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Alex Jones
Blaze Radio General Manager

Teenage rhythm and blues artist Khalid, most known for his hit single “Location” will perform at UAB April 22 as part of a collaboration with urban radio station Hot 107.7, BlazeRadio’s “Performance Series” and University Programs Board’s Springfest.

The promotional flyer for the inaugural Sound Edge Festival. Jason Grover
Life & Style Editor

Unruly noise tuning strings and woodwinds gave way to applause as Carlos Izcaray took the stage at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Conductor Izcaray led the Alabama Symphony Orchestra for the last performance of the 2017 Sound Edge Festival.

One of pieces presented, called "Spiral Galaxy." Photo by George CrumbOne of pieces presented, called "Spiral Galaxy." Photo by George CrumbJason Grover
Life & Style Editor

The third performance in the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Sound Edge festival took place Sunday, Feb. 12 at Saturn in Avondale.

The event was called “Artikulation: Graphic Scores of the Avant-Garde,” and featured an ensemble performing experimental works composed using non-traditional methods.

Jason Grover
Life & Style Editor

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra held the penultimate event of their inaugural Sound Edge Festival on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. The event took the form of a block party along 55th Place in Woodlawn highlighting a somewhat new proliferation of musical activity in the area.  This is part of a greater trend of renewal in Woodlawn.

Jacquie Cotillard creates noise using a harmonica, a guitar pick-up and a florescent lamp. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorJacquie Cotillard creates noise using a harmonica, a guitar pick-up and a florescent lamp. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorJason Grover
Life & Style Editor

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Sound Edge Festival had its second event Saturday, Feb. 11 at Seasick Records. 

The event, called “Excursions in Recorded Sound,” featured several artists manipulating music recorded in various formats, and brought together several prominent members of Birmingham’s underground experimental music scene.

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsPhoto courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsJared Chestnut - Staff Writer
redc@uab.edu

We find strange times in 2016 as a society that is rapidly becoming more and more obsessed with nostalgia for the ‘90s.

Thousands of people attend R. Kelly's concert in the BJCCThousands of people attend R. Kelly's concert in the BJCCSurabhi Rao - Features Editor
features@insideuab.com

R. Kelly’s rescheduled concert brought thousands of people to the BJCC on Friday, Sept. 16.

The renowned hip-hop and R&B artist stopped in Birmingham as a part of his Buffet Tour 2016, showcasing a few of his latest hits with a sprinkle of what people call his “old favorites.”

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