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Steel City Jug Slammers: Tall Tales

Tall Tales is an uncanny time capsule. This old-time jug band faithfully recreates the DIY street music of the South, as shaped by the Roaring Twenties and Great Depression.

Coming Up: Airpark at Saturn

Brothers Ben and Michael Ford Jr. of Nashville have quickly built an impressive collection of music since forming the band Airpark early last year, and their next EP drops on Oct 12. Before the debut, Airpark set out on tour, and are bound for Saturn on October 10.

Andrew Bryant at Secret Stages

Andrew Bryant plays Secret Stages this Friday, bringing indie-folk to Avondale Brewing’s upper room. We catch up with the MS artist to talk about his new record, life in the South, and switching from being a drummer to being a frontman.

Secret Stages 2018

On August 3 and 4, the biggest block party in Birmingham comes to Avondale. The eighth-annual Secret Stages music discovery festival will bring over 50 bands to the Magic City, introducing music lovers to rising acts at the turning-point of their careers.

Lady Legs: Holy Heatwave

Released in May before the summer hit, Holy Heatwave, the debut full-length by Birmingham’s Lady Legs, delivers the perfect beach vibe of a soundtrack for the scorching months.

Early James and the Latest

With the voice of an old soul and guitar chops somewhere between Andalusia and the Mississippi Delta, the artist’s talents are surprising at first, and haunting for long after.

30 Year Anniversary Tour: The Posies at Saturn

The Posies were creating contemplative, layered alt rock just a few miles north of the home of grunge in its heyday. Thirty years later, the lineup that gave us “Dream All Day” is on tour to celebrate the re-release of three formative albums. They play at Saturn on June 8.

The Loft Show: Charity at Trim Tab

The Loft Show presents a special charity event at Trim Tab Brewing to support mental health research. On Saturday, May 12, Trim Tab Brewing will host live music, comedy, and graphic arts. The event starts at 4 p.m.

Tonight: SUSTO at Saturn

Charleston’s SUSTO began as Justin Osborne’s solo project as he was returning to the States from a stay in Havana, Cuba, but soon morphed into something much larger than himself.

Coming Up: Jukebox the Ghost

This piano pop rock trio combines hints of Billy Joel, overt declarations of Queen, and a generous dose of modern pop that dances its way into your head and makes itself at home. Lively, catchy, and clever, these D.C. performers play at Saturn this Saturday.