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    JAZZ / BLUES

    Secret Stages

    Presented by Secret Stages at Downtown Loft District

    August 1 - August 2, 2014

    In each of its first three years (2011-2013), Secret Stages brought thousands of people to downtown Birmingham. For two nights a diverse group of music enthusiasts were treated to over 80 bands performing on up to eleven different stages. These acts were drawn from the nation, the region, and our own back yard. The spirit of Secret Stages celebrates that which is coming next in the world of music. As we head into ...more


    Intimate Jazz and Conversations feat Grammy Nominated NAJEE

    Presented by TK Production and Events LLC at Discovery Alabama Center at Watermark Place

    August 15, 2014

    TK Productions presents Intimate Jazz and Conversations Anniversary Special featuring two time Grammy Nominee jazz saxophonist/flautist NAJEE.

     

     


    BAAMfest!, the Avondale Music & Art Festival

    Presented by BAAMfest!

    August 15 - August 17, 2014

    The 5th Annual Birmingham Arts and Music Festival (BAAMfest!) is proud to present the Avondale Music & Art Festival. The 2014 event kicks off August 15-17 in the Avondale Park and Business...more

    Mike Dillon Band

    Presented by Iron City Bham at Iron City Bham

    August 19, 2014

    Mike Dillon Band returns to Birmingham to perform from Iron City's 22nd Street Stage located in the front of the concert venue. Mike Dillon, a "punk rock provocateur," "jazz...more

    Lady Sings the Blues: Featuring B.J. Reed

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

    August 22, 2014

    The Shelby County Arts Council welcomes accomplished Blues singer B J Reed to the performing arts venue. Reed is an award winning singer whose work with the Alabama Blues Project for the past...more

    Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

    Presented by Urban Impact Inc. and City of Birmingham

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival is a two-day FREE event August 23rd - 24th on the streets of Birmingham's Downtown Historic Fourth Avenue Business District, giving the community "A...more

    L'Chaim 2014

    Presented by Birmingham Holocaust Education Center

    August 24, 2014

    Jazz guitarist Eric Essix will perform at The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center’s annual L’Chaim (“to life”) fundraiser on Sunday, August 24, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. at Temple...more

    Keb' Mo' and G. Love & Special Sauce

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

    August 26, 2014

     Keb’ Mo’ has been making critically acclaimed albums since 1994 when he released his self-titled debut and became a fresh face in the blues/roots genre. That...more

    MidWeek Jazz Experience

    Presented by Ona's Music Room at Ona’s Music Room

    July 30 - August 28, 2014

    A 2 day event each week presenting some of Birmingham's most talented jazz musicians.

    A presentation of the very best in standard and classic jazz.

    Guest musicians are embraced...more

    Burningham Redux 8: Fire Ant Film Fest (FAFF)

    August 30, 2014

    If you attend 1 festival this year make it AUDEMUS. Or burn with us at the PIONEER campground in Oak Mtn State Park. We burn the man at nightfall Saturday Aug 30. 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.


    Eric Essix’s Jazz Escape Weekend

    Presented by Eric Essix Foundation

    August 29 - August 31, 2014

    The Eric Essix Jazz Escape at the Renaissance Ross Bridge, is the first event of its kind in this region to be hosted by a world class golf resort and spa. It’s a weekend getaway that offers...more

    Music Under the Stars

    Presented by St. Mark's Episcopal Church

    September 19, 2014

    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 228 Dennison Avenue, invites you to enjoy "Music Under the Stars 2014" on Friday, September 19th at 6:00...more

    Experience Hendrix

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

    September 25, 2014

     Since 2004, with the endorsement of the Hendrix family, Experience Hendrix has been delighting fans at sold-out shows worldwide. Musicians love this show as much as fans!...more

    The Essentials: Swing featuring Kirk Whalum

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

    September 26, 2014

    Hosted by UAB Artist-in-residence Eric Essix, The Essentials is a new innovative series devoted to honoring music’s rich history and sound. Over the coming years the ASC will...more

    Jazz on the Porch

    Presented by Rucker Place at Historic Rucker Place

    June 5 - October 2, 2014

    Take a load off and join us for Rucker's Annual 'Jazz on the Porch' every first Thursday of the month (May-October).


    Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

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

    October 2, 2014

     Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews has a given talent, natural charisma, and a relentless drive to bridge music’s past and future. His third outing for Verve...more

    Cask & Drum

    October 11, 2014

     Find your next favorite band, beer and wine, all in the space of an afternoon in downtown Birmingham. Cask & Drum is part music festival, part wine and beer tasting, part social...more

    Classic Jam w/Maze featuring Frankie Beverly

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall

    October 24, 2014

    Details: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Calvin Richardson, MC Lightfoot


    Off The Charts: The Music of Abba, Motown, & The Beatles

    Presented by Alabama School of Fine Arts at Alabama School of Fine Arts

    November 7, 2014

    Travel through time with the sounds of the ASFA Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble as they perform timeless classics we all love in the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater.


    New Orleans Legends

    Presented by Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University

    November 10, 2014

    Allen Toussaint and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band have each carved out a lasting legacy in the rich tapestry of New Orleans music. For the first time ever, these two Big Easy icons will join...more

    TASTE, Trussville's Art Show & Tasting Event

    Presented by Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

    November 20, 2014

    Come and join us in some amazing food sampling from area restaurants and bakeries, as well as entertainment from live artist. There will be a cash beer and wine bar.


    Music Lessons: Piano, Guitar and Ukulele

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

    August 6 - November 26, 2014

    The Shelby County Arts Council is committed to providing Shelby County residents high-quality and affordable private music instruction. All of our instructors are Professional Musicians as well as...more

    Grammy Award Winner Gregory Porter in Concert

    Presented by Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at Carver Theatre

    December 21, 2014

    Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter, who signed to the prestigious Blue Note record label in 2013, will perform at the Carver Theatre/Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame....more

    Sybarite5

    Presented by Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University

    February 6, 2015

    Sybarite5, the first string quintet to ever win the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, has made their name by blurring classical and rock motifs, earning them praise from critics and...more

    Regina Carter and Southern Comfort

    Presented by Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University

    March 23, 2015

    Regina Carter is the foremost jazz violinist of her generation. A MacArthur Fellow lauded as a “master of improvisational jazz violin….pioneering new possibilities for the violin and...more

    Spring Music GALA

    Presented by Alabama School of Fine Arts at Alabama School of Fine Arts

    April 23 - April 24, 2015

    Enjoy a beautiful classical and jazz repertoire in the stunning Dorothy Jemison Day Theater.  Our show features ASFA's Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Choir, and Concerto delle Donne.


    ASO Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

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

    September 26, 2014 - May 2, 2015

    Celebrating the best in Pops, Broadway, Jazz and More!

    Sept. 26 - The Hit Men
    Oct. 17 - Act of Congress, Alabama Theatre
    Nov. 14 - Ann Hampton Callaway sings Streisand...more

    6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    Presented by Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    May 30, 2015

    Get ready for the 6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival! The event will take place at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in Historic downtown  Bessemer, Alabama. It's a...more

    ASPA Singer Songwriter Competition!

    Presented by The American Songwriters and Performers Association

    October 3, 2013 - August 31, 2017

    Starting October 3rd, the ASPA will be taking auditions for our next Singer Songwriter Competition!

    Winner gets a 1 song complete recording at a pro studio here in Birmingham or in...more

    Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

    Presented by Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at Carver Theatre

    September 24, 2010 - on going

    This art-deco museum honors great jazz artists with ties to the state of Alabama. While furnishing educational information, the museum is also a place for entertainment. Exhibits convey the...more

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