2018 Midsummer Masquerade Performer – Kino B. Demented

The Midsummer Masquerade is July 28th at the Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY. This year we’ve got Kino B. Demented scheduled to perform her unique blend of escape and sideshow acts. Kino B. Demented has escaped the bindings of straitjackets across the country from New York City to Seattle, Washington. She’s jumped on glass […]

Vending at the 2018 Midsummer Masquerade

The Midsummer Masquerade is July 28th at the Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY. The Vendor application is now open through June 15. Vendors who are selected will be informed after that date. If you are interested, you can fill out the application below. Loading…

Dead Man String Band at the NOIR Halloween Masquerade!

Strait from six feet under comes Dead Man String Band, the undead trash blues zombie from Cincinnati. Pronounced dead somewhere in the 1930’s and resurrected only recently Dead Man made his start in the venues of Cincinnati eventually branching out and becoming a cult act in many different music scenes around the country.

Schedule – Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade 2017

THIS weekend the doors to the Southgate House Revival creak open to the packed schedule of the Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade! A night of elegance, horror, and decadent fun . . .

What is the Cthulhu look?

A whole horror genre of Art Deco and tentacles began in February 1928 when the pulp magazine Weird Tales published “The Call of Cthulhu,” a short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft. The story begins with discovery of notes and a small sculpture of a scaly creature which yields “simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature.” As the investigation […]

Zahara’s Tangled Web at the Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade

Strange forces were at work that night at the Masquerade. As the revelers enjoyed the party, mysterious shadow sirens weaved their way through the crowd, spinning and shimmying an invisible web of magic from the corners of the room, a trap that would ensnare this Halloween party in Zahara’s Tangled Web!   Zahara’s Tangled Web performs Dark […]

The Kentucky Vampires at the Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade

The clock was drawing closer to midnight and the shadows grew darker as something wicked emerged from the portal, but with the drinks flowing and the mirth floating, few people saw what lay beneath the masks of The Kentucky Vampires! The Kentucky Vampires are a deathrock, goth rock band ascending from the crypts and shadows of […]

Curse of Cassandra at the Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade

Midway through the night, something had shifted, a clock had chimed, and the gateway to another world had begun to open. Behind the loud music it was hard to hear the cultist chanting in the shadows, but there was no doubt when the hauntingly ethereal siren took the stage with the Curse of Cassandra . . . […]

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