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Terry Ohms: Terryfirma

We spoke with Terry Ohms/Wes McDonald about hisnew album, his role in Cornelius Chapel Records and his time in alternative music hub Athens, Georgia.

State of the Scene

The year is young, football season is over, and as Birmingham’s nightlife winds up again, let us take stock of what’s working, what’s not, and what we can do to improve our musical community.

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.

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.