Arkansas and Mid-South Industrial/Post-Industrial Events Guide
Last Updated: June 9, 2019 at 4:25 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.
Saturday, June 8, 2019
- Blood Mary Noise Brunch and Daytime Merch Swap Meet with Sports and more in Little Rock.
- Mutants of the Monster Fest 2019, Day 2: with: Genocide Pact, Full of Hell, Primitive Man, and more at Rev Room in Little Rock.
- Arcana: Occult Gothic Gathering at Canvas in Memphis, TN.
Sunday, June 9, 2019
- Dark Market: A Macabre Pop-Up Market at Vino’s in Little Rock.
- Mutants of the Moster Fest 2019, Day 3 with: Jungle Juice, Sumokem, Suplecs, and Crackbait at White Water Tavern in Little Rock.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
- Club Nevermore Presents Bowling For Gloom at Professor Bowl in Little Rock. This is the June edition of Club Nevermore, Arkansas’s one and only goth-industrial event.
Saturday, June 29, 2019
- Memphis Concrète Festival with: Rapoon, Matmos, Optic Sink, Tavishi, Moor Mother, and more at Crosstown Arts in Memphis, TN. Check the event listing for full lineup, schedule, etc.
Friday, July 5, 2019
- Mauno, Banzai Florist, and Adventureland at Maxine’s in Hot Springs.
Friday, July 12, 2019
- Street Sects and Deadbird at White Water Tavern in Little Rock.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
- Skold, Echo Black, Optic Opression at Trees in Dallas.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
- She Past Away, Second Still, and Tearful Moon at Elysium in Austin, TX.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
- The Alarm, Modern English, and Gene Loves Jezebel at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City, OK.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
- Grendel, Striplicker, Glass Apple Bonzai, and Esoterik at The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO.
- Drab Majesty at Deep Ellum Art Co. in Dallas.
Monday, August 5, 2019
- Author & Punisher, 3Teeth, and Gost at EXIT/IN in Nashville, TN.
Thursday, August 8, 2019
- 3 Teeth, Author & Punisher at House of Blues in New Orleans, LA.
Saturday, August 10, 2019
- 3Teeth and Author & Punisher at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Dallas, TX.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
- Standalone at Red Front Bar & Grill in Kansas City, MO.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
- Arcana: Midsummer Nightmares Arcana of Memphis’s Gothic Event.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
- Aesthetic Perfection and Empathy Test at The Goat in New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
- Aesthetic Perfection and Empathy Test at The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
- The KVB, Numb.er, and Berlin Taxi at Gasa Gasa in New Orleans, LA.
Saturday, November 9, 2019
- Clan of Xymox, The Bellweather Syndicate at The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
- Pigface at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City, OK.
Arkansas Music Venues
- The Backspace: Fayetteville
- Club Nevermore: Arkansas’s one and only goth-industrial club night! Check their Facebook page for upcoming events.
- 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
- Barracuda: Austin
- Beerland: Austin
- Deep Ellum Art Co.: Dallas
- The Elysium Austin: Austin
- Empire Control Room: Austin
- Independent Bar & Kitchen: Dallas
- The Kessler Theater: Dallas
- The Lost Well: Austin
- The Mohawk: Austin
- Panoptikon: 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 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 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 fried Gary (DJ 10.29) now has own radio show. It airs Friday night/Saturday morning, 12 AM-2 AM, on KUHS-LP Hot Springs 102.5 FM.
- 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.
- 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.
- Industrial Goth Underground Kansas City Facebook Page: New Orleans Noise Music Facebook Community
- 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.