MUSIC

For access to all the True/False Music showcases & concerts, purchase a Stay Up Late wristband. Available here.
And don’t forget that sweet, sweet music merch will be available at Hitt Records during their open hours. 

CONCERTS

EASTSIDE KICKOFF CONCERT

Wednesday, Feb 27 / Doors 8:30pm, Show 9pm-12:30am / Eastside Tavern

The Eastside Kick-Off Concert will quickly get your blood pumping with the driving rock of Columbia natives Maxito Lindo and The Sweaters, along with Shady Bug from St. Louis.

Free for Super & Silver Circle, Lux, Stay Up Late, Juggernaut passholders; $5 general admission.  

THURSDAY NIGHT BERLIN SHOWCASE

Thursday, Feb 28 / Doors 7pm, Show 8pm-11:00pm / Cafe Berlin

True/False proudly welcomes Nashville indie sensation Soccer Mommy to the Cafe Berlin stage, with support from dreamy psych pop outfit Jaunt and hometown heroes It’s Me: Ross. 

Free for Super & Silver Circle, Lux, Stay Up Late, Juggernaut passholders; $15 general admission.

THURSDAY DJ AFTERPARTY

Thursday, Feb 28th / Doors at 10:30pm, show 11pm-1am / The Blue Note

Get weird on the Blue Note dancefloor to the warped and erratic sounds of musician Dan Deacon as he performs a DJ set. It’s an afterparty with good music, what more could you want than that? 

Free for Super & Silver Circle, Lux, Stay Up Late, Juggernaut passholders, $10 general admission.

EASTSIDE HAPPY HOUR SHOWCASE

Friday, Mar 1 / Doors at 5:30pm, Show 6pm-9pm / Eastside Tavern

Set the tone for a transcendent weekend with the dreamy stylings of Midwestern projects Extravision, Nicholas Naioti, and Summer Like the Season at Columbia’s quintessential happy-hour dive, Eastside.

Free & open to the public.

FRIDAY NIGHT BERLIN SHOWCASE

Friday, Mar 1 / Doors at 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm-12pm / Cafe Berlin

A bill filled with technical skill and sonic bliss, the world-renowned talents of Tomeka Reid will be joined by Philadelphia post-rockers Square Peg Round Hole and Chicago duo SUN SPEAK.

Free for Super & Silver Circle, Lux, Stay Up Late, Juggernaut passholders, $8 general admission.

UPSTREAM SHOWCASE AT LOGBOAT

Saturday, Mar 2 / 4pm-7pm / Logboat Brewery

Not just for beer enthusiasts, this happy-hour showcases local favorites Loose Loose and welcomes back rootsy crooners The River Arkansas to tickle your ears while you delight in some of Columbia’s best brews.

Free & open to the public.

SANCTUARY SHOWCASE

Saturday, Mar 2 / Doors 6:30pm, Show 7-8:30pm / Calvary Episcopal Church

Seek refuge from the weekend’s hyperactivity in the walls of the Sanctuary, where singer-songwriters Rae Fitzgerald* & Peter Collins will regale audiences with tales of love, heartbreak and redemption.

*Previously Lomelda! Due to unforeseen circumstances, Lomelda will not be able to attend the Fest.

Free & open to the public.

BERLIN SATURDAY NIGHT

Saturday, Mar 2 / Doors 7pm, Show 8pm-12:30am / Cafe Berlin

Experimental soul man Jon Bap will be joined by the surfing grooves of The Slaps and poetic vibes of St. Louis’ pinkcaravan! for this diverse sampling of The Fest’s sonics.

Free for Super & Silver Circle, Lux, Stay Up Late, Juggernaut passholders, $8 general admission

ROSE SATURDAY NIGHT

Saturday, Mar 2 / Doors 8:30pm, Show 9:30pm-12:30am / Rose Music Hall

Acclaimed Puerto-Rican, electro/Afro-Caribbean project ÌFÉ, R&B-soul voyagers Mesonjixx play out Saturday night with St. Louis genre-blender singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tonina.

Free for Super & Silver Circle, Lux, Stay Up Late, Juggernaut passholders, $8 general admission.

Hitt Rexx Wind-Down Showcase

Sunday, Mar 3 / 10pm-12am / Hitt Records

Classical guitar innovator Andreas Kapsalis and experimental composer Aaron Martin provide the perfect tonic after a weekend full of gleeful pandemonium.

Free & open to the public, though donations are greatly appreciated!