A Halo Called Fred

haloA Halo Called Fred provides the best geek rock ever played on guitar, bass, fiddle, and kitchenware. Their songs feature such topics as Pirates, Steampunks, Cavemen, and any body part or flying thing you can think of. Halo has performed with King Missile, been produced by a member of Ween, and featured on The Doctor Demento Show. Serving as the house band of Jeff Mach events, they have debuted songs such as “Drinking for Science’, “Cthulhu’s Head is a Great Big Squid” for the Celebrity Roast of Cthulhu, and “My Monocle” in honor of the SMBC single use monocle.

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A Halo Called Fred, the clown monarchs of psychedelic steampunk geek-rock are proud usher in the re-birth of Wicked Faire with the geekiest sounds to ever spring from guitar, bass, fiddle, and tupperware.

Acoustic Sing-along

Grab your favorite tupperware, get your foot-tappin’ shoes on, and get ready to to sing along with A Halo Called Fred! The Halo will strip down to their barest acoustic selves to pump geek-love directly into your soul for this up close and personal set.

Halo After Midnight

When the Faire is dying down for the night, join A Halo Called Fred in an extra EVIL late night party, featuring all their raunchiest material, too foul-mouthed for early evening sober ears. Special appearances by The Coveilance Dance Project, Kit Fox, and The Eternal Frontier in the only Wicked Faire performance!

 

Animated Short Films

The Wicked Faire is overjoyed to bring you its collection of short films to delight, amaze, shock, please, and amuse you! Come see our assortment of micro-cinema, by a whole host of brilliant filmmakers.  We will be adding offerings to the menu of short films below as we finalize them so check back often!

“I think that short films often contain an originality, a creative freedom, an energy and an invention that is inspiring and entertaining. I think they are, as Shakespeare put it, a good deed in a naughty world.”

~ Kenneth Branagh

“Evil Cat”

An animated music video by T.E. Yates

Azkadelia Hattress

The Mad Hattress Aerials Extravaganza!

Azkadelia & Her Minions are back with more fun and nonsense planned than ever! With 16 feet of height and just silky fabric to keep her up you’ll never know what could happen!

Come join in and watch as The Mad Hattress takes to the sky, you might even see a flying squirrel and more!!

Also check out her awesome Aerial Demo Classes to give it a try yourself!

Aerial Silks & Aerial workshops

 

Daniel GreenWolf: Celtic Magician

For over Twenty Years, Daniel GreenWolf has combined Celtic Mythology & History with an Irreverent Irish Wit and Highly Visual, Mind-Boggling Magic to create a truly unique theatrical experience that has been described as a “World-Class Main Stage Performance”!

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Daniel GreenWolf: Celtic Magician

Experience Grand Illusions and Dangerous Theatrical Daredevilry combined with Irish Mythology & History wrapped up with a High-Energy, Irreverent Irish Wit to create a show you will see from no one else.

Getting Intimate With Daniel GreenWolf

Truly Interactive and viciously mind-boggling, this show will involve every member of the audience and have Magic happening only inches from their eyes. Silly, strange, and a little dangerous- Daniel GreenWolf will get intimate with you… wait… that sounds wrong- Get ready to see Daniel GreenWolf up-close & personal… wait… that’s still not right- just come see a Great Show.

Magic, Comedy, & Possible Doomity Death!

Daniel GreenWolf has performed this show at Renaissance Faires all over the country for over 18 years! Experience this Mad Irishman bounce around, creating Magic, and attempting to risk life & limb for your petty entertainment!

 

 

Dark Side of Opera by Nicole Oliva

nicoleCome and take a listen to the Dark Side of Opera with Nicole Oliva! A multi-talented Soprano, Nicole has performed all throughout the Tri-State Area. If you’re a fan of steampunk, gothic fashion, horror flicks, history, classical music, or rock and heavy metal this concert is for you! This strange mix of genres puts together one amazing and macabre concert that is called the Dark Side of Opera by Nicole Oliva.

As a classically trained opera singer, Nicole always had a love for things gothic and macabre and always felt opera gave that strange and creepy appeal in many cases. This concert goes through the progression of traditional and modern classical music, to broadway showtunes, and symphonic rock and metal. Always performing throughout the convention scene, Nicole brings her elegant level of gothicness to the stage in this wonderful concert!

Nicole Oliva, Soprano to the Stars, is a multi talented soprano who has worked on many plays, musicals, operas, including Absinthe Heroes: A Steampunk Rock Opera (Chastity), and the European tour of THEM: The Story of Sweet Hollow Cemetery (Mary).  Most recently Nicole has been touring her own concerts such as The Dark Side of Opera, Disney Cabaret, and History of 19th Century Opera.

Deborah Castellano

Deborah Castellano’s book is Glamour Magic: The Witchcraft Revolution to Get What You Want (Llewellyn, 2017). Her craft shop, The Mermaid & The Crow specializes in hand blended ritual oils, handspun yarn and other goodies. In a previous life, Deborah founded the first Neo-Victorian/Steampunk convention, SalonCon which received rave reviews from con-goers and interviews from the New York Times and MTV. She resides in New Jersey with her husband, Jow and their cat, Max II. She has a terrible reality television habit she can’t shake and likes St. Germain liquor, record players and typewriters.

Glamour Magic: The Witchcraft Revolution to Get What You Want (A Reading and Book Signing)
Glamour is the art of taking what makes you exciting and interesting to others and using it as leverage in accomplishing your Great Work. This fun romp of a book helps you use glamour to accomplish total world domination . . . or to revolutionize your magical practice if ruling the world isn’t your thing.

Glamour Magic encourages you to be crafty, cunning, and unafraid to want something fiercely. Learn how historical figures used glamour in their campaigns for greatness. Discover experiments, exercises, and rites for your Craft. Glamour is your secret weapon—your guide to finding what you want and getting it, too.

Intramural Floral Wreath Making
Fae-Human relations have never had a better intramural gathering than Wicked Faire! In this session, mortals and faeries join together to create beautiful floral wreaths to wear to the festivities! Open to mortals and fairies alike!

Poly Meetup
Whether you identify as solo poly, a poly anarchist, a closed triad, an ethical slut, a polycule, monogamish, a hot bi babe, an intentional community, kitchen table poly, mono/poly, a metamour or some delightful combination of above (or none of the above), come to the poly mixer to discuss, flirt, debate and get to know your fellow poly con-mates. Open to all genders and the whole QUILTBAG!

Glamour for Introverts