Although True/False is a film festival, they have plenty of concerts that are worth checking out. Here is your guide to concerts during the fest.

Brody Douglas Hunt performs at last year's True/False Film Fest music showcase kickoff at Cafe Berlin. Missourian File Photo

Thursday Night Showcase

Place: Café Berlin

Time: 9 p.m.

Date: March 1

Cindy Woolf, Bramble and Les Trois Coups will be performing.

Cindy Woolf pairs her Arkansas twang with her guitar to create a haunting sound. Hailing from Salt Lake City, Bramble’s sound combines vocal harmonies with guitar and banjo. This is Les Trois Coups first time playing across the pond from its Lille, France hometown.

Mojo’s Showcase

Place: Mojo’s

Time: Doors at 8 p.m., Show at 10 p.m.

Date: March 1

Cost: Free for Super Circle and Silver Circle pass holders, $5 for other pass holders and $8 general admission

A showcase performance including Bass Drum of Death, Jerusalem and the Starbaskets and Ming Donkey One-Man Band.

Rock band’s Bass Drum of Death does in fact rely heavily on the bass drum. Country trio Jerusalem and the Starbaskets also sometimes slide into a more psychedelic or waltz sound. The man behind Ming Donkey combines folk punk and his Mississippi routes.

Friday Night Showcase

Place: Café Berlin

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: March 2

Festival favorites Pearl and the BeardToughcats and Malone perform at the Berlin Theater.

Pearl and the Beard is a trio from New York that features more instruments than people: cello, guitar, glockenspiel, accordion, melodica and drums.  Folk music band Toughcats is famous for their drummer’s enthusiastic performances. Rock band Malone is proud to call Columbia its home.

Saturday Night Showcase

Place: Café Berlin

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: March 3

Run On Sentence will be performing and introducing festival newcomers Nick Jaina and Busman’s Holiday.

Run On Sentence blends folk and pop, coming to Columbia by way of Portland, Oregon. Nick Jaina is a Portland-based minstrel who blends folk and pop. Two-man band of brothers Busman’s Holiday performs with only a guitar and suitcase drum kit.

Mojo’s A-Go-Go

Place: Mojo’s

Time: 10 p.m.

Date: March 3

Come take a break from the films to see Believers, Why Are We Building Such a Big Ship?, Dark Dark Dark and Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine perform.

Columbia five-piece band Believers returns to the fest this year as the headliners for Mojo’s A-Go-Go. Why Are We Building Such a Big Ship? notes film scores, art punk and Americana among its influences. Dark Dark Dark’s sophomore album, Wild Go, combines folk and high-art. Folk duo Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine are hail from St. Louis.

Buskers Last Stand

Place: Missouri Theatre

Time: 10 p.m.

Date: March 4

This last impromptu session will take place in the Missouri Theatre lobby.

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