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Art Bash + The Elvis Ball + more!

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“A Guy Walks Into A Bar,” B-Metro Magazine, March 2016
March 16 through March 22, 2016

This week, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with ShamROCK at the new Cahaba Brewery taproom, enjoy a walking tour through Birmingham’s Parkside district, see Fall Out Boy and Travis Tritt in concert, and much more!

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Writer and photographer Karim Shamsi-Basha spent an evening at Avo & Dram in Mountain Brook Village and documented his experience through stories and photos.  

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St. Patrick’s Celebration

Now- March 18
Five Points South

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all week long with live music, and Irish food and drink specials at Five Points-area restaurants and bars.


Blues Brothers Revue

Tonight, 8 p.m.
Iron City 

Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi, and Musical Director Paul Shaffer present The Official Blues Brothers Review. This live concert show combines the comedy and hits from the original movie and pays homage to Chicago’s rich history of blues, gospel, and soul music. 


2nd Annual ShamROCK

March 17, 5:30 p.m.
Cahaba Brewing Company

This St. Patrick’s Day, celebrate craft beer and local music at Cahaba Brewing Company’s new taproom. Enjoy live music, Old Town Pizza, Shindigs Catering, Irish Stout on tap, a photo booth, and more.


Marc Broussard

March 17, 7 p.m.
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

Transforming the spirits of classic R&B, rock, and soul into contemporary songs, Marc Broussard brings his Louisiana heart to Birmingham to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Known for his sultry voice and mesmerizing guitar instrumentations, Broussard charms with the authentic sounds heard through his music. 


Fall Out Boy

March 17, 7 p.m.

Catch Fall Out Boy on their “Wintour is Coming” tour with special guests AWOLNATION and PRVIS. Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in a suburb of Chicago in 2001. In 2015, they released American Beauty/American Pyscho.


An Evening with Travis Tritt

March 18, 7 p.m.
The Lyric Theatre

Enjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist Travis Tritt. Performing some of his biggest hits, including “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive,” and “Best of Intentions,” the Grand Ole Opry member will bring his award-winning songs to life.


Spring Walking Tour: Parkside

March 19, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Begins at Railroad Park and Regions Field

Vulcan Park and Museum’s Spring Walking Tour spotlights Parkside. The district has quickly grown into a vital neighborhood that has attracted an explosion of building projects, tourists, and visitors from all over Birmingham. This tour focuses on the power of good design to invigorate development.


Art Bash 2016: Fire & Ice

March 19, 7-10 p.m.
Sloss Furnaces

Magic City Art Connection’s Art Bash fundraiser will be molten hot and wrapped in cold steel this yea
 Step into Sloss Furnaces’ new visitor’s center for a visual feast of art, colossal videos, fiery metal arts performances, and icy installations. Munch, sip, bid, and mingle your way through the night, which includes a Guest GIF Video Booth.


An Evening with Joan Baez

March 19, 8 p.m.
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

Baez, a famous folk singer, is most known for her distinctive, sweeping soprano and her accomplished interpretive skills. This performance will be one to remember.


Rumpshaker 5K

March 19, 8 a.m.
Sloss Furnaces

Since 2009, the Rumpshaker 5K has raised almost a million dollars to promote awareness about colorectal cancer, grant funds to fight and treat it, and provide hope for survivors and those fighting the disease. This event is a fun, family friendly experience for all ages. 


The Elvis Ball

March 19, 7 p.m.
Old Car Heaven

Enjoy a fun-filled evening of casino gaming, a 70s disco featuring DJ Stevo, an Elvis impersonator, the Sugar Babies, silent & live auctions, and local food and beverages. Proceeds benefit the Creative Montessori School.


PAWS at the Gardens

March 19, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Aldridge Gardens

Bring your leashed pets and enjoy a walk through the Gardens. There will be food, dog-centered displays, vendors, and demonstrations from the Hoover Police K-9s. Proceeds benefit Shelby County Humane Society and Aldridge Gardens. 


Porsche Birmingham

March 24, 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
Porsche Birmingham

Come celebrate the launch of the all new Porsche 911 at Porsche Birmingham. Enjoy a live and silent auction benefitting Mitchell’s Place, elegant hors d’ oeuvres, complimentary spirts, live entertainment, and more. The B-Metro blog team will be on site sharing live updates on social media.


The Food Film Festivalâ„¢ South Walton

April 8-10
South Walton, Florida

Join us 
for The Food Film Festivalâ„¢ South Walton
, showcased in NYC, Chicago, and Charleston. Explore the charming communities of Alys Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, and Seaside along Highway 30A and experience this unique food film event where guests mingle with renowned Southern chefs and award-winning filmmakers. Best of all, you can taste what you see on the screen!


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