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Talking with Andrew Bird

Musician Andrew Bird has built a solid career just like that—step by step, or as Lamott would say, bird by bird—over the past two decades.

Something Beautiful: Talking with NEEDTOBREATHE

H A R D L O V E retains much of the gusto from previous albums but is a bit more polished. The band plays at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Sept. 22.

Siren Song: Talking with the Hard Working Americans

The Hard Working Americans’ sound is rock and roll through and through—you should catch them when they come to Iron City Aug. 19.

Sloss Fest Spotlight: Talking with The Joy Formidable

The Joy Formidable is playing Sloss Fest on July 16–17.

Hey, Mama, Rock Me

Talking with the Old Crow Medicine Show, playing at Iron City on June 24.

By Lindsey Lowe Osborne

Filling the Void

Talking with the Old 97’s, who will be playing Saturn on May 6.

The Fight to Rise

Talking with Run River North who will be playing at the The Syndicate Lounge on April 17.

The Utah Jazz

Talking with Penny and Sparrow, who is playing at WorkPlay on March 23.

Playing For Keeps

Talking with southern rock band the Drive-By Truckers before they perform at the iconic Lyric Theatre this April.

Swim, Johnny!

Blues musical duo Johnnyswim talks with B-Metro before stopping by Iron City on January 23.

One of Our Own

Matthew Mayfield is coming back home to play Saturn Dec. 10. “Birmingham is my safe haven. It’s a beautiful, growing town that has always been good to me and the fans here are so loyal,” he says.