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Decompression 2006

Burning Man Presents the 7th annual Decompression HEAT THE STREET FaIRE!

SUNDAY October 8th Indiana St.
bet. Mariposa and 22nd St

Starts at 12pm SHARP til 12 am
12 hrs of art on 6 blocks and a new chill-out park!
Amplified sound ends at 10pm on street; until 11pm at the Mariposa St. Stage

Main Entrance: 19th and Minnesota Shine or Rain
$10 donation in Black Rock Couture; $20 in streetwear
All ages outdoors (kids under 12 free)
21+ inside Cocomo (closes 1:30 am)

Everything starts at Noon SHARP and you won't want to miss any of it! ...Featuring a vast and glorious array of amazing artists, Burning Man 2006 photos and videos, theme camps, performers, and a myriad of other participants, including…

Artists: Al Honig, Al Lundell, Andres Amador, Andrew Jones, Audrey Snyder, Bob Marzewski, Brad Templeton, Brett Roncelli, Brooke Terpstra, Celestine Star, Costello, Christopher Wunderlich, The Conexus Temple Crew, Damian Janssen, Dan Lockwood, Dan Miller, Daniel Macchiarini, David McAlexander, Don Gray, Donivan, Dr. Fx, Geoffrey Nelson, Greg Degouveia, Hal Rainbowpuddles, Jacob McKean, Jim Bowers, JJ Holoubek, John Manyjohns, Kinetic Steam Works, Kosho, Lewis Lock, Mark Crooks, Mark McGothigan, Mikita, Noah Count, Pepe Ozan, Peter Hudson, RJ Merck, Robert "Rigger" Kilpatrick, Ron Halbert, Russell Wilcox, Sean Von Stade, Spy Emerson, Stefano Corazza, Sun McAnamee, Thomas Haan, Tim Black, Tony Deifell, VJ StarFire, and many many more…

Mutant Vehicles: Blowtorch, Carthedral, Cyber Beetle, Dazzle Hearse, Fish Amok, Hurican, Kristie's Flier, Leopard Lounge, Love Duv, Nomad Scout Pod, Photo Boof, Please Paint This Machine, Psychic Taxi, Solar Death Ray & Wagon Train, Solaria, Syren, Toaster/Roving Eye, Traceporter, Yot Tub, and more!

Theme Camps: Aguamala, Burners Without Borders, Black Rock Roller Disco, Bureau of Erotic Discourse, Burning Moms, Camp Arachnid, Camp of Misfit Toys, Conexus, Deep End, Department of Mental Technology, Dr. Le Tawdry's Freak Show, Dustfish, Firemuse WOW Circus, Food For Thought, Happy Camp/AZ Burners, Heebeegeebee Healers, House of Lotus, House of Masks, Illuminatoin Village, Opulent Temple, Pancake Playhouse, The Red Nose District, Spcae Cowboys/UNIMOG, Spike's Vampire Bar, Temple of Gods, The Old Fishin' Hole, The Prisoner Camp, Totem, Tranquility Bass/Subscience…

Performing Artists, Musicians, Circus Folks & DJs: 1manBanjo; ALBINO!, heavy heavy afrobeat; August III; Bad Kitties; Bassnectar, Belinda Blair, ukelele & vocal jazz/swing; Bhakti Rasa, exotic electronica; Big Dolla; Bom Tribe, fire performance troupe; BreakBeatBuddha; The Black Top City Fashion Show (featuring YOU!) - hosted by Hal Robins & Connie Champagne; Blane Lyon; BLVD; Breakfast, ukelele songster; Burn! & Hipnautica, drums and dance; Burning Band Marching Band; CaroLuna, live opera nouveau; Celestesoprano, soprano; Controlled Burn; Critical Stilts; Dan Cantrell, accordion virtuoso; Dizzy Hips, hula hoop stuntman; DMT, live breaks and mad scientists; ECC: Presenting The Wheel Of Mash-Up; Erika Candycane, dragadelica; F-Space, pyro-industrial psychedelic soundscapes; Fantuzzi & The Flexibles, wolrdbeat, afro, salsa, reggae, funk; Fey Fusion, dance; Fire Fingers, Flamenco guitar, vocals, dance; Freakotronic, Dirty-South Space Booty Rap; The Fringe; Gamelan X, Balinese dance and performance; Funky Beulah; G-Dub; Goddess'Grace, belly dancing; GOOFERMAN, Klown-Fi; hobogobbelins, evil gobbelin jug band; Jason Philips, Jeremy Pearl, jazz/blues/rock guitar & vocals; Jonathan, Liquid State, lyrical alt-acoustic; LOOP!STATION, cello/vocal looped duo; Los Suenos Del Fuego; Marisa Lendhart, soprano; MoPo; Mortal Engines; Mother's Anger, psychedelic middle eastern rock; Mycho Cocoa; No Alternative, alt-punk rock; Neon Bunny; Pine Box Boys, Doom-grass horrorbilly; Psychedelic Jew's Harp; Pushing Air, live looped vocals; Samira; The Pyronauts; Raggamuffin; Rosin Coven, Pagan Lounge Cabaret; Samantha, belly dance; Sexy Bitch & Flame Gypsy; Shakti Group, workshop; $teven Ra$pa; Submodern, ambient live electronica; Tamo; Ted Schram, variety show; Tim Dietz; The Ritual, jam/soul/electronica; Tim Barsky, flute beatbox; Travis, didgeridoo; Trio d'en bas, avant-jazz; Triple Cobra, rock n’ roll spectacle; Ubzorb, rock, world music & electronica; Vatra, ViaJay; Von Stilt Family, stilters; Zapper, Live Hardware Set...

Various Burning Man departments and Burning Man Videos and Imagery, including: The Burners Without Borders Video Story; TV Free Burning Man shorts; footage of the 2006 Burn; and work by photographers and videographers…too numerous to mention here!

The DECOMmandments:

This is going to be our best Decompression ever, but we must do these things or there won't be one again here next year. Please PARTICIPATE in making this our best Decom ever! Read these DECOMmandments so you know what we all must do to make this a positive experience for everyone. Help save Decom!

* Come at noon to enjoy a full day of art, theme camps, performances, great people and community!
* Enter at 19th and Minnesota (all other entrances are performer/artist/theme camp/art car check-in only).
* Express yourself in your finest playawear and costumery
* Pack a picnic for the park and warm clothing for night.
* Respect our neighbors. Enter and leave the Dogpatch--our home for 7 years--very very quietly!!!
* Dont park in driveways or drive on Minnesota St.
* Tread lightly on our beautiful new stakes, dogs must be on leashes, no fire or amplified sound, no vehicles or bikes of ANY kind in the park. Please use main entrances and do not cut through bushes, where there are new sprinkler heads hiding.
* No renegade sound systems or unauthorized fire art/fire performance. If you haven't already been confirmed for sound or fire, please leave it at home! (no exceptions)

* No drumming, loud or amplified sound after 10pm—ANYWHERE on Indiana or side streets! All theme camps must stop sound at 10 sharp! If you hear it, stop it! (this excludes Gamelan X on the Mariposa Stage performing 10pm - 11pm. They’re supposed to do that!)

* Do stay from 10-Midnight to quietly talk and enjoy the art, theme camps, and our time together
* LEAVE NO TRACE! Pick up any trash and help us recycle
* Leave your cars home: Take mass transit or bike. There will be a Taxi Stand at the corner of 18th and Minnesota end of night and bike racks are at the corner of 19th and Minnesota.

* If you drive, carpool, avoid driving on Minnesota St., and park at UCSF Lot on 16th St. and 3rd (enter off 3rd St going South OR 16th, going East. Should be just $5-$6 all day, instead of usual $20!), park near Ballpark or on Illinois St.

* If you are an approved and placed art car or theme camp, please DO NOT DRIVE OVER ELECTRIC CABLES OR DISTRO BOXES. Please be extra careful end of night and help your neighbor exit safely!

* Note that break-down is 10pm for the park. All art and any theme camps placed there must be out by Midnight. It is 12am for everyone else.

*The Street FaIRE! Ends at Midnight.
* EVERYTHING and all vehicles must be off Indiana and off 19th and 20th between Minnesota and Indiana no later than 2AM so street sweeper can come through! By 2am all sidewalks must be swept into the street and all large trash items packed out!

*** Please come back Monday, October 9th 11am-4pm for our annual neighborhood and park clean-up! We want to leave things in even BETTER shape than we found them. So, we’ll start on Minnesota and 19th, move to the park, Indiana, then surrounding streets. We have a small and hearty crew, but many hands make light work. Bring gloves, brooms, shovels and plastic bags if you got 'em. We’ll bring donuts and love you even more! HOORAY!!! ...And if ya can help with a community bulb planting and park service in November, e-mail firekitty(at) now!

See you at Decom!!!…and THANK YOU for bringing the best of Burning Man to SF and for your part in creating "Black Top City"!

More info: 415 TO-FLAME or email Flambe Lounge




Stage Mgr 12-4pm - Pickle
Stage Mgr 4-7pm - TradeMark
Stage Mgr 7-11pm - Neonbunny & Skibit
Lighting: TK & Juicebox
Video artistry: Kosho

12:00 NeonBunny
1:00 Ted Schram, variety show
1:30 Belinda Blair, ukelele & vocal jazz/swing
2:15 Dizzy Hips, hula hoop stuntman
2:30 Marisa Lendhart, soprano
2:40 Breakfast, ukelele songster
3:15 DJ Jason Phillips
3:45 hobogobbelins, evil gobbelin jug band
4:30 DJ Merrick
5:00 Tim Barsky, flute beatbox
5:30 DJ Merrick
6:00 Goddess'Grace, belly dancing
6:15 Zapper, live hardware set
6:45 Celestesoprano, soprano
7:00 Punk Rock Pirate Happy Time
7:15 ECC: Preseting The Wheel Of Mash-Up
8:00 Carnival Tricks & Treats
8:10 CaroLuna, live opera nouveau
8:30 Erika Candycane, dragadelica
8:40 Bunny Music Revival
9:00 GOOFERMAN, klown-Fi
10:00 Amplified sound ends! NO DRUMS, yelling or LOUD NOISE! Respect our neighbors and be very quiet - but DO STAY and enjoy your conversations, the imagery, the art and quiet theme camps! Shhh
10-11:30 Burning Man 2006 Photos & Videos - no sound


Stage Mgr 12-4pm - Bava
Stage Mgr 4-7pm - Lauren
Stage Mgr 7-11pm - T-Bird & Deathdealer
Fire Safety: Tabasco & Fire Conclave Members
Lighting: JK Sound
Video artistry: Hal Rainbow Puddles

12:00 Ghost of Pumpkin Donkey
12:30 Funky Beulah, groovalicious funk
1:15 DJ August III
2:00 Mother's Anger, psychedelic middle eastern rock
2:45 DJ August III
3:15 Triple Cobra, rock n' roll spectacle
4:00 DJ Tamo
4:30 LOOP!STATION, cello/vocal looped duo
5:15 Fey Fusion (lower stage) & DJ Tamo
5:45 Ubzorb, rock, world music & electronica
6:30 DJ Samira
7:15 Blane Lyon with The Real, original hometown conscious funk throwdown!
+ Controlled Burn at 7:30 (fire stage)
+ Bad Kitties at 7:50 (fire stage)
8:15 Sexy Bitch & Flame Gypsy (fire stage)
8:30 Los Suenos Del Fuego (fire stage)
8:45 Bom Tribe (fire stage)
9:15 Bassnectar (lower stage)
10:00 Gamelan X (upper stage)
Vatra & Pyronauts (lower stage) - fire
11:00 End of all outdoor sound. Please respect our neighbors and be very quiet! You can exit at Mariposa gate or stay till 12am and enjoy quiet conversations, art and theme camps! Shhh
11-11:45 Burning Man Videos & Imagery - no sound


Stage Liason/Setup (11am-2pm) - Sleepless w/T-bird
Stage Mgr: Bill Barany
Lighting: TK & Juicebox
Video artistry: Dr. Fx

2:00 Submodern, ambient live electronica
2:45 Mortal Engines
3:15 Liquid State, lyrical alt-acoustic
3:45 DJ Tim Dietz
4:15 The Ritual, jam/soul/electronica
5:00 BreakBeatBuddha
5:45 Samantha, belly dance
6:00 Black Top City Fashion Show, hosted by Hal Robins & Connie Champagne - with DJ Mycho Cocoa
6:45 DJ Lil John
7:30 BLVD, live House and Breaks
8:15 DJ Big Dolla
9:00 DMT, live breaks by mad scientists
9:55 Thank Yous - end sound by 10pm
10:00 Amplified sound ends! NO DRUMS, yelling or LOUD NOISE! Respect our neighbors and be very quiet - but DO STAY and enjoy your conversations, the imagery, the art and quiet theme camps! Shhh
10-11:00 Burning Man Imagery and Videos - w/o sound


Video artistry: CaroLuna

7:00-7:40 TV Free Burning Man Shorts:
1) Building Black Rock City
2) Hope & Fear
3) The Art of Burning Man
4) Camp Life
5) Mutant Vehicles
7:45-8:15 The Burners Without Borders Video Story
8:15-9:15 TV Free Burning Man - Live 2006 Burn Footage
9:15-9:30 No Es Sueno
9:30-10:00 More 2006 Burning Man Shorts
10:00 Amplified sound ends! NO DRUMS, yelling or LOUD NOISE! Respect our neighbors and be very quiet - but DO STAY and enjoy your conversations, the imagery, the art and quiet theme camps! Shhh
10:00-11:00 2006 Burning Man Photography!


Setup - Xtian & Eric (DD)
Stage Mgr 12-3pm - Xtian
Stage Mgr 3-11pm - Patrick Malone
Lighting: TK, Juicebox & David Holcolm

12:00 DJ X-10
1:00 Psychedelic Jew's Harp
1:30 DJ Jonathan
1:45 Jeremy Pearl, jazz/blues/rock guitar & vocals
2:15 DJ Jonathan
2:45 1manBanjo
3:15 Pushing Air, live looped vocals
3:45 DJ G-Dub
4:15 Pine Box Boys, doom-grass horrorbilly
5:00 DJ G-Dub
5:30 No Alternative, alt-punk rock
6:15 DJ Raggamuffin
6:45 Fantuzzi & The Flexibles, worldbeat-afro-salsa-reggae- funk
7:45 DJ Raggamuffin
8:15 Fire Fingers, Flamenco guitar, vocals, dance
9:00 DJ Shanti
9:45 Dan Cantrell, accordion virtuoso


Stage Mgr 12-3pm - Jeremy Pearl
Stage Mgr 6-10pm - Brad Nye
Stage Mgr 10pm-2am - Jaye Hirsch
Lighting: Cocomo
Video artistry: Celestine Star, Al Lundell & Sun, Jacob McKean

5:00 Burning Man 2006 Photography & Video
6:00 TV Free Burning Man Shorts:
1) Building Black Rock City
2) Hope & Fear
3) The Art of Burning Man
4) Camp Life
5) Mutant Vehicles
7:00 The Burners Without Borders Story
7:30 Shakti Workshop (ends at 8:15)
8:30 Bhakti Rasa, exotic electronica
9:15 DJ ViaJay
10:00 Freakotronic, dirty-south space booty rap
10:15 DJ Ethan
11:00 Rosin Coven, pagan lounge cabaret
11:45 DJ Motion Potion
12:30 ALBINO!, heavy heavy afrobeat
1:30 DJ Motion Potion - if time permits!


(Note: Park closes 10pm. Only non-amplified performances in park - loud groups to face away from Minnesota St.)

12:00 & 4pm Dizzy Hips, hula hoop workshop & stunts - park
2:00 Burn! & Hipnautica - park
3:00 Critical Stilts - in the street
4:30 Trio d'en bas, jazz - park
5:30 Burning Band Marching Band - leading your parade from 22nd to the park
9:00 F-Space, Pyro-industrial psychedelic soundscapes - in fire art area
Roaming: Von Stilt Family - way up high!
Dan Cantrell & Travis, accordian and didgeridoo

and best of all Y-O-U !