Dancing to the Tick of the Clock – How Steampunks Blow off Steam

By Sabrina L. Nelson for Clockwork Alchemy Have you ever wondered what Steampunks do after a long day of monster hunting, tinkering in the lab and tea dueling? We dance the “Concentric Gears Waltz” of course! Dance is a featured event at Clockwork Alchemy and we can’t think of anyone more capable of both teaching…

Room Reservation Block Extended to March 12!

We know how it is. You probably got distracted attaching the flamethrowers and sonic cannons to the mermaid costume your building, like Gil and Tarvek, but then you looked up and realized that you missed the deadline to reserve a hotel room for Clockwork Alchemy! Fear Not! We anticipated this unfortunate circumstance and have arranged…

Author Guests at Clockwork Alchemy 2020

Literature is one of the pillars of steampunk, with authors combining their loves of history, science fiction, and magic to create powerful stories about worlds that might have been. Clockwork Alchemy 2020 is proud to host so many talented and skilled authors of steampunk fiction. This year, our Guest of Honor is Patricia Wrede, author…

Martial Arts Schedule for the Airship Kamehameha War Room

Experience Martial Arts in the Steampunk ’verse. As time travelers experience Steampunk worlds, they need to be prepared to face mythical beasts, rotting ghouls, possessed air pirates, and dark sorcerers. Our crew has traveled on airships, submarines, and a myriad of steam powered conveyances to the four corners of the globe to bring to you…

Unwoman

Unwoman (aka Erica Mulkey) is a San Francisco-based solo cellist-singer-songwriter. Her sets feature stand-up electric cello with live looping. She received two Steampunk Chronicle Reader’s Choice Awards in 2015, for best solo musician and best album. Unwoman has performed with Amanda Palmer, Voltaire, Abney Park, Rasputina, Stripmall Architecture, Vernian Process, The Nathaniel Johnstone Band, and…

Aurelio Voltaire – Musical Guest and Saturday Concert

Aurelio Voltaire is a master of gothic, dark cabaret, and steampunk music, lifestyle, and culture. An internet and international touring sensation for over 20 years, it is an honor to have him hosting our Late Night Show, March 19, 2020. Join us throughout Clockwork Alchemy to see and hear this incomparable talent. Many describe his…

Lee Presson and the Nails

If swing is your thing, the amazing Lee Presson and the Nails will be playing Clockwork Alchemy in March!

Marquis of Vaudeville

Marquis of Vaudeville Having the ambitious wish to propel the entire world into a melodic vortex, Marquis of Vaudeville emits an extraordinary sound that spirals listeners on an utterly imaginative, musical merry-go-round. Listeners never know what moodswung journey they’ll embark upon once these musical highwaymen hijack their consciousness. With imagination at its core, the theatrical flair and…

Patricia Wrede, Author Guest of Honor

Patricia Collins Wrede was born March 27, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois. She and her siblings (she is the eldest of five) grew up in the Chicago suburbs. She attended Carleton College, where she earned an A.B. in Biology and took no English or writing courses at all. Following graduation, she earned a Masters in Business…

Shannon and Kathy O’Hare, Maker Guests of Honor

Clockwork Alchemy is pleased to announce local Makers and Steampunks, Shannon O’Hare and Kathy O’Hare, will join us this are our Maker Guests of Honor! Shannon O’Hare Shannon has been designing and building fantasy buildings and contraptions since the 1980’s when he had his own prop business that supplied to the various theaters in the…