Concerts

Eastside Wednesday Showcase
Wednesday, Mar 4 / 9:00PM / Eastside Tavern

Join the crowd to shout, strum and drum in this year’s fest.

True/Folk Thursday Happy Hour
Thursday, Mar 5 / 7:00PM / Eastside Tavern

Go for a stomp in the dirt and navigate bluesy roots while quenching your happy hour thirsts with The Woodsmiths, Samuel James, and The Flood Brothers. Doors at 6pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Juggernaut passholders, $5 general admission.

Toast/False Thursday Busker Showcase
Thursday, Mar 5 / 9:00PM / Cafe Berlin

Cindy Woolf & Mark Bilyeu, Jack Grelle & Ryan Koenig, and The Strangled Darlings
serve up a night of homegrown country ballads and American graveyard pop.
Doors at 8:30pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Juggernaut passholders, $7 general admission.

 
Rose Music Hall Thursday Showcase
Thursday, Mar 5 / 9:30PM / Rose Music Hall

Jowlz, Bruiser Queen, and David Wax promise a raucous night of feet stompin, butt shakin, and bellowing from the heart. Doors at 8:30pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, and Silver Circle passholders, $8 for other passholders, $12 general admission.

 
True/Folk Friday Happy Hour
Friday, Mar 6 / 7:00PM / Eastside Tavern

Some enjoy a drink straight, while others the perfect blend.  If you enjoy rich velvety harmonies then stop in to hear Steven Carrel, Stepdaughter, and The Onions. Doors at 6pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Juggernaut passholders, $5 general admission.

Toast/False Friday Showcase
Friday, Mar 6 / 9:00PM / Cafe Berlin

Dubb Nubb, Dreamgirl, and Anonymous Choir will sweep you away for a night of dreams brought to life and classics revived.  Doors at 8:30pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Juggernaut passholders, $7 general admission.

 
Rose Music Hall Friday Showcase
Friday, Mar 6 / 9:30PM / Rose Music Hall

Pat Sajak Assassins, Fliight, and Cave will traverse the sonic sound waves of your mind with psychedelic riffs and beats.  Doors at 8:30pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, and Silver Circle passholders, $8 for other passholders, $12 general admission.

Sparky's Saturday Showcase
Saturday, Mar 7 / 2:00PM / Sparky's

Sure it's cold outside, but what better way to bid winter au revoir than a concert in an ice cream shop? Lizzie Wright and Prahlad will show how it’s possible to match the honey of their own sounds to the many flavors offered. Hosted by Sparky's, our sweetest friends, who happen to make Columbia's finest homemade ice cream. Free and open to the public, donations accepted.

True/Folk Saturday Happy Hour
Saturday, Mar 7 / 7:00PM / Eastside Tavern

Syna So Pro, Rae Fitzgerald, and Molly Gene One Whoaman Band offer up a whirlwind night of multi-instrumental looping, dark soothing folk, and explosive garage rock. Doors at 6pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Juggernaut passholders, $5 general admission.

Saturday Sanctuary Concert
Saturday, Mar 7 / 9:00PM / Missouri United Methodist Church Sanctuary

The Como Mamas and Anonymous Choir will show us why builders of yore designed sanctuaries to be vast open spaces allowing voices to sound as if they were descending from heaven.

Toast/False Saturday Showcase
Saturday, Mar 7 / 9:00PM / Cafe Berlin

Yes Ma’am, Paul Rucker, and El Haru Kuroi span the globe culturally from early jazz and ragtime to the melodies of South America and rhythms of Africa.  Doors at 8:30pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Juggernaut passholders, $7 general admission.

Rose Music Hall Saturday Showcase
Saturday, Mar 7 / 9:30PM / Rose Music Hall

Your Friend, Raya, And Shilpa Ray will turn up the volume of your night with varying levels of swaying rhythms, hard hitting beats and sharp lyrics. Doors at 8:30pm. Free for Busker Band, Super Circle, and Silver Circle passholders, $8 for other passholders, $12 general admission.

Sparky's Sunday Showcase
Sunday, Mar 8 / 2:00PM / Sparky's

No matter the weather outside, it will be cozy and sweet inside Sparky’s with tunes from harpist Ruth Acuff and classical acoustic pop duo Stepdaughter. Free and open to the public, donations accepted.

Buskers Last Stand
Sunday, Mar 8 / 10:15PM / Missouri Theatre

With a tear and a beer, the festival ends as the last air escapes the bellows of the accordion, trumpet and megaphone. Link arms with your festival friends and join a ragtag crew of buskers in the lobby directly after the last film of the day. Other merry festival-goers, please join with us for one last good-bye.