Arkansas and Mid-South Industrial/Post-Industrial Events Guide
Last Updated: December 1, 2019 @ 6:40 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.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
- Street Sects, Fire-Toolz, and Filth at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton, TX.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
- Fabio Frizzi plays The Beyond: Composer’s Cut at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Austin, TX.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
- Lewd Awakening Revue: Spirits of the Past and Future at Maxine’s in Hot Springs.
- She Past Away, Temple of Angels, and Night Sins at Club Dada in Dallas.
Friday, December 6, 2019
- White Mansion and Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo at The Smoke & Barrel Tavern in Fayetteville, AR.
- Rex L & The Reptiles at Maxine’s in Hot Springs.
- Arenda Light, Sub-Sahara, and Bishop at MASS [Main at SouthSide] in Fort Worth, TX.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
- Spa City Metal Fest with: Hell Camino, No Remorse, Fred, Czarus, and more at Low Key Arts in Hot Springs. See the event listing for full lineup and schedule.
- Velvet Acid Christ at The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
- Altercation Comedy Presents Eddie Pepitone and JT Habersaat at Low Key Arts in Hot Springs.
- Daughters, Health, and Show Me the Body at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
- Missing, Shambles, Come to Ruin, and Radians at Carnaval Lounge in New Orleans, LA.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
- Club Nevemore Presents Depeche Mode December - A Tribute Night at Low Key Arts in Hot Springs.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
- Fabio Frizzi: The Beyond Composer’s Cut at Vino’s in Little Rock.
- Annabelle Playe, Ihcilon, Robert Traxler, and Paul Vinsonhaler at Hi-Tone in Memphis.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
- Street Sects, Elizabeth Color Wheel, Coral Mercy at Gasa Gasa in New Orleans, LA.
Sunday, December 22, 2019
- Twin Tribes, Selofan, Missing, Cervix Couch and more TBA at The Goat in New Orleans, LA.
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
- Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Hash Redactor, Aquarian Blood, DJ Dark Allie, and DJ Damp Velour at Hi-Tone Cafe in Memphis, TN.
Friday, January 3, 2020
- Czarus, Exit From Dark, and Hell Camino at Vino’s in Little Rock.
Saturday, January 4, 2020
- Nervous Curtains, Sub-Sahara, and Pollen at Double Wide Bar in Dallas, TX.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
- Evil Beat Vol II at South Side Ballroom in Dallas, TX.
Friday, January 31, 2020
- Author & Punisher and Tool at FedEx Forum in Memphis.
Saturday, February 1, 2020
- Mortiis at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Austin, TX.
Sunday, February 23, 2020
- Wovenhand and OM at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Austin, TX.
Monday, February 24, 2020
- Wovenhand and OM at George’s Majestic Loung in Fayetteville, AR.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
- Wovenhand and OM at Growler’s in Memphis, TN.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
- Dan Deacon at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
- [Bambara]https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bambara-barracuda-tickets-74847481833?aff=Barracuda) at Barracuda in Austin, TX.
Friday, March 13, 2020
- Bambara at Hi-Tone in Memphis, TN.
Friday, June 5, 2020
Arkansas Music Venues
- The Backspace: Fayetteville
- Club Nevermore: Arkansas’s one and only goth-industrial club night! Check their Facebook page for upcoming events.
- 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 fried 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.