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    Ukulele 101

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    April 30, 2016

    If you've been dreaming about playing the ukulele but need a little help getting started, this is the class for you! Designed for the absolute beginner, this 45-minute introduction will be enough to get you strumming. Check out one of Avondale Library's 13 ukuleles, or bring your own. Class size is limited, so register today by calling 226-4003.

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    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

    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

    Reggae at Historical Boutwell

    at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    May 21, 2016

    Wailers Back to Birmingham Tour Benefit Concert Supporting Local Charities.

     


    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

    INTRO TO FLAMENCO DANCE CLASSES with Ana Diaz

    Presented by MosaicoFlamenco

    March 3 - May 26, 2016

    Flamenco Dance for Absolute Beginners 

    When: Thursdays, Mar 3 - May 26, at The Dance Foundation in Homewood, Studio #5

    No prior dance experience is required!...more

    Huka Entertainment presents The Wailers

    Presented by Huka Entertainment at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    May 25 - May 26, 2016

    The Wailers Bio, June 2013

    There is no more legendary band in Jamaican music history than The Wailers. Formed in 1969, the group has created an extraordinary body of work whose echoes are...more

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    May 28, 2016

    Our Band for this dance:  Whistling Rufus with calling by Doug Singleton.  The dance will be in the gym at the Birmingham YWCA.  Always LIVE MUSIC - Always TONS OF FUN.  ...more

    Literary Vibes 2016

    Presented by Literary Vibes Birmingham 2016 at The Spring Street Firehouse, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    This event is a poetry slam featuring live music from local Birmingham, Alabama performers. This fundraiser will surprise a nonprofit that benefits poets throughout the Birmingham community....more

    20th Annual Down Home Psaltery Festival

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

    June 10 - June 11, 2016

    Morning workshops and lessons on playing the psaltery. Afternoon performances by psaltery players, young and old, professional and amateurs.


    Merle Haggard - Postponed

    Presented by Iron City Bham at Iron City Bham, Birmingham

    June 13, 2016

    Merle Haggard has postponed his March tour dates after being hospitalized. The Iron City concert has been rescheduled for June 13th. All tickets for the March 6th concert will be honored on June...more

    Juneteenth

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    An Annual free, family-oriented event that features music, contests, free admission to BCRI galleries and other special activities. The festivities start at 11:00 am and run until 8:00 pm at...more

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    June 25, 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

    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

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    August 6, 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

    3 On A String - 45 Year Reunion Show

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    August 5 - August 6, 2016

    Three on a String is a long-lived bluegrass trio. The group was founded in 1971 by banjo player Bobby Horton, guitarist Jerry Ryan, and bassist John Vess.

    Horton and Ryan first played...more

    Southern Makers

    at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    September 10 - September 11, 2016

    Southern Makers is an annual event that celebrates southern creativity and innovation by bringing together highly curated, handpicked top talent that “make”…music, designs, buildings, farms,...more

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    September 24, 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

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    October 22, 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

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    November 5, 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

    Contra Dance! OUR ANNUAL TURKEY TROT!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    November 26, 2016

    The dance will be in the gym at the Birmingham YWCA.  Always LIVE MUSIC - Always TONS OF FUN.    

    Please feel free to bring your Thanksgiving leftovers to the dance. ...more

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD

    November 26, 2016

    OUR ANNUAL TURKEY TROT!  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...more

    A World AIDS Day Concert

    Presented by BAO (Birmingham AIDS Outreach)

    November 29, 2016

    Birmingham AIDS Outreach and Mr. Emmanuele Reese present
    A World AIDS Day Concert.  Children and families are encouraged to attend. Guests will enjoy performances by several local...more

    New Year's Eve Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD at YWCA Birmingham, Birmingham

    December 31, 2016

    We CONTRA DANCE at the YWCA. Always LIVE MUSIC - Always TONS OF FUN.   Dazzling New Year's Eve Dance - We go all out for our glittery New Year's Eve dance. What better way to welcome in the...more

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