Sunday, June 30, 2013

13 artists, 2 stages, only $10: The 2nd Annual Southbound Music Festival

The 2nd Annual Southbound Music Festival! 13 artists, 2 stages, only $10, tickets at the door the day of the fest! Showcasing some of the very best music from the Magic City!

The Green Seed
Delicate Cutters
The Hollows
Lee Anna Culp
Stuart McNair
Terry Ohms
India Ramey
Josh Brown
Early Americans
The Clay States
An Atlas To Follow
The Daughters

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Mandi Rae @mandiraemusic - I'm going to West Water Outlaws at The Nick in Birmingham, AL - Jun 30...

Another Drum Jam THIS sunday at RR Park. Kid Friendly? YES, but it's mostly for the Yoga Community, so we'll be...

Rojo Birmingham: Sunday, June 30- Music in the side room: The Great Book of John 6PM. No cover!

Glen Butts Plays Cosmo's Brunch this Sunday 6/30/13 Today at 12:00pm Cosmo's Pizza in Birmingham, Alabama

The PayBacks at the Garage Today at 6:00pm The Garage Bar in Birmingham, Alabama


Mulligan's Open Mic Night Today at 8:00pm Birmingham, Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama

Rose of Sharon Soup Kitchen and Thrift Store Benefit Today 2412 Memorial Parkway NW Huntsville, AL 35810 ph:...

Chris K. Davidson/ Voyageur / Early Americans Today ZYDECO in Birmingham, Alabama

Hart & Soul Jazz Brunch Guitar Duo Today at 10:30am Hart And Soul in Birmingham, Alabama

June Celtic Music Session Today at 5:30pm Black Market Bar & Grill - 5 Points 2011 Highland Ave, Birmingham, Alabama

Tell Romeo I Hate Him, Everyday But Friday, and Rocket Me Nowhere Live @ Workplay Today at 7:00pm Workplay in Birmingham, Alabama

Saturday, June 29, 2013

The Heavy Hearts DEBUT LP on Kickstarter

LMS & Zac's Debut LP needs your help! This June, our first ever LP goes into production with Birmingham's own, Les Nuby of Verbana!

Here we go, folks! Zac and I are finally teaming up with the one and only, Les Nuby (Verbana & Vulture Whale), to record our first EVER full-length album inside of Birmingham's infamous, Ole Elegante Studios.

The album (yet to be named) is going to be comprised of 13 of our best songs that we have been performing for the past year all over the southeast. We begin recording Friday, June 28, 2013, and hope to complete our production adventures before November or December!

In order to deliver on this long awaited endeavor, we need YOUR help. Here are just a few examples of what we plan on doing with your hard-earned money & gracious givings:

1.) pay musicians--their talent is worth it.

2.) pay our producer, Les--his creativity and artistic genius with this project WILL make the difference.

3.) pay someone awesome (Jason Hamric) to mix & master it--this man will make us sound radio profesh!

4.) pay someone to help us design our album artwork and layout so you get a beautiful hard copy you'll be proud to own.

5.) pay for our record to be duplicated and manufactured.

That's all, folks! That's all it takes to make a record. Now, selling a record is going to be a whole different ball game for us... but we just need your help to make it!

We are giving everyone 2 months to help out, a time limit that just so happens to be before both Christmas & mine and Zac's birthdays (wink wink) so you know what our birthday wishes are!
We love you all and cannot wait to give you this album!


LMS and Zac

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

Our biggest challenge will be time-management! Between my two jobs, Zac having just graduated from BSC, and Les having a full-time job plus three beautiful girls to care for, we will have to be diligent and intentional about the time we spend together to make sure we get all 13 songs recorded.

Our second biggest challenge will be working within the budget we raise! We have set our amount for $3,000 to compensate for all the help, time, and efforts that go into making this album, but it's still going to be a little scary, wondering at the end of it all, will we have enough for pressing the record into a nice package for our fans?

Thank you for your patience, love, and support as we embark on this incredible journey and endeavor to make our music come to life!

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Arturito and my dance hard band. Where: Courtyard Southside When: Saturday June 29th Time: 10 pm

Gentleman Zero @GentlemanZero - You heard right guys and dolls... Gentleman Zero
: Tin Roof Birmingham..

Delta Reign @ Moonlight On The Mountain ~Saturday (6/29) Birmingham, AL Today at 7:30pm Moonlight On The Mountain

Bourbon & Bleach returns to the scene of the crime at Otey's Tavern.

Moe's Lakeview: URI Band

George Scherer @GeorgeScherer1 - George Scherer has a show on 06/29/2013 at 07:00 PM @ Beef O'Brady's in Hoover,...

Another Hero @AnotherHeroBand - Another Hero has a show on 06/29/2013 at 09:00 PM @ The Back Nine... in...

Mandi Rae @mandiraemusic - Mandi Rae has a show on 06/29/2013 at 09:30 PM @ The Metro Bar in Birmingham, AL...

Vintage Cowboys @vintagecowboys = Everyone come see us Sat. at Straight to Ale Brewery in Huntsville as we...

Handsome Dan @HandsomeDanBham - Saturday evening Superior Grill. We start at 7pm! Come out and enjoy the south's...

amacio favor @amaciofavor - Amacio Favor has a show on 06/29/2013 at 07:30 PM @ Crescendo Bar... in Birmingham, AL...

The Marauders at Pub 261 Today at 10:00pm Pub 261 in Pelham, Alabama

Earthbound @ Marty's Today at 11:55pm Marty's in Birmingham, Alabama (
Blue Galaxy - 7-10pm)

Zydeco @Zydecobham-
Very cool metal show tonight! Weedeater w/ ASG, Beitthemeans, and Justify These Scars will be live at Zydeco....

August Spies / DJ Bin Rockin' Today at 11:00pm "The" Egans Bar in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

RadioX Today at 10:00pm Southern Music Entertainment Group in Auburn,


FACEDOWN ROCKS THE NUT Today at 10:00pm Chestnut Station in Gadsden, Alabama

OutShine is back at GreyBar!!! Today at 9:30pm Grey Bar 280 in Birmingham, Alabama

Burning Bridges Rocks Sportsters Today at 9:30pm Sportsters Bar & Grill in Bessemer, Alabama

The Rocking Acoustic Show @ The Red Shamrock - Birmingham Today at 9:00pm The Red Shamrock Pub

POACHERS live at Eclipse! Today at 9:00pm Eclipse Coffee & Books in Montevallo, Alabama

The Great American Breakdown / Hail the Titans / DAMS Today at 9:00pm Bottletree Cafe

Cory Branan Live! Today at 9:00pm Black Market Bar & Grill- 5 Points South

Divided Seasons @ Cafe Firenze II Today at 9:00pm Cafe Firenze II in Clanton, Alabama

FIREWATER REVIVAL will take over TYLER NAVARRE'S once again with our friends EYESLIKE20 and APSIS so come help us...

Willie Sugarcapps Today at 8:00pm The WorkPlay Theatre

Matthew Mayfield @ Iron City - Birmingham, AL Today at 8:00pm Iron City Bham in Birmingham, Alabama

Gips Backyard Party ~ Big Al and the Heavyweights Today at 8:00pm Gips place in Bessemer, Alabama

MountainChild Fundraiser Event Today at 6:00pm Seeds Coffee in Birmingham, Alabama

Above and Beyond for Autism Today at 6:00pm Above the Redmont in Birmingham, Alabama

RIVER CITY FEST Today at 5:15pm Excalibur Vintage and Vinyl in Decatur, Alabama

!!Funky Fresh Fun Fest!! Today at 4:00pm Orr Park in Montevallo, Alabama

The Ringers at Avondale Brewery Today at 2:00pm Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham, Alabama

Santos Family Cancer Benefit Today at 12:00pm Rios Bar & Grill in Helena, Alabama

East Lake United Methodist Church: SOUTHERN FOOD FESTIVAL - Today at 12:00pm East Lake United Methodist Church in...

B-Dubs Gardendale's SUMMER FEST 6.29.13 Today at 8:00am Buffalo Wild Wings Gardendale in Gardendale, Alabama

Pluto's Return @ Bar 31 Today Bar 31 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama

Michael D. Callahan- After Two Glasses about to fire up at West Homewood farmers market!!

Birmingham Music News (BFP style): Alabama Artists on Google Play

Friday, June 28, 2013

Nebulous:The Quantum Transcendence of Death (streaming)


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Live Music This Weekend June 27 at 8:00pm in EDT Moe's Original BBQ- Lakeview in Birmingham, Alabama

Organic Androids, Junkyard Kings Today at 10:00pm Green Bar in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Tim Dugger at The Smoking Moose Friday Today at 10:00pm The Smoking Moose Saloon in Anniston, Alabama

NAKED ESKIMOS @ The Back 9 - FRIDAY NIGHT! Today at 10:00pm The Back Nine Clubhouse & Grille in Birmingham, Alabama

THE TURN @ OCTANE Today at 9:30pm Octane in Pelham, Alabama

OutShine debuts at Good Tymes Bar in Trussville, AL! Today at 9:00pm Good Tymes in Birmingham, Alabama

HUFFMANS FINEST..BACK AT CODZILLAS .. friday night Today at 9:00pm Codzillas in Argo, Alabama

This Friday : CollegeGLOW PAINT PARTY : Bourbon Street Today at 9:00pm Bourbon St. Bar in Auburn, Alabama

ROOFTOP FRIDAYS **LADIES FREE ALL NIGHT & FREE DRINKS (9-11PM) Today at 9:00pm PH Lounge in Birmingham, Alabama

Soundwave Architechture - Low End Beat Sessions Today at 9:00pm Parkside Cafe in Birmingham, Alabama

Alabama Funk & Festival Expressions at Above: Historic Redmont Hotel Today at 9:00pm

Rob Delaney Today at 9:00pm Bottletree Cafe3719 3rd Avenue SouthBirmingham, AL 35222


Zion's Bornday Celebration Today at 8:30pm Seven Lounge 7070 Aaron Aronov Blvd. Fairfield, AL

Jessie's Girlz at Old Car Heaven with Sudden Impact Today at 8:30pm Old Car Heaven in Birmingham, Alabama
GIP's Fundraiser - Sudden Impact and Jessie's Girlz Fundraiser at Old Car Heaven Today at 8:00pm Old Car Heaven...
Tomssound Concert Today at 8:00pm TomsSound in Birmingham, Alabama

Splendid Chaos at The North Tavern Today at 8:00pm Birmingham, AL, US

KARPE KNOCTUM & CRUNK-A-HOLICS ANONYMOUS -=- present -=- "SAINTS & SINNERS" JUNE 28TH Today at 8:00pm The...

Kim Scott Today at 8:00pm Jazz Underground in Birmingham, Alabama

HC&G presents Still I Rise!: A Night of Poetry and Music! Today at 8:00pm Homecoming Coffee and Gifts Events Page...

FRESH GROUND COMICS Today at 8:00pm Urban Standard in Birmingham, Alabama

FRIDAY 28th - DOWNRIGHT with Todd Simpson and Mojo Child + MORE @ Iron City Today at 8:00pm Iron City in...

Phil Dudley Duo live at Champy's Today at 7:00pm Champy's Alabaster in Alabaster, Alabama

East Lake United Methodist Church
: SOUTHERN FOOD FESTIVAL - THIS WEEKEND!!!! Today at 4:00pm East Lake United...

Liberty Day Festival Today Liberty Day Festival in Columbiana, Alabama

Pluto's Return @ The Station Today The Station - Madison, Alabama

Secret Stages @secretstages - Weekend Passes go on sale at 10:00am. 20% of all profits will be donated to...

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Hail the Titans: Natalie Andréa

 "Natalie Andréa," the first track (Side A) from 'fig.'

Track 1 / Side A from the Hail the Titans 'fig.' EP

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Post War: Free Download

The thrill of the fight gives way to last rites, with the hatchets buried alongside the fallen. To cross the fence with hand held open, to turn rivals into neighbors is the first step on the long, arduous road of rebuilding what was loved and lost. What we found was that it was easy to look at them as enemy, to give in and let the blood boil, but now home is that much further away. In this time after, when left with weary bones and wounds still fresh, all we have are stories to tell and songs to sing. This is Post War.



Six Till Midnight‏: New EP available for streaming!

Made up of four individuals for northeast Alabama, Six Till Midnight is leaving a lasting impression to audiences that hear what they have to bring to the table. In just a year, Six Till Midnight has already developed a reputation for being suprisingly powerful on stage and exhibiting very charactistic stage presence among all of the members. 

Ghost Wolves @Bottletree July 6

By Lee Waites

         The Ghost Wolves
         Black Crow

These guys are coming to Bottletree on July 6.

Black Crow is driving hard, but not raw in production, a rhythmic rough chant. It enlists spoken word (BP Fallon) to add an ethereal, swampy spook. Playfully punk with a good sense of humor, the fun of the music is backed by some good slide guitar and creative vocals. Great for "non-disco" dancing.

 The Ghost Wolves are a Rock N' Roll trio based in Austin, TX. Carley on guitar, Jonny on drums, and Winter, their 130 pound male arctic wolf hybrid drives the van, runs merch, and gets the babes. Two releases out to date - an EP and a single - both available on Pau Wau records, via bandcamp. A third release, their first full length effort, is currently in production.


Tour Dates:

7/1/13 - Houston, TX @ Boondock's
7/4/13 - Pensacola, FL @ Sluggo's
7/5/13 - Mobile, AL @ Music Box
7/6/13 - Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
7/9/13 - Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light (3 tuesdays in a row)
7/11/13 - Asheville, NC @ Odditorium
7/12/13 - Charlotte, NC @ Evening Muse
7/13/13 - Winston Salem, NC @ The Garage
7/16/13 - Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light (3 tuesdays in a row)
7/19/13 - Louisville, KY @ Third Street Dive
7/20/13 - Lexington, KY @ Green Lantern
7/23/13 - Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light (3 tuesdays in a row)
7/25/13 - Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox w/ Blackfoot Gypsies
7/26/13 - St. Louis, MO @ Ye Olde Haunt
7/27/13 - Davenport, IA @ Daytrotter Taping
7/27/13 - Maquoketa, IA @ Codfish Hallow Barnstormer's
7/31/13 - Columbus, OH @ Ace Of Cups w/ The Ferals
8/1/13 - Muncie, IN @ Be Here Now
8/2/13 - Dayton, OH @ South Park Tavern
8/3/13 - Cincinnati, OH @ MOTR Pub
8/8/13 - Knoxville, TN @ Barley's
8/14/13 - Richmond, VA @ The YERB w/ Milkstains
8/21/13 - Putnam, CT @ Stomping Ground
8/22/13 - Biddeford, ME @ Oax and Axe
8/23/13 - Dover, NH @ Barley Pub
8/24/13 - Portsmouth, NH @ Press room
8/25/13 - Northampton, MA @ The Elevens
8/31/13 - Akron, OH @ Annabell's
9/1/13 - Cleveland, OH @ TBA
9/26-9/28/13 - Cincinnati, OH - MidPoint Music Festival

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Formulus - #Freeshare #Birmingham #Music

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Formulus performing "Blood of the Nile" at Infesting the Sheeple at the High Note in Birmingham, Alabama on June 23, 2013.

Formulus is a brutal/technical death metal band from Central Alabama. It was formed by members of Tuscaloosa's Slotth and Jasper's Celestial Plague.

Tyrannical Malefactor - Bloody Axes & Agonal Breath
Hellhammer - Vomitbass & Tortured Screams
Lord Killingsworth X - Souleating Deathchords
Blastpheraeon - Violent Kicks & Punji Sticks

Nick Arkin #Freeshare #Birmingham #Music

By Lee Waites
          Nick Arkin

          Part of Me
          A Song Called...

Breathy and personal, Nick melds a mix of vocalizations, blending a pleasing, discordant and heartfelt passion into his work. A hint of subdued Bowie-esque with a tinge of Tom Waits, Arkin inspires a thoughtful, simmering mood, his melancholia made for mourning, nursing a breakup and a tall whisky, neat.  

I would classify it Melancholy Folk.  


       A musician who is a little bit from everywhere, but who has slowly drifted to find his home in the deep south. His passion of music does not allow him to rest much, and he has a hope that after many years of struggle, others will find a belief in what he is doing and a love for what he writes and plays.
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Secret Stages Update

Secret Stages August 2-3
In Downtown Birmingham's Historic Loft District

  • Early Bird VIP Passes ($45) available until Friday morning (or until sold out).
  • General Admission Weekend Passes go on sale Friday, June 28 at 10:00am for $20 
  • Secret Stages is sponsoring an instrument and book drive for The Scrollworks Youth Music School (Materials can be dropped off at What's on 2nd on the corner of 2nd Ave N and 24th Street)
  • 5 New Bands Announced

Nuckols Carnaggio & Eaton (Birmingham, AL)
Tedo Stone (Atlanta, GA)
W. Stewart (Nashville, TN)
Younger Siblings (Birmingham, AL)
Ante Meridian (Atlanta, GA)
They are joining:

Adron (Atlanta, GA)
Amasa Hines (Little Rock, AR)
Banditos (Birmingham, AL)
Belle Adair (Muscle Shoals, AL)
The Birmingham Seven (Birmingham, AL)
Bit Brigade (Athens, GA)
Colossal Gospel (Leeds, AL)
Dead Gaze (Oxford, MS)

The Dirty Lungs  (Birmingham, AL)
Fly Golden Eagle (Nashville, TN)
Foreign Fields (Nashville, TN)
The Great Book of John (Birmingham, AL)
The Grenadines (Birmingham, AL)
Gringo Star (Atlanta, GA)
GT (Birmingham, AL)
Healing Power (Cincinnati, OH)
Holy Youth (Montevallo, AL)
L.F. Knighton (Mobile, AL)
Lazer/Wulf (Athens, GA)
The Log Ladies (New Orleans, LA)
Looksy (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Midnight Risers (Birmingham, AL / Atlanta, GA)
New Madrid (Athens, GA)

No. (Montgomery, AL)
Ponychase (Nashville, TN)
Silver Tongues (Louisville, KY)

Through the Sparks (Birmingham, AL)
Ultras S/C (Nashville, TN)
The Weekend Kids (Jackson, MS)

Wussy (Cincinnati, OH)

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

BFP Sunday Music Share - Kinzie

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Ashley Windsor and P. Ori are weird, talented musicians. Both have a love for music. Both have a hard working desire. Both have created some of the most excitingly fresh tunes this century. Their style ranges from loud guitar based musical such as Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes and Maps and Atlases to weirder but accessible acts such as Deerhoof, Melt Banana, Buke and Gase, and Tame Impala.

KinZie:Ashley Windsor and Phillip Ori. They met in 2010 at a She and Him concert and started their musical friendship. They formed the band in December 2011.
KinZie is P. Ori and Ash. They are psychdelic punk kids who love R&B, Noise, Indie Rock, and anything that makes their mind tick. Following the teachings of The Flaming Lips, Dinosaur Jr., and Arctic Monkeys, they are youthful guitar based band who grew up in the wrong decade. They love technology. They love the oldies. The want to make people dance. They want people to be challenged. Loud. Experimental. Fun. KinZie.

BFP Sunday Music Share -Rolling Jazz Revue at StartleFest

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Alabama Music goes to the first annual StartleFest at Lowe Mill in Huntsville, Alabama. StartleFest happened in the Flying Monkey Theatre and was presented by Startlingly Fresh

BFP: Sunday Music Share- JazzMine ‏@Jazzkindofmind

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neo-soul cosmic experimental hip-hop funk soul BirminghamLOVES BULLET EP by JazzMine

Saturday, June 22, 2013

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THE VEGABONDS @TheVegabonds- ♫ Just Announced: Auburn, AL - Jun 22 at Bourbon Street...

Voodoo Jones @VoodooJonesRock - Voodoo Jones has a show on 06/22/2013 at 08:00 PM @ Courtyard 280 in Birmingham,...

 Stomp Roger - Ikaros Project - Secondhand Jones @ The Crimson Tiger! Today at 9:00pm Crimson Tiger Sports Grill..Anniston.

The return of Seymour Blue @ The Green Bar, with Looksy Today at 10:00pm Green Bar in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Summer Solstice Bazaar! Today at 8:00pm Black Market Bar & Grill- 5 Points South in Birmingham, Alabama

Cullman: The Blake Scott Band @ Rock The South 2013 Today at 1:00pm Heritage Park

WEUP's 20th June Black Arts Festival Today at 6:30pm Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama


Phil Dudley Duo live at Champy's Today at 7:00pm Champy's in Alabaster, Alabama

The Creek Band Rocks The Diamond Club! Today at 9:30pm Diamond Club in Bessemer Al.

Mud Bath Rocks Danny's! Today at 9:30pm Danny's Backstreet Lounge in Bessemer, Alabama

OutShine returns to Innisfree - Lakeview!!! Today at 10:00pm Innisfree Pub in Birmingham, Alabama

THE RAYGUN ADMINISTRATION @ THE BACK NINE Today at 10:00pm The Back Nine Clubhouse & Grille in Birmingham, Alabama

CrestFest 2013 Today at 12:00pm Crestwood Coffee Company in Birmingham, Alabama

THE TURN at Rogue Tavern Today at 9:00pm Rogue Tavern in Birmingham, Alabama

Jesse Payne @jessepayne- We're playing Artwalk fundraiser at Good People Brewery Saturday..lot of great artists...

Zydeco @Zydecobham - Anberlin w/ Stars In Stereo will be live at Zydeco this Saturday! Tix are going fast for...

Lefty Collins @LeftyCollins - The Lefty Collins Band has a show on 06/22/2013 at 03:00 PM @ Back Forty...  Gadsden,...

True Blue @CHTrueBlues - Christian Herring & True Blues has a show on 06/22/2013 at 04:00 PM @ Back Forty Beer...

Beyond Me @ The Highnote ... Jun 22, 2013 - Birmingham, AL

Mandi Rae at Avondale Brewing Company Today at 8:00pm Birmingham, AL, US

CrestFest 2013 Today at 12:00pm Crestwood Coffee Company in Birmingham, Alabama

Community Drum Jam! Today at 4:00pm Crestwood Coffee Company

Britt Hendrix Experience @ Stillwater! Today at 10:30pm Stillwater Pub in Birmingham, Alabama

Gips Backyard Party - Just Us Three Today at 8:00pm Gips place in Bessemer, Alabama

Mile Marker 7 @ Superior Bar and Grill Today at 7:00pm Superior Bar & Grill Birmingham, Al in Birmingham, Alabama

Organic Androids, Evil Eye, and The Thrill Killers. Live @ The Nick Today at 10:00pm The Nick Rocks in...

The "Mule" At The Metro Today at 9:30pm The Metro Bar in Birmingham, Alabama

 Ruth Ann Conley- I will be with J CURLY SPEEGLE and THE DEAL "late night" TONIGHT!! @ MARTY'S!!

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