Rise to the moment of truth Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: MUSIC

Hank Williams Photo from the Country Music Hall of Fame website
This day in Alabama history: Country music legend Hank Williams born in Butler County

On September 17, 1923, country music star Hiram “Hank” Williams was born in Butler County. 

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10 concerts coming to Alabama this fall

Summer is winding down, but don't think that means concert season is over. Here are 10 huge concerts coming to Alabama from September to October:

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ALABAMA MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: Walt Aldridge

Singer-songwriter and Muscle Shoals music producer Walt Aldridge is the mind behind many popular hits, including Conway Twitty’s “She’s Got a Single Thing in Mind” (1989) and “ Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde” (2000) by Travis Tritt.

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The Birmingham Folk Festival coming to Avondale Amphitheater Saturday

The Birmingham Folk Festival will be held this Saturday at Avondale Amphitheater and will feature all-day music free for all to hear.

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PHOTOS: Rock the South photo gallery

Rock the South is happening in Cullman. 1819 News will be collecting pictures from the event. 

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Alabama, Morgan Wallen, Koe Wetzel coming to Rock the South in Cullman this weekend

The annual Rock the South music festival will take place in Cullman this weekend.

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ALABAMA MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: Barry Waldrep

Instrumentalist, songwriter and owner of Banjo.com Barry Waldrep has always been real about the music he likes to play.

Franklin County Watermelon Fest from North Alabama org
Thompson Square, Velcro Pygmies and more set to play at Franklin County Watermelon Festival

The Franklin County Watermelon Festival announced its 2022 lineup.

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44th annual Helen Keller Festival to be held in Tuscumbia this week

This year’s Helen Keller Festival will begin on Thursday evening in downtown Tuscumbia.

Stage at Hank Williams Festival from Gerald Hodges
Annual Hank Williams festival to be held in Georgiana June 3-4

The annual Hank Williams festival will be held June 3-4 at the Hank Williams Music Park in Georgiana.  

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Talk 99.5 Jawbone Jam coming to Iron City Birmingham May 26

Talk 99.5’s sixth Jawbone Jam will be held on Thursday, May 26, at Iron City Birmingham.

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ALABAMA MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: The Burnells

Lead singer Mark Kelly of the Burnells spoke to 1819 News about his band's history, influences and the new album they just recorded in Muscle Shoals, "Turn to Now."

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Flatline Movement uses hip-hop laced with gospel lyrics to reach teenagers

From The Alabama Baptist When Dewayne Rembert was growing up, he didn’t have a father around. But he did have something else — music....

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Huntsville expresses love and appreciation for Lee Greenwood

By Brandon Moseley Huntsville came out in force on Tuesday, Oct. 12, to listen to music and pay tribute to the career of singer/songwriter...