Arkansas and Mid-South Industrial/Post-Industrial Events Guide
Last Updated: April 17, 2019 at 2:32 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.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
- Espermachine and Solemn Shapes at The Goat in New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
- Torment Gothic, Industrial, and Dark EDM Night at Front of House Lounge in Springfield, MO.
Saturday, April 27, 2019
- Illusionaut with DJ 10.29, DJ Dagger Dance, and Durandal at Vino’s in Little Rock.
- Eternal Night Dance Party, Part Two at Sessions Live Music in Ada, OK.
- Shadow Gallery Presents We’re All Mad Here Goth industrial night at The Goat in New Orleans, LA.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
- The Church at The Kessler in Dallas, TX.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
- Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO, Yamantaka, Sonic Titan, and Weather Warlock at Gasa Gasa in New Orleans, LA.
- Xeno & Oaklander, Plastic Ivy, and more TBA at Santos Bar in New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
- Gates of Hex: An Eve of Darkwave, Synthwave, Post-Punk, and Techno at Elysium in Austin, TX.
Friday, May 3, 2019
- HEALTH and Youth Code at Mohawk in Austin, TX.
- Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO with Yamantaka and Sonic Titan at Barracuda in Austin, TX.
- Kontravoid at Elysium in Austin, TX.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
- Dub Peveau, Chenoa Summers, Honey Collective, and Elephantom at Backspace in Fayetteville.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
- Rosegarden Funeral Party, Vio\ator, and others TBA at Backspace in Fayetteville.
- HEALTH and Youth Code at Club Dada in Dallas, TX.
- Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Pariso UFO, Yamantaka, and Sonic Titan at Independent Bar & Kitchen in Dallas, TX.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
- Lorelei Dreaming, Evil Kunst, and DJ Replikant at The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO.
Monday, May 13, 2019
- Hocico and Finite Automata at The Goat in New Orleans, LA.
Friday, May 16, 2019
- Espermachine and Solemn Shapes at Front of House Lounge in Springfield, MO.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
- Zwaremachine, I Ya Toyah, and Strictures at miniBar in Kansas City, MO.
- Espermachine and Solemn Shapes at Growler’s in Memphis
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
- Single Lash, All Your Sisters, Filthy at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin, TX.
Saturday, May 25, 2019
- Club Nevermore: May Edition at Low Key Arts in Hot Springs.
- Das Machine Austin: May Edition at Elysium in Austin, TX.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
- Nitzer Ebb at The Trees in Dallas, TX.
Friday, May 31, 2019
- Neckbeard Deathcamp, WVRM at Vino’s in Little Rock, AR
- My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult at Elysium in Austin, TX.
Saturday, June 1, 2019
- Adoration Destroyed, Sin Wheel, and Infernal Firegrind Circus at Roxy Bar in Shawnee, Kansas (near Kansas City, MO)
- Dark Dancing Presents Goth Prom 2019 at Angles in Oklahoma City, OK.
Sunday, June 2, 2019
- My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult at The Trees in Dallas in TX.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
- Earth and Helms Alee at Barracuda in Austin, TX.
Friday, June 7-9, 2019
- Austin Terror Fest, Featuring: Lightning Bolt, TR/ST, Echo Beds, Dälek, Street Sects, Full of Hell, and more at Empire Control Room & Garage in Austin, TX—check with them for full schedule and lineup.
Saturday, June 8, 2019
- Arcana: Occult Gothic Gathering at Canvas in Memphis, TN.
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.
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.
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.
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 brand new 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.
- 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.