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An Evening with Larry, Steve and Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers

An Evening with Larry, Steve and Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers

Sun, Oct 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Alys Stephens Center in Birmingham, AL

Larry, Steve and Rudy, the Gatlin Brothers, are a Grammy Award-winning trio who have dazzled audiences for more than 60 years with a lifetime of noteworthy achievements in their storybook career, including a Grammy for Best Country Song (“Broken Lady”), three ACM awards for Single of the Year (“All The Gold In California”), Album of the Year (“Straight Ahead”) and Male Vocalist of the Year for Larry Gatlin, along with five nominations for CMA Vocal Group of the Year, Single, Album and Male Vocalist of the Year. (DOVE Awards – AMA’s – PEOPLE’S CHOICE info here) The Brothers have accumulated seven No. 1 singles, 32 Top 40 records, 22 studio albums and five BMI “Million-Air” awards.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin

Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin

Sun, Nov 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Alys Stephens Center in Birmingham, AL

Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin will embark on a series of tour dates throughout the fall of 2019. Carpenter and Colvin — longtime friends for over 30 years — will appear on stage together as an intimate acoustic duo, swapping songs and sharing stories. These special shows will feature the acclaimed songwriters performing material from their vast catalogs, as well as some of their favorite songs.

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Joe Bonamassa - Sold Out

Joe Bonamassa - Sold Out

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 8:00 PM

BJCC Concert Hall in Birmingham

Joe Bonamassa has been featured on the cover of virtually every guitar magazine multiple times. His name is notorious among guitarists not only for being a virtuoso, but also for his incredible collection of vintage guitars, gear and memorabilia (which he now calls the Bona-seum).

APT has pledged all its tickets to the Joe Bonamssa concert. Tickets are still available from the box office, though. We have changed the link to the box office for your convenience.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM

BJCC Legacy Arena in Birmingham

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Birmingham with its classic show "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve" -- and Alabama Public Television has a limited number of tickets for the best seats in the arena available as pledge gifts. Based on TSO’s multi-platinum DVD and long running PBS special, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” this year’s tour will include new awe-inspiring effects, as well as amazing staging with an all new design from the dedicated team handpicked by the group’s late creator, Paul O’Neill. The rock opera also features such enduring fan-favorites as "Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24," "O’ Come All Ye Faithful," "Good King Joy," "Christmas Canon," "Music Box Blues," "Promises To Keep," and "This Christmas Day." Lasers, pyrotechnics, innovative sets and the finest in performance artists, TSO is a holiday treat for the whole family! Tickets to this show always move fast, so make your pledge today.

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Jim Brickman Christmas Concert (Huntsville)

Jim Brickman Christmas Concert (Huntsville)

Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville

Be part of the holiday concert tradition of the season as Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman returns to Huntsville for A Christmas Celebration. Join Jim as he brings the sound and spirit of the season to the Von Braun Center. Bring your family, friends or that special someone and make Jim Brickman your new holiday tradition!

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Jesse Cook: Beyond Borders

Jesse Cook: Beyond Borders

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Lyric Theatre, Birmingham AL

Canadian guitarist Jesse Cook is one of contemporary flamenco's most beloved acts, combining unparalleled guitar work with elements of world music and jazz on his elegant compositions. He and his band are coming to perform live, for one night only at the the Lyric Theatre in Birmingham -- and APT has a limited number of tickets for some of the best seats in the house available as pledge gifts. Possessing a deep, first-hand knowledge of gypsy musical traditions, Cook has earned himself opening slots for luminaries including B.B. King and Ray Charles, but it's his recent solo shows that have really turned heads. Whether he's showing off his furious finger-picking skills on "Tempest" or slowing things down with "Europa," fans can expect an unforgettable night of music at his 2020 tour dates.

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The Chieftains: The Irish Goodbye Tour

The Chieftains: The Irish Goodbye Tour

Tues, Feb 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Alys Stephens Center in Birmingham, AL

After 57 years of making some of the most beautiful music in the world, The Chieftains remain as fresh and relevant as when they first began. The six-time Grammy Award winners have been highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and international scale. Come see them perform at what will be a memorable evening of music, song and dance on this final journey.

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Celtic Woman: Celebration - The 15th Anniversary Tour (Birmingham)

Celtic Woman: Celebration - The 15th Anniversary Tour (Birmingham)

Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM

BJCC Convert Hall in Birmingham

Celtic Woman is thrilled to be celebrating 15 phenomenal years of music-making this year. Feel the embrace of breath-taking music that transports you from your theatre seat straight to Ireland. Celebration brings together their very favourite songs from the journey so far – songs that have created an incredible bond with audiences all over the world. From the siren call of Orinoco Flow to the playful energy of Teir Abhaile Riu. Rejoice through the lilt of the fiddle and the beat of the drum. Experience the power of the uplifting anthems You Raise Me Up and the soaring harmonies of Danny Boy. The fully staged Celebration tour features four fantastic Celtic Woman soloists, Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon, Megan Walsh and Tara McNeill and their stunning band, two pipers, two drummers, traditional step-dancers and backing vocalists.

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Celtic Woman: Celebration - The 15th Anniversary Tour (Huntsville)

Celtic Woman: Celebration - The 15th Anniversary Tour (Huntsville)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville

Celtic Woman is thrilled to be celebrating 15 phenomenal years of music-making this year. Feel the embrace of breath-taking music that transports you from your theatre seat straight to Ireland. Celebration brings together their very favourite songs from the journey so far – songs that have created an incredible bond with audiences all over the world. From the siren call of Orinoco Flow to the playful energy of Teir Abhaile Riu. Rejoice through the lilt of the fiddle and the beat of the drum. Experience the power of the uplifting anthems You Raise Me Up and the soaring harmonies of Danny Boy. The fully staged Celebration tour features four fantastic Celtic Woman soloists, Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon, Megan Walsh and Tara McNeill and their stunning band, two pipers, two drummers, traditional step-dancers and backing vocalists.

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Bicentennial Events

Bicentennial Events

2018-2019 at Various Times

Check here to find the list of events for Alabama's Bicentennial Celebration. Learn about concerts, exhibitions, tours, celebrations and more.

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Events Around Alabama

Friday, Sept. 20 at 7:00pm

Cambridge Choirs at Church of St. Michael

The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, will present "A Treasury of Sacred and Secular Music from England and Beyond" at The Episcopal Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Anniston, on Friday, September 20 at 7pm. The choir, made up of twenty-three singers and two organ scholars under the direction of Gareth Wilson, is one of the U. K.’s leading collegiate choirs. This is a rare opportunity for our parish which promises to be nothing short of spectacular. A reception will follow. Admission to the event is $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact the church office: (256) 237-4011; office@stmichaelsanniston.org

Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:00pm

Annie Moses Band at Ritz Theater

The Annie Moses Band, the phenomenal family group that has been seen on Alabama Public Television and which appear regularly at the Grand Old Opry, bring their music to the Talladega's Historic Ritz Theater on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:00pm. The Annie Moses Band combines the best of beloved genres in a style that unifies audiences, young and old, classical connoisseurs and roots enthusiasts, jazz aficionados and bluegrass buffs. This is outstanding music returning to The Ritz due to unprecedented demand for an encore. Tickets are $22 at http://ritztalladega.com/events/.

October 4, 2019 at 7:30pm

Anderson and Roe Piano Duo

Huntsville Chamber Music Guild presents the Anderson and Roe Piano Duo on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 from 7:30 - 9:30pm in the Sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church. Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. For ticket information, visit the chamber's facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/hsvchambermusic/

Saturday, Oct. 12 from 12-4pm

Bones & Boos at AU Arboretum

Come explore the natural world at the second annual Bones & Boos at the Donald E. Davis Arboretum on October 12 from 12 – 4 p.m. This one-day outdoor exhibit of animal skeletons is hosted by the Davis Arboretum, the Auburn University Museum of Natural History and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Guests can enjoy an up-close and personal look at some of nature’s most interesting animals from a whole new perspective. Exhibits will feature rhinoceros legs, whale ribs, tigers and bears, just to name a few. The event will also feature a silent auction, live music, food trucks, raffle prizes, fun children’s programs throughout the day and more. Tickets are $10 per person for ages 12 and older, $5 for children ages 6-11, and children 6 and under get in free. For more information, contact Morgan Beadles at arbinfo@auburn.edu or call 334-844-5770.

November 9, 2019

Pacifica Quartet in Concert

The Huntsville Chamber Music Guild presents Pacifica Quartet in Concert, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at 5:00pm in the Sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville. Critics have described Pacifica Quartet's concerts as "brilliant," "astonishing," "gripping," and "breathtaking." These amazing musicians received a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance and have achieved international recognition as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. For tickets and more information visit https://www.facebook.com/hsvchambermusic/

November 14-17, 2019

Fairhope Film Festival 2019

The FAIRHOPE FILM FESTIVAL will be Nov. 14-17, 2019, featuring 5 venues in beautiful downtown Fairhope. Award-winning films- feature length and shorts, Q&A's with filmmakers, panels, outdoor Opening Night Film, and Red Carpet Street party. For information visit www.fairhopefilmfestival.org or call 251-990-7957.

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