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TODAY
BUSINESS IN BLACK, 5:30 – eight:30 p.m. at Cantina Laredo.
LIVE BAND KARAOKE OPEN MIC at Good Notice.
JIMBO MATHUS and KATE TAYLOR HOLLINGSWORTH at The Nick.
COMEDIAN BODACIOUS at the StarDome Comedy Membership.
TRAP COMEDY at StarDome Comedy Club.
LIVE BAND KARAOKE OPEN MIC at Good Word.
SAXOPHONIST JOSE CARR at Tutwiler Bar and Grill.
Jose Carr

LIVE JAZZ EVERY THURSDAY, 9 p.m. at Jazzi’s on 3rd.
MUSIC, COMEDY AND MORE at VIP Lounge in Ensley.
PLUM BAR on 17th Road, Downtown.
LIVE BAND KARAOKE OPEN MIC at Good Word.FRIDAY
ALTHEA RENEE & JEANETTE HARRIS at Good Word.
SEVEN-YEAR WITCH, THE TWOTAKES and BLACKBERRY BREEZE at The Nick Rocks.
VELCRO PYGMIES at Iron City.
COMEDIAN D. L. HUGHLEY on the StarDome Comedy Club.
SEBADOH and ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER at Saturn.
UGLY BABY LIVE, 9:30 – 11:30 p.m. at Birmingham Improv Theatre, 2208 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, 35233.
FACEBOOK FRIDAYS, each Friday, at the Legion in Fairfield, 5 p.m. Pleased Hour, 7 p.m. Line Dance, 9 p.m., DJ Vick Goes Reside and Women are free till 10 p.m.
MUSIC, COMEDY AND MORE at VIP Lounge in Ensley.
FUNNY FREE FRIDAYS (Comedy Show) at Good Individuals Brewery, 9-10:30 p.m.
FRIDAY NIGHT EXPERIENCE at Luxe Extremely Lounge.
JAZZ at FRIDAY UNWIND, 6 p.m.– midnight, at Jazzi’s on third.
PASSPORTS FRIDAYS, 10 p.m.– four a.m. at Legends Sports activities Lounge with Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Afro-Beats and Prime 40. FREE until midnight.
PLUM BAR on 17th Road, Downtown.
EVERY FIRST FRIDAY AT ZANZIBAR Bar and Grill, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY
PEPPER PLACE MARKET, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
MOUNTAIN BROOK VILLAGE’S 18th ANNUAL MARKET DAY, eight a.m. – 5 p.m. within the Village.
KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE, every Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on V94.9 FM with Curtis Bell. Request Line (205) 994-8949 (V949).
GOOD JAZZ with BO BERRY at Jazzi’s on 3rd.
MAN MAN and REBECCA BLACK at Saturn.
EVERY SATURDAY AFTER HOURS AT ZANZIBAR INTERNATIONAL BAR AND GRILL, 9 p.m., 2024 Inexperienced Springs Freeway with Caribbean, African, Latino music, Signature Dish Suya and Drink Specials.
CORAL, THE DIAMOND VEHICLE, BERLIN TAXI and TONY HERNANDEZ at The Nick Rocks.
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, every Saturday, at Luxe Ultra Lounge, 300 24th Road S with DJ CHOCOLATE.
EAT DRINK AND RIDE NIGHT FOOD TOUR WITH COMEDIENNE JOY, at 6 – 10 p.m., meet in Brookwood Mall, at Grille 29. For extra www.diningoutwithcomediennejoy.com.
PEARL LOUNGE in West End.
SNV – SATURDAY NIGHT VIBES, 10 p.m. at Platinum.
CLARENCE (I BE STROKING) CARTER AND SWEET CHARLOTTE, 8 p.m. at Roscoe’s Bar and Lounge in Lipscomb.
COMEDIAN D. L. HUGHLEY at the StarDome Comedy Club.
SOUL GUITARIST DENNIS “LIL MAN” MITCHELL at Good Observe.

SUNDAY
SLOW ART SUNDAY, 2 p.m. on the Birmingham Museum of Artwork.
SOULFUL SUNDAY with GOOD FELLAS at Good Observe.
BATTLE OF THE BLUES BAND at Iron City.
PONY BRADSHAW, KAYDEE MULVEHILL and SARAH LEE LANGFORD at the Nick Rocks.
COMEDIAN D. L. HUGHLEY at the StarDome Comedy Membership.

MONDAY
MO MONEY MONDAYS at the Eastside Lounge.
BIRMINGHAM BANDSTAND at The Nick Rocks.

TUESDAY
TASTY TUESDAY, 5 p.m. doorways open, (30+ earlier than 9 p.m.) (21+ after 9 p.m.) at Platinum of Birmingham, every Tuesday. Free Dinner buffet for Birmingham’s Greatest Joyful Hour.
FIESTA TUESDAY at 1st and 23rd, all night time.
PLUM BAR on 17th Road, Downtown.
JOSE’ CARR on the Boss Lounge, eight:30 – 11 p.m.
COMEDIAN WILL JACOBS at StarDome Comedy Membership.
MIKE KROL, THE BURNING PEPPERMINTS and COSMONAUT ON VACATION at Saturn.

WEDNESDAY
LIVE JAZZ, at The Marble Ring, every Wednesday, 430 41st Road South, Suite B.
WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY, each Wednesday at 30/40 Hookah Lounge.
WINE AND JAZZ at the Good Observe.
COMEDIAN WILL JACOBS at StarDome Comedy Membership.
TELETHON,  MONIKA, BATTITO and JOHN THURSDAY at The Nick.

Dominique Posey facetimes with a good friend after his American Idol audition aired. Posey held his official watch get together at 1st & 23rd on March 19, 2018. Reginald Allen, For the Birmimgham Times.

NEXT THURSDAY

THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE WITH VOCALIST DOMINIQUE POSEY at Good Observe.
THE BLAM BLAMS at The Nick.
COMEDIAN WILL JACOBS on the StarDome Comedy Club.
EX HEX and SPIDER BAGS at Saturn.

NEXT FRIDAY
VOCALIST JAZZ McKENZIE at Good Word.
MERCURY BLONDE, TOWARD SPACE, BOSS RUSH and BILLIARDS at The Nick Rocks.
FRANK FOSTER, KYLE DANIEL, and BAILEY INGLE at Iron City.
COMEDIAN JOHN WITHERSPOON at the StarDome Comedy Membership.
THE REGRETTES and LADY LEGS at Saturn.

FOR BUSINESS LOVERS
BLACK IN BUSINESS NETWORKING MIXER, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Cantina Laredo.

FOR MUSIC LOVERS, SPOKEN WORD AND DANCE
CLARENCE (I BE STROKING) CARTER AND SWEET CHARLOTTE, 8 p.m. at Roscoe’s Bar and Lounge in Lipscomb. For more, call (205) 223-4432.
PEARL LOUNGE, Saturday, eight p.m. – 2 a.m. at 3132 Boise Avenue S.W.  Everybody free before midnight, Summer time Time Fly apparel and soundtrack offered by DJ CHOCOLATE and DJ PAKK. Pearl’s Well-known Kitchen can be open. RSVP at www.urbanham.com.
SUNDAY JAZZ, 5 p.m. on the Good Observe.
SPOKEN WORD OPEN MIC NIGHT, every Third Sunday, 7 p.m. on the Carver Theatre.

FOR ART AND PERFORMING ART LOVERS
SLOW ART SUNDAY, 2-Three p.m. on the Birmingham Museum of Art.
ART ON THE ROCKS – Art on the Rocks on the Birmingham Museum of Artwork kicked off in June with visual and performing arts from reside music and DJ dance events to artist demos and interactive mural making. The final date is: August 9, 7-11 p.m.

FOR THE COMMUNITY
18th ANNUAL MARKET DAY, Saturday, eight a.m. – 5 p.m. in Mountain Brook Village.
MAGIC CITY CLASSIC PARADE REGISTRATION DEADLINE is August 30th.
ENSLEY ALIVE LAUNCHES “BRANDING ENSLEY” – Ensley stakeholders have launched an initiative to honor Ensley jazz greats whereas engaging patrons to go to downtown Ensley retailers. Branding Ensley is an initiative developed by Bettina Byrd-Giles, CEO of The Bethesda Life Middle, Inc. and Ensley Alive co-founder as her culminating initiative for the Culture of Well being Leaders program. The Culture of Health Leaders is considered one of four packages sponsored by the Management for Higher Health Initiative of The Robert Wooden Johnson Foundation. Byrd-Giles was certainly one of 40 selected for the inaugural class of The Culture of Health Leaders in 2016. For Byrd-Giles, Ensley was a pure selection. She has been working in Ensley since 2010 when she was asked to direct The Bethesda Life Middle, Inc. The Bethesda offers healthcare regardless of one’s potential to pay. Byrd-Giles discovered the narrative round Ensley by means of the news, crime studies, and Census knowledge to type a destructive and incomplete story. She knew the group has several belongings that must be highlighted and built upon. Nevertheless, the notion internally and externally held Ensley back from its potential. Ensley Alive set out to change the perception and concentrate on Ensley’s belongings. It uses the cultural arts, social media and articles to accomplish their objectives. Byrd-Giles captures their mission in the article, “The Revolution will be Painted, Planted and Photographed.” Branding Ensley builds upon work of Ensley Alive and is a chance to operationalize Ensley Alive’s social capital to convey foot visitors to downtown Ensley by highlighting its jazz heritage. Three groups have been commissioned to design t-shirts honoring jazz greats from Ensley and the encompassing communities. The groups include a design mentor and a gaggle of students who are focused on studying graphic design, production, advertising, and entrepreneurship. The t-shirts can be obtainable in retail shops situated in downtown Ensley. Their preliminary collaboration was a photograph voice undertaking referred to as, “100 Lenses Ensley.” Other former Ensley residents and stakeholders joined them to create, Ensley Alive, a motion to spark a renaissance in Ensley. Branding Ensley builds upon work of Ensley Alive.
SPECIAL ELECTION IN BIRMINGHAM – The Birmingham Election Commission has set October eight because the date of a citywide referendum to renew advert valorem taxes for Birmingham Metropolis Faculties. For more, name Birmingham Metropolis Council, (205) 254-7726.

FOR FOOD LOVERS
ZANZIBAR BAR AND GRILL – Should you love good ethnic meals, then Zanzibar Bar and Grill is the place to go each Saturday night time. Get your groove on with all types of favorite foods from Africa, Caribbean, and extra. Take pleasure in music of all types including Caribbean, Soca, African, and Reggae.
PEPPER PLACE MARKET, Saturdays, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
SHADES VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN FARMERS MARKET, Wednesdays, Three – 6 p.m.
MOUNTAIN BROOK PRESBYTERIAN MARKET, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2019 BIRMINGHAM RESTAURANT WEEK – The 10th annual Birmingham Restaurant Week (BRW) introduced by Blue Cross and Blue Defend of Alabama might be held Friday, Aug. 16 by way of Sunday, Aug. 25. The 10-day occasion celebrates the town’s acclaimed culinary tradition by providing incentives for Birmingham residents and visitors to dine at their favourite restaurants or attempt something new, all whereas celebrating the landmark eateries that helped put Birmingham on the map as one among “The 50 Best Foodie Towns in America” by The Day by day Meal. From positive eating to down-home cookin’, meals lovers with a taste for journey can take pleasure in special lunch or dinner prix-fixe menus. BRW will give 60 eating places the chance to showcase all of the methods they are feeding the town – from filling vacant spaces and creating locally-sourced dishes to mentoring the subsequent era of culinary greats.

FOR LOVERS OF THE OUTDOORS
SATURDAY DAY OUTING, Meet 8:45 a.m. – Southeastern Outings Swimming, Boating, Picnic, Lake Activities at Lake Martin close to Alexander City, Alabama – DETAILS: Take pleasure in a lake outing on Lake Martin. The middle of our activities will be the shore of a secluded cove on the lake by the Albrecht house. You’ll be able to swim, float, kayak, canoe, sail (if someone brings a sailboat) and in all probability go for motorboat rides courtesy of Don Albrecht. Convey your swim issues, river footwear, picnic lunch, drink, towel, small boat (when you’ve got one and are prepared to convey it) and a change of garments. Optionally available dinner after at a specialty deli close to the lake. Meet eight:45 a.m. on the parking zone of the Publix in The Village at Lee Branch in Greystone. Depart from there at 9 a.m. Properly-behaved, rigorously supervised youngsters age 10 and older welcome, however mother and father are liable for all risks to their youngsters.
Reservations: Not required. Information: Dan Frederick, [email protected] or (205)631-4680.

FOR COMEDY LOVERS
AT BIRMINGHAM IMPROV EVERY FRIDAY…
UGLY BABY LIVE, 9:30 p.m. at Birmingham Improv Theatre, 2208 7th Avenue South, 35233.
AT GOOD PEOPLE BREWING…EVERY FRIDAY
FUNNY FREE FRIDAYS (COMEDY SHOW), 9 – 10:30 p.m., at Good Individuals with Birmingham’s best comedy show at a brewery. It’s free and features the perfect comedians from around the nation.
AT THE STARDOME
TODAY…COMEDIAN BO DACIOUS..,.Bo last identify Dacious is a slapstick comedian from the Hampton Roads space of Va., and has an extended storied historical past on stage and on radio. Bo has shared the stage with the likes of Dave Chappelle, Paul Mooney, Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Sommore, Monique and the listing goes on and on. Presently D.L. Hughley’s opening act over a span of the final six years, Bo is understood for fast wit, all races humor and a exceptional singing voice. Bo has NO boundaries and is among the many most numerous comics working right now.
FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY… COMEDIAN D.L HUGHLEY … Darryl Lynn “D. L.” Hughley is an American actor, political commentator, radio host, writer and slapstick comedian. Hughley is greatest often known as the original host of BET’s ComicView from 1992-1993, the eponymous character on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys and carried out in The Unique Kings of Comedy.
TUESDAY by means of THURSDAY…COMEDIAN WILL JACOBS…An lawyer by commerce, Will brings his partaking model of comedy from the courtroom to the comedy membership. Audiences will undoubtedly find him funny as charged. Will’s comedic perspective on the whole lot from his career to marriage have made him one of many hottest acts on the comedy circuit at present. His comedy has been featured on the FOX TV show Laughs. As a touring comedian, Will performs throughout the country for golf equipment, corporations, churches and charities. He’s labored with comedy greats like D.L. Hughley and Bob Saget. He is also the host of the Comedy Zone Podcast the place he does in-depth interviews with celebrities about their careers and lives away from the highlight.
NEXT FRIDAY…. COMEDIAN JOHN WITHERSPOON at the StarDome Comedy Membership.

COMING SOON
JULY 26 – MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA at Avondale Brewing Company.
JULY 27 – BIRMINGHAM FREEDOM FEST.
AUGUST 16-25 – 2019 BIRMINGHAM RESTAURANT WEEK.
AUGUST 17 – THE DIRTY GUV’NAHS LIVE IN CONCERT at the Avondale Brewing Firm.
AUGUST 18 – L’CHAIM at the Alys Stephens Middle.
SEPTEMBER 1 – THE 85 SOUTH SHOW at the Alabama Theatre.
SEPTEMBER 15 – WOLDER WOODS LIVE IN CONCERT at WorkPlay Theatre
SEPTEMBER 28 – FIESTA 2019 in Linn Park.
NOVEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 5 – 3rd ANNUAL ALUMNI GETAWAY CRUISE.

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