A Brief History of the SteamCog Orchestra
(bold song titles denote first play)


SteamCOG show #31
Saturday, September 10th, 2016 Marigny Opera House, New Orleans, LA

video by Chris Enyart, Hollie Domiano, and Lewis D'Aubin

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Hello My Baby / 28 Skidoo / Taco Supremo / Airships / Tiger Rag / Top Hat / Mad Mama Blues / Bill Bailey / Victory Through Steam / Hell

Set 2: Buddy Bolden Blues / Istanbul Not Constantinople / I Like Bananas / After You're Gone / Doctor Who / Cantina Band / Maxwell's Silver Hammer / Sweet Georgia Brown / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me / Come Take A Trip In My Airship / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ

Another lovely night in the echoey but beautiful old church building that is now the Marigny Opera House - small crowd, but well entertained, and people came all the way from Alabama to see us perform!

SteamCOG show #30
Saturday, July 16th, 2016 New Orleans Public Library, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Jeannine Flores

Set 1: Hello My Baby / 28 Skidoo / I Like Bananas / Istanbul Not Constantinople / Bucket of Blood / Cantina Band / Airships / Top Hat / Victory Through Steam / Taco Supremo / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Victory Through Steam / Sheik of Arabi / Bill Bailey / Doctor Who / Hell

Very pleasant afternoon capping off the library's 2nd annual 'Geek Fest' convention. Professor Pinkerton donated a one million dollar bill to the library for the occasion!

SteamCOG show #29
Saturday, April 27th, 2016 Marigny Opera House, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Chris Enyart, Jim Fairchild, and Dan Meyer

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Hello My Baby / 28 Skidoo / Taco Supremo / Airships / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Tiger Rag / Top Hat / Mad Mama Blues / Bill Bailey / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Victory Through Steam

Set 2: Buddy Bolden Blues / Istanbul Not Constantinople / I Like Bananas / After You're Gone / Doll on a Music Box / Bucket of Blood / Hell / Sheik of Arabi / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In

Lovely night in the echoey but beautiful old church building that is now the Marigny Opera House - ending in an attack by Milo T. Pinkerton III, who attempted to deport Prof. Pinkerton and Formelda to the paleozoic era!

SteamCOG show #28
Saturday, April 9th, 2016 NOLA Maker Faire, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Nola Maker Faire

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Hello My Baby / 28 Skidoo / Taco Supremo / Airships / Tiger Rag / Top Hat / Bill Bailey / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Victory Through Steam

Set 2: Istanbul Not Constantinople / I Like Bananas / Sweet Georgia Brown / Maxwell's Silver Hammer / Hell

Our first show at the New Orleans Maker Faire was great fun for all, on a bright and sunny but mercifully temperate afternoon at Bricolage Academy on Esplanade Ave. Despite the last minute disappearance of Formelda, the sets were quite well received, and the music ceased only when a church service began next door (ironically, right after we played 'Hell' and before we could start playing 'Zombie Apocalypse BBQ'!)

SteamCOG show #27
Saturday, March 19th, 2016 Banks St. Bar, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Chris Lenox & Michelle Gomez and Jeannine Flores, video by Chris Enyart

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Hello My Baby / 28 Skidoo / Taco Supremo / Airships / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Tiger Rag / Top Hat / Mad Mama Blues / Bill Bailey / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Victory Through Steam / Hell

Set 2: Buddy Bolden Blues / Istanbul Not Constantinople / I Like Bananas / Sweet Georgia Brown / Doctor Who / After You're Gone / Maxwell's Silver Hammer / Come Take A Trip In My Airship / Doll on a Music Box / Cantina Band / Bucket of Blood / Devil's Blues / Hell / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In

This outing at Banks St. saw a really enthusiastic audience with lots of steampunk dance enthusiasts!

SteamCOG show #26
Saturday, February 20th, 2016 Louisiana Music Factory, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Hollie Domiano, video by LMF staff

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Hello My Baby / 28 Skidoo / Taco Supremo / Airships / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Tiger Rag / Top Hat / Mad Mama Blues / Bill Bailey / Steampunk Strutters Ball

Fun afternoon set at our favorite record store.

SteamCOG show #25
Friday, February 19th, 2016 Krewe of the Silver Ball, Metairie, LA

pictures by Mike Perry, video by Mike Perry and Kelly

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Hello My Baby / 28 Skidoo / Taco Supremo / Airships / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Tiger Rag / Top Hat / Mad Mama Blues / Bill Bailey / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Victory Through Steam

Set 2: Buddy Bolden Blues / Istanbul Not Constantinople / I Like Bananas / After You're Gone / Doll on a Music Box / Bucket of Blood / Hell / Sheik of Arabi / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In

Wonderful audience for our first show of the year, at the den of the Mystic Krewe of the Silver Ball!

SteamCOG show #24
Friday, November 20th, 2015 Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Amy Enyart, video by Chris Enyart

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden Blues / Tiger Rag / Bill Bailey / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / After You're Gone / The Angel of Death / Victory Through Steam / 28 Skidoo / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Hello My Baby / Doll On a Music Box

Set 2: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) / Top Hat / I Like Bananas / Mad Mama Blues / Sheik of Arabi / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Cantina Band / Hell

A modestly attended but very well performed debut concert for Steamcog's new album 'Victory Through Steam', graced by a wonderful airship cake by Rebecca Smith.

SteamCOG show #23
Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 Contraflow V - Hilton Hotel, Kenner, LA

pictures by Amy Enyart, video by Chris Enyart

Circus of Nightmares / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Hello My Baby / I Like Bananas / Istanbul (Not Constantinople) / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Doll on a Music Box / After You're Gone / Taco Supremo / Victory Through Steam / Sheik of Arabi / Bill Bailey Cantina Band / Zombie Apocalypse Barbecue

The Steamcog Orchestra took their show to a new level with deluxe staging and synched films for a good deal of this well received set. This evening also saw the early debut of their new album 'Victory Through Steam'.

SteamCOG show #22
Monday, August 31st, 2015 Latrobe's, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Jim Fairchild

Street parade: Bill Bailey / Down By the Riverside / Joe Avery's Second Line / You Are My Sunshine / Saints Go Marching In

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden / Tiger Rag / After You're Gone / Airships / The Angel of Death / Victory Through Steam / 28 Skidoo / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Hello My Baby

Set 2: Top Hat / I Like Bananas / Mad Mama / Sheik of Arabi / Sweet Georgia Brown / Doctor Who / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Cantina band / Saints Go Marching In

A private party for Hosts New Orleans began as a steampunk street parade and ended up at the pretigious Latrobe's building - historic New Orleans architecture with some very interesting acoustics!

SteamCOG show #21
Sunday, July 19th, 2015 Buffas, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Andrew Meyers, Chris Lenox

Set 1: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden Blues / Tiger Rag / Airships / The Angel of Death / Victory Through Steam / 28 Skidoo / Hello My Baby / Sheik of Arabi / Bucket of Blood / Doctor Who / Strutter's Ball

Set 2: Cantina Band / Sweet Georgia Brown / Zombie Apocalypse Barbecue / Bill Bailey / I Like Bananas / Blues jam / Top Hat / Taco Supremo

Our first night at the wonderful Buffas was an unpredictable evening, with the unexpected absence of Formelda and noise ordinances to contend with. Nevertheless, a very fun evening in front of a very boisterous crowd! In the end, it was brought to a close by Cogsworthy running out of steam.

SteamCOG show #20
Sunday, June 7th, 2015 Hilton Hotel, Kenner, LA

pictures by Amy Enyart, Gilbert Jagot, video by Chris Enyart, Gilbert Jagot

Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Bill Bailey / 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama Blues / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who / After You're Gone / Victory Through Steam / Cantina Band


A wonderful recital by the New Orleans Steamcog Orchestra, marred only by the unexpected onslaught of a Stormtrooper during the performance of the Star Wars 'Cantina' tune! Our live debut under the new band name, with new embellishments on the drum kit and instrumentation, and a tight and energetic performance that was well received by all.

Special Appearance
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
WWL-TV, Channel 4 Morning News


Songs: Tiger Rag / Hello My Baby / Airships / Sheik of Arabi

The New Orleans Steamcog Orchestra makes its television debut, charming the hosts of the WWL morning show!

Special Appearance
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
WWOZ, FM 90.7


Songs: 28 Skidoo / Taco Supremo / Sheik of Arabi

The New Orleans Steamcog Orchestra makes its radio debut, hypnotizing thousands (despite the worst efforts of Dr. Pinkerton.)

SteamCOG show #19 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, November 29th, 2013 - Banks St. Bar, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Jeannine Flores

Set A: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden Blues / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Devil's Blues / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Bill Bailey

Set B: 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who / Sweet Georgia Brown / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In


A fun, laid-back night at the newly refurbished Banks St. Bar, and a good time catching up with old friends and new fans!

SteamCOG show #18 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Wednesday, November 12th, 2013 - Freret St. Publiq House , New Orleans, LA

With: Frenchy & the Punk
video by Chris Enyart

Circus of Nightmares / 28 Skidoo / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Bill Bailey / Hello My Baby / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Sheik of Arabi / Taco Supremo

A chance to open for touring steampunk band 'Frenchy & the Punk' resulted in a good excuse to rally the newly reformed Confabulation to stage-readiness, and boy was it a good move... fantastic tight show, appreciated by a small but enthusiastic crowd. Debut night for new bass player Labonzo Dogmann and trumpet player Patrick O'Doyle.

SteamCOG show #17 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, June 7th, 2014 Doubletree Hotel, Kenner, LA

pictures by Amy Enyart, Chris Enyart, video by Lewis D'Aubin

Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden Blues / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Bill Bailey / 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who / Sweet Georgia Brown / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Steampunk Strutters Ball
Taco Supremo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Bill Bailey

This chaotic show was interrupted at the end by Dr. Milo T. Pinkerton III, once again gunning for his grandfather!

SteamCOG show #16 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, May 31st, 2014 The Old U.S. Mint, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Amy Enyart, Charles Ward, video by Chris Enyart, Melissa Crory

Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden Blues / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Bill Bailey / 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who / Sweet Georgia Brown / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Steampunk Strutters Ball
Taco Supremo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Bill Bailey

A great gig at a distinguished venue, this occasion had us united with the grandfather of steampunk, Jules Verne, with some reat silent films by Georges Melies playing while we performed. First show with Jeanavieve on trumpet.

SteamCOG show #15 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 Trynd, Lafayette, LA

pictures by Christina de la Houssaye, video by James Tancill

Set A: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden Blues / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Devil's Blues / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Bill Bailey

Set B: 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who / Sweet Georgia Brown / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In
Taco Supremo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Bill Bailey

Fantastic fun with our friends in Lafayette, as we debut our new clarinet player Percy, a new song, and our new EP, 'Tales from the Airship'!

SteamCOG show #14 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Friday, March 21st, 2014 Banks St. Bar, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Jessica Lynne & Amy Enyart, video by Jeannine Flores

Set A: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Buddy Bolden Blues / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Devil's Blues / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Bill Bailey

Set B: 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In
Taco Supremo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Bill Bailey

A fun and sweet-sounding night at Banks St., featuring the debut of our new trumpet player Dante.

SteamCOG show #13 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Friday, December 20th, 2013 d.b.a, New Orleans, LA

Opening for:Dinola
pictures by Amy Enyart, video by Chris Enyart

Circus of Nightmares / 28 Skidoo / Top Hat / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Taco Supremo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Bill Bailey

Surprisingly great night at d.b.a. - great sound and crowd made this opening spot well worthwhile.

SteamCOG show #12 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, November 23th, 2013 - Freret St. Publiq House , New Orleans, LA

With: Dante the magician, Karl the juggler, Dr. Mortimer, and Moira Vie
pictures by Amy Enyart, video by Jeannine Flores, Gilbert Jagot, Chris Enyart

Set A: Happy Birthday / Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Karl's juggling act / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Dante's magic act w' That's A Plenty / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Devil's Blues / Dr. Mortimer's blockhead act / Hello My Baby / Bill Bailey

Set B: 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Moira Vie's fan dance w' Rose Room / Dr. Mortimer's blockhead act / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Dante's magic act w' Tiger Rag (piano and xylophone) / Karl's juggling act / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In

The Confabulation of Gentry's first attempt at a full scale Vaudeville show went quite well, considering the short notice with which it was assembled! Dante and Karl were last minute additions to the act but performed spectacularly, to a very appreciative crowd.

SteamCOG show #11 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, November 9th, 2013 - Lafayette Steampunk & Makers Fair - Cite Des Arts Theater, Lafayette, LA

With:Vagabond Swing, Carrie Nation & the Speakeasy, Megan Jean and the KFB
pictures by Charles Rev Ward, Donna Guillory, Rhonda Robison, video by Lewis D'Aubin

Circus of Nightmares / 28 Skidoo / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Taco Supremo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Bill Bailey

Performing at the second Lafayette Steampunk Festival, the Confabulation electrified the considerably larger crowd and made many new friends!

Special Appearance
Thursday, October 31st, 2013
The 504, WUPL-TV 54


Songs: Hello My Baby / Bucket of Blood (partial)

The League of G.E.A.R.S. contribute a memorable cameo, trying to apprehend Prof. Pinkerton once again, as The Confabulation of Gentry makes its television appearance on the Halloween edition of The 504!

SteamCOG show #10 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Friday, October 25th, 2013 - Allways Lounge, New Orleans, LA

With:Good Children Marching Band
pictures by Hollie Domiano, video by Lewis D'Aubin

Set A: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Devil's blues / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Bill Bailey

Set B: 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In

Performing a benefit for the Goodchildren Social Aid & Pleasure Club (containing several past and present members of the Confabulation!), we had a fine time performing on St. Claude Ave.

SteamCOG show #9 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, October 5th, 2013 - Banks St. Bar, New Orleans, LA

With:PH Fred
pictures by Amy Enyart, video by Chris Enyart

Set A: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Bill Bailey

Set B: 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In

The LACK of a hurricane proved to be no impediment to a great hypno-jazz hurricane party by Prof. Pinkerton and his valiant crew, debuting their new 'Airships' song and a couple great old classics.

SteamCOG show #8 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, October 5th, 2013 - Cafe Luna, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Dan Meyer

Set A: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Bill Bailey

Set B: 28 Skidoo / Sheik of Arabi / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Saints Go Marching In

Set C: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Tiger Rag / They Don't Make Airships Like They Used To Anymore / Hello My Baby / Steampunk Strutter's Ball / Bill Bailey



The LACK of a hurricane proved to be no impediment to a great hypno-jazz hurricane party by Prof. Pinkerton and his valient crew, debuting their new 'Airships' song and a couple great old classics.

SteamCOG show #7 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 - Siberia, New Orleans, LA

With:Commie Hilfiger, K.O.G.
pictures by Amy Enyart, video by Chris Enyart & Gilbert Jagot

Set A: Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Taco Supremo / Tiger Rag / Hello My Baby / Devil's Blues / Steampunk Strutter's Ball

Set B: Just a Closer Walk With Thee / 28 Skidoo / Mad Mama's Blues / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Doctor Who Cha Cha / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Bill Bailey

A 'jazz funeral' and 'seance' proved to be merely an ornate attempt by Prof. Pinkerton to defraud his way into Dr. Milo Pinkerton's inheritance... until the unexpected surprise appearance of the Anti-Pinkerton!

SteamCOG show #6 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Friday, May 31st, 2013 - Gasa Gasa, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Amy Enyart, video by Chris Enyart

Set 'A' - Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Devil's Blues / Doctor Who cha cha

Set 'B' - 28 Skidoo / Hello My Baby / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Steampunk Strutters Ball / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Taco Supremo / Bill Bailey

Despite our drummer getting a hot foot, this proved to be quite the night for our new lineup, including a wonderfully freakish performance between sets by our new saw player!

SteamCOG show #5 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Thursday, December 27th, 2012 - Chickie Wah Wah, New Orleans, LA

With: Beth Patterson
pictures by Dan Meyer, fixed video

Set 'A' - Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Bucket of Blood / The Angel of Death / Devil's Blues / Doctor Who cha cha

Set 'B' - 28 Skidoo / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / Taco Supremo / Bill Bailey / Phree Burd (with Beth Patterson)

Joining Beth Patterson for her CD release, the Confabulation of Gentry wowed the crowd at Chickie Wah Wah until Dr. Milo T. Pinkerton reappeared, intent on bringing the festivities to a violent end!

SteamCOG show #4 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, November 10th, 2012 - Lafayette Steampunk Festival - Cite Des Arts Theater, Lafayette, LA

With: Selfawarewolf, Strange Loops
pictures by Dan Meyer, Sofia Silvestrini, Video by Jeannine Flores, Dan Meyer

Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / The Angel of Death / Devil's Blues / Doctor Who cha cha / Taco Supremo / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / 28 Skidoo / Bill Bailey

Very little resistance to a full hypno-takeover of the inaugural Lafayette Steampunk Festival (abetted, no doubt, by Prof. Pinkerton's smooth crowd bribery) the Confabulation furthered their influence and entertained the entire Lafayette Steampunk community.

SteamCOG show #3 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Saturday, September 29th, 2012 - Cutting Edge Music Conference, New Orleans, LA

pictures by Jeannine Flores, Amy Enyart, Gilbert Jagot, Video by Jeannine Flores, Chris Enyart, Gilbert Jagot

Circus of Nightmares / Top Hat / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / The Angel of Death / Devil's Blues / Doctor Who cha cha / Taco Supremo / 28 Skidoo / Bill Bailey

Capturing the ballroom at Gallier Hall, the Confabulation of Gentry nevertheless failed to prevent Dr. Pinkerton from attempting to stop their performance after the debut of their new song '28 Skidoo'. In the end, though, the Confabulation of Gentry emerged victorious!

SteamCOG show #2 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Sunday, May 27th, 2012 - World Steam Expo, Dearborn, MI

With: Jon Magnificent, Abney Park
pictures by Jeannine Flores

Circus of Nightmares / Taco Supremo / Top Hat / The Angel of Death / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / March of the Skaletons / Reach Out and Touch the Hand / Doctor Who cha cha / Placebo!

The premature breakdown of our Clockwork Percussionator didn't stop our Steampunk ancestors from continuing to swing, even to the point of hypnotizing one of the staff to play the drums for a couple tunes! A sterling success, despite Prof. Pinkerton's premature arrest by the Temporal Police.

SteamCOG show #1 (as Confabulation of Gentry)
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 - Kerry Irish Pub, New Orleans, LA

With: Beth Patterson
pictures by Jeannine Flores

Circus of Nightmares / Taco Supremo / Top Hat / The Angel of Death / Bucket of Blood / Everyone Dies (But Me) / Zombie Apocalypse BBQ / March of the Skeletons / Doctor Who cha cha

A discreet 'exhibition' show to try out the jazz version of the band onstage was met with much applause from the Steampunk community of New Orleans. In the end, Prof Pinkerton was dragged away by Inspector O'Reilly of the Temporal Police!