Arkansas and Mid-South Industrial/Post-Industrial Events Guide
Last Updated: February 17, 2019 at 8:14 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.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
- Infinity Stairs, Blanket Swimming, Artificer, Robert Traxeler, and P&H at The P&H Cafe in Memphis, TN.
Saturday, February 23, 2019
- Rock n Roll Buffet featuring: Ghost Bones, The Violet Ultras, Adventureland, Mudtrudger, Warm Trickle, and Or at Low Key Arts in Hot Springs, AR.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
- Brighter Death Now, Steel Hook Prostheses, Total Abuse, The Visitor, and more at The Lost Well in Austin, TX.
Monday, February 25, 2019
- Brighter Death Now, Rodger Stella & Steve Kenney, Creeping, Justin Sweatt, and more at Poor Boys Bar in New Orleans, LA.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
- Uniform, The Black Queen, and Kanga at Barracuda in Austin, TX.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
- HIDE, Daughters, and Cult Leader at Barracuda in Austin, TX.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
- Gnawed, Dromez, Interior One, and more at 523 Thompson St. in Austin, TX.
Friday, March 1, 2019
- Panoptikon Presents Gothic Decadence Party at Panoptikon in Dallas, TX.
Saturday, March 2, 2019
- Das Machine Austin Presents Das Machine March Edition EBM/Industrial Dance Party at Elysium Austin in Austin, TX.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
- Cyanotic, Absynthe of Faith, Sin Wheel, Amphlux, and more at Roxy Bar in Shawnee, Kansas (near Kansas City, MO)
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
- The KVB, Soft Kill, Nothing, and Chastity at Three Links in Dallas, TX.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
- Cold Cave, ADULT., Vowws at The Trees in Dallas, TX.
Friday, March 15-18, 2019
- Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival Featuring: Chastity, Carinae, Big Piph, Death Hags, Dead Soft, Fossils of Ancient Robots, and many more—check the Valley of the Vapors wesbsite for complete linep and schedule.
Saturday, March 16, 2019
- Eugene Chadbourne, if.else, Nonconnah, and Robert Traxler at Sounds Good Memphis in Memphis, TN.
Monday, March 18, 2019
- The KVB, Numb.Er, and J Sweatt at Gasa Gasa in New Orleans, TX.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
- Boy Harsher, BOAN, and Jake Schrock at Deep Ellum Art Co. in Dallas, TX.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
- Hiroshi Hasegawa (Astro/CCCC) and Black Leather Jesus at Beerland in Austin, TX.
Friday, March 29, 2019
- Boy Harsher and BOAN at Barracuda in Austin, TX.
Sunday, March 31, 2019
- Boy Harsher and Special Interest at Santos Bar in New Orleans, LA.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
- 1919, Mass Exhibit, and Three Rose Charm at Elysium Austin in Austin, TX.
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.
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.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
- 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.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
- Zwaremachine, I Ya Toyah, and Strictures at miniBar in Kansas City, MO.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
- Nitzer Ebb at The Trees in Dallas, TX.
Sunday, June 2, 2019
- My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult at The Trees in Dallas in TX.
Friday June 7-9
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, July 20, 2019
- She Past Away, Second Still, and Tearful Moon at Elysium in Austin, TX.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
- Aesthetic Perfection and Empathy Test at The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO.
Arkansas Music Venues
- The Backspace: Fayetteville
- 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
- 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 Bark & Kitchen: Dallas
- The Kessler Theater: Dallas
- The Lost Well: Austin
- The Mohawk: Austin
- Panoptikon: Dallas
- Three Links: Dallas
- The Trees: Dallas
- 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
- Das Machine - Austin, TX: Monthly EBM/Industrial party in Austin, TX.
- Industrial Goth Underground Kansas City Facebook Page
- 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.
- 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.
- Panoptikon Industrial Discotheque - Dallas - Venue in Dallas that also hosts Industrial Discotheque nights.
- 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.