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.
The Magic City must sleep over the holidays, right? Nope. In fact, there may be more excuses to get away from your family this week than ever before. There’s tons to love about Alabama-made music this week; you’ll have several opportunities to support great original local music. And they’ll have a particularly hard time shutting the lights off at The Nick over the long holiday weekend.
Big week of music in the Magic City, with two sold out Iron City shows: Kane Brown is presented by 102.5 The Bull on Sunday evening and Chevelle with 10 Years and AEges is Monday evening, but you’re going to need to look to a secondary market if you want to get in to either of them.
On to the rest.
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.
There’s plenty of great live music to see in the Magic City this week. Get out to a rock show!
Alys Stephens Center has a couple of heavy hitters this week, and the Saturn lineup is full. The week’s most interesting show is at the Syndicate Lounge.
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!
Living in the Magic City means there is plenty to do! Of course, this week is no different. Check out these events you may want to add to your must-do list.
If you only have time (or cash) for ten events next week, have I got a list for you! That’s right, it’s a top ten, for events coming next week! I try to include youtube links to music when I can, so don’t click things if you’re at work and aren’t using headphones. In the spirit of different strokes for different folks and not actually having seen them yet, I’m not going to rank any of these.
Amos Lee – Playing at the Alabama Theatre Feb 28th, doors open 7.30PM. Read more