Tenacious D, the Greatest Band in the World, is excited to reveal details about this year’s newest addition to Festival Supreme, the Circus of Death. The dark and humorous circus will include a spooky train ride that commutes passengers through artist-made fantastical worlds like The Iceberg of Torment, Monster Windmill and Marionette Castle. The circus will also feature a handmade monster merry-go-round, creepy puppet shows, large-scale video projections, sculptures and freak-show characters. A stage in the round, lead by ringmaster Donald Stroud, will feature performances by Ron Lynch, the Haden Triplets, the Spirit Girls, and Jim Shaw. The collaborative art and sound installation is a collective project spearheaded by Steven Hull and features work from visual artists Jim Shaw, Tami Demaree, Marnie Weber, John Tottenham, Gibby Haynes, Marcos Rosales, Allison Schulnik, and April Totten.
“F*!k a haunted house...we got a haunted circus! Hold your loved ones close as you take a ride through the twisted mind of Steven Hull. This thing is going to be bad-ass!” said mastermind Jack Black.
EntertainmentWeekly.com exclusively premiered a hilarious new Festival Supreme clip today from Jack and Kyle (featuring a cameo from Kumail Nanjiani) and can be seen below.
Festival Supreme will take place on October 25, 2014 at the Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds. General admission tickets for the spooky extravaganza are $99 (plus fees). VIP tickets are $250 and will include VIP express entry, VIP viewing at each stage and tent, a VIP Lounge featuring shaded areas, extra restrooms, food and beverage vendors and a cash bar along with a commemorative laminate. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster.com. Festival Supreme is an age 17+ event.
2013’s Festival Supreme sold out in advance at the Santa Monica Pier, showcasing the comedy and musical stylings of favorites including Adam Sandler, The Mighty Boosh, The Mr. Show Experience, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Reggie Watts plus a spectacular special guest appearance by The Lonely Island during Tenacious D’s spectacular finale.
FESTIVAL SUPREME 2014 LINEUP
Cheech and Chong
Fred Armisen & Bill Hader
Comedy Bang! Bang! starring Scott Aukerman
Eagles of Death Metal
Heidecker & Wood
The Dan Band
Mary Lynn Rajskub
DJ Lance Rock
The Tulsa Skull Swingers
The Upper Crust
The Kyle Gass Band
The Haden Triplets
Fans can visit www.festivalsupreme.com to stay updated on all things Festival Supreme.
Festival Supreme 2014 is produced by Tenacious D and Goldenvoice.