Things slowed a bit over the holidays, but 2018’s Birmingham concert calendar will open with a bang on January 11 when St. Paul & the Broken Bones headline a sold out Concert for Children’s at Iron City. The weekend will remain packed with performances across the Magic City.
New franchises, basketball as you don’t get to see every day, Russian ballet, and lots of classes! Find out what’s going on in Birmingham in the second January event guide.
Ready for the election to be over? Celebrate the conclusion of this long senate race with a week filled with live music in the Magic City.
There are certainly two nights this week that trying to get anyone to show up is difficult, so we have a bit of a limited schedule. But Friday night has plenty on the menu to fill you up after the family has parted ways for the holiday.
As Thanksgiving approaches, it means homecoming. It’s homecoming for several of Birmingham’s own bands, and it’s homecoming for many that grew up in Birmingham and moved away. The former group will have opportunities to perform special shows at home and the latter will be looking for things to do on Wednesday night before stuffing themselves with turkey.
Both will be covered.
It’s also an incredible week for fans of singer-songwriters and Americana. It will be impossible for those fans to see it all on Saturday. Choose carefully.
My week has involved drones (I’m finally learning to fly acro! I’m crashing a lot!), eurobeat, interviews, and moving. This week, I’ll replace moving people with events (I hope)! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Eleven(!) November 2nd – 8th”
The next week in the Magic City is a lot of fun. There’s much to do that doesn’t happen very often; celebrations of local venues and artists that make Birmingham special. And most of these events are staggered so with the help of an Uber, you’ll have a jam-packed weekend. Better still? Many of the best shows to catch over the next week are free.
Luck Cat Rolled Cream is amazing and need a full store. If you were “lucky” enough to head over to Saturn last Sunday, you already know why. If not, follow them on Facebook to track when they’ll open their next pop-up, because you don’t want to miss this! Continue reading “Lucky Cat Rolled Cream popped up at Saturn and Rojo last week, the feedback explains why it should have a full store”
This week in Birmingham, expect music of every style (and expect sound when you click on a band name), food, beer, and more! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Ten: September 20th-26th”
Looking for plans this long weekend? There is plenty to do here in the
Magic City and a lot of these events are FREE.
This week in Birmingham, build yourself up, discover what others have built, listen to some great music, and more! As always, band names will link to music from that band, so don’t click unless you’re sure your boss won’t mind!
Sometimes, after a long week at work, all you want to do is let your inner child run around screaming until it needs a snack and a nap. But in a slightly more refined way that comes from being a taxpayer with a horizontal driver’s license. Maybe not so much screaming. If Chuck E. Cheese (Charles Entertainment, really) is where a kid goes to be a kid, where does a grown up go to get childish in Birmingham? Continue reading “Get Childish in Birmingham”
Chris Ivey is a personal friend. I probably should not be the one to write this article. But when he is on stage, I am not his friend. I’m a bonafide Chris Ivey fan (the same for most performers mentioned, but I promise, this is all coming from a place of deep respect and admiration). And for a year now, Chris Ivey has been dedicating himself to putting together The Magic City T’night Show which had it’s debut Tuesday, July 11th, at Saturn.
Avondale has become quite the place to be in the last few years. Do you still have some exploring left to do? Well, we’ve got the guide for you.
Last week, Birmingham was featured in the travel section of the New York Times.
This week, we’ve gone international thanks to Canada’s largest newspaper the Toronto Star.