15 February events in Birmingham including Kami-Con—plan now

Kami-Con 2019
Kami-Con 2019. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

With just 28 days in February, Birmingham is squeezing in tons of loads of things to do. From a Valentine’s Gothic Prom to Kami-Kon, here are 15 events you won’t want to miss. 

1. Musical Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. w/ Alabama Symphony Orchestra

What: A musical tribute to iconic Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. More info.
When: Tuesday, February 1 | 7:30PM
Where: Brock Recital Hall, 880 Montague Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229
Price: $29
Tickets

2. Art in Conversation, Preparations Now!

What: A poetry reading with Ashley M Jones, Poet Laureate of the State of Alabama. More info.
When:
Wednesday, February 2 | 11AM-Noon
Where:
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price:
Free
Register

3. The Laramie Project

What: Based on documentary interviews, court recordings and personal journals of real-life events, The Laramie Project, conveys a theatrical portrait of one of the most infamous hate crimes in recent US history, the murder of Matthew Shepard.
When: February 3-5, 7:30PM | Feb. 6, 2:30PM
Where: Harrison Theatre, 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229
Price: $10-$20
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4. World of Wheels

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What: O’Reilly Auto Parts’ 51st annual custom auto show. More info.
When:
February 4, 3-9PM | February 5, 10AM-9PM | February 6, 10AM-6PM
Where: BJCC, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price:
$17 (tickets from any Birmingham O’Reilly Auto Parts) | $20 (tickets from BJCC or Ticketmaster) | Kids 6-11 $5 | Kids 5 + under – FREE
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5. The Phoenix Ball

What: A charity gala celebrating and benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Alabama. Expect a paparazzi red carpet experience complete with live music, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. More info.
When:
Friday, February 4 | 8PM
Where: Events at Haven, 2515 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $65
Tickets

6. The 13th Annual Hank Night 

What: Chad Fisher & His Band return to Iron City Bham to celebrate Alabama native and one of the most significant and influential American singer/songwriters of the 20th century. Enjoy Legendary hits like Your Cheatin’ Heart, Hey, Good Lookin’ and I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry. More info.
When: Friday, February 4 | 8PM
Where: Iron City Bham, 513 22nd St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $17
Tickets

7. The Purple Madness – A Tribute to Prince

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Who else is ready to see another amazing concert at Iron City? (Iron City)

What: A musical tribute to the legendary Prince. More info.
When:
Friday, February 11 | 8PM
Where: Iron City Bham, 513 22nd St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $20-$25
Tickets

8. Once On This Island

What: A highly original and theatrical Caribbean fairy tale featuring a fearless peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. More info.
When:
Friday-Sunday, February 11-27 | Thursday-Friday 8PM, Saturday 2PM + 8PM, Sunday 2PM
Where: Red Mountain Theatre Arts Campus, 1600 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $20-$25
Tickets

9. Kami-Con

Kami-Con 2019
Kami-Con 2019. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

What: a three-day interactive convention that celebrates Japanese culture, gaming, geek culture, anime & manga, comics, TV shows, movies + more. More info.
When:
Friday-Sunday, February 11-13 | Noon-7PM
Where:
BJCC, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: Friday (Single Day) – $45 | Saturday (Single Day) – $55 | Sunday (Single Day) – $35
Tickets

10. Valentine’s Gothic Prom by Birmingham Oddities

What: Head to prom during this event featuring a live 80s cover band, taco bar dinner, spiked punch bowl drink specials and gothic decorations. More info.
When:
Saturday, February 12 | 6PM
Where: True Story Brewing Co., 5510 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
Price: $25-$40
Tickets

11. Concert with Violinist Rachel Barton Pine 

What: A show-stopping performance with violinist Rachel Barton as she dazzles the audience with her technique, tone and joy in music-making. More info.
When:
Tuesday, February 15 | 7:30PM
Where: Brock Recital Hall, 880 Montague Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229
Price: $10-$30
Tickets

12. CATS 

What: The record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that tells the tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. More info.
When: February 17-20 | Times vary
Where: BJCC, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: $35+
Tickets

13. Birmingham Restaurant Week 2022 – Winter Edition

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Delish! (Birmingham Restaurant Week)

What: A food-filled event highlighting local restaurants as they cook up delicious eats and offer don’t-miss deals. More info.
When:
February 17-26
Where: Participating Restaurants

14. Mardi Gras on the Mountain

What: Easterseals of Birmingham Area’s annual fundraising event featuring New Orleans-inspired food, beer + wine, a silent auction and nine-piece live band. More info.
When:
Saturday, February 19 | 7-11PM
Where:
The Club, 1 Robert S Smith Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209
Price:
1 Ticket – $125 | 2 Tickets – $225
Tickets

15. Bham Be Brunchin

What: A soul food brunch featuring the 90s R&B sounds of JayDott and drinks from The Louis Bar. More info.
When:
Sunday, February 20 | Noon-4PM
Where: The Pizitz Food Hall, 1821 2nd Ave N #3112, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: $40
Tickets

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