Music

Music Notes: Ellie Holcomb

July 25, 2017

Dove Award Winning Ellie Holcomb On Stage in Birmingham Get ready for a great night of beautiful music and inspiration at Iron City Birmingham on Thursday August 24.  “Hymns of Hope” features an evening with Dove Award winning singer-song writer Ellie Holcomb and benefits Shelby County’s Prodigal Pottery, a ministry of King’s Home. Prodigal Pottery’s …

Remembering Gospel Greats, RW Blackwood & Bill Lyles

May 26, 2017

Music Notes Gospel music fans and anyone with an interest in music history are in for an incredible treat Friday June 30 at the Samford Wright Center. The Blackwood Quartet, featuring Ron and Mark Blackwood, will present a “Blackwood Brothers Memorial Concert” remembering RW Blackwood and Bill Lyles. June 30 marks 63 years since the …

Red Mountain Theatre Company presents Fiddler on the Roof

May 25, 2017

City Scene  “Fiddler on the Roof is the perfect musical. It has everything in it-music, dance, and a rich story,” says Kyle Holman who will be playing the lead role of Tevye in the Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) production of the musical beginning June 9.  Set in a little village in Russia in 1905, …

Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival Helps Ady’s Army

April 29, 2017

Music Notes Bob Sykes Bbq will celebrate its 60th Anniversary while hosting its 8th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival on Saturday, May 20 from Noon-8pm. The event combines the music of award winning local and national blues musicians with great bbq at DeBardeleben Park in historic downtown Bessemer. The blues musicians set to …

Music Notes: Steven Curtis Chapman

March 24, 2017

 Steven Curtis Chapman & The ASO Perform at Samford The Alabama Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is partnering with Samford University to present an evening of great music with multiple Grammy and Dove Award winning contemporary Christian Artist Steven Curtis Chapman. The ASO has been collaborating with Samford University to perform concerts in The Wright Center for …

Special Feature: Laura Story

January 25, 2017

WORSHIP with Laura Story GRAMMY award-winning artist Laura Story was launched into the spotlight when her single “Blessings” spent 28 consecutive weeks as the No. 1 hit on Billboard’s Contemporary Christian chart in 2011. The song was inspired by her husband Martin’s diagnosis with a brain tumor, and it resonated with an audience that admired …

Music Notes

November 24, 2016

Christmas in Four-Part Harmony at the Lyric It’s 7 p.m. on a Monday night and the richness of four-part harmony begins to echo throughout the Fellowship Hall at Saint Mark United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills. Director Matt Powell leads a warm-up session as Voices of The South begins its rehearsal. The men’s a cappella …

Music Notes

October 28, 2016

Night of Song Helps Children in Need  Grammy Award Winning singer/song writer Amy Grant’s recent visit to Birmingham marked the 10th Anniversary of the Auxiliary of the Big Oak Ranch and raised more than $57,000 for the 150 children who call the Big Oak Ranch home, www.bigoak.org. Grant sang to an enthusiastic crowd of more …

Vulcan AfterTunes 2016

September 12, 2016

The stage is set for Vulcan AfterTunes 2016! This year’s series will feature two Alabama acts and one funky jazz group that will have you on your feet. The opening acts are local as well! It all takes place at Vulcan Park and Museum. Dylan LeBlanc will perform with Duquette Johnston on September 25, Big …

Jessica Webster: An Inspirational Voice

September 6, 2016

Birmingham’s Jessica Webster never expected her music to be recorded and shared, but her talent and passion as a singer couldn’t be contained when God called her to share her story. Her first performances were in school and church where she thought her limits were reached. Mercy Me and Jamie Grace then became inspirations to …