June has begun and events here in Tuscaloosa are quickly starting to pick back up. This weekend is going to be one for the books because we have a boatload of fun for all ages. Whether you’re cracking up at a comedy skit, dancing up a storm at Live at the Plaza, or the red barn, you’re bound to have an unforgettable weekend in the one and only Tuscaloosa. Below we’ll highlight some of the many activities for the upcoming weekend!

Friday

The Pop-Up Farmers Market is operating from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday)! The pop-up markets happen every weekday and will continue until Sept. 30. The schedule remains the same throughout the season but the locations vary. Enjoy fresh produce while supporting local at the same time!

Saturday

In need of a good laugh? Comedian Rocky Dale Davis will perform live in Tuscaloosa from 7:30 – 9: 00 p.m. on Saturday, June 12th upstairs at Dillards Chophouse. Rocky Dale Davis appeared on NBC’s “Bring The Funny”, E’s “Dating No Filter” and MTV’s “Greatest Party Stories”. You don’t want to miss this!

The Old Paths will perform at the Bama Theatre at 6:00 p.m. this Saturday. With loads of enthusiasm and ministry experience, The Old Paths Quartet materialized out of Atlanta, Georgia to become one of the most influential, trend-setting Christian groups in Southern Gospel.

The Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa is where children explore, create, and discover every time they visit. When they say “hands-on” they really mean it! Learning through play is what their exhibits are all about. Learn about ocean zones, paint coral reefs, discover sea anemones at Ocean Commotion this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday

Get ready for some jukin’ at the Red Barn at Sokol Park! Debbie Bond, Soapy and Andrew, and Michael Batitto will perform from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. Bring a cooler, kick back inside or out. There is no cover, just show some love for the incredible musicians. Get ready for a fun community music gathering – spread the word!

As April comes to a close, events here in Tuscaloosa are slowly starting to pick back up. This weekend is going to be one for the books because we have a boatload of fun for all ages in-store. Whether you are relaxing on a rooftop bar or enjoying music at Shindig, you’re bound to have an unforgettable weekend in the one and only Tuscaloosa.

 

Thursday concerts on The Rooftop

Christian Hayes will be performing this Thursday at Hotel Indigo’s The Rooftop. Enjoy the free concert and happy hour from 5-7 with $2 domestics, $4 wells, and $5 house wines. They are smoke-free & remember – pet-friendly! Now you don’t have to leave your furry friend at home on your night out! Live music is making a comeback and you don’t want to miss this!

 

Graduation

Congrats to all of the Spring 2021 graduates of The University of Alabama! This is no easy accomplishment, so enjoy every moment as you walk across that stage to receive your diploma this weekend. Don’t forget to stop by the Supe Store afterward for alumni gear so you can continue to represent the Crimson Tide! Return to the capstone every now and then, because it will always be your home. 

 

Tuscaloosa Farmers Market

Get your weekend fix of artisan bread, farm-fresh vegetables, and fabulous finds from your local small business owners at this weekend’s farmers market. The Tuscaloosa Farmers Market takes place this Saturday, May 1, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Don’t feel like leaving the comfort of your vehicle but want to still indulge in uniquely local goods? Curbside delivery is also an option! Remember, you can’t buy happiness but you can buy local!

 

CHOM

Join the Children Hands-on Museum for a Superhero Meet and Greet! Hurry down to CHOM to get autographs, pose for pictures and receive a superhero goody bag! Costumes are welcome! Pre-Registration is required. $15 per person. This is a safe socially distant event with visitor limits to ensure everyone’s safety.

 

Live Concert Series

Don’t miss the Alabama Blues Project’s 2021 Live Concert Series at Shindig Family Entertainment Center on May 1st, September 4th, and December 11th at 7 pm! General admission is FREE! *Please wear masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines. In addition to live music, you also have bowling, axe throwing,mini-golfing, and an arcade all within reach! This activity would be great for the kiddos as well!

Happy New Year! We are thrilled to welcome in 2021. Events are trickling in slowly, but surely as our city adapts to the new norms and you can find events for the whole family this weekend!

Tuscaloosa Farmers Market
Start your day off right with a cup of coffee and a basket of locally grown produce! The Tuscaloosa Farmers Market takes place on Saturday from 7 am until 12 pm. Featuring fresh, locally grown produce; grass-fed meats; unique artisan crafts; and an Alabama authenticity that cannot be replicated, the Tuscaloosa Farmers Market has something for everyone! Support your local farmers and artisans by shopping local.

Static Shock at Children’s Hands-On Museum
Looking for a perfect activity for your children (ages newborn to 13)? Look no further than the Children’s Hands-On Museum’s “Static Shock” event! Open from 9:30 am to 4 pm, CHOM offers three floors of fun with 26 unique exhibits to play in. This Saturday, children can experiment with static electricity, take on the circuit board challenge, and demo a Van de Graff generator! This event will be socially distanced and have a visitor limit.

Second Saturday Outdoor Music Series 
Round out your Saturday with some socially distanced live music! This event takes place at the Buddy Powell Pavilion from 1 pm until 4 pm with the lineup as follows…
1 pm: MHC & The Biscuit Cannons
2 pm: MarK Ultras Thought Police
3 pm: Susy & Andrew
The creators of this event series have asked people to please bring their own chair or blanket, wear a mask, and socially distance themselves!

We have a lot going on throughout the upcoming winter months and are excited to share more. Give us a follow on our social media pages (@visittuscaloosa) for more announcements and future events. We can’t wait to see you around Tuscaloosa!

There’s nothing like the satisfaction of learning a new skill or picking up a new hobby. Doing something not to be the best, but to broaden your horizons and enjoy learning something new, is one of the best feelings in the world! It also has incredible health benefits. Hobbies keep your mind active and creative, and they have been shown to reduce stress and boost cognitive function. From physical activities to new crafts, Tuscaloosa has a variety of classes and resources to help you sharpen your skills. Follow along as we show you the best places in Tuscaloosa to learn something new!

Online Learning

The University of Alabama’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers member-centered, member-led courses to mature adults in the Tuscaloosa community. Courses are offered all year and cover topics including history, fitness, music, and movies. Best of all, there are no grades, no homework, and no required degrees! Courses are currently being offered via Zoom, and registration is open on their website.

Pottery Lessons

If you’re interested in learning how to make pottery, look no further than the Beginner’s Wheel Throwing Class at All Fired Up. Learn how to throw clay, use a wheel, and more! Each class costs $60 and includes an hour and a half of instruction and one piece of pottery per person. Check out their website to RSVP! Masks are required at all pottery lessons.

Fitness Class

Pure Barre is a fitness studio that focuses on low-impact, high-intensity movements that are designed to strengthen and tone your body in ways that no other technique can. There are four different kinds of classes, although beginners are encouraged to start with the Foundations course. Pure Barre is currently offering both in-person and online classes, and the weekly schedule can be found on their website!

Axe Throwing

Civil Axe Throwing is Tuscaloosa’s one and only destination for axe throwing. While this unique sport could become a new competitive hobby, it’s also just a fun activity to do with friends! Sessions cost $20 for one hour, and professional instructors are present at all times to ensure that you stay safe and have fun. Reservations can be made online anytime, and walk-ins are welcome Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Meditation Class

Have you ever wanted to try meditating? Give it a try with the Tuscaloosa Zen Meditation Circle! Learn how to practice mediation in the Zen tradition, take part in a shared reading and discussion, and enjoy informal social time afterward! Both seasoned and beginner-level meditators are invited to join. Classes are on Sundays at 9 a.m. and are currently being held via Zoom. Find the link on their Facebook page!

Martial Arts

Martial arts classes are a great way to get active while learning a new and valuable skill. Tiger-Rock Martial Arts prides itself on its ability to increase fitness and artistic precision while encouraging self-empowerment. With three locations across Tuscaloosa, it’s easy to find a convenient location to take a class! Courses are available for both children and adults. Get started on the Tiger-Rock website today!

This Friday night, Dylan Scott is in town. This nationally known country star will be performing his ‘Causin’ A Scene’ tour at Druid City Music Hall at 8 p.m. If you’re looking for something a little more low-key Dave’s Crimson Bar is having a paint, sip, repeat night at 6 p.m. Embrace your inner Picasso while enjoying some drinks with friends.

 

Start your Saturday morning off early at 7 a.m., sampling some of Sweet Home Chicago jellies and jam at the Tuscaloosa River Market! Later in the day, you can participate in the Druid City Pride Poker Run starting at 4 p.m. The Poker Run begins at Icon, and then you head out to other checkpoints (The Gray Lady, Tavern 1831, Nocturnal Tavern, and Catch 22) where you will draw a playing card and enjoy some drinks! If you’re 21, head over to the website to register. Later in the evening, the Black Jacket Symphony is presenting Journey’s “Escape.” Enjoy all of the greatest hits at Bama Theatre Galleries at 8 p.m.

 

Sporting Events at The University of Alabama

University of Alabama gymnastics take on Georgia at 7:15 p.m. at Coleman Coliseum. Celebrate senior night and Big Al’s birthday. University of Alabama baseball takes on Lipscomb all weekend at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Friday at 6 p.m. Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. University of Alabama women’s soccer team takes on Tennessee at noon.

 

February 28th

– The University of Alabama Gymnastics team takes on Kentucky at Coleman Coliseum at 7:15 p.m.

– The University of Alabama Baseball team is taking on Harvard University all weekend long. Friday at 3 p.m. Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

– The University of Alabama Softball team has five games lined up this weekend. On Friday the Crimson Tide takes on the University of Tennessee at Arlington at 4 p.m. and University of Arizona at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Bama plays UT Arlington at 1:30 p.m. and Arizona at 4 p.m. Sunday, the women take on McNeese at 1:30 p.m.

February 29th

– The 9th Annual Chili Cook-off Fundraiser for East Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl is happening at Hargrove Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center. Tasting begins at 5:30 p.m. Cooks should prepare a large crockpot of chili and bring to the event by 5 p.m. Free admission! Cooks must pre-register. Everyone is invited to cook or taste or vote. Condiments and drinks provided. Donations are accepted and encouraged.

– Alabama Men’s Basketball takes on the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. Cheer on the Crimson Tide stating at 7:30 p.m., after all, it is fan appreciation night.

– Tyler Farr at Druid City Music Hall at 8 p.m. Grab some friends and enjoy some country music

– The 8th Annual Tuscaloosa African Film Festival at Central Highschool 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. The event will feature four acclaimed movies from the African continent and the broader African Diaspora – two feature-length films and two short films. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students with an ID and are available online at Brown Paper Tickets

– Bama Bourbon & Beyond at the Historic Drish House. Sample bourbons and other spirits from the Yellowhammer State and all over the Southeast served for a penny per pour. Enjoy a complimentary cigar, catered hors d ‘oeuvres, a live band, and much more!

– Celebrate Leap Day at the Children’s Hands-on Museum. Spend the extra day with your kids making crafts and competing in leaping challenges.

– The 2nd annual Wheelhouse Crawfish Boil starts around 2 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m. at Wheelhouse Sports Pub. $30 all you can eat, $10 for a single plate, and $5 doubles $10 domestic and Shock Top pitchers.

– The 3rd Annual Millennial Skate night at Super Skate is happening this weekend, with DJ Andy. Make sure you wear neon or white shorts, as they have installed black lights in for the event starting at 7 p.m.

– The Krispy Kreme doughnut challenge is happening this Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Government Plaza. The challenge benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama. The challenge is to walk or run a mile, eat a dozen doughnuts and then walk or run one mile to the finish line. Team up with friends or take on the challenge individually, kids can also participate in the challenge too, but don’t worry parents, and they only have to eat three doughnuts. Prizes will be given for the best team theme, best costume, and cash prizes will be given to the winners. Are you up for the challenge? Register here

March 1st

– Stephanie Kirkland x Sydney Gruber Pop-up Art Show. Join the artists for an afternoon of art, cocktails, and conversation from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Session Bar.

– The University of Alabama Women’s Basketball team has their Senior night this Sunday at 12:40 p.m. Make sure you go out and support the Crimson Tide as they take on Missouri.

The play, Inherit the Wind, is happening Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. at Theatre Tuscaloosa. This play is based on the events of the Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

The Easton Bama Bash softball tournament is happening all weekend. Alabama softball is taking on Wichita State at 5 p.m. and Penn State at 7 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, the Crimson Tide will take on Louisville at 2:30 p.m. and Penn State at 5 p.m.

The Servant of Two Masters is performing this weekend at the Marian Gallaway Theatre. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Watch a young man, Truffaldino, seize his opportunities among mistaken identities and disguises.

If you like southern jam blues, then check out Joey Fletcher and his band Friday night at Egans Bar. The performance starts at 10 p.m. elaborate on type of music. Joey is one of the most respected slide guitarists in the country and has performed all over the U.S. from dive bars to festivals.

Crunch Fitness is having an Open House on Saturday and Sunday, where you can check out the gym, workout, and listen to live music. This event is free for everyone, whether you are a member or not.

Get your kids together and celebrate Mardi Gras on Saturday at the Children’s Hands-on Museum. This family-friendly event lets the kids get crafty and try some king cake.

All Fired Up is having a clay penguin sculpting event on Saturday at 10 a.m. Each penguin comes with a scarf and an adoption certificate. $1 of every certificate will be donated to the Global Penguin Society.

It’s girl scout cookie season! Houndstooth is doing a Girl Scout cookie and whiskey pairing on Sunday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The chocolate, peanut butter, and graham cracker flavors highlight the whiskey notes.

Tomorrow we will be sharing all the spots you can watch the fight between Deontay Wilder and Fury.

This weekend is going to be one for the books in the One and Only Tuscaloosa. This Friday you can enjoy ice skating and music at Holidays on the River- 80’s Glow Night with DJ Chuckie. Dance/skate the night away with your favorite tunes. If this doesn’t satisfy your love for music, stop by Egan’s Bar for some live entertainment by Rev 662.

Also on Friday, the Cultural Collateral: Selections from the Permanent Collection art exhibition will be open. Come enjoy over 1,600 works from the 1950s of contemporary art by international, national and regional artists. If this isn’t enough, there is also an exhibit on the Bank of the State Tuscaloosa Bicentennial Exhibit Series: Civil War and Reconstruction. This exhibit highlights the history of the city and the changes that affected Tuscaloosa during and after the war.

On Saturday, Yancey Hill will be playing at Egan’s Bar. Enjoy a drink, socialize with friends and listen to some great music. For the kids, Children’s Hands-On Museum will be hosting Treble at the Museum. Come try a variety of instruments and jam with CHOM musicians. Join the fun and enable your child to cultivate a musical interest that could stick with them for a lifetime.

On Sunday, educators of pre-K to Grade 12 can enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music and more at Barnes and Noble. There will also be a fundraiser for the American Heart Association at All Fired Up. Mention the 2020 Heart Walk at check out and 20% of the proceeds will go to the American Heart Association.

There is so much more going on in town so be sure to check out some of our great upcoming events and follow us on our social media pages (@visittuscaloosa) for more announcements and events. Spread the news to your friends and family about the exciting things taking place in town and we can’t wait to see you around!

Autumn is almost here, and that means football and fun in Tuscaloosa. When you aren’t watching the Tide roll (or your favorite team), head out to see some live music or enjoy some fun activities with the kids.

Drew Ellis at Rhythm & Brews

Rhythm and Brews was packed with people to see Farmer’s Daughter last weekend as part of the Druid City Music Festival, and they are keeping the great music going again this weekend. Drew Ellis will take the stage Saturday, August 31, playing his brand of traditional and outlaw country. The American veteran is a singer/songwriter of heartfelt songs that are influenced by war as well as everyday life. Drew lives what he sings, and that’s why you won’t want to miss him Saturday night at Rhythm & Brews. For more info visit this Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/rhythmtuscaloosa/

The 9th Annual Johnny Shines Blues Festival

Tuscaloosa’s got the blues this weekend at the Johnny Shines Blues Festival. This day-long event will have you singing and enjoying great live music from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 31. This family-friendly event will have games and face painting for kids, The Little Miss Johnny Shines Beauty Pageant, food and lots of fun. Doors at 8 a.m., with a motorcycle contest from 9-10; Little Miss Johnny Shines 10-11; children’s carnival from 10 to noon; church choirs at 3:30 p.m.; Drum Nation at 4; ABP at 4:45; Country Gold 5:15; Earl “Guitar” Williams 6:15; DuChaine 7:15; Carroline Shines and Impulse Band 8:15; and Little Jimmy Reed 9:15. For more information contact Carole Taylor At The McAbee Activity Center at 205-562-3235. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the event.

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park is a free concert series for the public that travels each weekend to various communities throughout the state of Alabama. This Sunday, September 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m experience live jazz music in lovely Capitol Park courtsey of Magic City Smooth Jazz. This organization has put on over 125 free concerts to the public around Alabama. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a Sunday evening full of jazz. 

Children’s Hands-On Museum

It’s a conundrum of a weekend this Saturday at the Children’s Hands-On Museum with Brain Games. Kids will solve puzzles, be confounded by riddles, and can solve all the mysteries to win a prize. The event runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Although the summer is coming to an end, more amazing events are here to make these final weekends a summer to remember. The final Live at the Plaza are this Friday with performances by Jake Austell and Matt Jones. Get your creative juices flowing and get ready for a Super Mario Blowout at Children’s Hands on Museum. Immerse yourself into the Super Mario game by dressing up as your favorite character and playing Mario games. Join local musicians Virginia Hutto and Eva Miller for the ACT 2019 Concert Series. Get ready for a barrel of laughs at the comedy event of the summer, Stand up for Sickle Cell featuring Jermaine “FunnyMaine” Johnson and Lamar Pullom. This event will benefit Sickle Cell Association of West Alabama. For a full list of events occurring this summer and later in the year, click here.

Live at the Plaza🎤🎸 

The annual summer concert series is coming to an end this Friday, August 2. Get your blankets, lawn chairs, and dancing shoes ready for the last week of live music. Admission is always free and the food trucks surrounding Government Plaza offer a wide variety of delicious options. Jake Austell will perform from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. and Matt Jones will close the night from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information about the summer concert series, click here.

 Super Mario Blowout at CHOM🎮

Calling all Super Mario fans for a fun-filled day at Children’s Hands on Museum this Saturday, August 3. Get your game face on and prepare to immerse yourself into a Super Mario game with prizes and crafts. The fun starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Start preparing your costumes now and working on your gaming technique. For more information, click here.

Virginia Hutto and Eva Miller at the ACT Studio Theatre🎵

Get ready for a night filled with beautiful music from local musicians Virginia Hutto and Eva Miller. All revenue from ticket sales benefit the ACT and help to meet its operating costs to support its mission. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by clicking here.The concert starts at 7:00 p.m. You don’t want to miss this live music event benefitting a great cause. For more information about the event, click here.  

Stand up for Sickle Cell at the Bama Theatre🎤

Laugh the night away while supporting a great cause at the Stand up For Sickle Cell comedy show. This event will take place at the Bama Theatre and will feature comedians, Jermaine “FunnyMaine” Johnson and Lamar Pullom. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here,or calling 205-758-1761. We can’t think of a better way to spend your Saturday night so purchase your tickets now. For more information, click here.

Later this summer 

The Mercedes Benz Druid City Music Festival🎸

Tickets for DCMF 2019 are on sale now and you do not want to miss this opportunity! Big Boi, Turkauz, Break Science and Blackberry Smoke are a few of the talented artists that are coming to Tuscaloosa in August. To learn more about the festival and to purchase your tickets, click here.

Another summer weekend is approaching so are exciting events for all ages in Tuscaloosa! The annual Live at the Plaza continues this Friday, July 12 with a performance by The Orange Constant. For performing arts guru’s, enjoy a live performance of Grease July 12 through July 21. The summer movie series, Screen on the Green is returning to Midtown Village every Saturday night. Get ready for a night filled with laughs at the Bama Theatre. You don’t want to miss the annual comedy show, “Now That I Have Your Attention” by comedian Darrell Young on July 13. Bring your water bugs to Children’s Hands on Museum for Super Shark Saturday on July 13. With these exciting events upon us, there are many options to fill your summer days with fun. For a full list of events, click here.

Live at the Plaza 🎤

Join us for the weekly music series of the summer, Live at the Plaza. Food trucks and live music surround Government Plaza every Friday night beginning at 6:00 p.m. This Friday, July 12 The Orange Constant will be taking the stage. Admission is always free. You are always guaranteed a good time and good music at this event! For more information, click here.  

Grease🎵

Grease is coming to Tuscaloosa! Journey through Rydell High’s senior class of 1959 and relive the romance of their summer nights. The musical is taking place July 12 through July 21 with various show times at the Bean-Brown Theatre. You don’t want to miss the hottest musical of the summer! For ticket information, click here.

Screen on the Green🎬🍿

Catch your favorite summer flick at Screen on the Green at Midtown Village. This free admission event takes place every Saturday at 8:00 p.m. from July 6 through August 3. This Saturday, July 13, Disney’s “Dumbo” will be on the big screen. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets. For more information, click here.

“Now That I Have Your Attention” Darrell Young Annual Comedy Show🤣

Prepare for a barrel of laughs this Saturday night at the Darrell Young Annual Comedy Show, “Now That I Have Your Attention” at the Bama Theatre. The box office opens at 6:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:00 p.m. For more information about the event, click here.  

Super Shark Saturday at CHOM🦈

It’s Super Shark Saturday this Saturday, July 13 at Children’s Hands-On Museum. Bring your little ones for a fun-filled day with activities such as making a swimming shark and shark games. All activities are included with admission! The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information about the adventure-filled day, click here.

Later this summer 

The Mercedes Benz Druid City Music Festival🎶

Tickets for DCMF 2019 are on sale now and you do not want to miss this opportunity! Big Boi, Turkauz, Break Science and Blackberry Smoke are a few of the talented artists that are coming to Tuscaloosa in August. To learn more about the festival and to purchase your tickets, click here.

The weekend is upon us again and like every weekend in Tuscaloosa, there are a variety of things to do. Start the weekend off with Live At The Plaza at Government Plaza downtown, and the Black Warriors Songwriters Festival at venues all around the city. On Saturday head to T-Town Harley Davidson and enjoy live music and free food or bring your kids to CHOM for a day full of gross crafts and activities. Then on Sunday go to Super Skate and support the Druid City Dames for an action-packed roller derby match!

Live At The Plaza 🎤🌳

The very popular fifth annual Live At The Plaza FREE summer concert series is back to rock you in 2019. This Friday Black Warrior Songwriters (6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.) and Adam Hood (7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.) will be featured in the family-friendly atmosphere of the Government Plaza, adjacent to the downtown Intermodal Facility parking deck behind City Hall. Enjoy great music every Friday night in June and July from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Bring your quilts, lawn chairs, kids, and dogs. To see the entire line-up for the rest of June and July go to https://www.tuscaloosa.com/latp.

Black Warriors Songwriters Festival 🎵✏️

Eatmybeats, in partnership with local songwriters, Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports, and Hotel Indigo, is proud to announce plans for the Black Warrior Songwriters Festival. This unique event will bring 40 local and regional songwriters to venues in downtown Tuscaloosa for intimate “in-the-round” style performances. During the “in-the-round” performances, three to four songwriters take the stage together and each takes turns performing an original song. After all, have performed, the “round” will start over with the first artist performing again, until each artist has performed around 4 to 5 songs each. This format allows for a rare look into the stories behind the songs in an intimate setting. Venues include Green Bar, The Lookout at Hotel Indigo, Black Warrior Brewing Co., 301 Bistro, Bar, and Beer Garden, Billy’s Sports Grill, and Tavern 1831. Admission is free! To learn more about the artists performing visit https://www.blackwarriorsongwriters.com/#home-section.

Jammin’ In June 🏍🍧

Jammin’ In June Bike Night at T-Town Harley-Davidson Saturday is June 22, from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. There will be live music by The Doc Johnson Band, free food & beverages, door prizes, vendors, SnoVille Shave Ice, bounce house for the kids, and more! This is a free Event. All vehicles welcome!

Grossology at CHOM 🤢

Come get gross at the Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa this weekend! On Saturday, June 22 from 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. bring your kiddos for fun activities that are guaranteed to get gross. Identify animal poop, make your own boogers and bubbles! All activities included with admission! To get to know more about CHOM visit http://www.chomonline.org/.

Druid City Dames vs. Southern Harm Derby Dames 🌙

Come out and support Tuscaloosa’s very own roller derby team! Doors open at 5:00 p.m. at Super Skate with the starting whistle at 5:30 p.m. Tickets $13 at the door, but $10 online Kids 12 and under free! To learn more visit http://www.druidcitydames.com/.

Later this Summer

The Mercedes-Benz Druid City Music Festival 🎶
You have likely seen by now the incredible lineup of Big Boi, Blackberry Smoke, Turkuaz, Break Science and others for the Druid City Music Festival, but did you know that you can purchase tickets NOW? To read more about this exciting event and buy tickets, please visit the website here.