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Gathering of the Juggalos

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    In defense of the Juggalos

    There's something to be said for non-conformity. We tend to think of non-conformist types as pioneers: free-thinkers, uninhibited by the expectations and opinions of others and unafraid to stand out in a crowd. We admire their courage and originality, and secretly wish we could be so brave. We've he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Tech N9ne: I wouldn't take my face paint off for any amount of money

    Tech N9ne is the only rapper on the 2013 Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list who wears face paint and has performed at the Gathering of the Juggalos six times. After raking in an impressive $7.5 million over the past 12 months, the Kansas City native appears on the list in between Swizz Beatz and 50 Cent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    The 32 most memorable Juggalos from the 2013 Gathering

    For five magical days in August, Cave in Rock, Illinois hosted one of our favorite events, The Gathering of the Juggalos. Our photographer, Nate "Igor" Smith, took thousands of pictures at the Gathering, but some of the folks he captured stood out more than others. There was the naked BBQing Juggalo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos 2013: The weirdness after 5 a.m.

    Festivities here at the Gathering of the Juggalos run every day from noon until 5 a.m., and then things start getting weird. That's not to say they weren't weird to begin with, but after hours of drugs and partying and wicked clown love, juggalos will begin displaying even more bizarre, hilarious be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos turns 17-year-old Cody Morin's Make-A-Wish into reality

    We first heard about seventeen-year old Cody Morin on our way in to Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, site of the fourteenth-annual Gathering of the Juggalos. After hours spent driving through Southern Illinois we stopped at a restaurant/visitor's lodge in the park to ask for directions, where we learned that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    The Gathering of the Juggalos' best overheard quotes

    During the Gathering of the Juggalos, Cave-In Rock, Illinois becomes a sonic disaster zone. Even if you're a rap lover, it's hard to keep your mind sharp with all of the noise. But within the cacophony of sounds, a few incredible Juggalo statements were somehow deciphered and recorded by our numbed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2013

    Death reported at Gathering of the Juggalos; Drug bridge closed

    [Editor's note: Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois.] The Gathering of the Juggalos' infamous "drug bridge" is closed today, following reports of a fatal overdose. Ambulances were on the scene at Cave-in-Rock, Illinois around 2 p.m. local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos 2013: Our first impressions

    Daniel Hill is the music editor at our sister paper, St. Louis's The Riverfront Times. By its organizers' own assessment, the Gathering of the Juggalos is an event filled with the most misunderstood people of all time. Juggalos are generally looked down upon by "normal" members of society, thought o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 6/19-6/25

    So it's starting to actually feel like June! It's just in time because there's TONS of outdoor events to be had. Saturday marks the 10 Thousand Sounds Festival featuring the Walkmen, Free Energy, Greg Grease, Strange Names and more. Sunday Uptown celebrates the recent nice weather with music from&nb ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Danny Brown's Triple Rock show sparks unseemly oral sex controversy

    Live performance is an incredibly intimate bond between artists and fans, but that intimacy got busted worse than Danny Brown's front tooth during Friday's show on Minneapolis's West Bank. At minimum, the Detroit rapper led several fans at the sold-out Triple Rock Social Club to believe, and many pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Slipknot launches Knotfest two-day festival in August

    With enough summer music festivals already devoted to tossing as many genres at the stage as possible to see what sticks with the ticket-buying public, it's refreshing to hear details about Iowa masked metal kings Slipknot's new music fete. It's undeniably over-the-top, and shouldn't it be?On August ... More >>

  • Music

    November 16, 2011
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    November 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    'American Juggalo' gives uncomfortably hilarious insight into Gathering of the Juggalos

    ​Partying is partying, but there's a point in even the hardest and least compromising of undergraduate parties where partying gives way to something akin to communion, when people stop abusing substances and stagger onto the 3 a.m. Straight Talk Express. Chemical intensities fade to zero, or nearl ... More >>

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