Federal Save Our Stages Act could help preserve Birmingham’s small music venues

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I miss concerts in Birmingham’s amazing venues. Photo via Iron City on Facebook

Live music venues—especially small, independent ones—are some of the hardest hit businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new bill in Congress could help establish a $10 billion Small Business Administration grant to aid our small music venues.

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Your guide to a guy’s night out in Birmingham

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What’s better than this? Just guys being dudes. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Whether it’s a friend’s birthday, a bachelor party or just wanting to have a dudes’ night, Birmingham has a ton of ways to party with the guys. Here are a handful of ideas to help you make the most out of your guy’s night out.

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Zydeco hosts Album Release Show for Cam Spinks Aug. 10, plus other local musicians including Anna Tamburello

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Cam Spinks performing. Photo via Kyle Jones.

Cam Spinks just released his first-ever self-titled EP and he is ready to share his music with you at his Album Release Show happening at Zydeco on Aug. 10 at 10pm. And it’s going to be a totally great time! Continue reading “Zydeco hosts Album Release Show for Cam Spinks Aug. 10, plus other local musicians including Anna Tamburello”

Who’s coming to town? November 16-22

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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.

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