With less than four weeks until the Man burns, Brooklyn’s House of Yes invites you to experience the thriving Burner culture from August 19-21 at their spectacular Bushwick venue as it transforms into the ultimate one stop shop for all your Playa needs, wants, and desires. Welcoming veteran and virgin Burners alike, House of Yes will host a weekend of outrageous dancing and snazzy Playa costume shopping.
Kickstarting the fun on Friday night is Love Muscle’s Pre-Playa Art Extravaganza fundraiser. Guests will get a sneak peek of their giant sculptures before they hit the Playa whilst dancing the night away to DJ favorites Dirty Looks, N2N, niceFingers and Seth Hosko. Expect to get physical with these interactive art pieces that are designed to be climbed, danced and swung on. For those not quite Playa ready, the Burner Costume Market Extravaganza will take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoon featuring an array of local artists and designers who will be ready to assist Burners get sparkly and costume ready alongside an outrageous fashion show. On Saturday night, after ‘Taste of Dust’ daytime edition, House of Yes welcomes ‘Taste of Dust: Nighttime Urban Oasis’ to keep the party going all night featuring DJ entertainment from the likes of Clarian, Tara Brooks, The Scumfrog, Kellam and many more, plus a special guest DJ still yet to be announced. Additional interactions will include fire performances, ritual effigies, interactive art, sound healing and other dusty delights.
For those stranded in NYC during the annual Black Rock City pilgrimage, House of Yes will bring the Playa to Bushwick on Friday, September 2 with Get Lit. Expect a night full of Burner activities, music by Beat Kitty, Dirtyfinger and more, art cars and installations, fire and aerial performances, dancing and out there costumes all in line with the Burner philosophy.
Friday, August 19 – Love Muscle // Pre-Playa Art Extravaganza
Doors at 9pm
– FREE before 11pm
Guests are invited to dust off their favorite Playa wear and join Love Muscle
as it makes an epic return to House of Yes for a fundraising night of dancing and radical self-expression. Revel in this night of precompression with Love Muscle
’s newest creation before it hits Playa – interactive steel art installations for party goers to climb, dance, and swing on. In search of a new look for Playa? Step into the Onyx room for the Gay Cowboy Salon decked out with saloon doors, country music, and gay cowboys sprucing up your best Playa look ever. Helping set the ambience of the space will be sacred geometric lamps by Hybycozo
and beats by Dirty Looks
, and Seth Hosko
. Standard dress code at House of Yes asks that all attendees come wearing their most outrageous costumes as they support Love Muscle’s fundraiser to help take their new steel sculptures to the next dusty level.
Saturday, August 20 + Sunday, August 21 – Burner Costume Market Extravaganza
– FREE to attend / Vendor registration information here
Gear up for Black Rock City with a carefully curated market and fashion show featuring the best local artists and designers for an afternoon full of wearable options that blink, sparkle, glow, flow and fit. Expect to see all types of funky fanny packs, shiny shirts, jazzy jackets, jumpsuits, jewelry, goggles, useful tools, and much more.
Saturday, August 20 – Taste of Dust: Nighttime Urban Oasis
– Advance tickets here
Get ready for things to come and gather the Playa family as guests are invited to prepare to taste the dust! Get in the spirit of community and dance the night away to a top Burner DJ line up including Clarian
, Tara Brooks
, The Scumfrog
in the main room while Tr(Otter)
, and Illexxxandra
takeover the front room, and a soon to be announced special guest headliner. Taste of Dust
invites attendees to be part of the art and focus their energy before hitting the Playa by manifesting the reality they want to live within complete with fire performances, interactive art, large scale sculptures and sound healing for those with pre-Playa jitters. A percentage from ticket sales will be donated to Burners Without Borders
who provide relief programs for disaster stricken areas.
Friday, September 2 – Get Lit // Misfit Burner Party
– FREE before 11pm
Get rid of that FOMO and bust out your would-have-been Playa outfit as House of Yes and the JunXion
team up to bring you Black Rock Brooklyn through an unimaginable amount of black lights and LEDs, art cars, Playa bikes, captivating fire dances and performances by Floasis
, and much more. Be a part of its gifting economy and bring gifts to share with your fellow Burners. Come together and commemorate this significant weekend in Burner culture, and experience the vibes right here in Brooklyn as the night is soundtracked by Beat Kitty
, and soon to be announced special guest DJs.
Photo Credit: Gratitude Migration