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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


    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

    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

    2nd Annual Community Yard Sale Benefit

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association at Forest Park and South Avondale, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    2nd Annual Community Yard Sale benefit for Birmingham Public Library & Forest Park So. Avondale Merchant's Association Events (i.e. movies in the park) & Silent Auction at Naked...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

    Music by The Goods

    Presented by ROJO at ROJO, Birmingham

    May 8, 2016

    Bring your Mom to Rojo Day

    *AND*

    Music by The Goods (Dwight Williams, and Joe Terry) in the side room at 7PM.  No cover!


    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

    Mother's Day Celebration

    Presented by Beach Shaggers of Birmingham at Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church, Birmingham

    May 13, 2016

    The Beach Shaggers of Birmingham is a non-profit social shag club.  Our club promotes the Shag Dance and the bringing together people of like minds and interest with the...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

    38th Annual Opera Birmingham Vocal Competition, Semi-Finals

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at UAB - Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Hear the stars of tomorrow as 20 outstanding young singers from around the nation compete for over $10,000 in cash prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production!


    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

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

    May 14, 2016

    Blake Richardson, Conductor
    Triumphant last hurrah of the regular season for the youth orchestra to shine!


    Make-A-Wish Mayfest

    Presented by Make-A-Wish Alabama at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Make-A-Wish Mayfest will be held at Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham on Saturday, May 14th, 2016. Attendees can sample fare from local food trucks and restaurants, enjoy craft beer by...more

    Do Dah Day

    Presented by Do Dah Day, Inc. at Caldwell Park, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Do Dah Day grew out of an idea in 1979 and has raised almost $1.5 million since! The South’s craziest parade kicks off at 11:01 a.m. on the streets of Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s...more

    Men on Fire

    Presented by Steel City Men's Chorus at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    May 13 - May 14, 2016

    Join Steel City Men’s Chorus in a celebration of passion – Men on Fire – presented by Jeffrey Klinner. As our temperatures rise and we lose control you’ll hear music from...more

    Mudbugs and Music

    Presented by Arthritis Foundation at Good People Brewery, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    The 12th Annual Mudbugs & Music presented by Healthsouth comes back to Birmingham on Saturday, May 14th from 2:00 - 7:00 pm with crawfish, kids' activities, silent auction, and great live...more

    38th Annual Opera Birmingham Vocal Competition, Gala Dinner & Finals Concert

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at Vestavia Hills Country Club, Birmingham

    May 15, 2016

    Enjoy an elegant evening of wine and song at the Vestavia Country Club, as five outstanding finalists take the stage! Compare your picks with those of our savvy panel of three judges… Will your...more

    Birmingham Boys Choir 38th Annual Spring Concert

    Presented by Birmingham Boys Choir at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 15, 2016

    For over fifty years, the Boys Choir has served the Birmingham community offering the clear choral sound only created by young boys’ voices.


    Black Jacket Symphony presents Prince: Purple Rain

    at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    May 15, 2016

    The Black Jacket Symphony announces a special performance to honor one of the greatest musicians of our time–Prince. More than an artist, he was a legend…an icon…other-worldly. His music...more

    Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band

    Presented by Saturn Birmingham at Saturn Birmingham, Birmingham

    May 17, 2016

    Josh Ritter's new album "Sermon on the Rocks" was recorded in New Orleans, and it's Josh's most freewheeling and rollicking record to date. Here's how Josh himself describes it: "I wanted to make...more

    Big Smo

    Presented by Iron City Bham at Iron City Bham, Birmingham

    May 19, 2016

    See Big Smo live at Iron City in Birmingham, AL on May 19th. Tickets on sale now!


    Mid-Day Music: Christopher Henley, organ

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

    May 20, 2016

    Christopher Henley performs a free, 30-minute concert on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams Organ at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 p.m. Henley is Organist of First United Methodist Church,...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Classical Masters Series

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

    May 20, 2016

    Mozart's "Paris" Symphony: French Connections

    Christopher Confessore, Conductor
    James Sullivan, Oboe

    ROSSINI: Overture to La Cambiale de Matrimonio
    FRANÇAIX:...more

    SOL Dance Experience Lunchtime Series

    Presented by SOL Dance Experience at The Dance Foundation, Birmingham

    April 22 - May 20, 2016

    Come dance in the dark with us - in the daytime!

    Get Fit - Body & Mind.

    We're a LIGHTS OUT, free-form dance session for WOMEN of all fitness levels. SOL is a moving...more

    7th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    Presented by Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    May 21, 2016

    Bessemer, Alabama  In a state known for its music and bbq, the 7th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival combines the best of both Saturday, May 21st. The event will take place at the...more

    Groove Daddy Performance

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    May 21, 2016

    One great night of music by a group of seasoned professional musicians who come together with a passion for playing. Upfront singer, songwriter Marc Phillips is best known as the lead singer...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 21, 2016

    OUT of this World FAVORITE SCI-FI FILM SCORES

    The iconic melodies from classic Science Fiction films and TV shows including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Back to the Future, and Star Trek....more

    Babyface: The Story Behind the Songs

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    May 21, 2016

    The legendary Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds will take the ASC stage to tell his story. His program will bring together reminiscences from throughout his career and behind-the-scenes anecdotes,...more

    Cahaba Lily Festival

    Presented by West Blocton Improvement Committee at Cahaba Lily Center, West Blocton

    May 21, 2016

    Hymenocallis coronaria is the proper name for the plant commonly referred to as the Cahaba Lily. In some areas such as South Carolina and Georgia, the plant is referred to as the Shoals Lily. The...more

    Funk Fest Birmingham

    at Legion Field Stadium--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    May 21, 2016

    PERFORMING ARTISTS
    New Edition
    GUY
    8BALL & MJG
    SILK
    More To Be Announced
    *Performing artists are subject to change.


    Reggae at Historical Boutwell

    at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    May 21, 2016

    Wailers Back to Birmingham Tour Benefit Concert Supporting Local Charities.

     


    Huka Entertainment presents Dear Hunter w/ O'Brother and Rare Futures

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Workplay, Birmingham

    May 20 - May 21, 2016

    It's been almost a decade since Casey Crescenzo brought The Dear Hunter – both the band and the character of the same name – to life with his 2006 debut full-length, Act I: The Lake South, The...more

    Ms. Mandy's Musical Meetup

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 21, 2016

    Join us once a month for a marvelous mish-mash of musical magic!  We'll look, listen, and learn as musicians from amateur to expert share their musical talents with us.


    Birmingham International Street Fair

    Presented by Birmingham Multicultural Association at Sojourns - A Fair Trade Store, Birmingham

    May 21, 2016

    Come join us for the 4th annual Birmingham International Street Fair in downtown Birmingham.  Saturday May 21st from 10am-4pm on 3rd Ave North and 20th Street North.  Bringing...more

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