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    37th Annual National Sacred Harp Singing Convention

    Presented by Annual National Sacred Harp Singing Convention

    June 16 - June 18, 2016

    Come join us for three days of Southern hospitality, fellowship and shape note singing from the Sacred Harp Hymnal, originally published in Hamilton,Georgia in 1844. The National Sacred Harp singing Convention was started here in Birmingham in 1980, and has been held here each June since. The National is the only three day convention in existence (most S.H. Conventions are two day events, usually Saturday and ...more


    Cahaba River Shrimp Boil

    Presented by Trussville City Schools Foundation at Trussville Springs, Trussville

    April 30, 2016

    4th ANNUAL CAHABA RIVER SHRIMP BOIL TO BENEFIT HEWITT-TRUSSVILLE STUDENT-ATHLETE FOUNDATION AND TRUSSVILLE CITY SCHOOLS FOUNDATION SET FOR APRIL 30, 2016 FROM 4:00 - 9:30 PM IN TRUSSVILLE...more

    Doyle Bramhall II

    at Forum Theater at the BJCC, Birmingham

    April 30, 2016

    Doyle Bramhall II stands as one of the most distinctive vocalists, guitarists, composers and producers in contemporary music. Eric Clapton, with whom Bramhall II has collaborated for more than a...more

    2nd Annual Irondale Springfest

    Presented by City of Irondale

    April 30, 2016

    Irondale Spring Fest is a family-friendly event, featuring live music, food, arts & crafts, and is free of admission. This year’s SpringFest was moved to Historic Downtown Irondale to...more

    Hope For Autumn Crawfish Boil

    Presented by Hope for Autumn Foundation at Ross Bridge Welcome Center, Hoover

    April 30, 2016

    The 2016 Hope for Autumn Foundation Crawfish Boil will be held on April 30, 2016 on the Main Green of Ross Bridge. The Hope for Autumn Crawfish Boil will be an afternoon of music, food, and fun,...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council

    May 1, 2016

    Jazz in the Park brought to you by the City of Alabaster, Magic City Smooth Jazz and the Shelby County Arts Council.  headliner:  Atlanta Based Recording Artist - The Rhythm Jets....more

    Love Divine - A Celebration of Favorite Anthems and Hymns

    Presented by Briarwood Presbyterian Church, PCA at Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    May 1, 2016

    Briarwood Presbyterian Church's Chancel Choir and Festival Orchestra present a free concert, Sunday, May 1 at 6:00 p.m. Arrangements by Mack Wilberg, John Rutter, Dan Forrest and Keith and Kristyn...more

    Huka Entertainment Presents Kiefer Sutherland

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Workplay, Birmingham

    April 30 - May 1, 2016

    Kiefer Sutherland has been a professional actor for over thirty years, starring in movies like 'Stand By Me', 'The Lost Boys', 'Young Guns', Flatliners', 'A Few Good Men', 'A Time to Kill', 'Dark...more

    "Bells Beatles and Blues" Handbell Concert

    Presented by Embellishments, Inc

    May 1, 2016

    This spring program includes selections from Bach to the Beatles to Broadway, plus sultry blues and even a tango! You will not believe the array of sounds created by our bronze...more

    Music by Rickie Castrillo in the side room

    Presented by ROJO at ROJO, Birmingham

    May 1, 2016

    Music by Rickie Castrillo in the side room at 7:00 PM.  No cover!


    Samford Arts presents On The Town

    Presented by Samford University School of the Arts at Harrison Theatre - Samford University, Birmingham

    April 28 - May 1, 2016

    Samford University’s School of the Arts will present Leonard Bernstein’s lively musical On the Town April 28–May 1 in Harrison Theatre. A 50-member cast will perform the show’s...more

    103.1 The Vulcan presents Ghost

    Presented by Iron City Bham at Iron City Bham, Birmingham

    May 2, 2016

    See Ghost live at Iron City in Birmingham, AL on May 2nd. Tickets on sale now!


    Disturbed / Rob Zombie

    at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham

    May 4, 2016

    Lineup:Disturbed and Rob Zombie and Pop Evil.


    Paul Simon

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    May 4, 2016

    The concert will be a rare Alabama performance for the 74-year-old singer-songwriter. His last Birmingham area concert was in 1991.


    Huka Entertainment presents Boz Scaggs

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    May 3 - May 4, 2016

    "I'm at a point where I'm having a lot of fun with music, more than ever," Boz Scaggs says about his spellbinding new album, A Fool to Care. "It's like I'm just going wherever I want to go with...more

    The Met Live in HD: Elektra

    Presented by Fathom Events at Carmike Vestavia Hills 10, Vestavia Hills

    April 30 - May 4, 2016

    In Birmingham, the event will be shown at the Carmike Vestavia Hills 10, Carmike Patton Creek 15 and Regal Trussville Stadium 16.

    The broadcast of Strauss's...more

    Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham

    May 5, 2016

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional Anglican service of sung Holy Communion at the Cathedral Church of the Advent in celebration of the Feast of the Ascension.


    Celtic Woman

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    May 5, 2016

    Celtic Woman is an all-female Irish musical ensemble conceived and created by David Kavanagh, Sharon Browne and David Downes, a former musical director of the Irish stage show Riverdance.


    The Avett Brothers with special guest Brandi Carlile

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Tuscaloosa

    May 5, 2016

    See The Avett Brothers with special guest Brandi Carlile live at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater in Tuscaloosa, AL on May 5th. Tickets on sale now!


    Live at the Lyric: An Intimate Solo/Acoustic Listening Performance by Citizen Cope

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    May 5, 2016

    This is a solo acoustic listening show. Please don't have conversations or use your phone during the show; it will make for a great experience for everyone.


    Elizabeth Cook

    at Forum Theater at the BJCC, Birmingham

    May 6, 2016

    Elizabeth Cook, the youngest of 11 half-brothers and sisters, grew up in rural Florida where her musician parents met while playing in local country bars. Known for her clear, beautiful voice and...more

    Triumph Open House and Art Show

    Presented by Triumph Services

    May 6, 2016

    Join us for a FREE Open House and Art Show featuring live music, light snacks, and beer and wine. Art featured by local artists including individuals who have developmental disabilities. Family...more

    Live at the Lyric:Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    May 6, 2016

    Since releasing their first album, 2005’s Washed In Blue, Drew & The Neighbors (Ellie Holcomb, Nathan Dugger, Rich Brinsfield) have established themselves as a formidable indie act, selling...more

    Bards & Brews Poetry Slam

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Birmingham

    May 6, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    Party on the Porch - May 2016

    Presented by Alabama Outdoors at Alabama Outdoors, Homewood

    May 6, 2016

    Join us to kick off the season on Friday, May 6th, from 5:30-7:30PM. Head to our Homewood location for fun, food, beer, music and giveaways benefiting Ruffner Mountain.

    Special thanks...more

    The Hammys

    Presented by Young Pioneers in support of REV Birmingham at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    May 6, 2016

    The Hammys is an awards-style celebration of Birmingham revitalization, it’s pioneers and the young professionals slated to be the next generation of Magic City pioneers. This...more

    Larry Gatlin Trio

    Presented by The Library Theatre and Hoover Public Library at The Library Theatre, Hoover

    May 7, 2016

    Grammy Award Winner

    With over a dozen Top 40 hits to his credit, Larry Gatlin is an icon in country music. His career, spanning four decades, has taken him from dusty Texas stages to the...more

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    May 7, 2016

    Our Band for this dance:  CONTRAPLICITY with calling by Andrea Nettleton.  The dance will be in the gym at the Birmingham YWCA.  Always LIVE MUSIC - Always TONS OF FUN.  ...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra: The Music of Pink Floyd with The Machine

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    After a spectacular sold-out performance last season, we are thrilled to welcome back The Machine, hailed as the most faithfully replicated sounds and experience of Pink Floyd in concert! The...more

    43rd Annual Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival

    Presented by Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Association at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    May 7, 2016

    THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN DULCIMER was developed in the southeast mountains of America and was the country’s first native instrument outside of those made by the Native Americans.  Until...more

    Trussville City Fest

    Presented by Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

    May 7, 2016

    Trussville City Fest is a fun, family event in historic downtown Trussville. In 2016 the festival will be 36 years old!

    This year’s festival will be a one day event – Saturday, May...more

    43rd Annual Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    May 7, 2016

    The Dulcimer is a long thin primitive instrument normally has one melody string and two drone strings.


    98.7 Kiss FM Inside the Juke Joint presents Alvin Garrett

    Presented by WBHK 98.7 KISS FM at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    98.7 Kiss FM Inside the Juke Joint presents Alvin Garrett performing live with Just A Few Cats. Featuring special guest Omar Cunningham and also featuring Logan the Entertainer. Saturday, May 7th...more

    Garden Art Party

    Presented by Alzheimer's of Central Alabama at Iron City Bham, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    The Garden Art Party helps fund local programs and services benefitting Alzheimer's patients and their families.  100% of the money raised stays in Alabama.  The Garden Art Party...more

    The Machine Performs Pink Floyd

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    THE MACHINE PERFORMS THE MUSIC OF PINK FLOYD WITH THE ALABAMA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AT THE ALABAMA THEATRE ON SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016

    THE MACHINE, America's TOP live Pink Floyd show, will...more

    Epic City Rush

    Presented by REV Birmingham and Young Pioneers in support of REV Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    The Young Pioneers, in Support of REV Birmingham, Zyp BikeShare and the Social Concierge are calling teams to register for Epic City Rush, a mad-dash scavenger race through...more

    Live at the Lyric: Mavis Staples

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    May 8, 2016

    She's royalty in the R&B and gospel worlds, known for her solo work, hits with The Staple Singers and impact as a civil-rights activist. The soul singer released her latest studio album, "One...more

    Oak Mountain Spring State Fair

    Presented by Live Nation at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham

    April 28 - May 8, 2016

    Offering a wide assortment of family-friendly fun.


    Cajun Weekend

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo

    May 6 - May 8, 2016

    We are thrilled to have the talented Savoy Family Cajun Band as instructors with Wilson teaching accordion, Joel teaching Fiddle, Ann teaching guitar and Marc teaching Cajun music. This a great...more

    Huka Entertainment presents Dustin Lynch

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    Dustin Lynch occupies a unique place in today's country music. Thanks to his classic sensibilities, he's been heralded as the heir to George Strait's throne. Yet with one listen to his newest hit,...more

    Human Ottoman / Economy Cartel / The Commonwealth of American Natives / Green River Killers

    Presented by The Nick at The Nick, Birmingham

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    Human Ottoman is a cello, vibraphone, drum-set power trio!
    Like nothing you have heard before!
    Human Ottoman is Susan Lucía (drums), Matthew Cartmill (cello), and Grayson Fiske...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster & Friends Series: Generations - A Romanian-American Musical Journey

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 10, 2016

    Daniel Szasz, Violin
    Alexander Szasz, Trumpet
    Alina Voicu, Piano

    Program a program of American and Romanian music.


    Floetry

    Presented by Saturn Birmingham at Saturn Birmingham, Birmingham

    May 10, 2016

    Floetry, the English Neo Soul duo comprising of Natalie Stewart ("the Floacist") and Marsha Ambrosius ("the Songstress"), first began to capture attention in the UK during the late 90's. Formed in...more

    Wee Ones

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 3 - May 10, 2016

    Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for 24 months and under!


    Wiggleworm Wednesdays

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 11, 2016

    Join Ms. Mandy for our weekly all-ages storytime filled with music and fun!


    Lit House III: Art. Music. & Positive Vibes.

    Presented by DoReMe Media Group at Syndicate Lounge, Birmingham

    May 11 - May 12, 2016

    Over the past year Lit House has emerged as a staple for the Birmingham creative culture, placing a spotlight on emerging artists and musicians. Each event brings a fresh lineup of artists and...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    May 13, 2016

    Complimentary coffee and pastries before each concert.

    May 13: Sarah Hicks Conducts Brahms
    Sarah Hicks, conductor
    MAZZOLI Holy Roller
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 4


    Norman Westberg (of SWANS)

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 13, 2016

    NORMAN WESTBERG // IRON GIANT PERCUSSION // BRAD DAVIS NORMAN WESTBERG: Known primarily as the guitarist for the seminal New York no wave band Swans, Norman...more

    Undiscover / Kiddead / Phrasure / Mel

    Presented by The High Note

    May 12 - May 13, 2016

    Bass heavy, high energy speed rap group From Nashville, TN will be playing The High Note with Kiddead from Florida and locals Phrasure and mel. UNDISCOVER bring a one of kind multimedia experience...more

    Do Dah Eve

    Presented by Black Market Bar at Black Market Bar and Grill in 5 points, Birmingham

    May 13, 2016

    Join us the night before Do Dah Day for a fun night benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society!  Dress up as your favorite cat or dog to enter our costume contest, and come prepared to...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra EBSCO Masterworks Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    May 13 - May 14, 2016

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 Masterworks Something for every classical music lover.

    Masterworks 11 -Mozart's "Elvira Madigan" Piano Concerto
    Sarah Hicks, conductor...more

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