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    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 16 - July 17, 2016

    Sloss Fest features three stages of music — the Steam Stage, Blast Stage and Shed Stage — and emphasizes indie and alternative rock, Americana and folk, hip-hop and electronica. The event includes food trucks and food booths, craft beer, custom prints and other artworks. Sloss Fest 2016 will present:

    Ryan Adams
    Death Cab For Cutie
    Ray Lamontagne + Friends (band members of My Morning ...more


    "The Taming of the Shrew"

    Presented by The Rude Mechanicals

    June 29 - July 2, 2016

    For the second half of its 14th summer season, Tuscaloosa's The Rude Mechanicals presents William Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew." Performances will be at 8 p.m. each night, with...more

    Humut Tabal

    Presented by The Nick at The Nick, Birmingham

    July 3, 2016

    Black Metal from Austin TX Humut Tabal plays a style of black metal heavily influenced (but not exclusively influenced) by the Scandinavian black metal groups of the 80's, 90's, and 2000's , such...more

    Christianity in America Celebration

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

    July 3, 2016

    Make plans now to attend this uplifting celebration of God’s hand in America’s history, with music lead by our Chancel Choir and Festival Orchestra and the annual honoring of both...more

    Thunder on the Mountain

    at Five Points South, Birmingham

    July 4, 2016

    Thunder on the Mountain, Vulcan Park and Museum’s Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza, has been hailed as one of the largest and most exquisite Independence Day traditions in the state of...more

    Southeastern Outings 4th of July Celebration--FREE Band Concert and City of Birmingham Fireworks

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    July 4, 2016

    JULY 4, MONDAY, 7:00 p.m.

    Band concert by the UAB Summer Band.  This large group of carefully auditioned and selected student and professional musicians is an outstanding concert...more

    On Your Mark, Get Set…SING!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Smith Entertainment Inc

    July 5, 2016

    Warm up those vocal cords and join SMITH Entertainment for an introduction to music theory and hands-on instruction with instruments. Sing along as the band members present a mini...more

    4th of July Extravaganza!

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

    July 3 - July 5, 2016

    Join us this weekend for a 4th of July Extravaganza! We've got Sarah Green and the Sunday Lovers on Sunday, July 3rd from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm for our regular Sunday Night Soul Service! On the...more

    On Your Mark, Get Set…SING!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Smith Entertainment Inc

    July 6, 2016

    Warm up those vocal cords and join SMITH Entertainment for an introduction to music theory and hands-on instruction with instruments. Sing along as the band members present a mini...more

    Guthrie Brown and the Family Tree / Future Thieves

    Presented by The Nick at The Nick, Birmingham

    July 6, 2016

    Alt Folk Rock from Nashville TN Guthrie Brown is a young buck, up and coming songwriter based out of Nashville TN. His song's paint pictures of wild western sky's as well as colorful love stories....more

    Black Lips

    Presented by Saturn Birmingham at Saturn Birmingham, Birmingham

    July 6, 2016

    Atlanta's beloved sons the Black Lips entered last year through a screaming cloud of sweat, smoke, blood, and beer mist, in front of a dangerously packed hall in New Orleans' French Quarter. If a...more

    Umphrey's McGee plus The Werks

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    July 7 - July 8, 2016

    "Umphrey's McGee stand revealed as consummate musical alchemists, deftly reconfiguring sounds from rock's vast panoply of styles." (Entertainment Weekly).

    Fans who have followed Umphrey's...more

    Carolina Shag Dancing

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

    July 8, 2016

    Celebrate Our Independence and Dance

    Please wear your Red, White and Blue

    The Beach Shaggers of Birmingham is a non-profit social shag club.  Our club promotes...more

    Huka Entertainment presents Robert Earl Keen

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    July 8 - July 9, 2016

    "The road goes on forever ..." 

    It's not always easy to sum up a career — let alone a life's ambition — so succinctly, but those five words from Robert Earl Keen's...more

    RailFest

    Presented by RailSmart at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    July 9, 2016

    The 2016 Summer RailFest will be held on Saturday, July 9th at Birmingham's Railroad Park and feature a phenomenal music lineup including national headline performer Shwayze, The Dozens, The...more

    The Matchcoats

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 10, 2016

    Country-blues and folk duo combines vocal harmonies with guitar playing reminiscent of Mississippi John Hurt. 

    FREE EVENT
    LIBRARY PLAZA


    On Your Mark, Get Set…SING!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Smith Entertainment Inc

    July 11, 2016

    Warm up those vocal cords and join SMITH Entertainment for an introduction to music theory and hands-on instruction with instruments. Sing along as the band members present a mini...more

    Sweet Licks Dixieland Band

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 14, 2016

    Lively and fun Dixieland jazz band featuring clarinet, cornet, banjo and bass.

    FREE EVENT
    LIBRARY PLAZA


    Fresh Start Summer Enrichment Camp

    Presented by Fresh Start Family Solutions

    June 6 - July 15, 2016

    Fresh Start is in the 12th year of existence with an emphasis on academic enrichment, social skills, creative arts, and Christian values. Our goal is to develop the child in all areas whil the...more

    Princess and Pirate Preschool Music Camp

    Presented by Mason Music

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

    Ahoy! It’s time to jump aboard and get ready to have a royally good time learning songs and special activities designed to teach your (potty-trained) 3-5 year old little princesses and pirates a...more

    Mason Music Camp for Beginners

    Presented by Mason Music

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

    For students 6-9 years old who have little or no experience with music and may be wondering which instrument is right for them, Mason Music offers a half-day music camp that gives each...more

    Adult Concert Series: Concerts in the Forest

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest and Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    July 15, 2016

    Shades Mountain Air Talk about longevity – SMA has been together since 1997! They describe themselves as an “acoustic band that mixes modern, traditional, and gospel bluegrass styles.” ...more

    The Boy Illinois - American Nightmare Tour

    Presented by Workplay at Workplay, Birmingham

    July 15, 2016

    The Boy Illinois - American Nightmare Tour In Association With Lit House 4 Work Play Theatre and Pangea 

    Tickets $15 in Advance 

    Summer Jam 

    The Kick Back...more

    Lit House 4: The Duplex

    Presented by DoReMe Media Group at Workplay, Birmingham

    July 15 - July 16, 2016

    Over the past year Lit House has emerged as the premiere event for discovering indie art and music.  By fusing together visual art and music, Lit House creates an atmosphere that highlights...more

    Integrity Bible Church Anniversary

    Presented by Integrity Bible Church at Integrity Bible Church, Birmingham

    July 13 - July 17, 2016

    Integrity Bible Church (IBC), located at 216 Roebuck Dr., in Birmingham, will celebrate 22 years in ministry July 13-17 with special guest speakers, musical performances and other activities. All...more

    The 2016 Gospel Explosion

    Presented by Dance 6:14 Studio

    July 17, 2016

    The 2016 Gospel Explosion will feature talent from all over Birmingham and surrounding areas. There will also be vendors in the building so you can shop around as well. We would love for you and...more

    Parachute

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Workplay, Birmingham

    July 17, 2016

    For the members of Mercury Records group Parachute, the name of their third album, Overnight, could well be a sly commentary on the hard work and commitment it's taken for them to experience the...more

    BCT Presents: Aladdin Jr.

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    July 8 - July 17, 2016

    Book by: Jim Luigs

    Directed by: Autumn Brown

    Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim...more

    On Your Mark, Get Set…SING!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Smith Entertainment Inc

    July 18, 2016

    Warm up those vocal cords and join SMITH Entertainment for an introduction to music theory and hands-on instruction with instruments. Sing along as the band members present a mini...more

    Uncle Lucius

    Presented by Saturn Birmingham at Saturn Birmingham, Birmingham

    July 19, 2016

    Austin?s Uncle Lucius celebrates its independence with a highly anticipated fourth album, The Light, to be released June 9, 2015 on Boo Clap/Thirty Tigers AUSTIN, Texas ? Most bands celebrate a...more

    B Ready Boot Camp

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 15 - July 20, 2016

    Get ready for fun as we learn different concepts through story, song, play and activities. For ages 5 and under.


    Digable Planets

    Presented by Saturn Birmingham at Saturn Birmingham, Birmingham

    July 20, 2016

    When hip-hop trio Digable Planets emerged in the early '90s, their memorable moniker raised eyebrows. What, exactly, did it mean? The name sprang, they explained, from the notion that "every...more

    The Devil Wears Prada - Presented by Music City Booking

    Presented by Zydeco at Zydeco, Birmingham

    July 21, 2016

    The Devil Wears Prada - Presented by Music City Booking


    5 Seconds of Summer

    Presented by Oak Mountain Amphitheatre at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham

    July 22, 2016

    5 Seconds of Summer comes to Birmingham and the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre on Friday, July 22, 2016. Their concert starts at 7:30pm. 5 Seconds of Summer, or 5SOS, is a four-man pop punk...more

    Luke Combs

    Presented by Zydeco at Zydeco, Birmingham

    July 22, 2016

    A native of Asheville, North Carolina, country singer/songwriter Luke Combs has been singing since he could walk, but did not start playing guitar until the summer after his junior year at...more

    CHIPS in the Moonlight

    Presented by Children's of Alabama at Moonlight on the Mountain, Birmingham

    July 22, 2016

    Indian Summer Jars will bring their bold, earthy rhythms to highlight CHIPS in the Moonlight, a benefit for the CHIPS Center at Children’s of Alabama set for Friday, July 22 at Moonlight on the...more

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    July 23, 2016

    The dance will be in the gym at the Birmingham YWCA.  Always LIVE MUSIC - Always TONS OF FUN.     We primarily do three types of dancing at FOOTMAD dances - contra dancing, square...more

    Alabama Music Awards

    Presented by Alabama Music Awards at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    July 23, 2016

    The ALABAMA MUSIC AWARDS (AMAS) is celebration that showcases Alabama’s musical talent. The audience will get to enjoy LIVE performances, RED CARPET Interviews,

    HONOREE...more

    Family Storytime with Mr. Mac

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    June 4 - July 23, 2016

    Stories, puppets, and songs with Mr. Mac for all ages with a caregiver. Every Saturday at 10:30 am. No registration required. NO FAMILY STORYTIME ON JULY 2.

    CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT –...more

    Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

    Presented by Urban Impact Inc. and City of Birmingham at Fourth Avenue Historic District , Birmingham

    July 23, 2016

    TASTE OF 4TH AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL is a one day jazz festival presented annually since 2003 in Birmingham’s Historic 4th Avenue District Downtown.  This year’s TASTE OF 4TH...more

    A Ray of Hope Event 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Presented by AshaKiran

    July 23, 2016

    AshaKiran is proud to announce A Ray of Hope Event 2016 commemorating 10 years of AshaKiran's service and raise funds vital to support their work, emergency shelter and outreach...more

    Move & Groove Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 6 - July 25, 2016

    Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime for all ages filled with dance, yoga, and fun!


    Roger Day Summer Reading Finale Party

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    July 26, 2016

    Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments with a block party on the lawn! Fun for the whole family. Pizza at 6:00, Roger Day concert at 6:30.

    CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT – OTHER...more

    Movies at Avondale Park

    Presented by Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association and REV Birmingham at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    June 7 - July 26, 2016

    Movies at Avondale Park..

    So here is the line up for this summer Movie series at Avondale park and Crestwood

    June 7 Inside Out (Avondale Park)
    June...more

    Storytime All Stars

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 8 - July 27, 2016

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


    Huka Entertainment presents Michael Franti & Spearhead's SOULROCKER Tour

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    July 26 - July 27, 2016

    Musician, humanitarian, and children's book author, Michael Franti, is recognized as a pioneering force using music as a vehicle for positive change as well as his unforgettable, high energy shows...more

    DCI Birmingham

    Presented by Mountain Brook High School Band

    July 28, 2016

    Take the best marching band you've ever seen. Now make it even powerful and stirring, and you've got Drum Corps International. Watch nine corps from around the country compete at Mountain Brook...more

    OVERDRIVE

    Presented by Mason Music

    July 18 - July 29, 2016

    From the classroom…to the studio…to the stage.
    For students 13-18 years old, who have extensive training in their instrument or experience with our Rock Band Camps or Rock Band...more

    JD Souther

    at Forum Theater at the BJCC, Birmingham

    July 29, 2016

    The American musician, singer-songwriter, and actor.


    Summmer Music Camp

    Presented by Birmingham Girls Choir at Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Homewood

    July 25 - July 29, 2016

    Come Sing With Us!  The Birmingham Girls Choir is hosting a week long music camp.  Meet our members, learn music basics and have fun.  The camp will be led by our exceptional team...more

    Auditions for 2016-17 season

    Presented by Birmingham Girls Choir at Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Homewood

    July 25 - July 29, 2016

    Come audition to be part of The Birmingham Girls Choir! Become a member of an energetic and talented group of young people who serve their community, compete and perform. We have choirs for...more

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