CONCERTS

True/False 2019 Concerts will be announced February 2019. For a list of last year's shows, see below.

Karen Meat entertains the Chautauqua audience at the Rhynsburger Theatre on Sunday, March 4, 2018. (Photo by Frank Finley)

EASTSIDE KICK-OFF CONCERT

Wednesday / Eastside Tavern

Karen Meat comes down from Iowa to join Columbia favorites It’s Me: Ross and Sissy Paycheck for a night of hard rock and easy melodies.

Free for Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Busker Band; $5 general admission.

Thanya Iyer performs during the Berlin Thursday Night Showcase at Cafe Berlin on March 1, 2018. (Photo by Dan Gill)

THURSDAY NIGHT BERLIN SHOWCASE

Thursday / Cafe Berlin

Quebec’s Ada Lea and Thanya Iyer along with Austin’s Lomelda compose an indie-rock showcase stocked with transcendent singing and stellar songwriting. 

Free for Super Circle, Silver Circle, Lux, and Busker Band; $5 general admission.

Max and the Martians sit for a minute at Buskers Last Stand at the Missouri Theatre on Sunday, March 5th  (Photo by Jordan Inman)

EASTSIDE HAPPY HOUR SHOWCASE

Friday / Eastside Tavern

Max and the Martians, The Kay Brothers and The River Arkansas each bring their unique blend of Americana splendor to the perfect show to kick off the weekend proper. 

Free & open to the public.

Photo by Bruno Vernaschi

FRIDAY NIGHT BERLIN SHOWCASE

Friday / Cafe Berlin

Hailing from Halifax, indie rockers Mauno bring their dreamy melodies to this showcase in which they’ll be joined by the soothing harmonies of Ohmme and the weirdo rap stylings of Chicago multi-instrumentalist Nnamdi Ogbonnaya. 

Free for Super/Silver, Busker Band, $4 Lux & Juggernaut passholders, $8 general admission.

AFTERPARTY WITH DĀM-FUNK

Friday / Showtime Theater at the Blue Note
Dâm-Funk enlivens the dance floor with his world-famous brand of funk and hip-hop. 
 

Free for Super/Silver, Busker Band, $5 Lux, $10 general admission

The Big Sky performs at the Landmark Fired Up! concert on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Photo by Frank Finley)

COURTYARD CONCERT

Saturday / Landmark Bank Courtyard
Outdoor yet totally toasty; enjoy the soaring harmonies of The Big Sky and Sterling/Pale along with the roaring guitars of local freak-folk rockers The Adaptation. 
 
Located in the Landmark Bank Courtyard, free & open to the public.

SANCTUARY SHOWCASE

Saturday / Calvary Episcopal Church

Find sanctuary in the sounds of Moroccan master guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Mahmoud Chouki and the Chicago experimental jazz duo Sun Speak. 

Free & open to the public.

New Creations Brass Band tuba player anchors the rhythm during the Berlin Saturday Night Showcase on March 3, 2018. (Photo by Stephen Bybee)

SATURDAY NIGHT BERLIN SHOWCASE

Saturday / Cafe Berlin

Tonina, pinkcaravan!, and the New Creations Brass Band join 18andCounting (Stan Chisholm) and TheOnlyEnsemble on a jam-packed bill of jazz and soul and hip-hop and everything in between.

Free for Super/Silver, Lux, Busker Band, $5 general admission.

Esme Patterson plays the Saturday Night After Party at Rose Music Hall on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Asher)

SATURDAY NIGHT AFTERPARTY

Saturday / Rose Music Hall

Indie folk dynamo Esmé Patterson plugs in her electric guitar to rock this showcase with “non-genre” pop star Mobley and psychedelic folk enigma Skyway Man.

Free for Super/Silver, Lux, Busker Band, $5 general admission.

As a calm culmination to a frenetic weekend, world-renowned harpist Mary Lattimore played at the Hitt Rex Sessions inside of Hitt Records on Sunday, March 4, 2018. (Photo by Kyle Perry)

HITT REXX SESSIONS

Sunday / Hitt Records


Nestled inside Ragtag’s homebase, Hitt Records will open its stage to showcase world-renowned harpist Mary Lattimore along with electro-acoustic folk collective Nevada Greene for a calm culmination to a frenetic weekend. 

Free, donations appreciated!