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Wilder Adkins

While his adroit fingerstyle rings with Southern charm, the nuances of Adkins’ music defy Americana norms. With is latest album of hymns, one may question if the genre really suits his work at all.

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.

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.

Waterwells

The band’s smooth folk-rock indie sound is partnered well with meaningful lyrics that translate to real emotions, hopes, and desires.

Ramblin’ Ricky Tate: Didn’t I Try

This February, Steel City Jug Slammers songwriter Ramblin’ Ricky Tate has released his second solo EP. It’s a collection of folksy, bare-bones tunes rattling with wit, charm, and humor.

Steel City Jug Slammers

Howdy, folks. Are you missing that old kick in your step? Is there a hitch in your getalong? Have you fallen and you can’t get up? Well, we have good news, friends. The answer to all your problems is in this jug.

Tonight: Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors

The newly restored Lyric Theatre continues to bring great acts and music lovers to downtown Birmingham. Tonight, it hosts Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors. Americana in the Heart of Dixie.

Judah & the Lion at Alabama Theatre

Nashville’s folk-modern trio arrives in Birmingham tonight with Ben Rector. First, they talk origins, influences, and what the future holds.

Celtic Folk at Moonlight

Scottish/Celtic folk duo Rob van Sante and Alan Reid perform at Moonlight on the Mountain this Thursday. Don’t miss this night of mystic music and folklore.