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.