January Festivals in Alabama
The Sam Phillips Festival celebrates the man who discovered Elvis amongst other famous musicians in a week long celebration held every January in Florence (North West Alabama).
February Festivals in Alabama
The city of Mobile parties hard with a Mardi Gras Festival that claims to be older than it’s more famous counterpart in New Orleans.
April Festivals in Alabama
Visitors to Alabama’s capital city, Montgomery, in April will be able to take in the Jubilee CityFest, a family weekend festival featuring entertainment, cultural, sporting and arts events.
May Festivals in Alabama
The Freedom Creek Blues Festival held the last weekend in May in Aliceville near Tuscaloosa honours Alabama Bluesman Willie King.
The Riverbend Brewfest and River Jam will take place at the riverfront in downtown Montgomery. The festivals offer residents a full day of beer, food and live music.
June Festivals in Alabama
The Hank Williams Festival celebrates the life of the Country Music legend in his boyhood hometown Georgiana with a weekend of live country music.
July Festivals in Alabama
Tens of thousands visit the W.C.Handy Music Festival to honour the ‘Father of the Blues’ in a celebration of Blues and Jazz,held every July in Florence.
August Festivals in Alabama
Headliner music and world class BBQ abound at the Stokin’ the Fire BBQ & Music Festival in Birmingham during August. The Black Belt Folk Roots Festival O’l Timey Blues Show is also held in Eutaw every August and offers Blues on Saturday and Gospel on Sunday washed down with some Downhome cooking, soul food, fish and Eutaw ice cream.
September Festivals in Alabama
Huntsville’s Big Spring Jam Festival is one of the largest music festivals staged in the Southeastern USA . The event takes place at the beautiful Big Spring International Park in downtown Huntsville. More than 45 musical acts perform over a weekend each September.
October Festivals in Alabama
Orange Beach and Gulf Shores on the Gulf Coast link up with Pensacola and Perdido Key to host the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival each October. The festival is a series of events over 10 days at venues along the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Florida dedicated to the memory of Frank Brown. It inspires songwriters, musicians and performers to participate and provides a stage for all types of music.