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4/29/2015 – 5/5/2015 



Join Birmingham this week as we welcome two Grammy award-winning musicians: Keb’ Mo’ and Steve Winwood, get the chance to win an all-inclusive vacation to Cancun, rev engines at the Alabama Auto Show, and gawk at one-of-a kind designs at Birmingham Fashion Week.

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Fly Me To Cancun!
Enter Now through May 7

Imagine packing your bags and taking a direct flight from Birmingham to Cancun, Mexico, for a 7-night stay for two at the Valentin Imperial Maya Resort & Spa courtesy of B-Metro, Vacation Express, and the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. To enter, email bmetrovacation@gmail.com the following:

  • Why should we send you on a vacation to Cancun (100 words or less)
  • A photo of yourself (can be with your loved one, your family, etc.)

Click here for full contest rules and regulations. Good Luck!



Oak Mountain Spring Fair
Now through May 3
Oak Mountain Amphitheater

Get your adrenaline rushing at the Spring Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Win goldfish with skill games, let your stomach drop on the world’s tallest traveling Ferris Wheel, refuel with carnival eats, and watch a man wrestle an alligator.


Click here for more information!

Auto Show Charity Preview
April 29

It’s all about 
 at the Alabama Auto Show. This year’s preview gala benefits Racing for Children’s, which supports the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama. Come for food from Hot & Hot, brews from Avondale, and Led Zeppelin tunes from The Black Jacket Symphony.

Can’t come? No worries! B-Metro will be live-posting (and jamming) the night away.

Cirque Alys
April 29 through May 1
Alys Stephens Center

Celebrate spring with Cirque Alys 2, a theatrical show featuring Australia’s Sway Pole Act, which fuses theatre, dance and circus together at an elevated medium. Artists sway from 16-foot-tall poles creating a largescale visual art installation.

Alabama Auto Show
April 30 through May 3

The Alabama Auto Dealers Auto Show will
 feature 2015’s hottest cars: domestic cars, import cars, light trucks, SUVs, and hybrid vehicles. Come to look at more than 400 vehicles from manufacturers all over the world, and talk to manufacturer’s reps and product specialists. The Birmingham Automobile Dealers Association will be on hand to assist in product education, feature comparisons and safety standards.

Be sure to tune into B-Metro on May 1 as we live-post from Ford’s command station!



Dining Out For Life
April 30
Several Locations

Dine at one of 30 of the 
participating restaurants, such as The J. Clyde, Bottega, Galley & Garden, and Melt on April 30 and a minimum of 25% of your bill will be donated to AIDS Alabama.

Ballet, Bourbon, & Bowties
May 2
Alabama Ballet Center

Come together for Ballet, Bourbon, & Bowties at 3 p.m. on Saturday for a Kentucky Derby-themed event with fabulous hats, mint juleps, door prizes, pony rides, and big screen viewings of the races.

Get tickets to the race here!

Food Truck Round-Up
May 2
Brookwood Villiage

Gather for a taste of Birmingham’s fastest food at the Food Truck Round-Up this Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Brookwood Village. Check out local art as you eat fresh food from trucks like 
Cantina on Wheels, Dreamcakes, Ezelle’s Catfish Cabin, Greg’s Hotdogs, Melt, Neal’s on Wheels, and Off the Hook.

Steve Winwood
May 2
Alys Stephens Center

Don’t miss out on rock ‘n’ roll innovator and Grammy award-winner Steve Winwood, who co-founded the band Traffic, partnered with Eric Clapton, and wrote the song “Back in the High Life.” He’s playing at the Alys Stephens Center this Saturday.


Get tickets to the show here.

Cinco de Mile
May 3
Cantina Tortilla Grill

Get wrecked and run to benefit The Art of Jefferson County at Cinco de Mile, a 1-mile fun-run, where you’ll “run” back and forth between Cantina Tortilla Grill and Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint (and drink beer in between). Party to follow.

Arty Party
May 3
B&A Warehouse

Don’t miss out on Arty Party, an event where local, regional, and national artists donate over 200 pieces to the art auction benefiting Birmingham AIDS Outreach. The bidding starts at 3 p.m.!

Keb’ Mo’
May 3
Iron City

He’s won three Grammy’s for Best Contemporary Blues Album, played at the White House, and sold over 2 million records. Now he’s playing in Birmingham. Don’t miss legendary Keb’ Mo’ at Iron City this Sunday.


Get tickets to this once-in-a-lifetime show here.



Birmingham Fashion Week
May 7 through May 9
Pepper Place

 here–the week that Birmingham’s biggest designers and fashionistas have been waiting for: ESPN correspondent Niki Noto and national TV host and producer Tara Gray will lead local designers’ work (like Gunnar Deatherage, Laura Kathleen, and Heidi Elnora) down the Birmingham Fashion Week runway with the help of local models.

Michelson Laser Vision
May 13 and May 20

UAB Highlands

Join Michelson Laser Vision for an open house celebrating their new location at UAB Highlands. Can’t make it? Don’t worry! 
 B-Metro blog team will be live-posting the event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with the help of  two local bloggers.

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