2022 is shaping up to be an amazing year for live music in Huntsville. From the brand-new Orion Amphitheater to classic venues like the Von Braun Center’s Propst Arena and Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, there’s not a weekend without a concert worth checking out.
Read on for our roundup of 19 shows you don’t want to miss.
The Orion Amphitheater
1. 2022 Huntsville Classic ft. Jake Owen
Support the Huntsville Hospital Foundation and see the first show at the Orion Amphitheater. Jake Owen headlines the 33rd annual event.
- Saturday, May 7
2. The First Waltz
See a slew of home-grown favorites at the 3-day First Waltz celebration. Talent includes:
- Brittany Howard
- Drive-By Truckers
- Emmylou Harris
- Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
- John Paul White
- Mavis Staples
- St. Paul and the Broken Bones
What a show. Here’s when you can see it:
- Friday, May 13-Sunday, May 15
3. Camp to Amp Festival
Miss out on First Waltz tickets? No worries—the whole MidCity District will be celebrating the Orion that weekend. Head to The Camp for the Camp to Amp Festival, featuring local bands like
- B Smoove
- Black Market Haggis
- Carver Commodore
- Opera Huntsville
- Pond Diver
- Rocket City Chorus
If you’re into rock, you don’t want to miss Carver Commodore’s set—take it from me.
- Saturday, May 14
4. Dave Matthews Band
DMB in HSV, anyone?
- Wednesday, May 18
5. Lynyrd Skynyrd
There’s nothing like Southern rock in Sweet Home Alabama.
- Friday, May 20
6. Kenny Chesney
Nobody does summer music like Kenny Chesney.
- Thursday, May 26
7. Widespread Panic
Widespread Panic will be performing for not one, not two, but three consecutive nights this Memorial Day Weekend.
- Friday, May 27-Sunday, May 29
Von Braun Center
8. Shakey Graves
Head over to Mars Music Hall this Friday to see Shakey Graves’ rescheduled show.
- Friday, April 1
9. Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big
Disney on Ice is a performance that’s fun for the whole family. Catch the show in Propst Arena this spring.
- 7 shows from Thursday, April 7-Sunday, April 10
10. Twickenham Fest 2022
Twickenham Fest is a free event that allows Alabamians to experience the arts in a new way. Performances will take place at the VBC Playhouse.
- Friday, April 8-Saturday, April 9
11. Chris Cagle
Country musician Chris Cagle comes to Mars Music Hall in April.
- Saturday, April 9
12. BTL Presents “Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles”
Celebrate the anniversary of Abbey Road with a Beatles tribute show at the Mark C. Smith Concert Hall.
- Two shows on Tuesday, April 12
13. Three Days Grace
Fans of rock from the aughts and beyond, don’t miss Three Days Grace at Mars next month.
- Tuesday, April 19
14. HSO Presents Mahler Resurrection
The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra is a local treasure. See the last performance of their 2021-2022 season at the Mark C. Smith Concert Hall this April.
- Saturday, April 23
15. Jon Langston
Country music fans, we’ve got another one for you: Jon Langston is bringing his “All Good Out Here” tour to Mars Music Hall.
- Thursday, April 28
16. Indigo Girls
Folk rock duo Indigo Girls is celebrating their newest studio album, Look Long, with a tour. Don’t miss their show at Mars.
- Friday, April 29
17. Black Jacket Symphony: The Police’s Synchronicity
I saw Black Jacket Symphony performing Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy in Huntsville several years ago and it was phenomenal. Police fans, you need tickets to this show.
- Two shows on Saturday, May 7
18. Brooks & Dunn
If you lose your one and only, there’s always room here for the lonely…that is, if “here” is Propst Arena this May.
- Friday, May 13
19. The Temptations & The Four Tops
The Temptations and the Four Tops had to reschedule their February show due to illness. If you missed out on buying tickets the first time around, you’ve got another chance.
- Sunday, May 22
Other venues to check out
Sidetracks Music Hall
Gold Sprint Coffee
The Electric Belle
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