February 7, 2014 – Gulf Shores, AL (GS) – Lovers of Bluegrass gospel music can indulge their passion at the eighth annual Stained Glass Bluegrass festival beginning Thursday, Feb. 20 through Sunday, Feb. 23 at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church, 1900 Gulf Shores Parkway.
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ORANGE BEACH, AL – Three sisters from Sweden, now Nashville residents, made a stop at Happy Harbor in Orange Beach on Saturday, Jan. 25 and just ripped the place up.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – Country superstar Tanya Tucker spent Christmas night hanging out at the world-famous Flora-Bama Lounge and Package Store and even got on stage to sing with local entertainers Jack Robertson and Neil Dover. She took some time as well to pose with Flora-Bama Santa Richard Conley and other visitors.
That’s when I fell hard for the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Now 17 live shows in five states later for me and one Grammy later for the group, they are finally coming to the Gulf Coast.
They’ll be performing at Vinyl Music Hall on Sunday, Feb. 9. Yes, I’ll be there for show 18 and the sixth state to see them perform.
December 17, 2013 – Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) — The renowned Hopper Family – one of America’s favorite singing groups – will perform two concerts on Jan. 11 and 12 at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church, 1900 Gulf Shores Parkway.
The Saturday concert at 7 p.m. and the Sunday performance at 2:30 p.m.
ARAB, Ala. (AP) – A funeral will be held in the north Alabama town of Arab for country singer and former University of Alabama football player Wayne Mills.
The singer’s Facebook page says the memorial service is set for Sunday at Arab High School.
via Country Singer’s Funeral Set for Sunday in Arab, Ala..
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Multiple media outlets are reporting that Jerald Wayne Mills, frontman of the Wayne Mills Band, has died after being shot during a bar room altercation early Saturday morning.
According to The Tennesean newspaper, Mills got into a verbal altercation with the owner at the Pit and Barrel bar in Nashville just before 5 a.m.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Country music star Jason Aldean is headlining a show at The Amphitheater at The Wharf in Orange Beach next spring, and he's bringing special guests Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr along with him.
The show is scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Songwriters, country music lovers converge on the Flora-Bama with good-timin’ music (photos, video) | AL.comMonday, November 11th, 2013
The 29th annual Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival began Thursday November 7, 2013 at the Flora-Bama. The 10-day music festival takes place along the Alabama Gulf Coast. Pictured here is legendary songwriter Dean Dillon, who penned dozens of songs for George Strait and many other country and western music stars.
October 26, 2013, Gulf Shores, AL (GSA)- LuLu's Crazy Sista Beach Party will bring together an all-star music lineup and an important message that carries far beyond the music. The event is Nov. 1-3.
The music begins on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. when the legendary Charmaine Neville takes the stage. And the amazing performances continue with Eric Lindell, Adam Holt and Jillian Jensen, and headliner five-time Grammy nominee Marcia Ball.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Five tribute bands and a host of fans of good old fashioned rock and roll headed to the Amphitheater at The Wharf Saturday in Orange Beach for the inaugural Rewind Fest.
Bayfest rolls out a rockin’ lineup for 2013 event – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Gulf Coast Visitor GuideThursday, July 25th, 2013
(Mobile, Ala.) – Get ready for BayFest 2013 to rock the streets of downtown Mobile, Alabama with another stellar lineup of musical artists from legends and rising stars to newcomers; You won’t want to miss out.
SILVERHILL, Alabama — It’s not too late to donate to a local filmmaker’s video project, but time is running out.
“Music in the Round: Live From the Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm,” is the project that Silverhill filmmaker Chris Helton has been working on for nearly a year.
PERDIDO KEY, Florida — This week, dozens of musicians from Nashville and around the country will converge upon Perdido Key, Orange Beach and Gulf Shores for the 28th annual Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival which kicks off Thursday, Nov. 8 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 18.
Dave Matthews Band, Flaming Lips Bring Hangout Fest To A Close – Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV.comFriday, June 1st, 2012
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Not long after the Dave Matthews Band had finished their cover of Bob Dylan's “All Along the Watchtower” on Sunday night, and only minutes after the final flare of fireworks had faded out over the Gulf of Mexico, the crew who held the Hangout Festival together for three long days was already in the process of tearing the whole thing down.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — In the mood for some free live music in Gulf Shores this weekend?
Lulu's at Homeport Marina will host Eric Lindell, Honey Island Swamp Band, Bonerama, Dread Clampitt and more this Saturday and Sunday for the eighth annual LuLupalooza.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — The full schedule for all four stages at the Hangout Music Festival has been posted on the festival's web site. The headline acts will be Jack White on Friday, Red Hot Chili Peppers on Saturday and Dave Matthews Band on Sunday.
GULF SHORES, Alabama — There are two ways to look like a genius when you're booking acts for a music festival. One is to have some magical combination of taste, insight and business acumen that enables you to predict who's going to be big six months from now, and to lock them down. The other is to get lucky.
I don't know if the organizers of the 2012 Hangout Music Fest had a crystal ball or just got lucky when they picked Jack White as one of their headliners, but either way, they look like geniuses now.
DAPHNE, Alabama — The Gulf Coast Zydeco Festival, which had brought some of the best musicians in the genre to Daphne for a weekend in mid-May, has been abandoned by the city because it consistently lost money.
In the Zydeco’s Festival’s final two years, the new and highly successful Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores was held the same weekend. “I don’t know that that played a part, but I do know the attendance was declining,” said Mayor Bailey Yelding.
PERDIDO KEY, Florida — The world famous Flora-Bama has a new co-owner.
Don't start throwing fish. The legendary bar on the beach where the Alabama and Florida state lines meet will keep its ambiance of beer-loving bikers, wine-soaked yuppies and generation Xers.