Summer may be coming to an end, but there are still plenty of upbeat events to look forward to. This week, several venues of all different sizes will be home to some exciting live music events. Read on and get ready to plan your week around these awesome concerts:
- The Wanda Band Album Release Show: Aug. 10, The Electric Belle, 7PM — Join the southern pop rock band as they celebrate the release of their sophomore album “Only Feeling”! Tickets are $15 at the door.
- Milltowne Plays Dead: Aug. 11, The Electric Belle, 7PM — Milltowne will be playing the music of The Grateful Dead with their own modern twist on the timeless songs. Admission is free.
- The Beasley Brothers: Aug. 11, Stovehouse Main Stage, 7PM — This crowd-favorite duo from Nashville is taking the Stovehouse stage again to play their original country and rock music. Admission is free.
- Cheyloe and Her Sleepless Knights: Aug. 12, Stovehouse Main Stage, 7PM — Coming from Birmingham, this band covers multiple genres with their magnetically haunting sound. Admission is free.
Von Braun Center
- Motionless in White & In This Moment “The Dark Horizon Tour”: Aug. 11, Propst Arena, 6:30PM — The two popular metal bands are co-headlining for their “The Dark Horizon Tour” this Friday, performing with special guests Fit For A King and From Ashes To New. Tickets available from $35.50.
- Jim Parker’s Songwriter Series: Aug. 11, VBC Playhouse, 6:30PM — Jim Parker’s beloved show, which has been hosted at the VBC Playhouse since 2005, returns this Friday. This show features guests Deanna Bryant, Gary Nichols and Billy Droze. This is an event that has Tickets available from $25.
- The Beastie Goys: Aug. 12, Mars Music Hall, 7PM — This energetic band from the Rocket City takes the stage for a night of awesome live music. Tickets available from $10.
The Orion Amphitheater
- Queerspace Summer Bash: Aug. 11, The Orion Amphitheater, 7PM — Dance with North Alabama’s LGBTQ+ community as DJ Lisha gets the party started for a summer celebration. Admission is free.
- Sluice Fest 2023: Aug. 12-13, The Orion Amphitheater, 4PM — This three-day festival celebrates five years of Sluice Fest, a DIY music festival based on the Sluice fanzine. After the first night of the festival on Friday at Gold Sprint, find even more fun at The Orion for the rest of the weekend. Tickets available from $30.
Which of these live music events are you looking forward to the most? If you plan on going to one (or more), be sure to post your footage and tag us @hvilleblast!
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