Staff Report | Apr 24, 2023
The steampunk calendar is tilting toward the U.S. Northeast this weekend as the Jewelry City Steampunk Festival returns to Attleboro, Massachusetts, while Washington Borough, New Jersey hosts the Rock & Roll Steampunk Fair.
Music, panels, authors, Tea Scouts and more at the Bay Area steampunk convention
By Stephen Beale | Apr 13, 2023
“Villains and Heroes” was the theme as Clockwork Alchemy took place April 7-9 near San Francisco. Attendees could choose between a “Hero” and “Villain” ribbon when receiving their convention badges, and it appears that most opted for “Villain.”
Staff Report | Apr 3, 2023
Attendees at the steampunk convention can expect a full program of panels, workshops, musical performances, a fashion show, art gallery, authors’ alley, martial arts, game room, the Alchemist Tea Parlour, and more.
Staff Report | Aug 9, 2021
The long wait will soon be over for many steampunk fans eager to congregate in the eastern U.S., as three events are scheduled for this weekend: The Key City Steampunk Festival in Central Pennsylvania, the Southern Maine Steampunk Fair at the Brick Store Museum, and MegaCon in Orlando.
Staff Report | Jul 28, 2021
The band was active in the UK steampunk scene between 2008 and 2015. Now staging a comeback, they released a new single and music video on July 12 and plan at least two more songs this year.
Staff Report | May 7, 2021
The organizers previously announced that they would hold off on selling tickets until they were sure they could run the convention within safety protocols. This year’s theme is “Cthulhu vs. The Martians.”
Staff Report | Sep 11, 2020
The online gathering will feature lectures, musical entertainment, a virtual vendor bazaar, maker exhibition, fashion show, and more. Chap hop artist Professor Elemental will beam in from the UK.
Staff Report | Oct 25, 2019
The band’s long-awaited fourth studio album has 17 songs, each featuring the name or character name of a fan who has supported the band in the past. We have some video highlights.
A Victorian seaport near Seattle will host the Brass Screw Confederacy steampunk festival
Staff Report | May 29, 2018
“Perilous Expeditions” will be the theme as the Brass Screw Confederacy steampunk festival returns June 8-10 to Port Townsend, Washington. The city is described as one of three Victorian seaports in the U.S.
SF Bay Area steampunk fans converge at the 2017 Clockwork Alchemy convention in San Jose
By Stephen Beale | Jun 16, 2017
A time rift opened over San Jose, allowing a sundry cast of Victorian chrononauts to come forth and stage Clockwork Alchemy, a steampunk convention held at the Doubletree Hotel during Memorial Day weekend.
A visit to Clockwork Alchemy 2016
By Stephen Beale | Jun 9, 2016
I've long been a fan of steampunk, but Clockwork Alchemy in San Jose was my first steampunk convention. A couple things I learned: Many steampunks are highly creative, and they know how to pose for the camera. Here's a visual tour . .