Fresh off wildly successful performances earlier this summer, 57-member itchy-O brings its enveloping hellfire performance to 1300 40th Street in the Cole neighborhood for an enveloping concert series unlike any other, brought to you by Sol Tribe Tattoo, Ritualcravt and Ratio Beerworks.
This year’s HALLOWMASS PERFORMANCE + OFFERTORY runs for two weekends beginning Oct. 30, fusing pyrotechnic, high voltage, and percussive bombast with short-band private radio broadcast and other interactive elements, ensuring each vehicle has an individual-yet-connected sonic experience.
Entering its sixth annual installment, HALLOWMASS has quickly become among the holiest of traditions among the itchy-O faithful, inviting the audience to take part in a sacramental shrine-building process. Now, more than ever, in a year that continues to deliver blow after blow, the bell tolls for thousands of reasons to pay homage to things that once were – and the unstoppable itchy-O will rise to send skyward in a ceremony of sound and flame.
Attendees are encouraged to bring artifacts that represent persons, places, or things that have passed through their lives leaving any degree of impact to adorn an altar-shrine erected and tended to by Denver’s ceremonial inkslingers, Sol Tribe Tattoo. These items will then be respectfully burned in a public After-Ceremony (location and timing TBA).
Sypherlot: Drive In Radio Bath
In the wake of pandemic-delayed performances, the time is right to launch a cosmogenic conflagration, laying waste to previous notions of concerts in “the new normal” by ushering in a joyful sonic bath of post-apocalyptic unifying magic.
And as in typical itchy-O tradition, expect as hands-on an experience as otherworldly possible in this meta-drive-in: Think Lion Country Safari meets Thunderdome, with interstellar performers interacting with vehicles to turn each car into a dancefloor, all while adhering to CDC-recommended public-health guidelines.