The question from the ground in desolate Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, home of the Insane Clown Posse's annual Gathering Of The Juggalos (Juggalos being ICP fans), was not whether guest performer Tila Tequila would get abused during her set but rather how bad the abuse would be. Juggalos and juggalettes the preferred masculine and feminine monikers for intensely loyal, idiom-speaking, makeup-donning fans of ICP and its Psychopathic Records label can also enjoy Lost Lakes giant WaterSlide, Wake Zone Water Park and other park amenities.
White said Lost Lakes transitioned from Wake Zone into a multi-entertainment venue and amphitheater with encouragement from the city to develop a festival grounds within city limits, which makes it all the more surprising to him that an Oklahoma City councilman would consider an ordinance to limit it to three concerts a year due to noise complaints.
In 13 muddy, manic years, the annual Gathering of the Juggalos has grown from a modest, Faygo-drenched fan fiesta soaking the Novi Michigan Expo Center to what might be the greatest rap festival in America hidden in the middle of the Illinois woods. THORNVILLE - The Licking County Sheriff's Office is preparing for the Gathering of the Juggalos at Legend Valley Music Center in Thornville.
Couldn't make it to the Gathering of the Juggalos? Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos may not have found a new home after all. Mr. Dunne's film barely mentions Insane Clown Posse itself. The truth that Insane Clown Posse devotees find in that song's message roots the appeal of their followers.
Twiztid at The Gathering of the Juggalos, Cave-In-Rock, IL. August 8th-13th, 2012. Three out of every four years, The Gathering of the Juggalos is basically guaranteed to be the country's largest organized meeting of total idiots (the fourth year is the RNC, natch).
Juggalo culture and events like the annual music festival called Gathering of the Juggalos provide fans with a voice and sense of community. 2017 Gathering of the Juggalos in Oklahoma City. Sex at the Gathering, I quickly learn, is inherently linked to the festival's flourishing drug commerce in part because so many hookups seem to be fueled by the goods, and in part because so much of the sex is used as a rival hustle.
Master P performs at The Gathering of the Juggalos, Cave-In-Rock, IL. August 8th-13th, 2012. Hell, the Gathering is as much a festival of drugs as it is a festival of art and culture. Before the juggalos and juggalettes packed up and headed home, there was one last night of raging with ICP and a few last "whoop, whoop" calls.
And music fans in general tend to be less inhibited at open-air events. On one hand, Violent J acknowledged that it was, in Gathering of the Juggalos fact, funny as shit to watch some dude get hit with a dead fish or pelted with piss, and that Juggalos should feel free to behave however they see fit.
Described by Violent J as a "Juggalo Woodstock", 1 the Gathering of the Juggalos spans four days and includes concerts, wrestling, games, contests, autograph sessions, and seminars with artists. On April 11, 2017, announced that GOTJ18 will be held in Oklahoma City , Oklahoma at the Lost Lakes Amphitheater on July 26th through July 29th.
Festival-wide radio silence on the big upcoming march was preferable to clueless stage banter like that, but talk of the D.C. March, either onstage or in conversations among Juggalos, was conspicuous in its absence. Police say eight people were arrested during the three day "Gathering of the Juggalos" in Oklahoma City.
Like all good things, The 2016 Gathering of the Juggalos couldn't last forever. I'm more of a tragicomic photo-bomber, posing in pictures as if I were at the beach on Labor Day weekend and not in front of a graffiti wall at the "Most Controversial Music Festival in the World," wearing demented clown makeup.