Influential musicians like Max Roach and Benny Goodman have shaped the music industry. If your party playlist consists of songs from these artists, you should attend the upcoming Birmingham Preserve Jazz Festival. This event kicks off on June 2 at The Preserve and gates open at 3:00 pm for the show to commence at 4:00 pm.
A number of confirmed acts are... [Read more...]
Baseball is the national pastime of the United States, and a lot of baseball fans support the Birmingham Barons. This minor league baseball team used to play at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, but will play their 2013 games in Regions Field. This $64 million field will open for the 2013 season.
There will be plenty of seating options available at Regions... [Read more...]
If your party trick is to drink a bottle of beer in a few seconds, you should attend the Magic City Brewfest on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. Crowds of people will venture to Sloss Furnaces on Twenty 32nd Street North to sample a wide variety of beers at the festival.
So, what is the Magic City Brewfest all about? Well, for the 7th year people... [Read more...]
Experience the celebration of freedom with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute's (BCRI) Annual Juneteenth Culture Fest, taking place in Kelly Ingram Park on Saturday, June 1, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Juneteenth is the oldest documented celebration that observes the end of slavery in the United States. It was June 19, 1865 when the Civil War was... [Read more...]
The Cahaba Grand Conference Center will be bursting at the seams on May 24, because this is when the Alabama Phoenix Festival takes place. If you are looking for a way to spend time with the family, you should definitely consider attending this three-day event. You can find the center on 3660 Grandview Parkway.
The Alabama Phoenix Festival is unique in... [Read more...]