June 1, 2011 – Seattle, WA. The summer festival season kicks off with a bang on Saturday, June 11 at the Georgetown Carnival. This eclectic event focuses on the creative diversity that characterizes the Georgetown industrial arts district. A wide variety of attractions will appeal to visitors of all backgrounds: circus entertainers, sideshows, aerial acts, carnival games, confections, music, alluring art, power tool races, and more! The Georgetown Carnival promises free fun for everyone from noon to 8:00 PM.
A fraction of the attractions: The Trailer Park Market of Curiosities featuring Teardrop Trailer hosted by the Tattooed Bearded Lady & Man with the Wolf Brothers, the Shasta 1400 Piñata Trailer Show hosted by World Famous Piñata-tamer, Comet Lodge Mercantile Rocket Trailer hosted by Resident Psychic Phenomenon, Frida Trailer Gallery hosted by Loveliest Aerialist of the Land, Lula B Lightning Trailer hosted by the Oddly Intriguing Mr. Tweed, Red Purse Airstream hosted by the Infamous Lady Trick Rider at Large, Vinyl Mosaic Trailer hosted by Smok’n Petz, Interactive Printing with Forrest Girl of the Wild, Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival in the Worlds Smallest Theater (a trailer); The Nautilus Sideshow and Stables Freakatorium featuring Side Show Banner Exhibition & the Pickle Punk Invitational; performance art and dance by Just Sage, Amy-Ellen Trefsger aka flatchestedmama, Jenna Bean Veatch, Leslie Rosen; Circus acts with S.A.N.C.A., Firthermore Collective, Acep Hale, the Baron of Illusion; Visual art by Nils Christian, Charles Peterson, Sara Ferguson, Scott Trimble, Evan Blackwell, Wyly Astley, Chris McMullen, Steve Withycombe, Richard Lemmert, Trey Jones/Derek Bruno, Morbid Anatomy, Jethaniel Peterka, Jason Soles, Wendy James, Michelle Smith-Lewis, Corey Urlacher, Kat Houseman, Yvette Endrijautzki, Brandon Bowman, Richard Olmsted, Tabasco Mills, Miller School of Art, Mark Tedin, Kyle Abernethy, Julie Baroh, Aimee Stewart, Anita Aurora, Elisabeth Vedrine and more.
Music by Feast, Creeping Time, Crutchman, The Eagles Aerie #1 Brass Band, Mercury Four, Moon Spinners, Virgin Islands, Meisce, Shame Wreck, Dark State Lines, Hell’s Bellows, Guardian Alien, The Mother’s Anger, Dapper Jones, Kaymak Musik, The Turpentines, Mannequin BBQ, Witchburn, Pilot To Bombardier, Tick Tock Man, Ghost Town Riot, The Missionary Position, Thaddilliac, Max Crumble Orchestra, Caela & the Dangerous Flares, Death’s Three Daughters, God’s Favorite Beefcake, and more.
All this and Harzardfactory’s Power Tool Races, Dead Baby Bike Jousting, the Mobile Elvis Museum, Hat & Boots Parade, Food Corral, Beer Garden, and spontaneous spectacle all over the neighborhood.
For updates and a more complete list of Georgetown Carnival artists, performers, activities, a map and schedule see: www.georgetowncarnival.com.