The 2016 Gathering Of The Juggalos Was NSFW And Juggalicious

By Rachel Cromidas in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 25, 2016 3:15PM

The weird (and mildly NSFW) world of the Gathering of the Juggalos materialized again for one weekend in Ohio, where fans of Detroit's Insane Clown Posse, Joker face paint and going topless are free to be.

Part music fest orchestrated by Insane Clown Posse's label, Psychopathic Records, part wrestling league, and part camping trip, The Gathering has been a space for people to get weird since 2000. It's moved around the Midwest a few times, and relocated out of Illinois three years ago. The juggalos returned to Thornville, Ohio, this past weekend to rage with ICP, and photographer Nate Smith (who also goes by Igor in this crowd) was there to share some of the highlights with us.

One piece of news that came out of the event: ICP announced plans to march on Washington in the fall to protest the juggalos' FBI classification as a hybrid gang.