$15-$25 presale tickets
$25 in costume, or in street clothes before 11p / after 3a
more at the door
This is a costume party, wear a costume!
Come join the Thunder Gumbo arts collective for an 8-bit celebration of the Pioneer Spirit- a heroic and dangerous six month long expedition that takes place IN ONE NIGHT across four stages of explosive music, impromptu art, mind-bending performance, dark theater, relaxing + quiet lounge/chill space, and minor dysentery at the House of Yes!
Come ford our river, marvel at our fire archery, shake off the typhoid fever, provision yourself at our general store, while square dancing until 5am to DJ’s and live music at the #bestvenueever.
This is a volunteer produced, non-profit fundraiser for modifications to our legendary art car, Thunderius Gumbonium Lahontanii, a meticulous reconstruction of a Pleistocene whale-beast which inhabited ancient Lake Lahontan.
The player assumes the role of a wagon leader guiding his or her party of settlers from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon’s Willamette Valley on the Oregon Trail via a covered wagon in 1848.
Zemi 17 (Gamelantron / Bunker)
2Melo (Junxion / Cumba Mela)
Nicholas Maddix (Dévotion)
Partyfoul5000 (Thunder Gumbo)
Samuel (Future Clear / Thunder Gumbo)
Teknacolor Ninja (Tropic of Bass, Party Liberation Front)
Tektite (Vitamin B)
Plus more TBA!
AND ART LEADERSHIP FROM…:
Main Room by Future Clear + Rhizome NYC
Side Room Salloon by Silvio Manuel
Back Yard by Lindsay Arden
You Have Died of Dysentary lounge by Jenna Hoff
Covered Wagon by Bruce Beese, art car architect + 2016 TG Mayor
Gogo & Pole dance curation by Crystelle Reola
WITH ADDITIONAL MOMENTS, INCLUDING…
Computer glitch ritual virus celebration @ 1am
Fire archery from Lydia
Aerial Performances by the House of Yes All Stars
Tinder Gumbo, a real-time 3D interactive experience
Absurd Video Projection Installations from Rhizome, Spermwhale, & more TBA
Body Paint by TrotterArt Ind
River Fording Station
Plus lots more surprises TBA!
Fur trapper/ Blacksmith
Armor made from floppy disks
Respectful interpretations of Native American clothing
Trading Pole DAncers
Seppuku Victim (I thought this was the Organ trail!)
West Coast Bass Snob
Cowboy / Cowgirl / Cow
Covered or Scantily Clad Wagon
All Pixelated Everything
Thunder Gumbo events are non-profit and volunteer-run. Proceeds will go to benefit maintenance and upgrades to BOOGA, our legendary art car, and the cost of bringing the Thunder Gumbo tribal clusterfuck to Burning Man and other festivals.
Sincere thanks go out to all our artists & organizers for contributing their efforts for free or the barest of stipends for the cause.