We are scheming to schedule gigs for 2020! If there’s a venue or event where you’d like to see us play, let us know about it!

Upcoming Events:

Saturday May 16th – Sunday May 17th, 2020: Wichita, KS

White Hart Renaissance Festival: CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Saturday June 27th – Sunday June 28th, 2020: Hartville, MO

Private Wedding: Friday October 2, 2020

Bits and Bobs Sideshow: RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19
Saturday November 21st – Sunday November 22nd, 2020:  La Torre Events Venue, Inman, KS.


Past Events:


Bits and Bobs Sideshow:
Saturday May 18, 2019 – Sunday May 19, 2019:  La Torre Events Venue, Inman, KS.

Steampunk Day at Old Cowtown:
Saturday May 25, 2019 – Sunday May 26, 2019: Wichita, KS

White Hart Renaissance Festival:
Saturday June 22nd – Sunday June 23rd, 2019: Hartville, MO

Southwest Missouri Celtic Festival:
Friday September 6th – Saturday September 7th, 2019: Buffalo, MO

Kansas City Pagan Pride Day:
Sunday September 8th, 2019 3:15-4pm: Merriam Farmer’s Market, Merriam, KS

Fall Fun at Ryan’s Public House: Sunday October 13th, 2019 4-6pm: Tonganoxie, KS

Zombie Jambaroque Celtic New Year/Samhain Celebration: Saturday October 26th, 8-11pm: Prospero’s Books in Kansas City, MO

KKFI 90.1 FM Fall 2019 Band Auction:
Sunday November 24, 2019: 2:30pm to 3:00pm live on the air! – Kansas City, MO. Listen on the radio or online!

Magical Mystery Yule Holiday Celebration: ECO will be a guest performer during Gerald Trimble and Jambaroque’s annual Beatles show! Friday December 13, 8-11pm: Prospero’s Books in Kansas City, MO


KKFI 90.1 FM Spring 2018 Band Auction:
3:00-3:30pm Sunday April 8, 2018 – Kansas City, MO. Listen on the radio or online!

Steampunk Day at Old Cowtown:
Saturday May 26, 2018 – Wichita, KS

Lawrence Busker Festival:
5:00pm Sunday May 27, 2018 – Lawrence, KS, in front of the Granada Theater

White Hart Renaissance Festival:
Saturday June 23 – Sunday June 24, 2018 – Hartville, MO

CANCELED: Monkey Wrench Anniversary Show:
Saturday July 14, 2018 6pm – Monkey Wrench Clothing store in Kansas City, MO

Southwest Missouri Celtic Festival:
Friday September 7 – Saturday September 8, 2018 – Buffalo, MO

KKFI 90.1 FM Fall 2018 Band Auction:
Sunday November 18, 2018: 2:30pm to 3:00pm live on the air! – Kansas City, MO. Listen on the radio or online!



We’re excited to be returning to Steampunk November in Venus, Tx! (near Dallas)

Grimm’s Indie Art Fair – Saturday October 14

A unique arts and crafts faire in Kansas City.  Join the Facebook event!

Southwest Missouri Celtic Festival – September 9

Looking forward to our first Celtic festival in  Buffalo, Mo!  Check them out here!

Monkey Wrench Clothing – Saturday Aug 5

We’re back at our favorite Steampunk store in Westport!  Join the Facebook event!

External Combustion Orchestra at Prospero’s Books – Saturday July 29th

Right here in Kansas City!  High Tea will be served! –  Join the Facebook Event!

WhiteHart Renaissance Festival – June 10-11
Hartville, Mo

Old Cowtown Museum Steampunk Day – Saturday May 27
Wichita, Ks

Lawrence Busker Festival – Sunday May 28
Lawrence, KS  – 4pm

Live Stream Show – Saturday April 1
We played live via Facebook.  You can watch the whole thing!  Just go to our page!  (Don’t forget to “like” us!)
External Combustion Orchestra Facebook page



Steampunk November

We’re excited to announce we’ll be playing at Steampunk November in Dallas, TX!  We’ll be riding the robot ponies south for the longest running steampunk festival in Texas on November 11th -13th!



Monkey Wrench Clothing Halloween Gala

We’ll be right here in Kansas City on October 29th at Monkey Wrench Clothing to celebrate opening their new store location!  We love Halloween shows! 😀

Join the facebook event!

theater curtains and mask


Topeka Steampunk Art Show

A Steampunk art showing in Topeka, KS on Oct 22!   Join the event here!

Steampunk art show in Topeka, ks


Big River Steampunk Festival

Labor Day Weekend we’ll be invading the Big River Steampunk Festival in Hannibal, MO!  This huge steampunk event takes over Mark Twain’s hometown for a jam-packed weekend of steam-era inspired excitement.  Our sensors predict we’ll have a ton of fun there!

Our shows will be:
Saturday – 12:00 on the Great Midway Stage
Sunday – 12:00 on the Main Street Stage
Monday – 11:00 on the Main Street Stage



Maker Faire KC

Maker Faire Logo

We will be hosting a table at Maker Faire Kansas City on June 25-26 where we will demo our drum playing robot, Junkbot!  Stop by to play along with the robot, see all about how he was built, and maybe hear us play a song or two!


Figments & Filaments

We’re pleased to announce we’ll be playing Figments & Filaments April 22-24!


Visit Figments and Filaments website!

Join the Facebook event!


Emerald City Steampunk Expo

Join us in Wichita, Kansas on Nov 20-22 when we kick off a weekend of all things Steampunk at the Emerald City Steampunk Expo!  We’ll be featured in the opening concert Friday night and popping in at various events throughout the weekend.

Saddle up your robot ponies and we’ll see you there!

Join the Facebook Event!

Visit Emerald City Steampunk Expo


ECO Opens for Musical Blades at Voodoo Lounge!


We’ll be joining the Blades October 24 for an exciting Halloween show!  This will be the first opportunity to pick up our new CD, Stoke the Boilers, and other cool swag like logo stickers and Magic Elixir bottles!
Join the facebook event!


Monkey Wrench’s Anniversary Bash!


Join us along with A Ship Called Revenge and fire spinners Sinful Sideshow to celebrate Monkey Wrench Clothing’s one year anniversary at their current location!
Come out Aug 15 for a fashionable Steampunk Party!

More event details here!

Back at Monkey Wrench Clothing!


We’re back for a second round at Monkey Wrench on Saturday April 4th!  Go check out Monkey Wrench’s Page  and add yourself to the Event!


Join us on Sunday February 22 for your favorite steampunk musical experience surrounded by real 1800s era artifacts from a sunken steam ship!  We’re looking forward to working with the fantastic folks there!

Music starts at 12:30!

Join the Facebook event here!


Debut Concert – October 25 @ Monkey Wrench Clothing in Westport 2-4 pm

Cary Elwes Book Signing – October 19 @ Unity Temple on the Plaza