Arkansas and Mid-South Industrial/Post-Industrial Events Guide
Last Updated: April 21, 2020 @ 5:11 PM
Here’s a list of upcoming concerts and events in the industrial/post-industrial, darkwave, goth, experimental, etc. music fields happening in Arkansas and the nearby region. (At the moment we’ll be including events within a roughly 500-mile area, which will include metro areas of Little Rock, Arkansas; Dallas and Austin, Texas; Memphis, Tennessee; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Kansas City, Missouri.) Events on this page are organized chronologically. Please check with the event’s organizer(s) or venue for tickets and other information—especially before making travel plans.
Update - March 17, 2020
Large gatherings and in-person events are canceled till at least the end of April due to the Coronavirus/Covid19 outbreak. Wash your hands, check on your friends and family, be safe and healthy and sane, and wash your hands! We’ll put links to virtual shows and live streams if we get them in time.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
- Skull Family Streaming show and EP Release Party on Facebook at 8 PM CT. Skull Family from Jonesboro is debuting their EP and streaming a show on Facebook. See event page for a link to watch.
Friday, April 24, 2020
- Temptress, Czarus, and Sleuthfoot at Low Key Arts in Hot Springs.
Saturday, April 25, 2020
- Clusters of Fornication live show 2 on Facebook at 8 PM CT. Go to the event page for the link to watch the show.
Saturday, May 2, 2020
- Club Nevermore Presents Cabin Fever - An Online Dance Party! with DJ 10.29, DJ Dagger Dance, and DJ Wilhelm on Twitch.TV/ClubNevermore.
Thursday, May 7, 2020
- Molchat Doma, Chrysta Bell at Deep Ellum Art Co. in Dallas, TX.
Friday, May 8, 2020
- The Residents at The Kessler in in Dallas, TX.
Friday, June 5, 2020
- Swans at Granada Theater in Dallas, TX.
Saturday, June 6, 2020
- Thou, Terminal Nation, Amygdala, Snakedriver, Sunrot at Vino’s in Little Rock.
Friday, July 10, 2020
- Twin Tribes, SEViT, and Three Rose Charm at Three Links in Dallas.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
- Bauhaus at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, TX.
Friday, October 2, 2020
- Front 242, CCCP, Psyche, MCL, Robotiko Rejekto, Lesson 7 at Canton Hall in Dallas, TX.
Arkansas Music Venues
- Area 51: Sherwood (Little Rock area): Area 51 is located in Sherwood, a suburb of North Little Rock)
- The Backspace: Fayetteville
- Club Nevermore: Arkansas’s one and only goth-industrial club night! Check their Facebook page for upcoming events.
- Core Public House: Hot Springs
- EJ’s Eats & Drinks: Little Rock
- Low Key Arts: Hot Springs - Low Key Arts is a venue and the parent organization of our radio station, KUHS-LP Hot Springs 102.5 FM
- Maxine’s: Hot Springs
- Rev Room: Little Rock
- Starlite Club: Hot Springs
- Stickyz: Little Rock
- Vino’s: Little Rock
- White Water Tavern: Little Rock
- Canvas of Memphis: Memphis
- Growler’s: Memphis
- Lamplighter Lounge: Memphis
- P&H Cafe: Memphis
- Hi-Tone Cafe: Memphis
- Barracuda: Austin
- Deep Ellum Art Co.: Dallas
- The Elysium Austin: Austin
- Empire Control Room: Austin
- Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill: Dallas
- Independent Bar & Kitchen: Dallas
- Industry Alley Bar: Dallas
- The Kessler Theater: Dallas
- The Lost Well: Austin
- The Mohawk: Austin
- The Nines Bar - Deep Ellum: Dallas
- Paper Tiger: San Antonio
- Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios: Denton/Dallas
- Three Links: Dallas
- The Trees: Dallas
- Gasa Gasa: New Orleans
- The Goat: New Orleans
- The Mudlark Public Theatre: New Orleans
- Poor Boys Bar: New Orleans
- Santos Bar: New Orleans
- Front of House Lounge: Springfield, MO
- MiniBar KC: Kansas City, MO
- The Record Bar: Kansas City, MO
- The Riot Room: Kansas City, MO
- The Roxy Bar: Shawnee, KS/Kansas City, MO
- Little Rock Goth and Industrial Facebook Group
- KABF 88.3 FM - Little Rock, AR: Little Rock’s community radio station.
- KUHS-LP Hot Springs 102.5 FM - Hot Springs, AR: The station our shows airs on. It’s also the only solar-powered radio station in Arkansas.
- The Night Before Tomorrow Our friend Gary (DJ 10.29/Club Nevermore) now has own radio show. Check it out!
- Valley of the Vapors Music Festival: Hot Springs music festival with a variety of artists, which happens in Hot Springs, Arkansas during March. Check their website for complete lineup and schedule, etc.
- Control (Little Rock): Record store located in Little Rock’s Hillcrest neighborhood.
- Arcana: A Gothic Gathering: Goth-industrial event in Memphis, Tennessee.
- Attrition: New Orleans: Puts on goth-industrial nights and concerts in New Orleans.
- Das Machine - Austin, TX: Monthly EBM/Industrial party in Austin, TX.
- Dark Entries: Goth Radio: Radio show on WUSC in South Carolina hosted by my friend DJ D. Check their page for their broadcast schedule and links to its podcast.
- Finally Friday on KUHS-LP Check out Finally Friday, hosted by Sonny Kay and (sometimes co-hosted by yours truly), for a fun and energetic punk, new wave, post-punk, and more.
- Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival - All documentary film festival in October. Check their site for schedule, admission details, etc.
- Hot Springs Horror Film Festival - Festival usually happens in September.
- Industrial Goth Underground Kansas City Facebook Page
- New Orleans Noise Music Facebook Community
- Malediction Radio on KUHS-LP If you’re into metal check out our friend Jonathan’s show Malediction Radio, which airs Sundays 5-6 PM.
- Memphis Concrète Festival - Memphis, TN: Experimental and electronic music festival in Memphis, TN, which also does shows and events throughout the year. Check their site for shows and events.
- Panoptikon Industrial Discotheque - Dallas: Venue in Dallas that also hosts Industrial Discotheque nights.
- Torment - Springfield, MO: Gothic, Industrial, Dark EDM night in Springfield, MO.
- Where’s Your Goth At?: Interactive Google Map of goth clubs, venues, and more.