Summer season leisure is heating up.
Freedom Fest digital celebration in Birmingham
Stellar-award winner Pastor Michael McClure Jr. will headline Birmingham’s annual celebration of music and empowerment Saturday, July 24. Performances embrace Translee, Victoria Jones, Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins, Kristen Glover, Halo Wheeler, Sam Ervin and Spex Da Nice. The competition will even function the Celebration Rockers with Fly Dave as host. Panel dialogue subjects embrace Social Justice in America, IREP: Media Illustration and Protection, Present: Black Girls Phase, and Healthcare, Accessibility and Disparities. For the entire checklist of panelists, comply with this link. Observe the competition’s social media pages on Facebook and Instagram. For a hyperlink to the livestream, viewers should fill out an RSVP form. For extra data, go to the festival website.
‘Magnificence and the Beast’ musical in Cellular
Have fun the sixtieth season of Playhouse within the Park in Cellular with the musical manufacturing “Magnificence and the Beast.” That is the theater’s first large manufacturing after being closed for greater than a yr because of the pandemic. The musical will run on weekends by way of Sunday, Aug. 8. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets can be found here.
W.C. Useful Music Competition in Florence
Pay tribute to “Father of the Blues” W.C. Useful July 23-Aug.1. Useful, a Florence native, was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Corridor of Fame in 1985 and the Alabama Music Corridor of Fame in 1993. The musician and songwriter wrote “Memphis Blues” in 1912. The Florence-Lauderdale Conference and Guests Bureau will host James LeBlanc, Angela Hacker and Bay Simpson on Monday, July 26; Peanut Montgomery, Mark Narmore and Bobby Tomberlin on Wednesday, July 28; Billy Lawson and Ed Hill on Friday, July 30; and Lenny LeBlanc, Michael Curtis and Travis Wammack on Saturday, July 31. Seating is restricted. To be taught extra, comply with this link. The venue is at 200 Jim Spain Drive.
3 Doorways Down live performance at Oak Mountain
The Higher Life twentieth anniversary tour of three Doorways Down will embrace particular visitor Seether at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Saturday, July 24, at 8 p.m. “The Higher Life” is 3 Doorways Down’s best-selling album. Tickets begin at $63.
‘Hidden Areas: Individuals and Locations of northwest Alabama’ exhibit in Decatur
The Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur will function “Hidden Areas” by way of Tuesday, Aug. 31. “Hidden Areas” is a photo-historical documentation undertaking that explores the individuals and locations of lesser-known areas and histories in north Alabama communities. The exhibit identifies, shows and interprets cultural landscapes, constructed environments and pure options that spotlight the inherent variety of the larger Shoals area. On this exhibit, the main focus shall be on Previous City in Decatur, the place the neighborhood was explored in an in-depth method. Collaborators labored with residents and former residents to establish tales, locations and folks to assist higher perceive the historical past and identification of the neighborhood. Different areas in Morgan and Limestone counties shall be featured. A gallery discuss that includes visitor speaker Peggy Cities shall be held on the Alabama Heart for the Arts on Thursday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit is a collaboration between the Muscle Shoals Nationwide Heritage Space, the College of North Alabama Public Historical past Heart and Abraham Rowe Images Reception. Admission is free. The visible arts gallery is at 133 Second Ave. NE.
Foreigner tickets on sale for BJCC
Tickets are on sale for the Greatest Hits of Foreigner Tour. Foreigner will carry out Wednesday, Nov. 17, on the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. For extra data, click on on redmountainentertainment.com. Purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com.