Airship Pirates: Port Townsend Steam 2017

Brass Screw 2017: June 9-11!!

Roust the rabble and batten down some hatches!

Airships and blunderbusses, submarines and privateers – all in search of elusive mermaids and pirate gold. Celebrating Port Townsend’s designation as one of three Victorian Seaport in the US, come decked out in your piratical steampunk finery for another amazing year….

Breaking News: Frenchy and the Punk has had to cancel for medical reasons and will not be playing the Saturday Night Hootenanny

The 2017 Brass Screw Confederacy features:

…and did we mention PIRATES?!?!

This year’s festival comingles distillates of the very finest of year’s past including Friday’s Den of Iniquities with Hot Damn Scandal, Saturday’s Hootenanny with burlesque and peepshows for the naughty, and sweet sweet absinthe for the nice.

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What You Know to Expect

So while we aren’t the biggest, fanciest, first, and we certainly hope we aren’t the last steampunk something-or-other on Earth – we’ve got something to steam up ingenues and aficionados alike. You won’t be disappointed.

The Brass Screw ain’t no Con. We’re our own wonderful thing. Port Townsend, Washington, is one of just three Victorian seaports in the US and for one weekend it’s transformed into our unique vision of what a Steampunk Extravaganza should be: vintage aesthetics comingled with edgy century art, music, and tech – all strapped together with brass.

We aim to rock you back on your boot heels and steam up your goggles. We’re turning it up with our Hottest Hootenanny ever, Tactical Croquet, the stupendous Bazaar of the Bizarre, Brass Screw Chautauqua, bands, magic, and mayhem galore!

The Brass Screw Wants You!

The Brass Screw Crew is currently hunkered down in their top secret lair devising diabolical plans for Brass Screw 2017. Isn’t it time you applied yourself as well? Join us! Whatever your talent or skill – Get Involved!

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Confederacies Past

2016: Patent Approved
2015: Patent Pending
2014: Octopi Port Townsend!
2013: The Maiden Voyage
2012: The Blueprint Year