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Magic City Mix: erthling.

David Redwine, aka- erthling., has worn many hats over the years as a part of the burgeoning Birmingham and Tuscaloosa hip-hop scenes.

Magic City Mix: Taylor Hunnicutt

Combining great stage presence with a commanding and raspy vocal delivery, Taylor Hunnicutt has slowly been making a name for herself around town with her signature bluesy style and country rock vibe

Magic City Mix: Will Stewart

There may be no bigger breakout star this year on the Birmingham music scene than Will Stewart.

Magic City Mix: Raquel Lily

Trained as a neurobiologist, the Philippine-born chanteuse initially came to the Magic City in 2013 to join the medical community as a neurophysiology tech. Until, that is, she heard the siren’s call of her other lifelong passion as a singer and musician.

Magic City Mix 2018

Our annual look at who is making music happen in bham

A Perfect Blueprint

Dean Robb and James Huckaby drew up a  great plan with their new Blueprint on 3rd. Written by Joe O’Donnell // Photography by Beau Gustafson It turns out this blueprint is more than a reproduction of a technical drawing, an architectural plan, or an engineering design. This blueprint is a reunion, and a bit of rebirth… Read More

Arts and Culture Preview

The Capitol Steps at the Lyric Theatre benefiting PARCA Thursday, September 27, 2018 At the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, working to inform and improve government in Alabama is serious work—and we’ve been doing it for 30 years. But sometimes you just need to laugh. Cue The Capitol Steps! The Capitol Steps have elevated political… Read More

Fabulous Figs

Figs may often be described as “common,” but their flavor is anything but.


Fiesta, Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage, turns 16 this year with a musical and cultural event in Linn Park on September 29, noon to 8 p.m.