July 18, 2014
With the audience seated within a 3-D “ambisonic” sound system, EarFilms creates a playground for the human imagination; each audience member is blindfolded to eliminate visual stimuli and focus the senses.
With his unique voice and trademark sound, Scaggs will perform a mixed set of his timeless hits, plus original songs and classic covers from his latest album, “Memphis.”
The pair, at the ASC on July 17, will present one elegant show with a seamless blending of classic duets, fan favorites and selections from each artist’s catalog.
After starting out as a musical tribute to the game in 2007, The Baseball Project blossomed into a full-fledged band, now with its third album all about baseball.
Each season, the Alys Stephens Center searches for innovative artists, curates unique events and enlists talented musicians to create memorable experiences for Birmingham audiences.
This season see Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard, Boz Scaggs, Duquette Johnston, the Hendrix Experience, Keb’ Mo’, Mary Mary, Trombone Shorty, Kirk Whalum, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, and more.
The free, family-friendly festival will showcase the best of Birmingham music, merchants and vendors from 5-10 p.m. outdoors at the ASC.
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ArtPlay and The Acting Studios will present “Th’ Burning: A Play with Music” June 12-15 in UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. It recounts the violence and bus burning in Anniston, Alabama, on Mother’s Day in 1961.
Artist Amanda Browder will Skype in from New York for community sewing days May 9 and June 30 as the huge fabric installation is created.
April 23, 2014
The ensemble will perform original songs from its new album, “Love Has Come for You,” with a unique blend of bluegrass and comedy that has delighted audiences at sold-out shows.
Practice yoga under the strings and to the sounds of the Sonic Butterfly, which will turn the Alys Stephens Center into a giant musical instrument
Birmingham will let its light shine even brighter this year as Light Dreams returns, with jaw-dropping digital projections, live music and out-of-this-world interactive art installations.
April 04, 2014
Young Concert Artist Ji will perform as part of the Patty McDonald ArtPlay Parlor Series and will present a free school show for students at Advent Episcopal School.
March 28, 2014
A faculty recital, steel bands in concert and the fourth annual Percussion Festival with guest artist Mark Ford are keeping UAB Music hopping.
This Computer Music Ensemble spring show is focused on the “Odyssey” theme, and each student-composer created music that invokes the feelings and emotions of an epic quest.
Huntsville's Shelly Colvin has replaced Holly Williams as the opening act for American country and folk singer-songwriter John Prine when he performs for the first time at the ASC.
The public is invited to help create the large fabric works that will be installed on the Alys Stephens Center and Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
The Essentials is a new, innovative Alys Stephens Center series devoted to honoring the rich history of jazz music and bringing the best artists in contemporary jazz to Birmingham.
March 05, 2014
While at UAB, Ailey II dancers will perform a free ArtPlay school show, with a demonstration by students in the ASC/Ailey II seasonlong residency.
February 24, 2014