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Scott Helland


Scott Helland creates melodic, euphoric acoustic guitar instrumentals rooted in the realms of folk, alternative and world. His eclectic musical past, keen melodic sense, live looping technique, energetic showmanship and tasteful use of guitar effects creates a compelling soundscape. Currently he is the guitarist and co-founder of the internationally touring New York based duo, Frenchy […]

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PROSSPEKT is an electronic rock band, formed in Belarus and currently based in New York.  In Belarus, they won an award for Best New Artist when they released their debut album “Dot Com”.  The band relocated to NYC to perform and create new music.  Their dance-rock shows are influenced by Steampunk fashion and Victorian style.

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Jess-O-Lantern performs live singing spooky songs to soothe your ghoulish heart! Imagine a walk through a punk rock cemetery, filled with ghostly crooning, grinning ghouls, and friendly fiends! Also, free trick-or-treat candy at every performance!

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The Long Losts


Hailing from New York, The Long Losts are a musical act duo made up of vocalist Anka and her husband Patrick on guitar that began in 2012 with the release of their first song, “If Only Boris Karloff Was My Dad.” In 2014 The Long Losts released their first album, “Scary Songs To Play In […]

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Sarah Donner


Sarah Donner plays songs about cats, science, and feelings. She is best known for her videos of poor kittens forced to listen to her singing and an R-rated pterodactyl song co-written with The Oatmeal.

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Victor and the Bully


Introducing you a new and upcoming duo from London, Victor and the Bully. Victor and the Bully uses a ‘carnival blend’ of live ukulele and acoustic guitar with a twist of orchestral instruments to provide a very theatrical and cabaret-like sound. Inspired by steampunk, swing, mariachi, classical and punk to bring a very different vibe.

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ENSMB Special All-Request Concert!


You might have heard us talking about a Q&A with ENSMB – well that has now morphed into a private all-request concert just for the 100 lucky folks who purchase this $10.00 add-on.  Wow!!! What a bargain! Ticket buyers will even get to help choose the songs!  Look for a voting poll soon – voting […]

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Cogsday – a Steampunk Holiday Celebration


Luminary Ticket Holders are cordially invited to a joyous celebration of Cogsday, the first Steampunk Holiday! Saturday, May 6, 11:00PM-2:00AM Featuring The Eternal Frontier! More details on the celebration are coming soon. What is Cogsday and why do we need to celebrate it? (Why Steampunks MUST celebrate Cogsday): The Steampunk phenomenon itself, has long been […]

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