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Special Events from Alabama Public Television

Brit Floyd

Brit Floyd

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at 8:00 PM

BJCC in Birmingham

A spectacular new live production featuring music from all fourteen Pink Floyd studio albums plus a dazzling new light and laser show. APT is now out of tickets for this event. Please contact the BJCC Box Office.

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Journey, Steve Miller Band & Tower of Power

Journey, Steve Miller Band & Tower of Power

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Oak Mountain Amphitheatre - Birmingham

JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music. They have continued to tour and record into the 21st century, and have never stopped creating vital music. Since the group's formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums. The band's Greatest Hits album is certified 15 times Platinum, bringing Journey into the elite club of Diamond-certified album holders.APT is now out of tickets for this event, please contact Oak Mountain Amphitheatre.

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Ethan Bortnick

Ethan Bortnick

Friday, June 13, 2014 at 8 PM

BJCC Concert Hall in Birmingham

Thirteen year old Ethan Bortnick has moved audiences nationally and internationally as a pianist, composer, singer, entertainer, and a driven humanitarian, dedicated to combining his musical pursuits with his charity work. At three years of age, the Hollywood, Florida native begged his parents for piano lessons and discovered an uncanny ability to hear a song once and play it back note for note – the musical equivalent of a photographic memory.

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Antiques Roadshow in Birmingham

Antiques Roadshow in Birmingham

Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 9 AM

BJCC Exhibition Hall

Public television's most-watched primetime series is coming to Birmingham, AL to tape three new episodes on Saturday, June 21st. You must have a ticket to attend the event. Free tickets are available by random drawing at Antiques Roadshow's website. A limited number of tickets are also available to APT Members by clicking on tickets below.

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Tommy Emmanuel in Concert

Tommy Emmanuel in Concert

Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 8 PM

BJCC Theatre in Birmingham, AL

Two-time GRAMMY nominee Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia’s most respected musicians. With a professional career spanning five decades, Tommy has garnered hundreds of thousands of loyal fans worldwide. APT is now sold out of tickets for this event. Please contact the BJCC Box Office.

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Joe Bonamassa Concert

Joe Bonamassa Concert

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8PM

Montgomery Performing Arts Center, Montgomery, AL

As Joe Bonamassa approaches his 26th year as a professional musician, he continues to blaze a remarkably versatile artistic trail, and amass an authentic, innovative and soulful body of work. Bonamassa’s career began onstage opening for B.B. King in 1989, when he was only 12 years old. Today, he is hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, and is an ever-evolving singer-songwriter who has released 15 solo albums in the last 13 years, all on his own label, J&R Adventures.

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Events Around Alabama

January - December 2014

State Parks Events

This year is the 75th anniversary of the Alabama State Park system, and Alabama's twenty-two state parks are celebrating by hosting a variety of hikes, nature walks, camping specials and other special events. Click the link or visit for a listing of activities happening near you.

April 17 - May 17

To Kill a Mockingbird

The 24th annual production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" at the old Courthouse Museum in Monroeville opens April 17 and runs through May 17. The two-act play, based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, will be performed by the Mockingbird Players on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. The Courthouse Museum is the courtroom where Harper Lee's father practiced law. Tickets are available by calling 251-575-7433.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Alabama Book Festival

Some 55 authors will converge in Montgomery’s Old Alabama Town April 19 for the 9th Annual Alabama Book Festival. During the free, daylong, family-friendly festival authors will read excerpts, answer questions, and be available to sign books. Local independent bookseller Capitol Book & News provides books for the festival at an onsite store in the Grange Hall.Festival grounds open at 9 a.m. with the fiction writing workshop and Montgomery writer / publisher Randall Williams's discussion with high school and college readers of “Weren’t No Good Times: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Alabama” from 9-10 a.m. All other festival author venues open at 10 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. For further information or to volunteer to help at the festival visit

Tuesday, April 22 at 10:00am

Earth Day Hike at Little River Canyon

Park Ranger Larry Beane will lead the Earth Day Hike at 10 AM on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Meet at the Little River Canyon Center for the 1.5 mile hike that is scheduled to last about two hours. The hike will circle the Path to Learning at the Little River Canyon Center and the trail to Little River Falls. Bring water and a camera. Wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather. Call the National Park Service office at (256) 845-9605 or email Ranger Beane at for more information or to RSVP. The program is free, RSVP is recommended. You can follow our updates and find park pictures on Facebook at “lirinps.”

April 24-26, 2014

Lee County Gathering Old Time Music Festival

Registration is now open for the 6th annual Lee County Gathering Old Time Music Festival. The festival, sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts, will be April 24-26 at Pioneer Park in Loachapoka and includes three action-packed days of musical instruction, performances and jam sessions for musicians of all ages and skill levels. Classes offered include Sacred Harp Singing, Bowed Psaltry, Hammered Dulcimer, Penny Whistle, Ukulele, Mandolin, Mountain Dulcimer, Old Time A Cappella Spirituals, Autoharp, Native American Flute, Story Telling and more. For more information about Lee County Gathering Old Time Music Festival please call Bob Taunton, (334) 283-3045 or email

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